Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 25, 2008
Re-Examining the PC-as-Appliance Model (Jan 25, 2008, 23:30)
Editor's Note: "There have been several
instances where I have written something along the lines that all
users really need from their computers is a toaster. Just plug it
in, turn it on, and it works. No configuration, no
Novell Developer Tool Embraces Main Rival (Jan 25, 2008, 20:30)
Underexposed: "Novell has endowed its OpenSuse
Build Service with the ability to produce software for its main
rival, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and a clone called CentOS, the
company said Thursday..."
U.S. OLPC Recipients Irate Over Delays, Headaches (Jan 25, 2008, 17:30)
LinuxWorld: Two and half months after placing
his order, Ruggiero still has no XO, and he--and many others who
took advantage of OLPC's Give One, Get One program--are furious
about having to deal with a litany of problems associated with the
Troubleshooting with Apache Logging (Jan 25, 2008, 11:30)
Linux.com: "The Apache Web server comes with a
powerful logging framework. In the default configuration, Apache
logs all errors to an error log and all access requests to an
OpenGEU--A New Distro with a New Name and a New Look for Ubuntu (Jan 25, 2008, 10:00)
KnoLinux: "Well, as I was in the middle of
playing with this Enlightenment package, named from its parent
distro of Ubuntu, I saw a release stating that the name now was
Simple Home File Server (Based On Ubuntu) (Jan 25, 2008, 09:15)
HowtoForge: This tutorial explains how to turn
an old PC with additional hard disks into a simple home file
PlayOnLinux (Jan 25, 2008, 08:30)
Wine Review: "PlayOnLinux is a Python-based
front end (with bash install scripts) to install Windows programs
in Wine. Headline repaired.
How To Install And Use The djbdns Name Server On Debian Etch (Jan 25, 2008, 05:30)
HowtoForge: "djbdns is a very secure suite of
DNS tools that consists out of multiple parts..."
How To Roll Your Own Linux Distro (Jan 25, 2008, 04:45)
InformationWeek: "DIY: Do It Yourself. That's
how Linux got started. A group of volunteers, inspired and led by
Linus Torvalds, created the greatest DIY operating system the world
has ever seen..."
Top 5 Best (Free) Open Source Games (Jan 25, 2008, 04:00)
APC Magazine: "Apcmag.com presents its
selection of the most addictive, fun and refined Open Source games
for January 2008..."
Examining the One Laptop Per Child XOs (Jan 25, 2008, 03:15)
Blue-GNU: "I have been asked to review the XO
computers from the One Laptop Per Child project..."
Bill Gates is NOT Satan, Says Satan (Jan 25, 2008, 02:30)
Humorix: "Sick and tired of hearing various
'Bill Gates is Satan' jokes, the Prince of Darkness today issued an
edict demanding an end to such frivolities..."
Are You a Slasher, Basher, Butcher or Pusher? (Jan 25, 2008, 01:45)
ITtoolbox: "The Linux community and indeed the
Open Source community in general is comprised of many different
types of people..."
A Field Guide to Free Software Supporters (Jan 25, 2008, 01:00)
Datamation: "Hearing the terms 'free software'
or 'open source,' you might imagine that they referred to a single
school of thought..."
Move Over, Red Hat. Open Source Ain't What it Used to Be (Jan 25, 2008, 00:15)
Tech's Bottom Line: "Has the open source
software movement become a victim of its own success...?"