Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 24, 2006
osViews: My Computer", Isn't "The Computer", Anymore! (Apr 24, 2006, 23:30)
"Early on, in my trek into GNU/Linux, protecting non-technical
users from the Linux file system tree, and simplifying their
ability to find and access their network, disks, drives, and
documents was of primary concern..."
iTWire: Mac, Windows, Lock In, Linux, Freedom, Got It? (Apr 24, 2006, 22:00)
"It seems that the whole world is going cock-a-hoop and doing
back flips over the new-found ability of the Intel Mac to run
Windows natively. What few seem to be saying is that it's a
TuxMachines: SuSE Linux 10.1 RC2 Report (Apr 24, 2006, 20:30)
"This release doesn't bring too many new features, but
everything is really starting to come together..."
x64bit: Review of Dapper Drake Beta Running Gnome and KDE (Apr 24, 2006, 19:45)
"'I hope I am not making a mistake.' Those were my thoughts as I
decided to upgrade my Ubuntu system (5.10 Breezy Badger) to the
still under construction 6.06..."
LinuxPlanet: Linspire Announces Freespire Distribution (Apr 24, 2006, 19:00)
"Once known as a community-supported alternative to the Linspire
distribution, the Freespire name is about to rise again from the
ashes of obscurity--only this time as a distro completely sponsored
and endorsed by Linspire itself..."
LinuxDevices: Chinese $150 Linux Mini-PC Races OLPC to Market (Apr 24, 2006, 18:15)
"A Chinese company is touting an inexpensive Linux-based
computer as a way to close the 'digital divide.' YellowSheepRiver's
$150 'Municator' appears to be available now, with a three-month
TechNewsWorld: Why Linux May Never Be a True Desktop OS (Apr 24, 2006, 17:30)
"This is somewhat of a deja vu for me since a decade ago my team
made a similar presentation at IBM on OS/2 and why it wouldn't beat
Windows in its time..."
internetnews.com: MySQL Falcon an Efficiency Play (Apr 24, 2006, 15:15)
"Open source database firm MySQL is building its own
transactional database engine as an option to Oracle's
informIT: Rsyncing to New Heights in Linux Lore (Apr 24, 2006, 13:00)
"After working with Cygwin, you may decide to run a dedicated
OSWeekly: File System Implementation in Linux (Apr 24, 2006, 10:00)
"In Linux File System Demystified, we discussed the basics of
file system in Linux operating system..."
Phoronix: Transgaming Cedega v5.1 + ATI (Apr 24, 2006, 01:00)
"This release had appended support for several new games
(Civilization 4, FIFA 2006, and Need for Speed Most Wanted) as well
as offering several game enhancements..."