Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 18, 2005
ZDNet UK: OS/2 Has Earned its Freedom (2005-07-18 23:30:46)
"IBM's problem child is no longer welcome at home. Others still
value it, and should be given the chance to show why..."
TuxJournal: Interview with Fyodor of Nmap (2005-07-18 22:45:07)
"Nmap is a free utility for network exploration and security
auditing. It was designed to rapidly scan large networks, although
it works fine against single hosts..."
Mad Penguin: Life Is Good When You're a Slacker (2005-07-18 22:00:09)
"As many of you know, I spend most of my time buried in Linux
distributions. When new software is released, I've got it and am
either loving it or getting ready to smash it repeatedly with a
Tuxmachines.org: Mandriva 2006 Beta1 (2005-07-18 20:30:57)
"Although not planned to be officially announced until Monday
(barring any major show stoppers), Mandriva 2006 Beta 1 isos made
their way onto mirrors today..."
The Guardian: Knoppix Has It Covered (2005-07-18 19:45:50)
"The Knoppix live CD has started a mini-revolution in computing
by putting an entire GNU/Linux desktop system, including major
applications such as browser, email and office suite, on a single
Epiacenter: VIA's Open Source Initiative, Just a Fake? (2005-07-18 16:45:04)
"It seems that VIA still didn't unterstand the philosophy of
open source or lets say it looks like that they just used it as an
The Inquirer: Intel to Cut Linux Out of the Content Market (2005-07-18 13:45:06)
"Intel is about to cut Linux out of the legitimate content
market, and hand the keys to the future of digital media to
Microsoft at your expense. Don't like it? Tough, you are
Linux, Unix, /etc/: Why I Like Lynx (2005-07-18 11:30:17)
"Writing about BitTorrent the other day reminded me just how
much I rely on lynx, the text-mode web browser. So I thought I'd
write a few words explaining just what it is about that clunky old
program that so appeals to me.
Tux:Tops: Review of Sharp Zaurus SL-5500 (2005-07-18 10:00:56)
"The SL-5500 has been reviewed over and over in the last few
years, so our review's conclusion will be on how well the PDA
stacks up against today's PDA competition..."
Linux Journal: At the Sounding Edge: FreeWheeling (2005-07-18 08:30:29)
"An introduction to audio looping software and a fun program to
test drive it..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Dos & Don'ts: Linux Migration Tips for Windows Admins (2005-07-18 07:00:45)
"If a Windows administrator looks in a crystal ball, he'll
probably see a Linux server entering his data center; that is, if
he's not sitting next to a Linux box already..."