Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 27, 2008
Laying the Groundwork for OS Systems Management (Mar 27, 2008, 21:45)
internetnews.com: "The systems management space
has been dominated by proprietary vendors like IBM Tivoli and HP
OpenView for years, though in recent years open source upstarts are
trying to make a dent..."
OLPC XO Hacks: Overclocking an XO Laptop Geode LX 700 CPU (Mar 27, 2008, 21:00)
One Laptop Per Child News: "One major complaint
about One Laptop Per Child's XO laptop, is the speed of its Geode
LX 700 CPU that runs at 433mhz..."
OS Commerce: The True Cost of Free Carts (Mar 27, 2008, 20:15)
eCommerce-Guide: "A free, open source shopping
cart may sound really attractive in these economic times, but how
free is free...?"
Initiative Helps Farmers in Rural India Using OSS (Mar 27, 2008, 17:15)
Linux.com: "'India is like a long snake. While
its head is moving into the twenty-first century, the tail is still
in the sixteenth. And there are people all over its body...'"
Another Reason Microsoft's OSP Isn't Good Enough (Mar 27, 2008, 15:45)
Groklaw: "We've seen the reasons given by the
Free Software Law Center as to why Microsoft's Open Specification
Promise, or OSP, provides no assurance for FOSS developers. But
what about everyone else...?"
Porn Site Technique Used to Promote OOXML (Mar 27, 2008, 15:00)
<NO>OOXML: "OOXML supporters anonymously
registered a domain similar to the Document Freedom Day domain in
order to, much like many Porn sites, exploit user confusion and to
fool visitors into their site..."
OpenOffice.org Releases New Version of Free Software Alternative to Microsoft Office (Mar 27, 2008, 12:45)
eMediaWire: "The OpenOffice.org Community is
pleased to announce the release of OpenOffice.org 2.4, the latest
version of the leading open source office productivity
Linux Directory Structure Overview (Mar 27, 2008, 10:00)
Debian Admin: "One of the most noticeable
differences between Linux and Windows is the directory
Get the Most out of Social Media On Your Ubuntu (Mar 27, 2008, 09:00)
PolishLinux: "Sometimes I get the feeling that
Web 2.0 is just too fancy for Linux, loads of tools, websites, and
apps are being developed without taking Linux users into
5 Tips to Improve your Linux Desktop (Mar 27, 2008, 06:00)
Cheese Media News: "Here are 5 funkalicious
tips to improve your Linux desktop..."
Taking A Good Long Look At Vector Linux 5.9 Standard (Mar 27, 2008, 03:00)
LinuxDevCenter: "Over the past 14 months I've
reviewed two previous releases of Vector Linux: Vector Linux 5.8
Standard and Vector Linux 5.8 SOHO..."
Calling All Distros (Mar 27, 2008, 01:30)
Blog of Helios Too: "It's not often that the
opportunity to get some real publicity comes your way..."
10 Ways That Linux is Outgrowing the Stereotype and Becoming the Best O/S (Mar 27, 2008, 00:00)
distro-review: "Linux has a negative image
associated with it; a most unfortunate affliction when that image
is contrary to the truth. I'm occasionally asked 'why do you bother