Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 29, 2007
Linux.com: ChangeLog: Run Linux, Lose Warranty (2007-03-29 21:45:42)
"The salespeople assured her that the C304NR was 'Linux ready.'
But they didn't tell her that running Linux would void her
CRN Tech: Linux Advocates Need Customer Perspective (2007-03-29 18:45:36)
"There are two factors that weigh heavily in Novell's favor: The
company's mature channel infrastructure and its understanding that
in eyes of customers--and the channel--Microsoft is not the
internetnews.com: Boosting The Internet With BIND (2007-03-29 17:15:52)
"For the first time in almost three years, the open source BIND
Domain Name System (DNS) server, which translates and routes IP
addresses into domain names, is getting a key point upgrade..."
Linux-Watch: RIP: Community Linux (1991-2007) (2007-03-29 16:30:29)
"The idea that Linux is primarily a community-based project
based on the work of thousands of independent, idealist hackers
died a quiet death at home on March 27..."
PR: Mandriva Participates in Intel's Classmate PC Project (2007-03-29 15:00:46)
Mandriva Linux 2007 will be pre-installed on Classmate PCs.
Groklaw: GPLv3 on the Novell-Microsoft Patent Agreement (2007-03-29 14:15:23)
"I thought it would be worthwhile to collect from the FSF's
rationale document the explanations of Section 11 on patents in
GPLv3 draft 3..."
LinuxElectrons: OpenOffice 2.2 Released (2007-03-29 13:30:59)
"The OpenOffice.org Community are proud to announce the release
of OpenOffice.org 2.2, the latest version of the leading open
source office suite...
internetnews.com: Dell To Offer Linux On Laptops, Desktops (2007-03-29 12:45:07)
"Rejoice penguins, Linux will be an option on future Dell
desktop and mobile computers..."
Update: Hoosier Penguin: An Escape Clause for Novell in GPL3 Draft? (2007-03-29 11:00:48)
"I am going to make this a short entry, because basically I am
just trying to get a question answered that's been sticking with me
all day..." An FSF explanation of the clause linked
Linux.com: Review: Dreamlinux 2.2 (2007-03-29 10:30:20)
"When it comes to choosing a Linux distribution, people tend to
stick with the major players, such as Ubuntu, SUSE, or
HowtoForge: How To Set Up suPHP On A Debian Based ISPConfig Server (2007-03-29 09:00:50)
"With this howto I explain how to set up suPHP on a Debian based
ISPConfig server with php4..."
Linux.com: SpaceNavigator: An Affordable 3-D Controller for Linux (2007-03-29 07:30:12)
"3Dconnexion's SpaceNavigator is a compact, programmable USB
input device designed for 3-D applications. It's a six-axis
controller that senses tilt and rotation as well as x, y, and z
All About Linux: Mount an Ext2 or Ext3 Partition in Windows (2007-03-29 06:00:59)
"Mostly we make use of the services of a FAT32 (or FAT16)
partition which can be read and written to by both Linux and
SearchOpenSource: Managing High-Volume CPU Processes with Bash (2007-03-29 04:30:44)
"Have you ever had a process claim all CPU time without you
knowing it? In this article you'll read how a simple Bash script
can be used as a solution for these situations..."
Nuxified: Fast Forward with a Kazehakase Web Browser (2007-03-29 03:00:56)
"However for people who are still using systems with no
abundance of main memory it can be a pain intensively using firefox
throughout a day..."
RegDeveloper: Installing Desktop Linux--Does It Pass, Or Should I? (2007-03-29 01:30:29)
"It's funny how you can find yourself transported back, when
faced with a set of stimuli..."
The Inquirer: Open Source, The Only Weapon Against 'Planned Obsolescence' (2007-03-29 00:00:26)
"Firms would love to have you dump your computer every year, and
your accesories, and your MP3 player, and your DVD, and your entire
movie collection, and replace it with new ones. The software world
is getting closer..."