Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 19, 2006
Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show (Apr 19, 2006, 23:30)
"We interview Jack Miller from the Centre/SIS student data
ConsortiumInfo: ODF Alliance Continues to Grow and Build Out (Apr 19, 2006, 22:45)
"As you may recall, a new organization called the ODF Alliance
was formed on March 3 of this year to support the uptake of the
OpenDocument Format by governments..."
E-Mail Battles: Windows Guru Uses Linux To Push Windows (Apr 19, 2006, 22:00)
"Sensing a news story, your humble correspondent asked the
Windows warrior, 'What the heck...?'"
Tectonic: Dapper Beta Due Tomorrow (Apr 19, 2006, 20:30)
"Ubuntu Dapper Drake, originally set for release [Thursday] 20
April until it was postponed to 1 June, will instead be released as
a beta tomorrow..."
Groklaw: Feb. 26, 2006 Hearing Transcript (Apr 19, 2006, 19:45)
"The mistakes, if that is what they were, were on such a scale a
girl could be forgiven for thinking that what SCO wanted was a
delay, not a deposition. SCO and discovery. They just can't let go
PR: Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 updated (r2) (Apr 19, 2006, 14:30)
"This is the second update of Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (codename
'sarge') which mainly adds security updates to the stable release,
along with some corrections to serious problems..."
DesktopLinux: Easter Bunny Brings Special Kanotix Release (Apr 19, 2006, 11:30)
"The Kanotix project team released its Easter Special Edition
live CD RC2 on April 16, and announced that it is ready for
download and testing..."
Howudune.com: How to Boot Knoppix 4.0 from a USB Flash Drive (Apr 19, 2006, 10:00)
"The following instructions decribe the process for installing
Knoppix Linux on a USB flash drive..."
SearchOpenSource: Running PostgreSQL in a Cross-Platform Environment (Apr 19, 2006, 07:00)
"PostgreSQL has actually had GUI clients available on the
Windows platform for a number of years, and the majority of the ERD
tools available for PostgreSQL run on Windows as well..."
San Antonio Express-News: Open Sourcing Offers Lessons (Apr 19, 2006, 04:00)
"In James Surowiecki's 'The Wisdom of Crowds,' the author
suggests the idea that all of us are smarter than one of
us--especially where problem-solving is concerned..."
Really Linux: Linux Snobs: Real Barriers to Entry (Apr 19, 2006, 02:30)
"When he requested guidance on how best to get his DVDs to run
on Linux, another person responded, 'you shove it up your...' Why
was this new Linux user getting so many jibes by the very people he
looked up to...?"
Daily Yomiuri Online: Kids in Developing Nations Need Basic Necessities Not 100 Dollar Laptops (Apr 19, 2006, 01:00)
"Here's the vision. Take the best of current laptop technology,
strip out the parts that add bloat and weight, develop some cool
new alternatives to expensive components, combine it with free