Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 28, 2006
CRN: A Non-Microsoft Software Stack: The Beginnings (Aug 28, 2006, 19:00)
"Imagine a world without Microsoft software. Impossible? Not
according to solution providers who say a soup-to-nuts,
non-Microsoft stack is here..."
InformationWeek: Do Small Businesses Fear Open Source? (Aug 28, 2006, 18:00)
"Open source software is a viable option for emerging
enterprises, but a majority just don't trust it. Are these fears
DesktopLinux: Eric Raymond on Desktop Linux (Aug 28, 2006, 17:15)
"Recently, however, Raymond shows signs of once more playing a
bigger role in open-source circles..."
Shuttleworth: One on the Chin (Aug 28, 2006, 15:00)
"My apologies to those who have been affected, I know that a
blue screen of death is the very last thing anybody ever wants to
see on Linux desktops and that any downtime caused by mistakes on
our part, even measured in minutes, is unacceptable..."
ArsTechnica: MIT Laptop Gets a New Name Just in Time for Field Tests (Aug 28, 2006, 14:15)
"With a 500-unit field test ready to begin in September, the One
Laptop Per Child (OLPC) program has announced that the
much-anticipated, now-$140 laptop will be called Children's Machine
Enterprise Networking Planet: Build a Linux-Based Single-Board WAP (Part 2) (Aug 28, 2006, 10:30)
"Last week we learned all about Soekris hardware and what you
need to make it go. Today we'll hook it up and take it for a spin,
and then install Pyramid Linux..."
Linux.com: Minimalist Tools for Writers (Aug 28, 2006, 09:00)
"Why would you want to dump your word processor? For a number of
SearchOpenSource: Quick Tips: Documents and Database Forms in OpenOffice 2.0 (Aug 28, 2006, 07:30)
"In this tip, Haugland helps users deal with databases one form
at a time and describes two separate methods for creating data
lists using secondary tables..."
Free Software Magazine: Introduction to Content Management Systems (Aug 28, 2006, 06:00)
"In the beginning, the web was simple. You used Mosaic to browse
developerWorks: Geronimo Serves Up One-Click Upgrades with Plug-In Support (Aug 28, 2006, 04:30)
The ability to install and create plug-ins is one of the most
anticipated new features in the Apache Geronimo 1.1 release..."