Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 01, 2006
Joey's Scribble's: Windows vs. Linux (2006-11-01 23:30:35)
Humor: "Once upon a time Windows and Linux were
studying Maths in a school..."
Shuttleworth: Consistent Packaging (2006-11-01 22:00:13)
"A long, long time ago, packaging was an exciting idea. There
were disputes over style and process, there was innovation..."
LinuxInterviews: Interview with Bernard Leach (iPodLinux) (2006-11-01 21:15:04)
"The iPodLinux Project is offering an alternative: run Linux on
your iPod. Run games, movies on a Nano or turn older generation
iPods into... something more..."
Mad Penguin: Kubuntu vs. Simply Mepis 6.0: The Superiority Complex (2006-11-01 20:30:20)
"Which Linux distribution is the easiest to install and use with
as little tweaking as possible? On the KDE front, two of the key
choices are Kubuntu and Simply Mepis..."
Computerworld: Linux Desktop Grows Up, Eyes Corporate Users (2006-11-01 19:00:34)
"If employees at Backcountry.com want a Windows desktop they'd
better have a good excuse, because the standard issue is
ArsGeek: 5 Days on Ubuntu's Edgy Eft (6.10) (2006-11-01 18:15:46)
"I've had a pretty good experience with Edgy Eft (6.10) now for
five days. However there are two problems I'm encountering that
have really stumped me..."
eWeek: Fedora Core 6 Innovates Unabated (2006-11-01 17:30:09)
"The fast-moving Red Hat distribution polishes SELinux, adds new
tools and improves performance..."
ZDNet UK: Open Source Gets Training Boost (2006-11-01 16:45:04)
"The European Computer Driving Licence, the most popular
training course for basic IT literacy, which has for so long been a
Microsoft stranglehold, is to offer a non-Microsoft course for the
Sydney Morning Herald: IE v Firefox: The Battle Begins (2006-11-01 13:45:51)
"This month Microsoft and Mozilla released new versions of their
Internet Explorer and Firefox internet browsers..."
NewsForge: Geekcorps: A Peace Corps for the Rest of Us (2006-11-01 11:30:13)
"Freelance software consultant Renaud Gaudin longed to parlay
his passion for free and open source software into something that
would help developing countries access and use technology..."
Linux.com: Lightweight Fnord Serves HTTP Admirably (2006-11-01 10:00:24)
"Fnord is a small GPL-licensed Web server written by Felix von
Leitner. It doesn't have the impressive list of features Apache
has, but it still manages to be fast and scalable..."
LinuxDevices: Compact Linux Appliance Targets Web Surfing Apps (2006-11-01 08:30:18)
"The as-yet-unnamed Linutop device features a passively cooled
x86-compatible Geode processor, and flash-based storage for
completely silent operation..."
Linux.com: Krita 1.6: State of the Art (2006-11-01 05:30:28)
"The KOffice raster image editor Krita reached version 1.6 along
with the rest of the office suite earlier this month..."
Free Software Magazine: That Darn Startup Sound (Knoppix vs Vista) (2006-11-01 04:00:04)
"You reach for your handy knoppix on a flash, and set it off to
boot, so ready to proudly display the power of freedom during this
critical presentation, when, already too late, you remember; that
darn startup sound...!"
SandHill: Launching an Open Source Business (2006-11-01 01:00:09)
"There are many great open source projects that have dedicated
developers, users and admirers. But only a few have the possibility
of becoming legitimate businesses..."