Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 13, 2006
Editor's Note: Who's Driving That Bus? (Oct 13, 2006, 22:30)
The current debate about the GPL 3 license is--still!--getting
the media all riled up about Linux' Doom. Your editor tries, once
more with feeling, to set the story straight. (Next week: something
easier, like solving world peace.)
Linux-Watch: Enhanced Linux Filesystem Nears Production Kernel (Oct 13, 2006, 19:30)
"However, with hard drives sneaking up on a terabyte, concerns
exist that ext3 won't be able to handle 21st-century storage
Software in Review: Mandriva Linux 2007 PowerPack Edition Review (Oct 13, 2006, 16:30)
"This release does have its own identity, though; not only has
the standard theme been redesigned for the first time in several
years, but this is the first Mandriva release to include a 'legal'
DVD movie player..."
PublicidadPixelada: HOW-TO: Adobe Photoshop CS2 on Ubuntu (Oct 13, 2006, 10:30)
"This HOW-TO covers up the whole process of installing Adobe
Photoshop CS2 on a Ubuntu box in a few simple steps..."
LinuxDevices: Device Profile: Pinnacle Audio Athenaeum Music Server (Oct 13, 2006, 07:30)
"UK-based Pinnacle Audio used embedded Linux to build an
ultra-high-fidelity, hard-drive-based music server capable of
storing roughly 9,000 CDs, with lossless compression..."
developerWorks: Integrate GridFTP into Firefox (Oct 13, 2006, 04:30)
"The GridFTP protocol is an extension to the standard File
Transfer Protocol (FTP) with support for security based on the
Globus Grid Security Infrastructure..."
HowtoForge: The Perfect Setup--CentOS 4.4 (32-bit) (Oct 13, 2006, 03:00)
"This is a detailed description about how to set up a CentOS 4.4
based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and
OSWeekly: Operating Systems or a Popularity Contest (Oct 13, 2006, 01:30)
"We've all seen plenty of mediocre things rise to success while
great ideas have fallen by the wayside..."
ITBusinessEdge: Linux vs. Windows Vista: Is There a Contest? (Oct 13, 2006, 00:00)
"On one side of the equation is the Linux enthusiast who says
that Vista's anti-piracy (a.k.a. 'spyware') controversy will be the
best thing that ever happened to Linux..."