Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 31, 2006
Linux.com: How to Share a Scanner on Your Network (2006-10-31 12:15:26)
"Start with SANE (Scanning Access Now Easy), the scanning suite
for Linux and other Unix-like systems. Check the project's list of
supported devices. If your scanner is listed, most of the job is
SearchOpenSource: Exporting Data from an OpenOffice.org Base Database (2006-10-31 11:30:28)
"I think somebody on the OpenOffice.org database development
team has a mystery fetish..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Command-Line Contact Management (2006-10-31 10:00:46)
"My requirements for an address book and contact manager are
simple. I just want to be able to search and view records whenever
I need them, from the command line and a text editor..."
Linux Journal: Manipulating Lists in OpenOffice.org Calc (2006-10-31 08:30:23)
"When asked to explain the purpose of spreadsheets, most people
think of calculations first. And it's true that spreadsheets like
Calcs have hundreds of different functions for performing
All About Linux: A Brief Look at a Couple of New Features in Firefox 2.0 (2006-10-31 04:00:57)
"Firefox ver 2.0 was released a few days back and naturally it
is loaded with a host of new features some of them prominent and
many more rather subtle..."
Cigan's Random Thoughts: Xubuntu's Edge First Impressions (2006-10-31 03:15:24)
"So as soon as the Xubuntu page updated, which was sadly after
both Ubuntu and Kubuntu, I ran in and grabbed the shiny new 6.10
Free Software Magazine: Does Free Software Taste Great, or is Open Source Less Filling? (2006-10-31 02:30:22)
"Which do you like best: the satisfying, rich taste of principle
in free software? Or do you prefer the less morally filling and
pragmatic goodness of open source...?"
The R Zone: Call to Arms: Two System Management Applications We Sorely Need in Linux Land (2006-10-31 01:45:02)
"Diagnosing server (and desktop, and network) load issues is
always tricky. When an application misbehaves for short bursts of
time, it's often a matter of guesswork to find out which..."
Open Addict: Ten Reasons Linux and BSD are Vastly Superior to Windows--Part I (2006-10-31 01:00:21)
"Linux and BSD are vastly superior to Windows in every way.
Don't believe me? Read on, my friend. Read on and realize the folly
of your MS ways..."
The R Zone: Linux is Ready for the Desktop, and This is No Longer a Debatable Matter (2006-10-31 00:15:07)
"While I do agree with most of what the writer says, I
definitely would like people to stop beating the dead horse. Linux
is, in fact, ready..."