Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 28, 2007
Mad Penguin: The Future of Linux is in Schools, Not in the Office (Mar 28, 2007, 22:30)
"I have seen great reaction from the educational sector, while
observing lukewarm results from the office space..."
ZDNet: Why Does Linux Hate Me? (Mar 28, 2007, 21:45)
"I'm perfectly willing to try, and indeed I'd love to have at
least one Linux machine on hand so I can test interoperability
InfoWorld: The Open Source Download Heist (Mar 28, 2007, 21:00)
"Javier Soltero (CEO, Hyperic) has a great post taking the
download bean counters to task for... counting downloads..."
SearchOpenSource: Samba 3 Preview Release Behaves More Like Windows (Mar 28, 2007, 20:15)
"The latest code changes and improvements to Samba 3.0.25
weren't overly dramatic, said the project's release manager..."
Dell Updates Linux Strategy (Mar 28, 2007, 18:45)
Dell has made two public statements today regarding the
directions it wants to take regarding Linux. Their Direct2Dell blog
outlines a plan to initiate more Linux driver support, while their
Ideas In Action site seems to confirm "...offering Linux
pre-installed on select desktop and notebook systems..." Links
Linux.com: SIL Open Font License Revised (Mar 28, 2007, 10:30)
"SIL International, a nonprofit organization whose concerns
include literacy and the study and preservation of minority
languages, has announced the release of version 1.1 of the SIL Open
Phoronix: One Year With ATI X1000 Linux Support (Mar 28, 2007, 07:30)
"In less than three weeks it will have been a year since ATI
Technologies had added it's Radeon X1000 family (R500) support to
their Linux binary drivers..."
HowtoForge: SAMBA (Domaincontroller) Server For Small Workgroups With Ubuntu 6.10 (Mar 28, 2007, 04:30)
"This is a detailed description about how to set up a Ubuntu
based server (Ubuntu 6.10) to act as a file- and printserver for
TriedIT: Review: Trinity Rescue Kit 3.2 (Mar 28, 2007, 03:00)
"Linux distributions meant to be used as systems administrator
utilities often have a special place in the heart of those who have
been saved by their usefulness..."