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Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 29, 2009

  • Good-Bye XP. Hello Windows 7 (2009-03-29 22:03:21)
    Cyber Cynic: "For a while, Microsoft ignored the fact that even their own executives were horrified by just how bad Vista was. But, then the Linux-powered netbook came along, and Microsoft was frightened enough by its early successes that it un-retired Windows XP Home."

  • Beware of so-called Linux proponents (2009-03-29 14:01:23)
    The Beez' speaks..: "But when you start to look a little closer, you will see that they spread the SOFUD. Some have a real gift for writing and are so credible that you see no need to investigate their claims."

  • Video Interview with Kernel Developer Peter Anvin (2009-03-29 10:01:23)
    Linux Magazine: "Born in Sweden, Anvin now lives in California and works at the Intel Open Source Technology Center. In the video, he tells of how Intel let him "get on with his Linux thing" while at the same time seek his advice in Linux matters..."

  • Ubuntu's LPIA-based MID Edition Can Save 10%+ Power (2009-03-29 06:01:23)
    Phoronix: "The Ubuntu MID edition is targeted for very small netbooks and mobile Internet devices. Particularly, Ubuntu MID aims to be on handheld devices and those with 4-7" touch-screens. Beyond having a different user interface, Ubuntu MID is spun with LPIA packages instead of the i386 package-set."

  • ZenWalk 6.0 Gnome ScreenShots (2009-03-29 03:01:23)
    Linux Dynasty: "Last time I did Screen Shots of ZenWalk, was the 5.2 beta release. Now, not much has change since the 5.2 release as far as the UI is concerned. But other changes have been made... One thing I noticed immediately, was that the installer was simpler and faster."