Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 30, 2008
Microsoft Trojan Horse Part Duex... (2008-04-30 22:30:56)
ONLamp: "After reading a recent press release
about System Center Operations Manager 2007 being able to 'manage
Unix/Linux,' the first thought that goes through my head is WTF?
Who in their right mind would touch that product...?"
The Open Life of Second Life (2008-04-30 18:00:46)
LinuxWorld: "On January 2007, the source code
of the client viewer for the online virtual world community Second
Life was released as Open Source..."
Has the BBC Duped Us over iPlayer? (2008-04-30 16:30:21)
Open...: "The story then was: trust us, we'll
get round to GNU/Linux support as soon as we can. And you know
what? Silly old me believed them..."
FAST: Bring on The Microsoft Linux/Unix Ties (2008-04-30 15:45:45)
internetnews.com: "Microsoft's FAST purchase,
which closed Friday, gives it one of the premier enterprise search
players, and a search platform that, in addition to Windows,
supports rival operating systems Linux and Unix..."
KDE Project Ships First Alpha of KDE 4.1 (2008-04-30 14:15:51)
KDE.org: "With the soft feature freeze in
effect, KDE 4.1 provides a first preview of what can be expected
from KDE 4.1, due in late July this year..."
First Word from Day 1 of the Novell v. SCO Trial (2008-04-30 13:30:13)
Groklaw: "Michael Jacobs made the opening
comments for Novell stating that they seek the recovery of
$19,979,561 from SCO based on its licenses to Microsoft, Sun, and
Microsoft Rides In to Cross-Platform Systems Management (2008-04-30 12:45:12)
451 CAOS Theory: "Specifically, Microsoft will
enable the management of Linux and Unix servers from within its own
systems management software..."
Hardy Heron Moves Into the Black Tower (2008-04-30 12:00:58)
Device Guru: "Last time I wrote about the
'Black Tower,' I had just installed Vista and Kubuntu 7.10 in a
dual-boot setup. When version 8.04 of Kubuntu ('Hardy Heron') hit
the Web last week, I wasted no time upgrading to it.
Three Utilities for Automatically Converting Audio for Portable Music Players (2008-04-30 07:30:16)
Linux.com: "While large cheap hard disks allow
you to keep your audio collection in a lossless format such as FLAC
on your home network, when you are on the move you probably want to
squeeze the most out of every gigabyte by using a compressed
MySQL Engines: MyISAM vs. InnoDB (2008-04-30 06:00:28)
Tag1 Consulting: "InnoDB is commonly viewed as
anything but performant, especially when compared to MyISAM. Many
actually call it slow. This view is mostly supported by old facts
The Perfect Desktop--Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) (2008-04-30 04:30:39)
HowtoForge: "This document describes step by
step how to set up a Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) desktop. The
result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all
you need for daily work and entertainment..."
Microsoft Arguments Against Linux are Bollocks (2008-04-30 03:00:23)
The Linux Distillery: "Microsoft PR threw down
the gauntlet; 'see how Windows Server 2008 stacks up versus Linux,'
Kickfire is the MySQL Data Box for the Rest of Us (2008-04-30 01:30:56)
Between The Lines: "Given all the various
technology news in the last two weeks, it would have been
relatively easy to overlook a press release from a small startup
called Kickfire, which produces an appliance to run MySQL