Infrastructure Linux News for May 25, 2006
Network World: Mandriva's Next Corporate Server Rev Means Business (May 25, 2006, 23:30)
"Users can get a preview of the next Mandriva server
distribution, which promises to be a more secure and versatile
enterprise-level platform than previous releases..."
ZDNet UK: Microsoft: OpenDocument is Too Slow (May 25, 2006, 16:45)
"The Office maker has taken a swing at the open source format,
but the ODF Alliance says Open XML is not yet supported by any
application so its performance can't even be measured..."
Phoronix: ATI 8.25.18 Display Drivers (May 25, 2006, 13:00)
"Today the tides have turned yet again as ATI prepares to
deliver its 8.25.18 fglrx Linux display driver, which is part of
the ATI CATALYST suite, and was two weeks later than its usual
SearchOpenSource: Easing Migration with the OpenOffice.org Menu and Toolbar Configuration Tools (May 25, 2006, 10:45)
"One of my blog readers reports that, when he migrated his
organization to OpenOffice.org, he didn't even tell the users that
they were switching to a different office suite..."
Linux.com: Vim Tips: Folding Fun (May 25, 2006, 08:30)
"The problem with writing and editing on a computer, versus
having words on paper, is that it's usually hard to compare text
from different sections of a document when they don't fit on the
All About Linux: Running Scripts from Within Nautilus File Manager (May 25, 2006, 07:00)
"After some time, this whole job of opening the terminal and
typing the command became quite tedious..."
Enterprise Networking Planet: Automate Linux Installations with Debian Pre-Seeding [Parts 1 & 2] (May 25, 2006, 05:30)
"Of course the Linux world does not stand still. The shiny new
Debian Sarge installer introduced a new feature called
InfoWorld: Does Ingres Matter? Conversation with Dave Dargo (May 25, 2006, 04:00)
"My initial conversation question to Dave was simple: Why does
Free Software Magazine: Everybody's a Server (May 25, 2006, 02:30)
"I am not going to try and predict what it will be like in the
'10s and I am not going to try and make guesses, since I am
notorious for being wrong..."
Linux.com: Review: OpenSUSE 10.1 (May 25, 2006, 01:45)
"Novell released OpenSUSE 10.1 this month after an extensive
public beta that went through five public and two closed release
candidates before being deemed worthy. Here's my take on the final
version of openSUSE 10.1..."
InfoWorld: Imagining a Day Without Microsoft (May 25, 2006, 01:00)
"If the company we love to hate disappeared tomorrow, we'd be in
for still more headaches..."
DesktopLinux: Singing the OpenSUSE Package Manager Blues (May 25, 2006, 00:15)
"Unfortunately, the package manager, which the administration
tool YaST uses for adding new programs and updating old ones,
currently has serious problems..."