Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 25, 2009
Red Hat CEO Isn't Worried About Oracle Solaris (2009-06-25 22:38:06)
InternetNews: "With earnings up at the Linux
vendor, its chief executive talks tough on Oracle."
Linux 2.6.31-rc1 Released (2009-06-25 21:06:32)
Linux.com: "We've had the regular two-week (and
one day) merge window, and -rc1 is out, and the merge window is
System76 Bonobo Professional Review (2009-06-25 16:38:23)
phoronix: "One of the new notebooks to recently
leave the System76 facilities is the Bonobo Professional, which
packs an Intel Core 2 Quad Q9000 processor and an impressive NVIDIA
GeForce GTX 280M discrete graphics processor. In this article we
are seeing how this high-end notebook performs with Ubuntu
Ubuntu Netbook Remix - User Interface Pro/Am Opinions (2009-06-25 15:04:17)
ZDNet UK: "I'm going to take a look at the
Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04 desktop and user interface. My intention
is to look from two different perspectives - my own, as a Linux
'Pro', and that of my partner, my neighbor, or others who we might
consider Linux 'Amateurs'."
Character encoding issues when migrating from Joomla 1.0 to 1.5 (2009-06-25 14:17:19)
Sankuru: "After migrating a joomla installation
from version 1.0 to 1.5, I came across a particularly annoying
issue: the following characters showed up in error in the browser:
left single quote, right single quote, left double quote, right
double quote, emdash."
Fedora 11 Install Nvidia Driver Kmod-Nvidia (2009-06-25 12:06:01)
Kernel Hardware: "Question: How do I install
the nvidia drivers on Fedora 11 instead of using the nouveau
Webopedia Term of the Day: Tomato firmware (2009-06-25 10:34:03)
Webopedia: "Called Tomato, it is the name of a
firmware for wireless routers, including the popular WRT54G family.
Tomato is designed to be flashed onto your compatible wireless
router to replace the stock firmware loaded by the vendor."
Pick Your Distro: Cutting-Edge, Bleeding-Edge, Blunting-Edge
Open Source Weblog: "You might remember Bryan
Lunduke from his extremely pointed "Linux Sucks -- Let's Fix It"
presentation of a few months back. Now he's aiming fighting words
at Fedora over F11, and from that I've gleaned a few larger
questions about what is the real role of any given Linux
Red Hat Rakes in Big Bucks (2009-06-25 07:34:09)
Cyber Cynic: "Some companies, OK most
companies, are in trouble, but Red Hat, the world's number one
Linux company just keeps signing the customers and making the
The Little Linux School House (2009-06-25 03:09:01)
Cyber Cynic: "Open source software in schools
isn't just a good idea, it's becoming a financial necessity if
we're to keep enough teachers for our kids in classrooms. So, it's
particular good timing that Sugar Labs and openSUSE have released
free Linux distributions expressly designed for education."
Linux Disable Shell / FTP Access For a User Account (2009-06-25 01:32:05)
nixCraft: "How do I disable shell (SSH) and FTP
access to a new or old user under Linux without deleting user