Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 26, 2006
ArticleOnRamp: Will Linux Die in 2018? (2006-09-26 23:15:05)
"If we look at the future, Linux seems to be doomed to a slow
death in a dozen years: DRM, proprietary hardware, technologic
innovations and political choices are behind this forecast..."
SearchOpenSource: Touring RHEL 5 Beta 1: New Features Make Upgrades Tempting (2006-09-26 22:30:36)
"With the recent public release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
beta 1, system administrators like myself (and their IT managers)
may face major system upgrades in the near future..."
Groklaw: IBM Asks the Court to Throw Out SCO's Entire Case on Summary Judgment (2006-09-26 20:15:43)
"In other words, it is asking the court to throw out SCO's
entire case, and to grant it judgment on two counterclaims without
even going to trial on those two..."
LinuxLookup: Mandriva Linux 2007 Released (2006-09-26 18:45:37)
"Mandriva today is proud to introduce its brand new product:
Mandriva Linux 2007..."
Linux.com: First Look: Scalix 11 Community Edition Messaging Server (2006-09-26 18:00:34)
"While the release of the new open source Scalix 11 Community
Edition messaging server is still a few months away, the binaries
have been brought out in a preview package..."
eWeek: SLES 10 Pairs Well with Xen (2006-09-26 17:15:15)
"Virtualization capabilities shore up Novell's already solid
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server..."
ConsortiumInfo: IBM Adopts Open Patent Policy (2006-09-26 14:15:46)
"The New York Times reports this morning that IBM will announce
a new patent policy later today..."
Mad Penguin: Democracy Player: A Superior Multimedia Alternative to iTunes on Linux (2006-09-26 10:30:36)
"Democracy Player (also known as DTV) was hatched from the firm
belief that television ought to be as free and open as open source
Linux.com: Create Training Videos with pyvnc2swf (2006-09-26 09:00:26)
"How many times has someone verbally explained how to do
something on a computer to you? How many times do you end up asking
them to just show you...?"
Linux Journal: Website Review: The Family Guide to Digital Freedom (2006-09-26 07:30:32)
"The Family Guide to Digital Freedom is a website and an
accompanying book created by Marco Fioretti, a part-time journalist
who writes about free and open source software..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: See Changes Word by Word with dwdiff (2006-09-26 06:00:38)
"Unix text utilities were designed primarily for programmers and
admins, but here's a little secret: the utilities also work well
All About Linux: How LAN Switches Work (2006-09-26 04:30:00)
"A couple of years back, the computers were connected to each
other by what is known as a bus network where all the computers
were connected using a single coaxial networking cable hooked to
each computer using a T connector..."
LinuxDevCenter: Rediscovering Bluetooth (2006-09-26 03:00:05)
"Presenting Bluetooth in 2006 is hard. By all accounts, it
should have emerged much sooner to be omnipresent by now..."
Bunchos dot Com: Quick Guide to Get a Girlfriend Using Linux (2006-09-26 01:30:48)
Humor: "This guide is pretty straightforward.
No introductions, lectures or philosophing about love. Follow it
from beginning to end, and you might get a woman today...!"
Seopher: Run Ubuntu, Run! Part II (2006-09-26 00:45:56)
"Unfortunately, part two of this story is not filled with such
joy. The Ubuntu box is dying..."