Linux News for Nov 26, 2009
How to Setup Canonical Domain Names with Apache (Nov 26, 2009, 23:04)
Webreference: "For example, most people would
consider the URLs sevenacross.com, www.sevenacross.com,
www.sevenacross.com/index.html all the same URL. However, as far as
your web server is concerned all of these are unique and different
Thunderbird 3.0 Release Candidate: Just in Time for Thanksgiving (Nov 26, 2009, 19:04)
OStatic: "If you just can't get away from email
over the holidays, you can at least help test the release candidate
for Thunderbird 3.0. The Mozilla folks released Thunderbird 3.0 RC
1 on Tuesday with more than 100 changes in the release."
Chrome OS is Here: Some Assembly Required (Nov 26, 2009, 15:04)
Linux Magazine: "The big news of the week:
Google Chrome OS is out in the wild. Sort of. If you’re
willing to roll up your sleeves a bit and do some work, you can get
your hands on Google Chrome OS, but it’s not quite ready for
everybody just yet."
Giving Thanks For FOSS (Nov 26, 2009, 11:04)
Raiden's Realm: "But have you really thought
about what you're thankful for in the FOSS world? What is there
that, if it were gone tomorrow, that you'd miss the most? Whatever
you would miss the most should be the one thing you're most
thankful for having."
Three Simple Tweaks for Better SSD Performance (Nov 26, 2009, 07:04)
Linux Pro Magazine: "As I explained in the
previous post, replacing my notebook's hard disk with an SSD
significantly improved the overall system performance -- even
without any additional tweaking. But there are also a couple of
simple tricks that can boost performance even further. "
The Cost Of ATI Kernel Mode-Setting On Fedora 12 (Nov 26, 2009, 03:04)
Phoronix: "In particular, when using the ATI
kernel mode-setting driver in Fedora 12 (which is the default for
pre-R600 hardware), there is a large performance discrepancy
compared to using the traditional user-space mode-setting for ATI
Radeon hardware. Today we are looking at what exactly the
performance cost is for using ATI KMS in this new release."