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Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 26, 2007

  • OpenSUSE Update (Also, Just What is a Distribution?) (Jun 26, 2007, 22:30)
    ZDNet Education: "So this weekend wasn't quite as productive as I'd hoped in terms of my foray into testing and documentation for OpenSUSE..."

  • Dell Dimension E520 With Ubuntu Linux Review (Jun 26, 2007, 22:00)
    devnulled: "As mentioned earlier, I finally broke down and ordered a Dell Dimension E520 with Ubuntu Linux to replace my doddering primary workstation which is four years old at this point..."

  • Apache Maven 1.1 Released (Jun 26, 2007, 20:30) "Apache Maven 1.1 was released yesterday as the final release with new features to the 1.x branch of Maven. Maven is an open source project management tool for Java developers..."

  • Will HP Follow Dell With Ubuntu Linux PCs? (Jun 26, 2007, 20:00)
    Seeking Alpha: "Sources close to HP tell me the company hope to offer PCs with Ubuntu Linux pre-installed in a few months--or perhaps even a few weeks..."

  • Mozilla + iTunes + Rhapsody = Songbird (Jun 26, 2007, 17:15) "As Apple continues to extend its hegemony over the music industry, a new initiative from an MP3 veteran could provide an alternative to the vendor lock between iTunes and the iPod player..."

  • Slackware Linux 12.0 RC2 Released (Jun 26, 2007, 15:00) "This might as well be called 12.0 RC2 so that we're not accused on skimping on release candidates..."

  • Fun with GStreamer Audio Effects (Jun 26, 2007, 12:00)
    The GNOME Journal: "GStreamer is mostly known as a back-end for media players like Totem and Rhythmbox. Besides that, it is used as a foundation for content creation tools like Jokosher, Buzztard, Marlin, and PiTiVi..."

  • Rexflo 80, 92, 120mm PWM Fans (Jun 26, 2007, 11:15)
    Phoronix: "Rexus, ever hear of them? Neither had we until an ambitious representative had contacted us and sent out three of their Rexflo fans..."

  • Installing And Working With Xoops Under Ubuntu 6.10 (Jun 26, 2007, 10:30)
    HowtoForge: "I want to show you how to install Xoops on Ubuntu. I used the Ubuntu 6.10 Server Edition, but it will probably work on other systems as well..."

  • Exercising Your Application With Accerciser (Jun 26, 2007, 07:30)
    The GNOME Journal: "GNOME enjoys the benefit of being accessible. A computer program is accessible when it provides the necessary means for people with disabilities to access it's user interface..."

  • 2007 Wrap-Up (Jun 26, 2007, 05:15)
    The GNOME Journal: "For the fourth year running, in Sydney played host to Australia's GNOME conference:" Link repaired.

  • How to Control Firefox Using Vim Keybindings (Jun 26, 2007, 04:30) "Vim users stick with Vim in no small part because muscle memory is so powerful--once you've learned Vim's keybindings, it's possible to be extremely productive in Vim without ever taking your hands off the keyboard..."

  • Google and Linux Join Forces for Google OS (Jun 26, 2007, 03:45)
    OSWeekly: "Imagine a world where Google decides to purchase Linspire for their CNR efforts (open source or not), Mozilla Corp. (not the organization) for access to Firefox business offerings, and infuse cash into Ubuntu development..."

  • Display Controls and Linux: Poor Combination (Jun 26, 2007, 03:00)
    Mad Penguin: "Let's face it; some distributions have better controls for handling display issues than others..."

  • Microsoft, Linux Distros Get Cozy: Let's Get Scared (Jun 26, 2007, 01:30)
    OSWeekly: "Well, you have to admit, this deal with Linspire doesn't sound half bad..."

  • On Open Source Dying... (Jun 26, 2007, 00:45)
    Yet Another Linux Blog: "Let me make it clear for you Michael Hickins of eWeek. Your Article 'Is Open Source Dying?' doesn't even make it into the outer ring of the target for facts..."

  • Little Red Hens of Open Source CRM (Jun 26, 2007, 00:00)
    ZDNet: "When we last left our story, Michael Tiemann of the OSI had decided to police the term 'open source' and write some CRM companies out..."