Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 28, 2006
Really Linux: Out of the Mouth of Babes: Linux is Better (Nov 28, 2006, 23:30)
"What was more surprising was the fact that they chose my laptop
running Fedora, rather than the family PC running Windows with all
of the kids games and edutainment packages..."
Free Software Magazine: How Dumb Can GNU/Linux Users Be? (Nov 28, 2006, 23:00)
"Answer: As dumb as necessary..."
San Francisco Chronicle: Reiser Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Estranged Wife (Nov 28, 2006, 22:30)
"Oakland man pleaded not guilty today to killing his estranged
wife, whose body is still missing more than two months after she
ExtremeTech: Why Gaming Sucks On Linux Part 2 (Nov 28, 2006, 22:00)
"As you can imagine the Linux faithful took me to task for my
heretical views, but is there any substance to their
InformationWeek: Put Up Or Shut Up, Microsoft (Nov 28, 2006, 21:30)
"I can't decide whether Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been
acting on some carefully constructed business strategy, or is just
off his meds again..."
DesktopLinux: Viva la Linspire (Nov 28, 2006, 21:00)
"Linspire Inc. today announced the release of its first
French-language version, Linspire French 5, challenging Mandriva on
its home turf..."
The Register: Xandros Linux Conquers a Hostile Sony Laptop (Nov 28, 2006, 19:00)
"I have an impressive talent for buying laptop computers hostile
to Linux. Right now I'm using a Sony Vaio VGN-FS840/W, with more
proprietary drivers than you can shake a stick at..."
NewsForge: Microsoft, Novell, And Now Ubuntu Join to Boost Apple and Debian (Nov 28, 2006, 17:30)
"You've read more than enough already about how Novell and
Microsoft signed an agreement that's supposed to help Novell sell
Linux to Microsoft customers and help Microsoft customers integrate
LinuxLookup: Xandros Desktop - Professional Released (Nov 28, 2006, 17:00)
"This version 4 desktop for the enterprise provides seamless
compatibility with Windows, Linux and UNIX networks including
Windows domain authentication..."
Shuttleworth: An Invitation, Not a Conspiracy (Nov 28, 2006, 16:30)
"...[S]ome have expressed dismay that I would risk creating
discord in the free software universe by inviting developers to
leave one project and join another..."
Flurdy.com: How to Set Up a Mail Server on a GNU/Linux System (Nov 28, 2006, 13:00)
"This is a step by step howto guide to set up a mail server on a
GNU/Linux system. It is easy to follow, but you end up with a
powerfull secure mail server..."
Free Software Magazine: Securing NFS (Nov 28, 2006, 11:30)
"NFS is a network protocol with which many UNIX-administrators
have a love/hate relationship. On the one hand, it's the ideal
protocol if you need to export a filesystem from a UNIX-like
Linux.com: Review: Raw Therapee 1.1 Promises Robust Photo Conversion (Nov 28, 2006, 08:30)
"If you are familiar with other graphical RAW converters, such
as UFRaw, you will feel quite at home using Raw Therapee..."
HowtoForge: Set Up Ubuntu-Server 6.10 As A Firewall/Gateway For Your Small Business Environment (Nov 28, 2006, 07:00)
"First, do a clean install using Ubuntu-Server 6.10. During
installation, proper settings for eth0 will be detected
developerWorks: Three, Two, One... Geronimo!, Part 4: The Schema of Things (Nov 28, 2006, 05:30)
"When you're preparing for another adventure into the wilderness
of software, one thing becomes readily apparent: You won't get far
without a good plan..."
The R Zone: Of Licenses, Microsoft Office, and User Interfaces (Nov 28, 2006, 04:00)
"The latest incarnation of Microsoft Office is a definite
improvement over the earlier editions. And the all-new Office User
Interface is one of the most discussed changes. So, what's that got
to do with free software...?"
Free Software Magazine: Clueful vs Clueless--A Never Ending Battle (Nov 28, 2006, 02:30)
"There is a fundamental problem with GNU/Linux--it requires
clueful people to exist in the IT food chain. Anywhere in the food