Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 25, 2008
Is the AGPL Half-Empty, or Half-Full? (Mar 25, 2008, 22:30)
451 CAOS Theory: "AGPLv3 closes a loophole that
many would have preferred to see addressed by the GPLv3..."
More OOXML BRM Messiness: A Delegate from Brazil Challenges "Law of Silence" (Mar 25, 2008, 18:00)
Groklaw: "More issues now have surfaced
regarding some tactics being used to get OOXML approved as a
Yet Another Eee Rival Arrives (Mar 25, 2008, 15:45)
PC Pro: "Yet another manufacturer has unveiled
an Eee PC rival, further crowding the emerging Linux-powered
Mythbuntu 8.04 Brings MythTV Improvements To Fruition (Mar 25, 2008, 12:00)
Phoronix: "Last November we had looked at
Mythbuntu 7.10 and found it to be an excellent MythTV
A Frugal Experience (Mar 25, 2008, 10:30)
Planète Béranger: "Three days
ago, I installed Frugalware 0.8. As the speed and the availability
of the repositories is not always stellar, I decided to download
the DVD1 and to install everything on it..."
Troubleshooting Defunct (Zombie) Processes on Linux (Mar 25, 2008, 09:00)
isomerica.net: "Normally a zombie process means
that the process has died but remains in the process table because
the parent hasn't called wait() to 'reap' the process and retrieve
the return code..."
DOSBox, Part I: Installation and Configuration (Mar 25, 2008, 06:00)
PolishLinux: "In this article I am going to
explain how to configure and use DOSBox, the best MS DOS emulator
for Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux systems..."
Phoronix: ASUS GeForce 9600GT 512MB [Review] (Mar 25, 2008, 04:00)
"In late February NVIDIA had introduced the GeForce 9 series
with the introduction of the mid-range GeForce 9600GT 512MB
Freespire 2.0.3 [Review] (Mar 25, 2008, 03:00)
distro-review: "Freespire is one of those
distros that I'm always being recommended to try, so this week
instead of reviewing a brand new release I'm stepping back to try
Freespire 2.0.3 and see how it measures up..."
9 Improvements Needed in GNOME (Mar 25, 2008, 01:30)
Datamation: "Although I regularly use KDE,
Xfce, and other desktops for GNU/Linux, I keep returning to
Microsoft Continues to Prey Upon the Overly Cautious with Patent Deals (Mar 25, 2008, 00:00)
The Open Road: "Just when I thought Microsoft
had closed patent cross-licensing deals with every Japanese firm
ever to have considered corporate existence, Microsoft surprises me
with a deal with Onkyo..."