Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 25, 2008
List of New Features in Ubuntu 8.10 "Intrepid Ibex" (Aug 25, 2008, 23:33)
Ubuntu Forums: "Because all the posts about new
features in 8.10 are scattered here and there, I thought I would
compile it all into one convenient place."
Going the Extra Step But Not the Extra Mile (Aug 25, 2008, 21:33)
Builder AU: "The error message did the rounds
at the weekend and Microsoft updated the message to explicitly
speak to Mac users."
Infectious Disease Surveillance System Goes Open Source (Aug 25, 2008, 19:33)
The Open Road: "This week CSI and the State of
Utah announced that the system has been open sourced as the Trisano
Linux and Sex Battle it Out in Utah (Aug 25, 2008, 19:03)
The Open Road: "Even though the data is
apparently a bit screwy, I was still really proud to see Utah
emerge as the top state for "Linux" searches on Google. The data
also shows that Cubans prefer Linux to sex..."
Mozilla: Web Apps Faster With Firefox 3.1 (Aug 25, 2008, 18:03)
ZDNet: ""TraceMonkey is a project to bring
performance nearly doubles compared to Firefox 3.0."
New Linux-powered Kindle on Its Way (Aug 25, 2008, 17:33)
Practical Technology: "The new Kindle, however,
may be marketed more for college students returning to school in
January rather than for finding a place under the Christmas
Downgrade to XP or Upgrade to Mandriva (Aug 25, 2008, 17:03)
Lazy Tech Guy: "With all the peripherals
working out of the box, the next check was for provided software.
This is another area where Mandriva One shines."
Google and Sirius XM, Build my "Dream" handheld (Aug 25, 2008, 16:03)
Tech Broiler: "Based on the initially leaked
specs of this device, it still sounds like it doesn’t do what
I really would want it to do in order to replace by Blackberry
Spread Firefox or Shred Firefox? (update) (Aug 25, 2008, 15:33)
blog.angulosolido.pt: "It's interesting that
somehow the original post was seen as criticism of Linux, whereas
it targeted the Mozilla Foundation decision to have Firefox 3
depend on GTK+ >= 2.10 without providing a portable
5 Least Popular Desktop Environments for Linux (Aug 25, 2008, 14:33)
Tech Source From Bohol: "Project Looking Glass
is an innovative 3D desktop environment sponsored by Sun
Microsystems. It is programmed in Java using the Java 3D system to
remain platform independent."
How Do We Attract the Next Generation? (Aug 25, 2008, 12:32)
Linux Journal: "Linux is a powerful combination
of software products, regardless of whose distribution you are
using, but our visibility to the next generations of computer users
is almost nil."
Protest Against Software Patents - Candle Light Vigil at Bangalore (Aug 25, 2008, 00:02)
flickr: "On August 23rd, quite a few people
from all walks of life gathered at town hall, Bangalore."