Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 27, 2007
Understanding the Common User: Everything Should Be as Simple As It Is (2007-06-27 23:00:35)
PolishLinux: "Let's begin with--Linux is simply
the best. Open, free of charge, stable, reliable, flexible, and
scalable. And God only knows why people do not want to use
What is Microsoft's Real Agenda for the Linux Community? (2007-06-27 22:30:00)
Tech.Blorge: "Considering this, one has to take
a step back and think about what the end goal of these kinds of
agreements might be..."
An Open Letter To ATI/AMD (2007-06-27 21:00:56)
Phoronix: "I don't any longer find it fun to
try to force a piece of hardware or software to do what I want. In
this case I just want to get on with the job..."
Your Freedom Needs Free/Libre Software (2007-06-27 20:15:56)
ZNet: "Many of us know that governments can
threaten the human rights of software users through censorship and
surveillance of the Internet. Many do not realize that the software
they run on their home or work computers can be an even worse
Open-Source Network Management Gets Put to the Test (2007-06-27 16:00:41)
Network World: "Three open-source network
management tools were reviewed: Zenoss Core; Hyperic HQ; and
GroundWork OpenSource Monitor..."
Linux Helps Raise Funds for a Million Soccer Balls (2007-06-27 11:15:01)
Tectonic: "Although Linux geeks are not often
found on the sports field, this week Linux computers will help in a
fund raiser to donate a million soccer balls to improve children's
lives through sport..."
New AntiX Distro Makes Older Hardware Usable (2007-06-27 10:30:25)
Linux.com: "I've been a fan of SimplyMEPIS for
years. The distribution was one of the early pioneers in the field
of user-friendly Linux development, and to this day offers a system
that usually 'just works...'"
How to Install Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu (2007-06-27 09:45:35)
Softpedia: "We talked a few days ago about the
Compiz and Beryl mergence and the name of the newly born project
resulted from this fusion, Compiz Fusion..."
Review: Yoggie Pico Personal Firewall (2007-06-27 09:00:43)
LinuxDevices: "Yoggie's innovative Yoggie Pico
may well be the first hardware firewall that is truly practical for
mobile workers running Windows-based computers..."
MySQL Tutorial: Best Practices for Securing Tables, Triggers and Privileges (2007-06-27 08:15:12)
SearchEnterpriseLinux: "Although there is no
way to limit table access on a per-use basis in MySQL, you can use
stored procedures to limit user access to data..."
Configuring Samba 3.0 To Use The ADS Security Mode (CentOS) (2007-06-27 07:30:15)
HowtoForge: "The intent of this article is to
show you how to configure your Linux machine and Samba server to
participate in a Windows 2003 Active Directory domain as a Member
Server using Kerberos authentication..."
Review: Pardus Linux 2007 Kurulan RC2 (2007-06-27 06:45:58)
Seopher: "The Linux release schedule has been
rather slow of late with the major players (Fedora aside), so that
explains the unusual excitement..."
KDE Built For Speed--Vector Linux 5.8 SOHO (2007-06-27 06:00:26)
LinuxDevCenter: "Back in January I wrote a
review of Vector Linux 5.8 Standard. The fact that as I write this,
over five months later, that review is still in the O'Reillynet
Blogs Hot 25 says a lot about just how much interest there
Introducing the Thunar File Manager (2007-06-27 03:45:45)
Linux.com: "Since its inception, the Xfce
desktop environment has aimed to provide high functionality with
only modest demands on system resources, with the overarching goal
of leaving more facilities for the user to run applications..."
The Top 10 Best Themes for Thunderbird 2.0 (2007-06-27 03:00:21)
openSUSE Linux Rants: "If I could make my
Thunderbird look like the Viper that I've always wanted, I'd be
Roll Your Own Linux Distro (2007-06-27 02:15:00)
iTWire: "There's no denying that Linux is a
popular operating system and is genuinely seen by many as a viable
alternative to Microsoft's market domination..."
Where Linux Will Dominate, And Not Dominate (2007-06-27 00:00:46)
Z Trek: "We're past the days of religious wars,
and we're also past the days where Linux is chosen merely because
it's free or because it's open source..."