Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 26, 2006
NewsForge: Mark of the Microsoft Beast (Jul 26, 2006, 23:15)
"If you've looked for a Linux laptop lately on any of the major
OEM Web sites, you've seen it: the mark of the beast..."
Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show (Jul 26, 2006, 22:30)
"Chris & Bryan from The Linux Action Show tell us why they
switched to Linux from Mac..."
O'Bryan: Why I Ditched My Mac for Linux (Jul 26, 2006, 21:45)
"Based on the title of this treatise of mine you are, likely,
safe in your assumption that I am about to tell you all, using the
bestest words my mind can muster, why I stopped using MacOS X and
switched over to Linux..."
All About Linux: Kubuntu 6.06 LTS--An Excellent Linux Distribution Based on KDE (Jul 26, 2006, 20:15)
"At the time of the official release of Ubuntu Dapper Drake, I
happened to visit the site of Kubuntu--the alter identity of
internetnews.com: Vyatta Pushes Open Source Routing (Jul 26, 2006, 17:15)
"But Vyatta, an open source startup, thinks it can take open
source routing a step further with its Open Flexible Router
CRN: Scalix To Open Source E-Mail (Jul 26, 2006, 12:45)
"Components of Scalix Community Edition will be available under
a license modeled on the Mozilla Public License (MPL). That will
enable the legal use of third-party code not licensed under the MPL
to coexist with commercial code..."
vnunet: Nigeria Orders 1m OLPC Laptops (Jul 26, 2006, 12:00)
"Nigeria has officially ordered and paid for one million of the
One Laptop per Child (OLPC) devices, the Nigerian Vanguard
newspaper reported earlier this month..."
Linux.com: Review: Xandros Server (Jul 26, 2006, 10:30)
"One might wonder, what's the point of yet another
server-oriented distro when the server market is already
LinuxDevices: Linux App Converts Speech Files to Searchable Text (Jul 26, 2006, 09:45)
"Wizzard Software is shipping speaker-independent voice
recognition software aimed at adding large-vocabulary, offline
voice-recognition capabilities to server-based Linux
XYZ Computing: Building a Socket 939 Workstation (Jul 26, 2006, 06:00)
"Overclocking and gaming are both fun, but from time to time
everyone needs to get some work done..."
SearchOpenSource: Server-side Windows vs. Linux: Considering Today's Differences (Jul 26, 2006, 05:15)
"Not long ago, choosing Linux in the data center meant a
tradeoff. You had to give up some capabilities in exchange for
freedom from Microsoft lock-in. But that has changed..."
10 Gadgets: My Review of Switching to Linux (Ubuntu) (Jul 26, 2006, 03:00)
"Over the years, I have seriously considered switching to Linux,
and even tried a few times. The first time I did was around 3 years
ago, and I installed Fedora Linux in dual boot with Windows
Entropy: The Only Danger to GNU/Linux (Jul 26, 2006, 02:15)
"Different words can convey different meanings, sometimes even
in a very drastic manner. The GNU/Linux operating system is a prime
example of how a simple nomenclature-related mistake leads to
several greater issues..."
The Linux Extremist: Darth Linux (Jul 26, 2006, 00:00)
"Darth Vader is a genuinely entertaining personality and a
master of the deadpan remark (e.g., 'I find your lack of faith
disturbing'), while Bill Gates is about as fun to listen to as an
accountant on codeine reciting a poem on the virtues of watching