Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 26, 2008
"Handheld recording studio" Mixes With Linux (Jul 26, 2008, 22:00)
Linux Devices: "Trinity Audio Group is taking
orders for a handheld multi-track recording device that runs Linux.
The Indamixx integrates the 64Studio Linux music distribution with
an off-the-shelf Samsung handheld, so audio producers can record,
edit, equalize, audition, and mix audio at up to 32-bit/96Khz rates
on-the-go, the company says."
Week Two and Still Alive! (Jul 26, 2008, 18:00)
Linux Today Blog: "Today marks the end of my
second week in the new job as your Royal Highness the Managing
Editor of Linux Today and LinuxPlanet. This week went a lot more
smoothly than last week, without telco techs bumbling around making
messes and disrupting my service. Unfortunately they're not
finished- I have a several hundred foot-long temporary cable
trailing across my property..."
No Tax Support For Mac or Linux Yet (Jul 26, 2008, 14:00)
ZDNet: "The Australian Taxation Office has
advised Australians using Apple or Linux operating systems that
they will be unable to lodge tax returns electronically using the
ATO's e-tax software unless they use a Windows emulator or a kiosk
in one of the agency's shop fronts."
The Open Call (Jul 26, 2008, 10:00)
Atomic: "Inevitably as Linux has gained
traction it’s attracted more and more attention. From Dell
selling Ubuntu PCs to ASUS choosing Xandros for the EeePC,
it’s become almost trendy to add Tux to a product..."
GovTrack Opens up Information on US Legislature (Jul 26, 2008, 01:30)
Linux.com: "Since 2004, GovTrack.us has housed
information about the United States Congress, including 10 years of
bills, voting records, and contact information for individual
members of Congress. Visitors can also find out who represents them
and search the database for committee assignments, legislative
statistics, and the Congressional Record, which is the official
record of daily proceedings in Congress. All the code that makes
GovTrack run is open source, and all the information stored there
is freely available to everyone."