Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 25, 2006
Apple Matters: Death of a Salesman: What Would Happen to Apple or Microsoft if Bill or Steve Die? (Apr 25, 2006, 22:45)
"'He's looking old,' was her next sentence. Her comment
triggered, again, something that I have been thinking about for a
Groklaw: Freespire: A Linux Distro For When You Couldn't Care Less About Freedom (Apr 25, 2006, 21:15)
"They hope you'll help them compromise by contributing to
Freespire, which the article describes as a 'community-driven
distro' that includes proprietary software..."
Phoronix: ArmyOps Linux/Mac Clients Fall (Apr 25, 2006, 17:30)
"It seems as though the Macintosh and Linux client ports for
America's Army (the popular free FPS game based upon the Unreal
engine and is supported by the US Army) is a drowning
All About Linux: The Varied Flights of Ubuntu Dapper Drake (Apr 25, 2006, 12:15)
And when Canonical released the beta version of the next major
Ubuntu release called Dapper Drake, I decided to download and
install it on one of the free partitions on my machine..."
Linux Forums: Linux Performance Tuning (Apr 25, 2006, 11:30)
"This is probably the first thing you want to know. When a
distribution is packaged and delivered to clients, it is designed
to be fully compatible with most of the computers available in the
Free Software Magazine: phpBB: Creating Online Communities (Apr 25, 2006, 10:00)
"One of the focuses of modern websites is the creation of a
community--giving users the feeling that they are part of a larger
group of like minded individuals who can share information and
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Porting DVDs with HandBrake (Apr 25, 2006, 08:30)
The multimedia capabilities of the handheld electronic devices
we carry has increased over the last few years..."
HowtoForge: How To Set Up A Load-Balanced MySQL Cluster (Apr 25, 2006, 07:00)
"This tutorial shows how to configure a MySQL 5 cluster with
three nodes: two storage nodes and one management node..."
Linux Journal: Linux System Administration: First Tasks (Apr 25, 2006, 04:00)
"You might know how to write code or build applications, but do
you know what is required of a good Linux sysadmin...?"
Application Development Trends: Where Ubuntu LiveCD Both Succeeds and Fails (Apr 25, 2006, 02:30)
"First, the good news: Ubuntu LiveCD is a technological marvel,
a fabulous achievement..."