Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 25, 2006
InfoWorld: The Spirit of Winning (and Open Source) (2006-09-25 22:30:26)
"I remember interviewing once with Matthew [Szulik]. The first
question he asked me when I walked into his office was, 'How much
did your plane ticket cost...?'
Linux.com: Good Bits in GNOME 2.16 (2006-09-25 21:00:53)
"The GNOME Project recently released GNOME 2.16. While the
latest release doesn't offer any breakthrough features, it does
include a wealth of minor tweaks and improvements..."
Computerworld: MySQL Drops Support for BerkeleyDB (2006-09-25 20:15:59)
"Open-source database maker MySQL AB has quietly dropped support
for BerkeleyDB, the embeddable database Oracle Corp. acquired in
Linux.com: Interview: NIIBE Yutaka, Chairman, Free Software Initiative of Japan (2006-09-25 18:00:20)
"NIIBE Yutaka is the chairman of the Free Software Initiative of
Japan (FSIJ), a long-time Debian developer, and a hacker to the
ZDNet Asia: Is the Future of Desktop Linux Going Thin? (2006-09-25 17:15:27)
"While the thin-client approach makes Linux PCs easier to
manage, there are still kinks to iron out with desktop Linux
operating system (OS), according to market analyst Gartner..."
KCBS: Authorities Scour Oakland Hills For Missing Mom (2006-09-25 15:45:47)
"The search for the 31-year-old missing woman Nina 'Nenasha'
Reiser continued in Oakland Saturday as police, sheriffs, and park
rangers scoured the Redwood Regional Park..."
The Jem Report: Interview: MandrakeLinux and Ulteo Founder Gaël Duval (2006-09-25 11:15:58)
"...[W]hen finally the person who took over control of that
company decides that it's time to say 'bye bye' in the most
hypocritical way it could ever be, it's very hard to accept..."
free-bees.co.uk: Zenwalk 3.0 [Review] (2006-09-25 10:30:39)
"Last time, I found Zenwalk to be lightweight and well designed,
but suffering particularly when it came to package management.
Let's see how this new version fares..."
HowtoForge: How To Set Up A DHCP Server For Your LAN (2006-09-25 09:00:14)
"This tutorial describes how to set up a DHCP server (ISC-DHCP)
for your local network..."
Phoronix: NVIDIA 1.0-9625 Display Drivers (2006-09-25 07:30:45)
"Two days after delivering our NVIDIA 1.0-9XXX Series Preview,
NVIDIA has shocked the alternative OS community by not only
delivering a Beta candidate for the Linux display drivers but also
for Solaris and FreeBSD..."