Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 27, 2006
No Lobbyists As Such: Saber Rattling Gets Louder (2006-03-27 23:30:15)
"This is almost like announcing that there will sooner or later
be an announcement of Microsoft starting patent litigation against
'Linux' vendors and/or users..."
Tectonic: Lightning Strikes Thunderbird Down (2006-03-27 22:00:33)
"Personally, I believe that this was a tactical error from the
heroes of open source..."
Phoronix: NVIDIA 1.0-8183 Display Drivers (2006-03-27 19:45:34)
"...[I]t was found that Hewlett-Packard is hosting a NVIDIA
Linux display driver that is numbered 1.0-8183. The interesting
part about this is that the latest drivers available from NVIDIA's
official site are 1.0-8178..."
OSNews: A Quick Look at Fedora Core 5 (2006-03-27 19:00:45)
"The new version of Fedora Core (FC) is featuring a number of
goodies and performance enhancements as we describe below (and yes,
it even includes a new logo)..."
Computerworld Australia: Open Source SOAP Stacks Getting Revamped (2006-03-27 18:15:48)
"The technology is viewed as an alternative to Apache Axis, a
new release that came out this week..."
InfoWorld: Could a Common Installer be the Answer for Desktop Linux? (2006-03-27 17:30:39)
"Standardization isn't the only kind of cooperation that could
further the idea of a free desktop..."
eWeek: Geronimo Upgrade, Analysis on Tap for JavaOne (2006-03-27 15:15:52)
"Matt Filios, founder and general manager of Virtuas Solutions
LLC, of Denver, said Geronimo should reach Version 1.1 in time for
JavaOne, which begins May 16..."
Washintgon Post: MythTV Invades Realm of Cable and TiVo (2006-03-27 13:45:39)
"In 2002, amidst a bulky, advertising-laden digital television
experience, programmer Isaac Richards took matters into his own
hands--he began to build his own digital video recorder system from
SearchOpenSource: Ogg Vorbis: Music to Your Ears (2006-03-27 13:00:12)
"In this interview, [Kyle] Rankin explains why he prefers open
source Amarok and thinks Ogg Vorbis sounds better than MP3s. He
also describes a handy audio hack..."
Linux Journal: Taking Free Software to the Farmers and Fields of India (2006-03-27 11:30:08)
"FLOSS is behind an Indian Web site that brings together farmers
and agricultural experts to exchange ideas and information..."
IT Manager's Journal: Idlelo2 FOSS Conference in Kenya (2006-03-27 10:00:16)
"Last month Nairobi, Kenya, hosted the Idlelo2 Conference, a
major African free and open source software (FOSS)
DebianHelp: Uninstalling Linux (2006-03-27 07:00:57)
"If you really wanted to 'uninstall' Linux, you could run the
following two commands..."