Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 29, 2008
Will the "12:00 Flashers" Change Linux? (2008-04-29 21:00:08)
Hardware 2.0: "I've long thought that part of
the reason why Linux hasn't made much progress in terms of picking
up novice users is that many distros suffers from a geek
Ubuntu on Windows: Wubi (2008-04-29 20:15:18)
Datamation: "One of the signs of Ubuntu's
soaring popularity is that the computer press enthusiastically
credits the distribution with anything that happens to be new in
Hardy Heron is Hardly a Snap (2008-04-29 15:45:36)
Dev Connection: "Ubuntu is user-friendly and
ready for the mass market, so this should be easy, right...?"
Negroponte vs. the Open-Source Fundamentalists (2008-04-29 15:00:41)
Back of the Book: "But having looked at both
sides, I think what it essentially boils down to is that geeks
really, really don't like Microsoft..."
BT Bundles MS Office with Linux Laptop (2008-04-29 14:15:22)
Register Hardware: "This week's award for the
Most Astutely Selected Software Bundle goes to BT after the teleco
tried to hook potential purchasers of Asus' Linux-running Eee PC
900 by offering to ship it with a copy of Microsoft Office..."
How the Trial Will Go, Beginning [Today] (SCO v. Novell) (2008-04-29 12:45:22)
Groklaw: "The trial in SCO v. Novell--which has
morphed into exclusively Novell's counterclaims against SCO--begins
[April 29], and the parties have filed a Joint Pretrial Stipulation
and then an Amended one.
Linux Server Provisioning Aided by Open Source Tool (2008-04-29 12:00:22)
SearchEnterpriseLinux: "Brian McArthur, the
director of technology at Advantage Professionals... wanted a
better way to perform bare-metal installations on a Red Hat
Enterprise Linux Server..."
Ulteo--My Digital Life Made Simple (2008-04-29 11:15:32)
PolishLinux: "The purpose of the Beta1 Ulteo
Application System is to feature what it can develop into in the
nearest future, especially considering the Ulteo Online
Alternative Root-Tail on your Desktop (2008-04-29 09:45:40)
PolishLinux: "Sometimes, while working with a
computer one may find it useful to view the content of a certain
file, like a system log, or a report of a longer process..."
mod_compress: Lighttpd Gzip Compression To Improve Download and Browsing Speed (2008-04-29 09:00:54)
nixCraft: "Gzip is the most popular and
effective compression method. Most modern web browser supports and
accepts compressed data transfer..."
Deploying and Tuning Django (2008-04-29 07:30:13)
My Django: "In this article I'll share my
experience for installing on this server Django with Apache
mod_python, with memcached caching and lighttpd for serving static
Zimbra--Your Open Source Mail Server (2008-04-29 06:00:35)
bobcares: "Are you in the lookout for a good
open source mail server...?"
The Perfect Server--Ubuntu Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server) (2008-04-29 04:30:33)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how to set up
an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS) based server that offers
all services needed by ISPs and hosters..."
Kubuntu Hardy: Mildly Disappointing (2008-04-29 01:30:59)
Newsvine: "Kubuntu Hardy has a lot of nice
welcome features. First, there's a KDE 4 version, which packs the
latest and greatest (but very unstable) desktop environment, as
well as the default version with the rock solid KDE 3.5..."
Linux Install Too Complicated? Try a Vista Install (2008-04-29 00:00:43)
Community: "Now, if this guide is the way to
clean install Vista, then don't ever tell me that Windows users are
unable to follow guides for Linux or *BSD installations..."