Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 22, 2006
RoughlyDrafted: Apple & Open Source... Strange Buffaloes? (Jun 22, 2006, 23:30)
"In 'The 'Mac OS X Closed by Pirates' Myth,' I took apart the
idea that Apple was backpedaling on their open source efforts
because of fears of piracy..."
Computer Business Review: Corel Sheds Light on ODF Support--And the Lack of It (Jun 22, 2006, 22:00)
"Richard was also able to shed some light on something that had
puzzled me--why Corel had not yet announced support for the
OpenDocument Format despite being involved in the standardization
APC Magazine: Top 3 Linux Distros You've Never Heard Of (Jun 22, 2006, 20:30)
"Are you ridiculously paranoid? Do you like to jam in your
bedroom? Can you think of nothing better than digital image
editing? Then a ridiculously niche Linux distribution is just what
you need and only a download away..."
ConsrtiumInfo: A Set of RFI Responses Worth the Attention of Sherlock Holmes (Jun 22, 2006, 17:30)
"Well, as I reported in early May, the Massachusetts Information
Technology Division posted a 'Request for Information,' soliciting
information on plugins to convert documents created in ODF
compliant formats into Office documents..."
Mostly Linux: Part 2: Things a New Linux User Should Learn (Jun 22, 2006, 10:45)
"I have been using Linux a long time and using a Linux desktop
is absolutely second nature. Here is a compilation of tips that you
can try or tools you can use..."
Linux.com: Ten Tips for New Ubuntu Users (Jun 22, 2006, 10:00)
"But moving to a different operating system can be confusing, no
matter how well-designed it is. Here's a list of tips that might
save you some time while you're getting used to Ubuntu..."
Linux.com: Emacs Tips: More Fun with Outlines (Jun 22, 2006, 07:00)
In this article I'll show how to export and print outlines,
customize outline heading line colors, and use outline mode's
special features in everyday documents..."
Free Software Magazine: A Beginner's Introduction to the GNU/Linux Command Line (Jun 22, 2006, 05:30)
"So you have decided to try a free software operating system
such as GNU/Linux, congratulations..."
ZDNet: Failure of Leadership (Jun 22, 2006, 00:15)
"The elephant, of course, is the missing Linux market momentum
on the desktop..."