Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 22, 2006
Editor's Note: A Matter of Trust (2006-09-22 22:30:37)
Microsoft has put out a patent promise to the open source
community. Is it enough to begin a trusting relationship with the
LinuxDevices: Teeny Linux PCs Proliferate (2006-09-22 18:00:28)
"Gumstix formed in Jan. of 2004, and shipped its first tiny SBC
and case four months later. Since then, the six-person company has
churned out 26 products, most either revisions to its tiny SBC
design, or expansion cards for it..."
LinuxPlanet: Interop: More Net Management Products Move to Linux (2006-09-22 15:00:45)
"Citing a rise in customer demand for Linux, companies at this
week's Interop show demo'd new Linux-enabled products running the
gamut from multifunctional management appliances to specialized
software for combatting viruses and administering UPS power
ITObserver: Block Network Attacks with SnortSAM (2006-09-22 10:30:01)
"SnortSAM is an open source agent that allows Snort intrusion
detection system to block attacking connections by reconfiguration
of access control lists on firewalls..."
Linux.com: MedPix Medical Image Database Uses Healthy Dose of FOSS (2006-09-22 09:45:38)
"MedPix is a sprawling online medical images database and
diagnostic tool that's used around the world by radiologists,
nurses, physicians, and medical students--and the whole system is
powered by Linux and open source software..."
BitUbique: Supercharge Your Download Using Axel and LFTP (2006-09-22 09:00:13)
"If you happen to be the customer of Malaysia's leading ISP,
sooner or later you will discover they wide disparity between the
bandwidth that they advertised and the real, day-to-day, 'normal'
speed that you actually get..."
LinuxDevices: Linux Hackers Get First Dibs on Next-Gen DVR (2006-09-22 08:15:34)
"Neuros Technology is offering Linux hackers first dibs on beta
units of its next-gen DVR (digital video recorder)..."
SearchOpenSource: Seven Tips for Optimizing Shell Script Security (2006-09-22 07:30:17)
"The shell script is ubiquitous on Linux hosts. Administrators
use shell scripts to run backups, purge /tmp directories, monitor
processes and create users, just to name a few tasks..."
Linux.com: Double Your Fun with QuadKonsole (2006-09-22 06:00:17)
"Sometimes it's the simple ideas that produce powerful
applications--like a terminal emulator that provides several shells
side by side in a single window..."
Phoronix: NVIDIA 1.0-9XXX Series Preview (2006-09-22 03:00:41)
"It was a year ago today that we were here to share with you
what to expect from NVIDIA's 1.0-8XXX Linux display drivers..."
ZDNet: How You Acquire Open Source Projects (2006-09-22 01:30:13)
"The integration, both personal and technical, occurs before the
deal closes. The price, based on sales, is determined
Spackman: Switching from KDE to WinXP (2006-09-22 00:45:00)
"In fact, I am not going to review the WinXP or Linux operating
systems. This is a review of 'desktop environments...'"
Phoronix: ATI 8.29.6 Display Drivers (2006-09-22 00:00:28)
"Once again, it is the time of the month when new ATI display
drivers are presented and it's now the task of Phoronix to evaluate
this latest package..."