Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 27, 2006
LinuxPlanet: Embedded Linux--Rising or Falling in Consumer Devices? (Jun 27, 2006, 20:30)
"Is the use of embedded Linux rising upward or dwindling
downward? Some recent research tends to point in one direction, and
some in the other..."
NewsForge: FOSS in Islamic Countries (Jun 27, 2006, 17:30)
"The promise of free and open source software (FOSS) in Islamic
countries rests on issues such as helping build capacity..."
Groklaw: Free UnixWare7/Evaluation Licenses--UNIX M & C (Jun 27, 2006, 16:00)
"You'll never guess what oldSCO did in 1999. So I'll tell you,
with links and graphics to prove I'm not making it up..."
ZDNet Australia: "Locked Down" Linux Dispenses Justice (Jun 27, 2006, 15:15)
"The Victorian Department of Justice (DoJ) is understood to have
deployed a secure, 'locked-down' Linux environment across more than
100 desktops in state prisons..."
NewsForge: Choosing an Open Source CMS (Jun 27, 2006, 13:00)
"It seems as if everyone is a Web publisher today--from the
habitual bloggers and online diarists to the companies running
major news outlets, portals, and magazines..."
free-bees.co.uk: Zenwalk 2.6 [Review] (Jun 27, 2006, 11:30)
"Zenwalk is perhaps a lesser known distribution--it certainly
does not appear in the news as often as Ubuntu, Fedora or
Linux Mint: GeeXboX 1.0 Review (Jun 27, 2006, 10:00)
"Not only does it supports more hardware than before, it now
features DVD menus and allows you to watch and listen to SHOUTcast
WebRadios, WebTVs or even RTP/RTSP streaming over the
Linux.com: CLI Magic: EncFS (Jun 27, 2006, 08:30)
"EncFS is an easy-to-use, command-line tool for storing
information in encrypted form..."
Linux DevCenter: Indie Podcasting with Open Source (Jun 27, 2006, 07:00)
"There have been quite a few articles and books on podcasting
already, and some of them are excellent--particularly the ones that
deal with some small part of the process..."
HowtoForge: Creating a Safe Directory With PAM And EncFS (Jun 27, 2006, 05:30)
"This HowTo is about creating a user-session-safe directory
which offers security on- and offline..."
All About Linux: Open Source Advocacy--The openSUSE Way (Jun 27, 2006, 02:30)
"But what caught my fancy was the interesting mockups
screenshots he has posted of the 'Computer Menu' of the upcoming
SuSE enterprise desktop ver 10 which showcases a unique design
deviating from the normal menu found in Gnome..."
Stuff: Of Penguins and Apples (Jun 27, 2006, 01:45)
"Mark's main argument is the OS X' lack of openness and the fact
that the majority of his tools are Open Source. Plus he's a fervent
Open Source advocate..."
LinuxDevices: Linux Hackers Re-claim the Linksys WRT54G (Jun 27, 2006, 01:00)
"As predicted, the open source community has come up with a way
to convert VxWorks-based LinkSys wireless WRT54G routers to