Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 27, 2006
PC World: Free Agent: The Latest Free Linux (2006-09-27 23:15:42)
"In my testing, I found Freespire to be the most compelling
release yet from Linspire, but I also came away more appreciative
of Ubuntu Linux than ever..."
Tonight on The Linux Link Tech Show (2006-09-27 22:30:36)
"Author and columnist Marcel Gagne talks about his latest
LinuxPlanet: Conversational Voice Recognition With Wizzard Software (2006-09-27 21:45:40)
"Voice recognition has been a dream of many for the last 10
years. It's an illusive goal because interpreting speech is very
complicated and takes a lot of computing power..."
ConsortiumInfo: Online News Reporting at Internet Speed (2006-09-27 20:30:27)
"This blog entry is in part a mea culpa account from the
blogging trenches. Mea Culpa, because the first draft of my last
blog entry turns out to have been very inaccurate..."
internetnews.com: Firefox Not Really Free? (2006-09-27 20:00:39)
"When most people think about the Mozilla Firefox browser, they
think of it as being open source and free..."
ZDNet UK: Flock Brings Focus to Social Networking (2006-09-27 18:45:42)
"Another addition to the available browser choices is Flock,
which is also based on the Gecko engine..."
SearchOracle: Oracle Overhauls Sleepycat's Original Berkeley DB (2006-09-27 18:00:33)
"Oracle today unveiled a new version of Berkeley DB, the
lightweight, non-relational and embeddable database management
system..." Link repaired.
Blizzard: One Laptop Update (2006-09-27 15:45:24)
"I wrote up a long update on where we are in the software and
hardware for the One Laptop per Child project. We've gotten a lot
done, but I don't think that's been communicated to the outside
world very well..."
DesktopLinux: Open-Source Guru Eric Raymond Joins Freespire Board (2006-09-27 14:15:26)
"In a move that some may have sensed was coming, Eric S.
Raymond--one of the co-founders of the open-source movement--will
become the newest member of the Freespire Leadership Board on Sept.
internetnews.com: Firefox 2.0 to Go Live Today (2006-09-27 12:45:11)
"The release isn't expected to introduce any new features or
major functionally but it will improve stability and fix bugs that
have been found in the still-under-development Firefox 2.0
release..." Actually, the RC1 release is live now.
NewsForge: Open Source Search Technology Goes Beyond Keywords (2006-09-27 12:00:26)
"For several years a group of academic researchers has been
quietly working on a new kind of search engine--one that recognizes
the semantic meaning of a query instead of only taking input as a
keyword to be literally matched..."
DesktopLinux: Kurumin Linux Rolls Out Lightweight Live CD (2006-09-27 09:00:00)
"The Kurumin Linux project, which produces a Knoppix-based
distribution, released a stripped-down, live CD edition of Kurumin
Linux 6.1 on Sept. 24..."
The Beez' Speaks: Hasta la Vista, Part 3: Of Windows Security and Other Oxy-morons (2006-09-27 01:30:11)
"Why do you give Microsoft a platform to spread its FUD? Why are
you guys deliberately spreading FUD...?"
ReallyLinux: Why Linux is the Logical Choice for the Classroom (2006-09-27 00:00:00)
"In this introductory article, I summarize the benefits of using
OpenSource software in an educational environment, where budgets
are often tight and staffing support is minimal..."