Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 29, 2007
Linux.com: ChangeLog: Run Linux, Lose Warranty (Mar 29, 2007, 21:45)
"The salespeople assured her that the C304NR was 'Linux ready.'
But they didn't tell her that running Linux would void her
CRN Tech: Linux Advocates Need Customer Perspective (Mar 29, 2007, 18:45)
"There are two factors that weigh heavily in Novell's favor: The
company's mature channel infrastructure and its understanding that
in eyes of customers--and the channel--Microsoft is not the
internetnews.com: Boosting The Internet With BIND (Mar 29, 2007, 17:15)
"For the first time in almost three years, the open source BIND
Domain Name System (DNS) server, which translates and routes IP
addresses into domain names, is getting a key point upgrade..."
Linux-Watch: RIP: Community Linux (1991-2007) (Mar 29, 2007, 16:30)
"The idea that Linux is primarily a community-based project
based on the work of thousands of independent, idealist hackers
died a quiet death at home on March 27..."
PR: Mandriva Participates in Intel's Classmate PC Project (Mar 29, 2007, 15:00)
Mandriva Linux 2007 will be pre-installed on Classmate PCs.
Groklaw: GPLv3 on the Novell-Microsoft Patent Agreement (Mar 29, 2007, 14:15)
"I thought it would be worthwhile to collect from the FSF's
rationale document the explanations of Section 11 on patents in
GPLv3 draft 3..."
LinuxElectrons: OpenOffice 2.2 Released (Mar 29, 2007, 13:30)
"The OpenOffice.org Community are proud to announce the release
of OpenOffice.org 2.2, the latest version of the leading open
source office suite...
internetnews.com: Dell To Offer Linux On Laptops, Desktops (Mar 29, 2007, 12:45)
"Rejoice penguins, Linux will be an option on future Dell
desktop and mobile computers..."
Update: Hoosier Penguin: An Escape Clause for Novell in GPL3 Draft? (Mar 29, 2007, 11:00)
"I am going to make this a short entry, because basically I am
just trying to get a question answered that's been sticking with me
all day..." An FSF explanation of the clause linked
Linux.com: Review: Dreamlinux 2.2 (Mar 29, 2007, 10:30)
"When it comes to choosing a Linux distribution, people tend to
stick with the major players, such as Ubuntu, SUSE, or
HowtoForge: How To Set Up suPHP On A Debian Based ISPConfig Server (Mar 29, 2007, 09:00)
"With this howto I explain how to set up suPHP on a Debian based
ISPConfig server with php4..."
Linux.com: SpaceNavigator: An Affordable 3-D Controller for Linux (Mar 29, 2007, 07:30)
"3Dconnexion's SpaceNavigator is a compact, programmable USB
input device designed for 3-D applications. It's a six-axis
controller that senses tilt and rotation as well as x, y, and z
All About Linux: Mount an Ext2 or Ext3 Partition in Windows (Mar 29, 2007, 06:00)
"Mostly we make use of the services of a FAT32 (or FAT16)
partition which can be read and written to by both Linux and
SearchOpenSource: Managing High-Volume CPU Processes with Bash (Mar 29, 2007, 04:30)
"Have you ever had a process claim all CPU time without you
knowing it? In this article you'll read how a simple Bash script
can be used as a solution for these situations..."
Nuxified: Fast Forward with a Kazehakase Web Browser (Mar 29, 2007, 03:00)
"However for people who are still using systems with no
abundance of main memory it can be a pain intensively using firefox
throughout a day..."
RegDeveloper: Installing Desktop Linux--Does It Pass, Or Should I? (Mar 29, 2007, 01:30)
"It's funny how you can find yourself transported back, when
faced with a set of stimuli..."
The Inquirer: Open Source, The Only Weapon Against 'Planned Obsolescence' (Mar 29, 2007, 00:00)
"Firms would love to have you dump your computer every year, and
your accesories, and your MP3 player, and your DVD, and your entire
movie collection, and replace it with new ones. The software world
is getting closer..."