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Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 01, 2007

  • Novell Touts Microsoft--There's a Shock (2007-10-01 23:00:52)
    Hoosier Penguin: "Last week, the story was broke that Novell was claiming to be making some money, and the company cited its partnership with Microsoft as a big reason why..."

  • GPLv2 and GPLv3 for Beginners (2007-10-01 22:30:09)
    Linux-Watch: "Do you find open source licenses a puzzle? Does reading stories about the legal side of open source give you the heebie-jeebies? If so, then we have the document for you..."

  • Foresight Linux 1.4 Review (2007-10-01 21:30:01)
    Open Review: "According to the project website 'Foresight Linux is a Distribution which showcases the latest and greatest version of the GNOME Desktop Environment and Freedesktop.org...'"

  • Review: Shift Linux 0.5--Neowin's Linux (2007-10-01 21:00:51)
    Sunny Talks Tech: "Just lately, I heard about a new distro over at Neowin.net called ShiftLinux. It is a community effort from Neowin users to create a Linux distribution..."

  • Review: Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon (Beta) (2007-10-01 20:30:43)
    Seopher: "The biggest step forwards as far as I'm concerned is the improvement to the configuration of the X server..."

  • Major Headaches Possible for Tech Patent Holders (2007-10-01 19:00:02)
    internetnews.com: "The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a technology patent case that has the potential to throw the entire technology supply chain into upheaval--or prompt closer adherence to technology licensing terms..."

  • The Progress Of The RadeonHD Driver (2007-10-01 18:30:10)
    Phoronix: "It's going on two weeks since the RadeonHD driver was made available, which is AMD's sanctioned open-source driver for the Radeon X1000 (R500) and Radeon HD 2000 (R600) series..."

  • A Microsoft Windows/Linux Conspiracy Theory (2007-10-01 16:30:12)
    Chris Pirillo: "Well with all of the efforts that went into that, and Vista basically becoming what would've happened to Apple if it truly had shipped Copland, Microsoft finds itself in a bind..."

  • Driving Linux (2007-10-01 16:00:32)
    internetnews.com: "Enter the Linux Driver Project. Led by Novell staffer Greg Kroah-Hartman, the group is aiming to get drivers and Linux users aligned..."

  • 2007 Ohio LinuxFest: The Penguin Colony Gathers Again! (2007-10-01 15:30:41)
    Blue-GNU: "Between the free (but not Free) beer, having to choose between apparently popular sessions, and the wide variety of booths, the biggest problem was choosing which fun to have..."

  • Flash Player 9 Update (2007-10-01 14:30:55)
    Adobe Labs: "This update, codenamed 'Moviestar,' includes new features, enhancements and bug fixes for Windows, Macintosh, and Linux versions of Flash Player 9..."

  • The Novell-Microsoft Wheeler Dealers Speak (2007-10-01 14:00:43)
    Groklaw: "Justin Steinman reveals that to market their SUSE Linux Enterprise Server against Red Hat they ask, 'Do you want the Linux that works with Windows? Or the one that doesn't...?'"

  • SCO Staves Off NASDAQ Delisting (2007-10-01 13:30:08)
    internetnews.com: "Embattled Unix vendor The SCO Group remained listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange today. For how much longer that will be the case, however, is unclear...

  • Linux Mint 3.1 Review (2007-10-01 12:00:27)
    Open Review: "Great Vision, Great prospects, but losing some it somewhere in the crowd..."

  • A Guide to GNU Screen (2007-10-01 10:30:47)
    Red Hat Magazine: "The same way tabbed browsing revolutionized the web experience, GNU Screen can do the same for your experience in the command line..."

  • How To Tell Apache To Not Log Certain Requests In Its Access Log (2007-10-01 09:00:32)
    HowtoForge: "Normally Apache logs all requests in its access log. In certain cases this can distort your page view statistics (if you use a tool like Webalizer or AWStats that creates statistics based on Apache's access log)..."

  • Installing SUSE Linux 10.3 RC1 64bit Edition (2007-10-01 07:30:38)
    Gizmodise: "This is an actual recollection of how I installed Suse Linux 10.3 RC1 64bit onto my system..."

  • Export Writer Documents Into Any Wiki Format (2007-10-01 06:00:17)
    Linux.com: "One of the most welcome additions to OpenOffice.org 2.3 is a new export filter that allows you to save Writer documents as MediaWiki-formatted pages..."

  • Preventing Brute Force Attacks With BlockHosts On Debian Etch (2007-10-01 04:30:26)
    HowtoForge: "In this article I will show how to install and configure BlockHosts on a Debian Etch system..."

  • Ten Things Linux Distros Get Right (That MS Doesn't) (2007-10-01 02:00:40)
    WarpedVisions: "I find myself more productive on a Linux system, though, because of a few very simple differences..."

  • 5 Reasons Your Parents Should Use Linux (2007-10-01 00:00:33)
    Foogazi: "It's no secret that tech-savvy computer users typically become the go-to guy for all technical help in their circles..."