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Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 26, 2004

  • Illuminata: Open Source Incivility (2004-04-26 23:30:26)
    "Those questioning the purity and superiority of Open Source are commonly abused by the movement's alpha geeks, causing many who admired their accomplishments to deplore their behavior..."

  • FlexBeta: Linux's Lost Market Segment (2004-04-26 21:30:19)
    "...[B]ut for 'John Q. Where's-the-Any-Key,' as well as the hardware-freak gamers, Linux still doesn't (and probably won't ever) present itself as a viable alternative to the Windows paradigm..."

  • NewsForge: Free Software's Killer Applications (2004-04-26 20:30:46)
    "Here's a short overview of some professional-quality Free Software applications that run under Linux..."

  • OSNews: A Standardized Open Source Network Authentication System (2004-04-26 20:00:59)
    "The open source community has mastered many challenges and has been successful in numerous areas. However, there is one glaring weakness that needs to be remedied..."

  • eWeek: Office 2003 vs. OpenOffice.Org (2004-04-26 16:00:18)
    "...[W]e saw a perfect opportunity to compare the suites under real-world conditions..."

  • North County Times: Moving Linux into the Home (2004-04-26 11:30:42)
    Desktop Linux Summit: "Hundreds of fans of the Linux computer operating system converged in Del Mar on Thursday to hear how their software is moving from a cult of computer geeks and big businesses to homes, schools and government agencies..."

  • GeekSpeek: Providing FTP Services with PureFTPd (2004-04-26 10:00:19)
    "This tutorial will cover the installation and setup of an FTP server using PureFTPd..."

  • Linux.com: Securing a Fresh Linux Install, Part 3 (2004-04-26 07:00:47)
    "In the previous article in this series we looked at ways to secure files and monitor system logs on a Linux server. To finish the series we'll look at security considerations for some important networking tools..."