Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 26, 2006
ZDNet UK: Source Code is Not the Right Protocol (2006-01-26 22:00:02)
"Microsoft's offer of source code may seem generous, but it's
just not what the EC--or developers--want..."
internetnews.com: Mozilla Severs Netscape News Legacy (2006-01-26 21:15:24)
"After years of official separation, Mozilla is just now shaking
off some of the last vestiges of its parental association with
Star Tribune: Easing Consumers Into Linux (2006-01-26 20:30:22)
"Kalibonca is packaging free Linux educational software on disks
that let PC owners bypass the Windows operating system..."
Computer Business Review: Xandros Targets Education Opportunities for Desktop Linux (2006-01-26 20:00:31)
"Desktop Linux specialist Xandros Inc is targeting the education
sector with Education Edition of its Xandros Desktop OS Linux
operating system with prices starting at $10 per seat for student
Lobby4Linux: Excitement, Doubt and Ridicule Greet Linux Community-Driven Ad Campaign (2006-01-26 17:30:59)
"Lobby4Linux, that is, several members of the Lobby4Linux
website; thought it was time to do something about getting Linux
into the mainstream... and it looks like many agree..."
internetnews.com: Microsoft's Source Code Pledge Raises Questions (2006-01-26 16:45:32)
"Microsoft's decision to open up its Windows server source code
sparked a lot of reaction from folks following the
Microsoft-European Union antitrust case..."
Search Engine Watch: Google Not Installing Third Party Cookies--It's Firefox Prefetching (2006-01-26 12:15:11)
"John Battelle spotted a post from Chris Marino at Tumbling Duke
that has the worrisome suggestion that Google is allowing third
parties to set cookies based on searches people do..."
Linux.ie: Streaming Audio on GNU/Linux--The Miniest HOWTO (2006-01-26 11:30:39)
"This should hopefully fill you in with a basic idea of what's
required to stream your own online radio station..."
Linux Journal: Writing ISO Images to CD with cdrecord (2006-01-26 10:45:47)
"You can't simply cp a CD image onto a new disk. For this task,
you need the cdrecord program..."
DesktopLinux: Ubuntu Hitches a Ride on USB Drives (2006-01-26 10:00:10)
"Pertec Inc. last week introduced UbuntUSB, touted as an easy
way to install Ubuntu Linux on a portable USB hard drive..."
Ruckman.net: Setting Up and Securing a Linux Teamspeak Server (2006-01-26 08:30:42)
"This article will walk you through setting up a securing your
linux teamspeak server..."
Debian Administration: Rolling Your Own Debian Packages (Part 2) (2006-01-26 07:00:55)
"In the first part of this text, we introduced the principal
concepts of Debian package building. We're now ready to build an
example package of a simple command line program..."
Linux.com: Review: Atomix Linux 3.2 (2006-01-26 04:00:30)
"After several years' work, a team of young Linux experts from
Serbia has released Atomix Linux 3.2 to the public..."
The Jem Report: Linspire and Versora Make Windows Migration Easy (2006-01-26 03:15:06)
"I first demoed Versora Progression Desktop at LinuxWorld Boston
in February of 2005, and was impressed by what it could do..."
InfoWorld: Economic Drivers for Linux on the Desktop (2006-01-26 02:30:08)
"I have repeatedly read and been told that desktop Linux has no
economic driver from the vendor perspective..."
Free Software Magazine: Jump to Debian GNU/Linux! (2006-01-26 02:00:00)
"There are hundreds of GNU/Linux distributions around, each with its strengths and weaknesses. One that stands out from the masses is Debian..."
DesktopLinux: Choosing a Desktop Linux Distro (2006-01-26 00:00:35)
"Probably everyone who reads DesktopLinux.com--and certainly
yours truly--encounters the same question over and over again:
'What's the best Linux desktop distribution...?'"