Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 23, 2006
GNUMan: Fedora Core 6 Beta 2 Review (Aug 23, 2006, 22:30)
"Since the release of Fedora Core 5 back in March, it has
quickly gained some popularity, and now with the pending release of
Fedora Core 6 in early October we have to wonder what will be
incorporated in the final release.
Linux Journal: The Ongoing MythTV Saga Continues (Aug 23, 2006, 21:45)
"The good news is that I managed to get MythTV working well
enough that it now plays standard definition channels better than
the cable box alone..."
Computer Business Review: Court Separates SCO's Unix and Linux Copyright Claims (Aug 23, 2006, 17:15)
"The slander of title battle between SCO Group Inc and Novell
Inc is to be split in two after the judge hearing their case agreed
to a delay on proceedings related to Linux copyrights while they
are referred to arbitration..."
Linux.com: Ubuntu xorg-server Update Breaks X: "No Screens Found" (Aug 23, 2006, 14:15)
"IRC channels, LUG mailing lists, and Ubuntu wikis were buzzing
with the news this morning that a recent Ubuntu Xorg update
(xorg-server 1:1.0.2-0ubuntu10.3) crashes the X Window
Linux.com: A Walk in the Park with Puppy Linux (Aug 23, 2006, 12:00)
"Puppy Linux is a small Linux live CD distribution that can boot
from a CD, DVD, or USB drive; a hard disk is optional..."
Tectonic: Super-Fast Remote Desktops with FreeNX (Aug 23, 2006, 11:15)
"IT admins have long turned to VNC to work on remote desktops.
VNC simply sends a live picture of the screen over the network, and
returns mouse and keyboard changes to the remote desktop..."
LinuxHardware: Intel's Core 2 Under Linux (Aug 23, 2006, 10:30)
"By now, you've probably heard that Intel has a new chip out
that went by the code-name 'Conroe' but now goes by the names Core
2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme..."
ONLamp: What Is OpenDocument (Aug 23, 2006, 09:00)
"Those in the know, however, recognize that we're in about the
second inning of a barn-burner. So, grab a hot dog and a beer, and
settle in for a classic..."
Linux.com: Using Screen for Remote Interaction (Aug 23, 2006, 06:00)
"Recently I needed to do some distance education; one of my
coworkers wanted me to show him how to do software builds on Linux.
The only problem was that I'm on the East Coast and he is on the
Linux Journal: extendedPDF: Professional PDF Controls for OpenOffice.org (Aug 23, 2006, 04:30)
"In early versions of OpenOffice.org, exporting to PDF required
setting up a printer driver and offered few options..."
Linux Forums: Using Linux in a Windows World (Aug 23, 2006, 03:00)
"But how is it you will ever relate to the rest of the world?
What do you do with the MS attachments people send you? How do you
enjoy the music distributed in formats for a Windows World...?"
Free Software Magazine: The State of the Swag at LinuxWorld San Francisco (Aug 23, 2006, 00:00)
"While at LinuxWorld, I was contemplating how IBM's
multi-billion dollar investment in free software has born fruit in
the form of their hard sought after two inch rubber tux..."