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Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 19, 2001

  • LinuxWorld.com: How to install Linux over a network (for networks of X terminals) (2001-10-19 14:36:50)
    "You will find that the network installation of Linux doesn't differ greatly from a standard installation that uses a local CD-ROM, and you will find that it meets our twin criteria of Cheap and Easy. Cheap, because it eliminates redundant hardware. As for Easy, well, keep reading and find out for yourself. In this installment, we also discuss How to make AbiWord run properly and touch on security issues you need to keep in mind."

  • Linux Journal: You Can Get There from Here, Part 4 (2001-10-19 11:04:57)
    "Last time around, I talked about a system that is kind of like 411 for your network, our new old friend, LDAP. With it, you can get access to your corporate contact information from anywhere in this big old world. At the end of it, we had a simple LDAP server and the means to enter new information. Today, I'd like to explore the topic further."

  • LinuxDevices.com: Sharp Offers Developer Units Of Linux/Java-Based Handheld (2001-10-19 08:28:19)
    Sharp Electronics today announced November availability of developer units of the Zaurus SL-5000D , which represents the first Linux-based PDA from a major consumer electronics corporation. According to a news release issued by Sharp, "the Zaurus SL-5000D open software platform, which includes a powerful Personal-Java VM, offers a powerful development environment for configuring, customizing, and deploying embedded Linux software solutions."