Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 25, 2007
The Real Cost of $3 Windows (Apr 25, 2007, 23:00)
Manila Standard Today: "Leave it to Bill Gates.
There's a reason he's the richest man in the world..."
Update: Just Push Play (Apr 25, 2007, 22:26)
Hoosier Penguin: "And while Automatix2 is
really useful, there is one part of it I have never liked: the fact
that we have to use it to get DVD playback capabilities..." New
CNR.com timeline added to entry.
Xandros Linux Server First to Receive LSB Certification (Apr 25, 2007, 20:00)
LinuxLookup: "Xandros today announced that
Xandros Server 2.0 is the first product to be certified by the
Linux Foundation through use of the LSB Distribution
OLPC Board Member: Microsoft's $3 Windows Fine by Us (Apr 25, 2007, 19:00)
Computerworld: "'For the good of the world,
it's a positive thing,' said Michael Evans, vice-president of
corporate and business development for Linux provider Red Hat
How Digg.com Uses the LAMP Stack to Scale Upward (Apr 25, 2007, 18:00)
Computerworld: "Digg.com credits two particular
features of its LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) server cluster for
helping the news aggregation site maintain speedy performance in
the face of high growth..."
PCLinuxOS Launching Hardware Certification Program (Apr 25, 2007, 17:00)
Linux.com: "The PCLinuxOS Hardware Database
collects user-submitted reports on the compatibility of various
hardware with the PCLinuxOS distribution..."
Google Offers its Own Changes to MySQL (Apr 25, 2007, 16:30)
CNET News: "Google long has been known to be a
user of the open-source MySQL database software, but the search
powerhouse this week published its own changes to the
Novell Tries Again for an SCO KO (Apr 25, 2007, 16:00)
Linux-Watch: "Novell is once again trying to
finish off The SCO Group's court cases by proving that Novell is
the company that actually owns Unix's intellectual property
The Text Pistols (Apr 25, 2007, 12:00)
Tux Deluexe: "It's hard to argue that Unix is
anything other than a textual environment. Commands are text-based
and manipulate information primarily as text..."
Red Hat Author Dishes on RHEL 5 (Apr 25, 2007, 07:30)
SearchEnterpriseLinux: "What general best
practices or tips can you share to make an upgrade to RHEL 5 a
Fallen Under the Spell of Arch Voodoo (Apr 25, 2007, 04:30)
Tuxmachines: "In fact, I've been using it for a
couple of days now and the author of that email was correct when he
said it was fast, stable, and up-to-date. I refer to Arch Linux 0.8
Review of Linux Mint Bianca KDE Edition (Apr 25, 2007, 03:00)
Seopher: "With all the hype surrounding Ubuntu
at the moment I think it's important not to overlook the other
recent releases. One of these is Linux Mint Bianca: KDE
Recoll: A Search Engine for the Linux Desktop (Apr 25, 2007, 01:30)
Linux.com: "Desktop search engines are all the
rage these days. While Beagle may be the most popular desktop
search engine for Linux, there are alternatives..."