Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 19, 2006
jonobacon@home: Features vs. Freedom (2006-12-19 23:30:30)
"Recently there has been a lot of discussion bubbling up
regarding the possibility that Ubuntu will ship proprietary 3D
drivers by default for some video cards..."
Linux.com: Review: Xandros Desktop OS 4.1 Professional (2006-12-19 20:30:14)
"The 3-D effects fell flat in my tests, but I found the distro
to be a pretty good OS if you're looking for a Windows
DesktopLinux: Opera 9.1 Adds Phishing Filter (2006-12-19 17:30:04)
"Opera Software today released an update to its popular,
eponymous, freely-available web browser..."
LWN: GNOME Foundation Elections--Preliminary Results (2006-12-19 13:45:14)
"The GNOME Foundation Membership & Elections Committee is
pleased to announce the preliminary results for the Board of
Linux Magazine: Survey Says: Web Infrastructure and the Last Big Microsoft OS (2006-12-19 13:00:52)
"Gartner released a number of predictions for 2007 on Wednesday
with the biggest being that Vista will be Microsoft's last major
release of the Windows operating system..."
NetworkWorld: The Network Industry's Most Colorful Story Ever (2006-12-19 12:15:11)
"A quick study of the network industry could be enough to give
you the blues..."
Linux.com: Best Practices for NIS Use (2006-12-19 11:30:24)
"Yesterday we introduced NIS, the Network Information Service.
In the second and final article in this series, let's look at how
to use it effectively..."
Phoronix: Intel Quad-Core Memory Performance (2006-12-19 08:30:47)
"One of the many benefits of Fully Buffered Dual Inline Memory
Modules is the ability to have up to six memory channels per memory
Linux.com: Review: Stratus ftServer 4300 (2006-12-19 05:30:39)
"Not very many, but Stratus Technologies sells systems that
offer the kind of fault tolerance that will handle mission-critical
applications and leave admins with peace of mind..."
Free Software Magazine: Who Needs the Command Line? (Well, Actually, We All Do) (2006-12-19 04:00:36)
"As you might have guessed this is going to be a brazen and
shameless plug for the command line. I write it to throw in my
tuppence-worth after my own Linux experiences..."
iTWire: MySQL Moves are Troubling (2006-12-19 01:00:31)
"Open source company MySQL AB, which puts out the well-known
database of the same name, has made a couple of moves this year,
both of which have passed without much comment..."