Infrastructure Linux News for May 24, 2006
Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show (May 24, 2006, 23:30)
"We talk to Bassam Kurdali, director of Elephants Dream, the
world's first open source movie..."
CIO: Red Hat to Open Offices in Brazil and Argentina (May 24, 2006, 22:45)
"Red Hat is expanding its Latin American presence, aiming to
capitalize on the growing adoption of Linux and open-source
technologies in both government and private sectors..."
LinuxDevices: Trolltech Goes Public (May 24, 2006, 21:30)
"After 12 years in business, Trolltech on Tuesday filed an
application for listing on the Oslo Stock Exchange..."
KernelTrap: Potential Shortcomings in /dev/random (May 24, 2006, 19:45)
"An email on the lkml pointed to an article suggesting
potentially exploitable flaws in the Linux kernel's random number
NewsForge: The Curious Incident of Sun in the Night-Time (May 24, 2006, 16:45)
Richard Stallman opines on the recent Sun/Java
announcements: "Community leaders even publicly thanked Sun
for its contribution. What is Sun's new contribution to the FLOSS
The Register: First Pictures of the $100 Laptop (May 24, 2006, 16:00)
"Available in fetching orange and yellow, or shades of blue and
green, here's the $100 laptop, which was unveiled at the Seven
Countries Task Force Meeting yesterday..."
NewsForge: FSF Launches Anti-DRM Campaign Outside WinHEC 2006 (May 24, 2006, 14:30)
"The Free Software Foundation launched its anti-Digital Rights
Management campaign in Seattle [yesterday] morning..."
Linux Forums: Starting Vector Linux (May 24, 2006, 13:00)
"This article gives an overview of Vector Linux, what it can do,
and how it works..."
NCAAbbs: How to Install Linux for the Total n00b (May 24, 2006, 11:30)
"If you're a power user... a programmer or IT professional...
Linux will make you giddy like a school girl..." An article
interesting for its content but perhaps a bit more for its
NewsForge: Real World Control from a Web Page (May 24, 2006, 08:30)
"In this article, we'll do it in reverse--from a Web form,
instruct a microcontroller to perform some actions..."
Phoronix: AMD Socket AM2 Family Preview (May 24, 2006, 07:00)
"With the embargo now lifted on AMD's Socket AM2, we at Phoronix
have up a great deal of information pertaining to the technical
details of the socket, comments on the Linux support..."
developerWorks: Spam Filtering Techniques (May 24, 2006, 05:30)
"The problem of unsolicited e-mail has been increasing for
years, but help has arrived..."
NewsForge: My Desktop OS: Fedora Core 5 (May 24, 2006, 04:00)
"Balancing stability against the bleeding edge is a difficult
trick, and that's why Fedora Core 5 is my desktop OS..."
Linux Box Admin: The First Three Books Every Linux User Should Read (May 24, 2006, 02:30)
"Anyone proficient with Linux had to climb the steep learning
curve. Part of getting over the top for me was reading a hundred
different Linux and Unix related books..."
RoughlyDrafted: Unraveling The Mac OS X Linux Kernel Myth: Part 1 (May 24, 2006, 01:00)
"According to proponents of this myth, Apple will, could, or
should shortly replace Mac OS X's kernel with Linux. They're wrong;
Linux-Watch: A Bigger, Better, Faster Drupal Arrives (May 24, 2006, 00:15)
"A new version of Drupal, my CMS (content management system) of
choice, has recently arrived..."