Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 27, 2006
Yet Another Linux Blog: Why Ubuntu Isn't for New Linux Users (2006-02-27 22:45:27)
"I was getting a bit tired of saying the same things over and
over to friends on the net..."
TechNY.com: Linux: An Overview for New Users (2006-02-27 22:00:22)
"The Linux operating system is being used more and more by home
users as a viable, secure alternative to Windows..."
Tectonic: SA Tax Man Eyes Desktop Linux (2006-02-27 18:00:14)
"While Sars admits that the challenge of moving to Linux on the
desktop is great, a successful proof of concept could see 14 000
desktops running Microsoft Windows XP SP2 migrated to Linux..."
Opensuse: SUSE Linux 10.1 Beta5 is Ready (2006-02-27 16:45:12)
"I'm glad to announce SUSE Linux 10.1 Codename 'Agama Lizard'
Beta5--this time both Delta-ISOs and full ISOs...!"
Warped Systems: Mandriva Linux One 2006--Live CD Beta (2006-02-27 15:15:33)
"Available on the mirrors, a beta version of a new live CD based
on Mandriva Linux 2006..."
Gentoo: Release Announcement: Gentoo Linux 2006.0 (2006-02-27 13:45:40)
"Major highlights in the release include KDE 3.4.3, GNOME
2.12.2, XFCE 4.2.2, GCC 3.4.4 and a 2.6.15 kernel..."
Free Software Magazine: What Is X? (2006-02-27 13:00:54)
"What is this X? What amazing super-GUI powers does it have?
This article attempts to tear off its mask and reveal all..."
All About Linux: A Concise Explanation of I-Nodes (2006-02-27 11:30:54)
"Each file in Linux irrespective of its type, has a unique
identity by way of an i-node number associated with it. No two
different files can have the same i-node number..."
MozillaQuest: Review of The Debian System: Concepts and Techniques (2006-02-27 10:00:49)
"Debian users, Linux and Unix administrators, and even Debian
beginners who otherwise have GNU-Linux experience can find useful
knowledge at their fingertips..."
Linux Journal: Making apt Work for You: A Book Excerpt (2006-02-27 08:30:23)
"In this chapter, you'll learn the fundamentals of apt,
including some of its more useful commands..."
Enterprise Networking Planet: Nail Down Network Interface Names with ifrename (2006-02-27 07:00:43)
"Who among us has not experienced the joy of rebooting a
multi-homed Linux server, and found that our network interfaces
have come up in a different order, and been assigned different
names by the kernel...?"
Linux.com: Linux Distros for Older Hardware (2006-02-27 01:00:47)
"Microsoft lately has been challenging Linux's suitability for
older hardware, so it seems like a good time to look at Linux
distributions that can run on older machines..."