Linux Magazine: Linux on the Laptop
Oct 04, 2004, 22:45 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan A. Zdziarski)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Over the past few years, Linux has migrated out of the machine
room and onto the desktop, even the laptop. Like Linux on servers,
Linux on personal computers offers speed, reliability, and a host
of varied, powerful, and sophisticated applications. But where the
desktop is quite commonplace, laptops are still a niche, and most
Linux distributions aren't tailored to users on-the-go with a
finite power supply and wireless connections.
"This article provides ten useful 'power tools' for using Linux
in a mobile environment. It includes mobile how-to's and tricks and
configuration tips for creating a mobile Linux you can rely on. So,
break out your cell phone, wireless card, suitcase, and briefcase.
It's time to get unplugged..."