Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 28, 2006
Linux Journal: Examining the Nature of Freedom (2006-09-28 22:30:57)
Nicholas Petreley and Glyn Moody take a look at the recent
Debian/Firefox and the Linux/GPLv3 debates. Articles within.
The Royal Gazette: OpenOffice: Breaking Microsoft's Dominance (2006-09-28 21:00:07)
"I am writing this article using Writer, part of the slick new
OpenOffice.org suite, which by the way is free and now rivals
Microsoft Office in terms of features..."
The Channel Insider: SMB Linux Use on the Rise (2006-09-28 20:15:52)
"A growing number of the estimated 5.8 million small and midsize
businesses in the United States are buying Linux solutions, mostly
from solution providers..."
Mad Penguin: Flash for Linux: Adobe's Disappointment (2006-09-28 18:45:36)
"Lately, I have found myself becoming more and more
disenfranchised with the whole concept of flash media..."
BBC News: All You Need is Ubuntu (2006-09-28 18:00:41)
"Bill Clinton told the Labour conference to get into ubuntu.
Eh...?" Not exactly Linux-related; an etymologic examination of
a word that's becoming popular every where.
KOffice: KOffice 1.6 RC1 Announcement (2006-09-28 15:45:02)
"The KDE Project today announced the immediate release of
KOffice 1.6-RC1, the first release candidate for KOffice 1.6,
scheduled for release this October..."
Free Software Magazine: GIF is Now Finally Free--For Real, with a Final Unisys Joke (2006-09-28 13:30:30)
"To make the short story shorter, the PNG file was invented as a
reaction to Unisys' move; although it was never wildly successful,
PNG did manage to make Unisys's threat very much irrelevant..."
Linux Forums: Your TV Guide Under Linux (2006-09-28 09:45:15)
"You're different though, you use Linux. Therefore there's no
reason why you should get your TV schedule the way everybody does.
And you'll be happy to know that there is an easy way to set up
your Linux box to do just that..."
Linux.com: Turn Your SOHO Router into a Powerhouse with DD-WRT (2006-09-28 08:15:49)
"Linksys makes some fine wireless broadband routers, but one of
the best things about these devices is that their firmware is based
on Linux and can be replaced with third-party software, allowing
anyone to have the functionality of an expensive,
Geek in Gear: Test the Latest Firefox Release Candidate on Ubuntu (2006-09-28 07:30:29)
"So you want to give the latest Firefox 2 release candidate a
spin, but don't want it to mess with your current Firefox
PolishLinux: Review: Mesk Audio Player 0.2.1 (2006-09-28 06:45:21)
"There are numerous audio players designed especially for GNOME.
Single GnomeFiles repository lists over 60 of them..."
HowtoForge: Tunneling NFS Over SSH (2006-09-28 05:15:39)
"The goal of this howto is building a NFS server that works on a
All About Linux: A Concise Guide to Installing and Using FreeDOS ver 1.0 in GNU/Linux (2006-09-28 04:30:10)
"I have always looked at the DOS operating system with some
GravityBlog: Software as a Service and Open Source (2006-09-28 01:30:56)
"One of the most exciting features of true SaaS is that it
delivers software freed from all the complexities attached to
LinuxWorld Magazine: Reverse PR? (2006-09-28 00:00:42)
"Someone asked Greg K-H about power management at LinuxWorld
Conference and Expo, and his answer was, 'we suck...'"