Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 24, 2007
Mozilla Extends Firefox 1.5 Support (Apr 24, 2007, 23:15)
ZDNet: "Mozilla seems to be having a hard time
pulling the plug on Firefox 1.5..."
Is Office 2007 A Case Against Linux? (Apr 24, 2007, 22:30)
ZDNet: "It is, in fact, enough of a leap
forward that I don't believe OpenOffice, as an Office 200x clone,
PostgreSQL or MySQL: Which is Faster? (Apr 24, 2007, 19:30)
SearchEnterpriseLinux: What makes an
enterprise-class database? Redundancy and failover capabilities are
just two important features that MySQL expert Scott Noyes
The Best Extensions for Thunderbird 2.0 (Apr 24, 2007, 18:45)
XYZ Computing: "Everyone talks about Firefox
extensions all the time, but Thunderbird has some great ones as
well. Here are the four I have found the most useful..."
The Road to KDE 4: Solid Brings Hardware Configuration and Control to KDE (Apr 24, 2007, 18:00)
dot.KDE: "One of the many new technologies for
KDE 4 is the often mentioned, but seldom explained Solid Hardware
Server Snapshots: Spotlight on Penguin Computing (Apr 24, 2007, 17:15)
ServerWatch: "Penguin Computing's initial focus
was Linux on Opteron. Now, it meets a wide array of
high-performance computing needs through its three server
Dell, Red Hat: Discussing Desktop Deal? (Apr 24, 2007, 14:15)
TechIQ: If it's good enough for Michael, it's
good enough for the rest of us--right...?
Linux Reports the Weather to Truckers, Travellers (Apr 24, 2007, 12:00)
LinuxDevices: "A company specializing in
weather reporting has used Linux to build an inexpensive digital
sign capable of delivering custom weather channels to truckstops,
private airports, marinas, and golf courses..."
Linux Aids The Hunt for Red Tide in Sarasota (Apr 24, 2007, 11:15)
Linux.com: "Almost every autumn the beaches of
Southwest Florida fill with stinking piles of dead fish, thanks to
a tiny algae called Karenia brevis, better known as red
How To Set Up suPHP On A Debian Etch Based ISPConfig Server (Apr 24, 2007, 11:15)
HowtoForge: "When you've set up suPHP on your
ISPConfig server, you are able to run the PHP scripts under the
admin user of the website instead of www-data..."
Fonty Python and the Holy Grail of a Font Manager (Apr 24, 2007, 09:45)
Linux.com: "For designers, a font manager that
can activate and deactivate fonts on-the-fly is the Holy Grail of
the GNU/Linux desktop..."
Running Firefox as Another User, Using sudo (Apr 24, 2007, 09:00)
Calum.org: As the browser is one of the most
common points of entry into a system, it makes sense to do
everything that is possible to secure it..."
Kubuntu 7.04: Putting Up a Real Fight Against Windows Vista (Apr 24, 2007, 07:30)
Pain and Glory from the Trenches of the IT
World: "While I find myself using Solaris and NetBSD more
often these days, I do like to keep up with what is happening in
the Linux world..."
NVIDIA 100.14.03 Display Driver (Apr 24, 2007, 06:00)
Phoronix: "We have been waiting and waiting for
NVIDIA to release their new Linux display drivers and today we can
report that they finally did..."
OSWeekly: Beryl: The Cool Linux UI Reviewed (Apr 24, 2007, 05:15)
"To this day, I still have to smile when new Linux users decide
to take the plunge because they want the cool looking visual
effects that Beryl offers..."
Audacity 1.3.2 Beta Review (Apr 24, 2007, 04:30)
Mad Penguin: "I'm thrilled to report that the
latest beta of Audacity is indeed, just what the doctor
Microsoft Fanbois Challenge Linux Tux500 Project (Apr 24, 2007, 03:45)
Blog of Helios: "It was bound to happen.
Microsoft can't stand competition..." [Link repaired.
The Need for the Linux Proliferation Agreement (Apr 24, 2007, 03:00)
Ruminations on the Digital Realm: "The year of
Linux on the Desktop (May 1st, 2023)..."
Which Has the Best Apps?: KDE vs. GNOME, Part 2 (Apr 24, 2007, 01:30)
Datamation: "In part 2, we'll look at the
programs designed to run with both desktops, from the
administrative tools and utilities, to the office programs and
other applications designed to work with them..."
Wish I Could Do That In Linux (Apr 24, 2007, 00:00)
Aardvarchaeology: "For a few weeks, I've been
slowly, slowly learning my way around the Open Source operating
system Ubuntu Linux. Lots of things work just fine..."