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Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 21, 2001

  • Building a Server Appliance With Trustix Secure Linux and Webmin (Jul 21, 2001, 20:00)
    As the title implies, webmin and Trustix Secure Linux are tapped for this article to create a secure server appliance.

  • MachineOfTheMonth: Slurping down websites (Jul 21, 2001, 19:00)
    It's often nice to have your favorite webpage retrieved automatically, and this article sets out to explain how with sirobot and some hands-on examples of a number of popular sites.

  • Pondering our Linux/Java future (Jul 21, 2001, 18:00)
    The desktop isn't the only place in computing Java's on peoples' minds this week. This column says the connected home of the future will likely be powered in large part by embedded Linux and Java.

  • LinuxOrbit: When the Going Gets Weird: Getting help in StarOffice (Jul 21, 2001, 17:00)
    Framed as a guide to getting help in StarOffice, this article serves to provide a decent enough template for any number of Linux support needs the new user might have with any number of applications.

  • Handspring Visor and J-Pilot Guide ! (Jul 21, 2001, 16:00)
    This is a pretty good guide to getting a Handspring Visor (using USB) running under Linux. Even since last year, many distributions began using the USB backports, so some of the earlier steps may not apply to people running the latest of the mainstream releases, but there are still some useful steps to help nail down the last few details.

  • The Agenda VR3 from a Multi-OS User's Perspective (Jul 21, 2001, 15:00)
    This is a hard but fair (from our own experiences) review of the Agenda VR3 handheld. Complaints center around speed, responsiveness, and documentation support while the author gives a favorable nod to the device as a developer favorite that will likely please Linux enthusiasts even if it can't keep up with other PDA's on the market.

  • RedHat 7.1 & NVIDIA 3D HOWTO (Jul 21, 2001, 14:00)
    It takes a few pages, but this HOWTO does, indeed, cover installation of NVidia drivers on Red Hat 7.1, including non-Intel-based systems. Fairly thorough, with a FAQ at the end. This one seems worth readers' time.