Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 30, 2006
The Inquirer: I Was Brainwashed by Open Source (Oct 30, 2006, 23:30)
"I was wrong. There's no Asterisk code in the Patten device, but
I blame brainwashing for my mistake..."
Free Software Magazine: Free Software and World Peace (Oct 30, 2006, 22:00)
"Somebody recently noted that, what with all the bombing and
killing and tyrannical madness going on in the world, how can we
waste all this time talking about free software...?"
CRN: System Builder Jumps The Pond To Sell Collax Linux (Oct 30, 2006, 21:00)
"European system builder Pyramid Computer is convinced it can
build a successful Linux server business in the United
Confessions of a Linux Addict: Slackware 11--Grandfather Distro Showing Its Age (Oct 30, 2006, 19:45)
"This is fine if you agree with his choices, but like all
dictators, Patrick doesn't always make decisions based on the good
of the populace, but rather sheer unmitigated ego. Here is my
experience with his latest iteration, Slackware 11..."
SearchOpenSource: Make Linux 'Gorgeous,' Ubuntu Leader Says (Oct 30, 2006, 18:15)
"Mark Shuttleworth wants to take the ugly duckling, which is the
Linux desktop operating system, and turn it into a beautiful
Examining openSUSE 10.2 Beta 1 (Oct 30, 2006, 13:45)
The next iteration of openSUSE is in public beta mode;
announcement and a review within.
LinuxWorld: Doing It for the Kids, Man: Children's Laptop Inspires Open Source Projects (Oct 30, 2006, 13:00)
"A network of developers who work on much of the most commonly
used software on Linux is passing up multi-core monsters with
gigabytes of RAM to target their code to a design of which only 500
prototype boards now exist..."
MIT Technology Review: Firefox 2.0: The Honda Civic of Web Browsers (Oct 30, 2006, 11:30)
"Tapping once again into the collective talents of the
open-source community, the new Firefox 2.0 Web browser is
unambiguously a success..."
Enterprise Networking Planet: Keep a Lid on Linux Logins (Oct 30, 2006, 10:00)
"When asked about security on a multi-user Linux system, a wise
man once said 'everyone is root if you allow them to login as a
HowtoForge: The Perfect Setup--Ubuntu 6.10 Server (Edgy Eft) (Oct 30, 2006, 08:30)
"This is a detailed description about how to set up a Ubuntu
6.10 (Edgy Eft) based server that offers all services needed by
ISPs and hosters..."
Enterprise Networking Planet: Buck DNS Monoculture with BIND Alternatives (Oct 30, 2006, 07:00)
"Out of several good choices, we're going to look at MaraDNS and
Enterprise VoIP Planet: VoIPowering Your Office with Asterisk: Getting SIP through Firewalls, Pt 2 (Oct 30, 2006, 01:00)
"Last week we looked at some ways to get standalone SIP clients
past iptables NAT firewalls..."