Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 23, 2006
InformationWeek: Businesses Embracing Firefox as the Other Browser (Oct 23, 2006, 22:30)
"JupiterResearch has recorded a large jump in the number of
businesses allowing Firefox and is predicting that the latest IE7
release might drive even more acceptance..."
Groklaw: IBM Speaks, At Last (Oct 23, 2006, 19:30)
"We've listened to SCO for more than three years tell its side
of the story, and the media printed its every word. IBM, when asked
to comment, invariably said nothing..."
BusinessWeek: BitTorrent Goes Legit (Oct 23, 2006, 16:30)
"But as BitTorrent's popularity grew, so did the risk of legal
backlash from studios and other content producers who say the
technology violates copyrights..."
PC Advisor: $100 Laptop Coming Next Year (Oct 23, 2006, 15:00)
"The $100 laptop at the heart of the OLPC (One Laptop Per Child)
initiative aimed at school children in developing countries will
start rolling off production lines in the second quarter of next
vnunet: The Unknown Soldiers of KDE and Gnome (Oct 23, 2006, 10:30)
"In the aftermath of the recent KDE-Gnome war I have spent
several hours writing articles I never intended to write..."
The R Zone: Three Reasons Not to Use KDE (Oct 23, 2006, 09:00)
"Hello! Remember me? I'm the guy who wrote Three reasons to use
Free-bees.co.uk: PCLinuxOS 0.93a [Review] (Oct 23, 2006, 07:30)
"PCLinuxOS is a bit of an unknown quantity to me. It appears to
be pretty popular, sitting at number six on Distrowatch at the time
of writing, yet I rarely hear anything about it except for the odd
Phoronix: Intel GMA 3000 Q965 Graphics Performance (Oct 23, 2006, 06:00)
"In August of this year Intel had announced their new Linux
graphics driver website. At that time they had also announced the
immediate availability of open-source 3D graphics drivers for their
Intel 965 Express Chipset..."
HowtoForge: The Perfect Xen 3.0.3 Setup For Debian Sarge (Oct 23, 2006, 04:30)
"This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to
install Xen (version 3.0.3) on a Debian Sarge (3.1) system..."
developerWorks: Tunneling with SSH (Oct 23, 2006, 00:00)
"Use OpenSource tools, such as Secure Shell (SSH), PuTTY, and
Cygwin, to create secure connections to almost any resource you
need to access..."