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Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 28, 2009

  • Linux For Kids (2009-02-28 18:04:27)
    Handle With Linux: "if we stop teaching the children to use windows, we give them the great present of choice. So go over there and give them your support!"

  • A plea for hidden rulers in OOo Writer - Time to vote again! (2009-02-28 16:04:27)
    Johannes Eva: "In this article I explain why I think that the rulers should be hidden by default in Openoffice.org Writer. Let's start with the number 1 competitor. You probably noticed that Microsoft Office 2007 was shipped with the rulers hidden by default:"

  • Subdomain Redirection Using htaccess And mod_rewrite On Apache For Linux Or Unix (2009-02-28 14:04:27)
    The Linux and Unix Menagerie: "Following up on yesterdays post on 301 redirects, which we realize is a tired subject, today we're going to take look at simple ways you can do regular/subdomain redirection using htaccess and "mod_rewrite" for Apache on Linux or Unix."

  • OpenOffice 3.1 is FAST! (2009-02-28 12:04:27)
    OOoNinja: "By far, the most requested feature in this release is anti-aliasing, which smooths edges of diagonal lines. On the left is OpenOffice.org 3.0, and the right is OpenOffice.org 3.1. Both images are enlarged to show detail."

  • Answering the LGP (Linux Game Publishing) DRM questions (2009-02-28 06:04:27)
    Linux Game Publishing: "Our new DRM system has probably generated as much debate as anything we have ever done. So, I thought that I should try and dispel some of the myths and rumours that have been going about, and give you some of the positive aspects of the system."

  • First impressions of the Neuros Link (2009-02-28 03:04:27)
    DeviceGuru: "Having recently constructed the BoxeeBox, I naturally was eager to check out Neuros Technology's somewhat similar IP-TV set-top box. Though currently at a "gamma" release, the Neuros "Link" shows great promise."

  • Using regular expressions in Vim (2009-02-28 01:34:27)
    Volatile Int: "Today I was faced with the task of replacing lots of words in a script file. The problem was that I could not simply replace them by doing a "search-and-replace" (:%s/old_word/new_word/g) because they should only be replaced on some of the lines."