Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 25, 2006
Free Software Magazine: The Secret of GNU/Linux Desktop Adoption (Jul 25, 2006, 23:30)
"...I have at most rather infrequently encountered these
Microsoft Windows operating systems I hear so many people talking
so much about..."
Linux-Watch: What AMD's ATI Acquisition Means for Linux (Jul 25, 2006, 22:30)
"AMD (Advanced Micro Devices) is acquiring ATI Technologies, one
of the top two graphics processor makers, for around $5.4
billion... What does this mean for Linux users...?"
From Enterprise Server to LiveCD: Three Distro Updates (Jul 25, 2006, 22:00)
This week marks new releases from some lesser-known, yet
innovative, Linux distributions: Kernux, Pie Box Enterprise Linux
3, and GoblinX. Articles within.
CNET News: SCO Shares Glimpses of Alleged IBM Unix Misdeeds (Jul 25, 2006, 21:30)
"When SCO fired back last week with a filing that seeks to
reverse that decision, it salted its justification with a few
instances of IBM actions that SCO believes show its case..."
Enterprise Open Source Magazine: Apache Software Foundation Announces Release of Geronimo v1.1 (Jul 25, 2006, 19:30)
"The Apache Software Foundation is pleased to announce the
release of Apache Geronimo Version 1.1, an open source J2EE
application server from the Apache Geronimo project..."
ServerWatch: Linux Mail Server Scales Up to Enterprise Needs (Jul 25, 2006, 18:00)
"One difficulty all commercial Linux-based e-mail and groupware
products face is the availability of free open source software with
Channel Register: Ubuntu Heads for the Mainstream (Jul 25, 2006, 15:45)
"But now the friendly brown OS with the cute drumming noises
faces an awkward journey towards the commercial mainstream..."
Freespire: Freespire Beta 2 Released (Jul 25, 2006, 12:45)
Keeping with its roughly weekly beta schedule, the Freespire
project has kicked out another beta release.
Geek in Gear: 10 Tips for a Better Linux Experience (Jul 25, 2006, 09:45)
"Here are 10 things a new Linux user can do to make sure they
have the best Linux experience possible..."
NewsForge: R Cubed's Thin, Fast Linux Notebook (Jul 25, 2006, 09:00)
"Linux users are flocking to the stay-connected, work-anywhere
contemporary lifestyle. R Cubed's LS1250-L Linux laptop is just
right for these active mobile professionals..."
Enterprise Networking Planet: Push Windows Printer Drivers with CUPS (Jul 25, 2006, 08:15)
"Network printing is a leading cause of high blood pressure and
premature hair loss in our long-suffering network administrator
Linux Journal: System Administration: Another Step Toward the BIND [Parts I & II] (Jul 25, 2006, 07:30)
"How important are Domain Name Services? Consider this, suppose
you want to set up your own web site, you go to a commercial
registrar and attempt to acquire a domain name..."
Personal Computer World: Hands On: Let the Linux Music Play (Jul 25, 2006, 06:45)
How to install the open-source Squeezebox, and use Amarok to
manage your tunes
O'Reilly: Dual Screen in Linux (Jul 25, 2006, 06:00)
"I've just gone dual screen, and after two weeks I cannot
imagine going back. Fantastic...!"
Linux.com: CLI Magic: The Five Ws (Jul 25, 2006, 05:15)
"The command line can tell you a lot, if you bother to ask it.
Most of us learned the five Ws as a research rubric: who? what?
where? when? why? (and usually, how?)..."
Summersault: Five Power Tips for Thunderbird (Jul 25, 2006, 04:30)
"As an internet professional, I use e-mail constantly. Mutt, a
popular e-mail client for command line geeks had been wearing on
LinuxDevCenter: Linux on the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet (Jul 25, 2006, 03:30)
"The Nokia 770 is an internet tablet designed to connect to the
internet with 802.11b/g WLAN or through a phone with
Cybergrass: Many Bluegrass Fans Don't Live in a Microsoft World (Jul 25, 2006, 03:00)
"Then, there was the upgrade to their Media Player 9 that also
destroyed my old Windows system by installing another flavor of
Digital Rights Management (DRM) software. This was what caused me
to trash Windows and switch to Linux..."