Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 30, 2006
NewLuna: When Will Microsoft Drop the Patent Hammer? (Nov 30, 2006, 23:30)
"First off, it's hard to tell whether the hammer will have any
weight. However, the idea of an IP war looming doesn't help future
CNET News: Making Sense of the Tech Divide Over IP (Nov 30, 2006, 22:00)
"Steve Ballmer's pronouncement this month that Linux
incorporates Microsoft's property and innovation angered many in
the Free and Open-Source Software community..."
IT Manager's Journal: OSS is a Clear Winner at The Weather Channel (Nov 30, 2006, 17:30)
"To manage those customers effectively, TWC chose an open source
customer relationship management (CRM) application called
PakTribune: Pakistani Students Might Be Using $100 Laptop Next Year (Nov 30, 2006, 16:00)
"Pakistan Wednesday expressed its resolve to introduce an
enabling atmosphere to the country's schools and colleges to allow
students to use low-cost laptops which would serve as electronic
Groklaw: Kimball Rules: SCO's Objections Denied! Wells's Order Affirmed--Novell Goes 1st (Nov 30, 2006, 13:45)
"Feast your eyes on this: Judge Dale Kimball has affirmed Judge
Brooke Wells' June 28, 2006 Order..."
Enterprise Networking Planet: Fedora Core 6: Beauty or Beast? (Part 2) (Nov 30, 2006, 12:15)
"Last week I left off with installing Fedora Core 6 and actually
booting it up on my test PC. It was a heroic struggle, and I
persevered and triumphed..."
LinuxDevices: Goodbye Razr, Hello Linux-Based Motofone (Nov 30, 2006, 10:45)
"Motorola is shipping the first model in its Scpl ('scalpel')
line of Linux-based phones set to replace the ubiquitous
Linux.com: Quick and Dirty Samba Setup (Nov 30, 2006, 10:00)
"Most current Linux distributions, including Slackware 11, have
Samba already installed and running after the system boots..."
Free Software Magazine: Firefox Extensions: Fun and Games (Nov 30, 2006, 08:30)
"I owe much of my life to Ralph H. Baer. Oh, he doesn't know it.
He doesn't even know me. But that's how it goes in these days. Much
of life is owed to strangers..."
Linux.com: Linux Perks Up the Espresso Book Machine (Nov 30, 2006, 07:00)
"When he was an editor in the 1950s, Jason Epstein made the
paperback book ubiquitous. Now he's about to do the same for a
Linux-powered printing press..."
HowtoForge: Step-by-Step IPP Based Print Server Using CUPS (Nov 30, 2006, 05:30)
"This tutorial describes how to install a Linux print server
Mad Penguin: Kino: Video Editing for Linux (Nov 30, 2006, 04:00)
"It has long been believed that video editing with desktop Linux
was not as 'consumer friendly' as most people would like it be.
Thankfully, one application has come along to help change this
Free Software Magazine: Converting Your Techno-Resistant Loved Ones (Nov 30, 2006, 02:30)
"The techo-resistant person in my life is my own spouse. See, my
wife loves to work with her hands. Her favorite activities involve
knitting or crocheting..."
Technoblogical: It's Alive!! (Nov 30, 2006, 01:00)
"Make-live is a brilliant new method of making stuff live
without all that messing around in hyperspace..."