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Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 19, 2001

  • Mac Observer: Run Yellow Dog Linux On A PowerPC PC Not Built By Apple (2001-08-19 22:26:26)
    "We seem to have missed this when it was announced at MACWORLD, but we see it now and think it's very interesting. Terra Soft Solutions has dropped the price on it 500 MHz briQ PowerPC Linux computers. You read correctly, the company has a line of specialized G4 and G3 computers it is building that runs Yellow Dog Linux. The units are small, built to be included in a rack and can be clustered together."

  • LinuxPR: Apache CodeRed Countermeasures with PHP: codeRedKiller! (2001-08-19 19:35:29)
    "CodeRed is a problem for all system administrators and webmasters, not just those using IIS. It takes time and energy to respond even if its just a 404. codeRedKiller is a PHP and bash script combo that automatically processes and drops requests from offending CodeRed servers."

  • Linux Journal: A Book for the Masses (2001-08-19 15:00:51)
    "Because of the variety and scope of its contents, this book is wont to have bent pages; the writing is fluid enough to be read over coffee or, even worse, a full meal. Think of the assortment of crumbs, coffee stains and greasy thumbprints. It's even good enough to get swiped from the shelves, replaced, borrowed, swiped again, repeat...."

  • Supporting a Software Development Process using SourceForge Tools (2001-08-19 13:38:30)
    "I have written a plausible account for use of the SourceForge tools that considers rigor and discipline for a Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)."

  • Denver Post: Denver Firm Allows 'net Programmers to Collaborate on Projects [Jabber Overview] (2001-08-19 12:00:27)
    "Andre Durand has just 55 people on his company's payroll, but he's figured out a way to get 1,500 more to work for him for free."