Infrastructure Linux News for May 01, 2007
One More Novellite Leaves the Building (2007-05-01 21:00:23)
InfoWorld: "...[T]he Novell exodus continues...
with Walter Knapp, former GM of SUSE Linux (and effective head of
the Novell's Linux Impact Team)...
Car Dealership Uses Asterisk VoIP to Stay on "Cutting Edge" (2007-05-01 19:30:54)
IT Manager's Journal: "When the company built
new headquarters recently, it needed a phone system flexible and
cost-effective enough to satisfy the needs of 200 employees at the
home office, and hundreds more staff at nine local dealerships in
Review: Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (2007-05-01 18:00:33)
Linux.com: "The Ubuntu 7.04 release, better
known as Ubuntu Feisty Fawn, is another cutting-edge, but not
bleeding-edge, release that shows what Linux is capable of on the
Toshiba Italy Mulls Pre-Loaded Linux Notebooks (2007-05-01 13:30:12)
DesktopLinux: "Toshiba's Italian channel sales
and marketing operation reportedly is considering offering
pre-loaded Linux in its Tecra, Satellite, Portege, and Qosmio
Microsoft Doesn't Own The Web: Mitchell Baker (2007-05-01 11:15:12)
AAP/ZDNet Australia: "Since its launch three
years ago, Mozilla's Firefox Web browser has shown the world that
open-source software can challenge the establishment..."
Blue Belle: Running PCLinuxOS Test 4 (2007-05-01 10:30:22)
TuxMachines: In my experience, one thing that
stands out about PCLinuxOS is its commitment to making Linux look
good. This new version is simply gorgeous..."
LDAP--Time to Leave Home, Young Man (2007-05-01 09:00:15)
Linux Journal: "If you have followed my
articles on LDAP, you know we began looking at objectClasses in the
last installment back in March..."
Review: PUD GNU/Linux 0.4.7 (2007-05-01 08:15:08)
The PC Spy: "PUD is a Chinese distro based on
Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty) and the 2.6.20 kernel..."
Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 (2007-05-01 07:30:15)
Phoronix: "However, with Fedora 7 Test 4 now
being available, we have finally published our Core 2 Duo E6400
Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL (Incl. Quota) On Debian Etch (2007-05-01 06:45:59)
HowtoForge: "This document describes how to
install a Proftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL
database instead of real system users..."
NVIDIA GeForce 8500GT 256MB (2007-05-01 05:15:28)
Phoronix: "The GeForce 8500GT is NVIDIA's
value-priced contender in the GeForce 8 series..."
Free, Open, Eating Its Young (2007-05-01 03:45:33)
Enterprise Networking Planet: "The FOSS
(Free/Open Source Software) world is cram-full of interesting,
smart, fun people. It's also full of trolls, jerks, and abusive
wastes of time..."
Ubuntu vs. Vista, Information Week vs. Ubuntu News (2007-05-01 03:00:38)
Ubuntu News: "The conclusion: a tie... Now's
the time for our side of the story..."
Would You Use Windows If It Was GPL? (2007-05-01 02:15:23)
The Open Source Advocate: "In my last post,
several people accused me of being anti-Microsoft. This is not true
at all! I believe that Microsoft makes good products..."
Debain WrEtch: Review of an UnAmerican Linux System (2007-05-01 00:45:40)
Linux.com: "Debain is the only group of
software developers who still believe that Richard Stallman
invented programming. Everyone else now correctly credits Bill
Gates for doing so..." (Humor)