Infrastructure Linux News for Jul 26, 2005
Dotzler: Linux Not Ready for the Desktop Part 2: Helping Regular People Install Software on Linux (2005-07-26 20:30:33)
"There are two basic methods of installing software on Linux,
using the package system from your distribution, or downloading
source and compiling. Compiling is right out for Regular People
coming from Windows..."
Linux Magazine: Symbio Workstation Manager (2005-07-26 19:00:57)
"Those of us that maintain networks in small- or medium-sized
businesses have a unique understanding and appreciation of the
headaches involved in maintaining multiple PCs..."
JLP's Blog: JLP's KDE 3.5 Previews--Part 1 (2005-07-26 18:15:34)
"Every year, during the summer holidays, I regularly download
the source code of the new version of KDE desktop that is in the
works and compile and test it..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Sizing Up the Linux Desktop Market, Part 2 (2005-07-26 17:30:51)
"In part two of our conversation with Iams, the analyst names
the rising Linux desktop vendors to keep an eye on, offers
migration advice for companies considering Linux on the desktop and
explains why 'Windows versus desktop Linux' is essentially a
non-story right now..."
PR: Mandriva Linux 2006 Beta Officially Out (2005-07-26 16:45:00)
"The test period for Mandriva Linux 2006 has now officially
begun with the first beta available..."
ImprovedSource: Boot Fedora Linux Faster: How I Modified Fedora To Boot In Under 25 Seconds (2005-07-26 10:00:05)
"Everyone wants a quick boot time, from the beginner user to the
advanced user, this is a issue that bothers us all..."
RootPrompt: Unix and Linux Podcasting Guide (2005-07-26 08:30:58)
"The guide to podcasting for Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X users
describes what podcasting is, what a podcasting client does, lists
some available clients, and provides information on how to create a
Phoronix: NVIDIA GeForce 7800GTX Linux Preview (2005-07-26 07:00:17)
"Although many other publications have found the 7800GTX to
perform magnificently, we actually found some dissenting results in
our Linux testing..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Information, Please (2005-07-26 05:30:25)
"There are lots of ways the CLI can help you. Often, you don't
need to do something so much as you need to know something..."
Linux, Unix, /etc/: An Annotated Lynx Keymap (2005-07-26 04:00:33)
"This article is a guide to the many and diverse, and sometimes
quite obscure, functions available in lynx..."
NewsForge: Our New OpenOffice.org Article Automated Response System (2005-07-26 01:00:43)
Humor: "After writing articles about
OpenOffice.org over the last few years, I've noticed that, no
matter what the exact subject is, I get the same comments from
The Man Also Known As "I'm Batman!": Linux Needs More Distros! (2005-07-26 00:15:01)
"While I agree with Mr. Cangeloso on the Madriva merger being
good for the Linux community, I disagree with his logic on why it