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Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 28, 2008

  • Watching the Watchers of the GPL (2008-04-28 22:30:53)
    TechRepublic: "Ah the GPL. The GNU Public License. It's probably one of the most controversial topics in all of the IT world. What is it and how is it enforced? Who backs it and who defends it...?"

  • Shuttleworth Acknowledges Ubuntu's Debt to Debian (2008-04-28 20:15:33)
    Practical Technology: "New comers to Linux sometimes think that Ubuntu sprang forth from Linux as a totally new creation, the next generation of Linux. Old-hands at Linux know better..."

  • Girls Love Linux (2008-04-28 19:30:35)
    Tech Source From Bohol: "If you think that Linux is only 'for the boys,' then think again..."

  • Ubuntu 8.04 vs. Windows Vista Power Usage (2008-04-28 18:45:39)
    Phoronix: "While Linux has improved in recent years when it comes to power efficiency and optimizations, more processes running on the desktop had canceled out any real power improvements..."

  • Should We Boycott Microsoft? Can We? (2008-04-28 18:00:51)
    Linux Journal: "Captain Charles Boycott was an unfortunate chap. Not only was he the object of prolonged social ostracism, but his name has passed into history as both a noun and a verb describing that action..."

  • Five Reasons Ubuntu Server Revolution Begins Today (2008-04-28 17:15:37)
    The VAR Guy: "A technology revolution started today. Most people don't know about it. In fact, most folks won't hear about today's events for another five to seven years..."

  • Red Hat's (and Sun's) Missed SUSE Opportunity (2008-04-28 15:00:59)
    The Open Road: "I posted a (substantiated) rumor last week about Red Hat getting first dibs on buying SUSE and ultimately passing on it..."

  • SCO Group vs. Novell: New Round (2008-04-28 12:45:32)
    The Salt Lake Tribune: "A reinvigorated SCO Group Inc. goes to trial Tuesday to once again defend its claims to a widely used computer software code against Novell Inc..."

  • What Edubuntu Can Teach Your Kids (2008-04-28 11:15:01)
    Linux.com: "Edubuntu is a customized version of Ubuntu aimed at children in educational environments. According to the distributions homepage, Edubuntu is 'Linux for Young Human Beings...'"

  • A Coder Practices Multimedia Journalism--with Open Source Tools (2008-04-28 10:30:09)
    PBS: "But Brian, on principle, is trying to do the work with open-source tools..."

  • Rt2x00 Project for Wireless Nearing Success (2008-04-28 09:00:02)
    Linux.com: "If you use wireless networking in GNU/Linux with native drivers, then chances are that you benefit from work done by the Rt2x00 project..."

  • Verizon EV-DO on Linux (2008-04-28 07:30:15)
    openSUSE Spotlight: "Spent a little while today getting an EV-DO card working with openSUSE 10.3. It was nowhere near as difficult as I was expecting it to be..."

  • Media Collection Software in GNU/Linux (2008-04-28 06:00:10)
    PolishLinux: "Around three years ago, when I began my adventure with 'the penguin,' I had been looking for an application to catalog CDs..."

  • Configuring the Samba Server (2008-04-28 04:30:25)
    Mike Petersen: "One of the quickest and easiest ways to save quite a bit of money on your network is to utilize a Suse Linux Enterprise Server (or any other GNU/Linux Server) as a Domain Controller for Windows Clients..."