Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 29, 2007
The Distro Jungle (Jun 29, 2007, 19:30)
developerWorks: "And one of the most confusing
things about distributions, for the beginner, is that there is no
official definition of what a distribution is, exactly:
distributions existed in many forms long before anyone
Why You Should Be Excited About Ubuntu 7.10 (Jun 29, 2007, 18:45)
ArsGeek: "Why? Because it's going to fix one of
the four major issues keeping Linux off desktops..."
Highly Discounted Linux Web Tablets Pop Up (Jun 29, 2007, 18:00)
LinuxDevices: "At least two large online
retailers are selling Nokia's 770 Internet Tablet for $140..."
Centric CRM Opts for Open Software License (Jun 29, 2007, 16:30)
Open for Business: "It's funny how things work
out sometimes... When IT Business Edge spoke to intellectual
property attorney Lawrence Rosen last week, we just wanted his take
on GPL v3..."
iPhone-like Linux Phone Delayed (Jun 29, 2007, 15:45)
eWeek: "As Apple launches its iPhone today, a
company attempting to build a similar touchscreen-based phone
around an open, user-extensible Linux OS has acknowledged
Lightning and Sunbird 0.5 Released (Jun 29, 2007, 13:30)
Linux.com: "The newest versions of Lightning
and Sunbird, released simultaneously by Mozilla yesterday, include
38 new calendars as well as support for Google Calendar..."
Simple Linux Backup Rolls Out New Rev (Jun 29, 2007, 10:30)
DesktopLinux: "The Simple Linux Backup project
announced the release of version 0.3.2 today..."
10 Ideas to Improve GNOME (Jun 29, 2007, 09:00)
VentureCake: "We love GNOME. Sometime around
2.6 it started becoming really, really damned good, and a lot
faster and more responsive..."
Set-Up a Ubuntu Webcam Security System (Jun 29, 2007, 07:30)
InfectedProject: "Have you ever wanted to see
on what is going on in your home while you are away? Motion is a
piece of open source software that acts as a motion
Entering A Safe Mirror When Logging In With Unionfs And Chroot (Jun 29, 2007, 04:30)
HowtoForge: "When reading a 'hint' on the
website of LinuxFromScratch I discovered the special capabilities
of unionfs, specially in combination with chroot..."
Yoper 3.0 Requires Some Tinkering (Jun 29, 2007, 03:00)
Linux.com: "Yoper claims to be a
high-performance Linux distribution optimized for newer
Comedy at the British Open Source Consortium (Jun 29, 2007, 01:30)
ZDNet: "The BBC had initially chosen to
concentrate on a Windows-based system as it is the world's dominant
Is the Next President of the United States Running Linux? (Jun 29, 2007, 00:45)
The Marketing Technology Blog: "That got me
even more curious, what was the site developed on...?"