Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 19, 2006
Mad Penguin: How Can Ubuntu Improve? (Oct 19, 2006, 22:30)
"Early on, I made a conscious decision that I would not review
this upcoming version of Ubuntu until it had been released in a
Blog.linuxtoday.com: ...Hello openSUSE (Oct 19, 2006, 21:30)
"This was the 'Remastered' edition, which the openSUSE team
released in response to several bug fixes, not the least of which
was a reportedly very buggy Software Update tool..."
InformationWeek: New Samba Features Improve Interoperability (Oct 19, 2006, 21:00)
"Last week was maintenance week here in the labs, and one of the
top items on my to-do list was upgrading Samba to the latest
LinuxPlanet: Tux Barada Nikto? (Oct 19, 2006, 20:30)
"They may not be trying to take over the world, but robotic
science is coming right along. Given its flexibility and low to no
license fees, Linux is more and more the operating system of
LinuxLookup: Ubuntu 6.10 RC Released (Oct 19, 2006, 19:30)
"The Release Candidate includes installable live Desktop CDs,
server images, alternate text-mode installation CDs and an upgrade
wizard for users of the current stable release..."
LWN: Ubuntu 7.04 Planning Begins (Oct 19, 2006, 17:15)
"With the final release of Ubuntu 6.10 approaching, and
apparently set to be spot on schedule October 26th, we're starting
to look beyond it to Ubuntu 7.04, scheduled for release on 19 April
Groklaw: How the EV1 Deal Went Down (Oct 19, 2006, 15:00)
"Now we get to find out precisely why and how, and from none
other than the victim himself, Robert Marsh, the CEO of EV1..."
Computer Business Review: Microsoft Plays Catchup with IE7 (Oct 19, 2006, 13:30)
No, it's not directly about open source. But this article is a
typical example of today's Internet Explorer 7 write-ups: they all
compare it to Firefox, and many of those comparisons are
unfavorable to IE.
Penguin.SWF: [Flash 9 for Linux] Beta Is Live (Oct 19, 2006, 12:45)
"...[T]his beta includes 2 gzip'd tarball packages: one is for
the Mozilla plugin and the other is for a GTK-based Standalone
Free Software Magazine: Writing Documents with OpenOffice.org Writer (Oct 19, 2006, 12:00)
"Everybody uses word processors, but very few people use them in
the right way. Maybe it's time you learned to use your word
processor with... style!"
Software in Review: How to Install SLED 10 on the ThinkPad T60p (Oct 19, 2006, 10:30)
"The Lenovo ThinkPad T60p is the first ThinkPad to officially
HowtoForge: Running A File-, Print-, Proxy-, DHCP-, AND Time-Server For Small/Medium Enterprises (Oct 19, 2006, 09:00)
"This article shows how to run a file-, print-, HTTP proxy-
DHCP-, and time server for small and medium enterprises (SME) on
one single Debian Sarge system..."
The Inquirer: Nokia 770 Finally Gets Useful (Oct 19, 2006, 08:15)
"Somebody's finally come up with a decent use for the Nokia
770--the PDA/tablet who major claim to fame so far is that it runs
Enterprise Networking Planet: Tips and Tricks for the Linux Network Admin (Oct 19, 2006, 06:00)
"Here's a roundup of some recent worthy happenings in the fun
worlds of iptables and VoIP..."
iTWire: Joomla CMS Releases First Major Upgrade (Oct 19, 2006, 03:00)
"One of the world's most widely used open source content
management systems, Joomla, has undergone its first major
Linux.com: Updated eBay Tools Leave Linux Users in the Cold (Oct 19, 2006, 01:30)
"I am one of those frequent users, and I recently discovered
that the latest update to one of the core auction tools locks out
Linux Journal: A Question of Choice (Oct 19, 2006, 00:00)
"Who could be against choice? Certainly not the Initiative for
Software Choice, except that it has a slightly different view of
what choice implies..."