Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 23, 2008
OLPC Low-Power Laptop Empowers and Inspires (2008-04-23 21:00:02)
Computerworld Australia: "2008 Green 15: XO's
innovative ecofriendly design raises the bar for green computing
while opening new opportunities for underprivileged
The Next Browser War (2008-04-23 20:15:19)
PC Magazine: "Spring is the season when beta
versions of long-established Web browsers make their first
tentative flights out of the developers' nests, before the
full-fledged versions emerge sometime later in the year..."
Epic Games Does Suppress Linux Talk (2008-04-23 17:15:23)
Phoronix: "Last week we shared the sad reality
about Unreal Tournament 3 that it's been 5 months and there's still
no Linux client..."
Sun Launches Software as a Service Blitz (2008-04-23 16:30:46)
MSPmentor: "There's a high probability, I
believe, that Sun will rapidly expand its SaaS efforts to include
the MySQL database (near term) and potentially Ubuntu Linux (long
And the Most Reliable OS of All Is... (2008-04-23 16:00:52)
Enterprise Unix Roundup: "If you were to be
asked, out of all the server operating systems on the market, which
platform had the highest reliability (in terms of downtime), what
would your guess be...?"
Ubuntu Tops the Open Source Census with 46 Percent (2008-04-23 15:30:29)
The Open Road: "The Open Source Census rolls
forward, but I'm not sure how far it has gone as yet..."
Report: OLPC May Eventually Switch from Linux to Windows XP (2008-04-23 12:45:17)
Computerworld: "Insistence on open source
scares people away, Negroponte says..."
An Apple User Tries Ubuntu (2008-04-23 12:00:16)
Datamation: "I reveal my Apple snobbery because
I want you to know where I was coming from when I sat down to try
Ubuntu, the Linux distro..."
Two Weeks with Fedora 9 (2008-04-23 10:30:36)
eWeek Free Enterprise: "Recently, I came across
a blog post about how to install a LiveCD version of Red Hat's
upcoming Fedora 9 release onto a USB stick, leaving space on the
stick for data to persist between reboots..."
Kernel Space: Bisection Divides Users and Developers (2008-04-23 09:00:38)
LinuxWorld: "The last couple of years have seen
a renewed push within the kernel community to avoid regressions.
When a patch is found to have broken something that used to work, a
fix must be merged or the offending patch will be removed from the
Luminotes: No-Frills Wiki Notebook (2008-04-23 07:30:53)
Linux.com: "Imagine an application that
combines the features of a wiki and a Web-based notebook. It may
sound like an unusual mix, but Luminotes wiki notebook is living
proof that this combination works rather well..."
Getting Help: The Powerful man(ual) (2008-04-23 06:00:10)
Free Software Magazine: "Let's face it:
GNU/Linux software is not always easy to use. Especially command
Shock! Dog Bites Postman! Mainframer Attacks Linux to Push AIX (2008-04-23 01:30:51)
Managing L'unix: "Once upon a time I did a few
articles for searchenterpriselinux at techtarget.com, but we parted
ways very quickly over their commitment to Red Hat's anti-Sun