Infrastructure Linux News for Dec 28, 2009
DNS Benchmark with Wine (2009-12-28 23:37:00)
Wine-Reviews: "GRC always produces high quality
software. This is no exception. Programmed 100% in assembly
language, this program performs spectacularly. It only in a Windows
version, but Linux users can easily (and completely) run it using
Windows XP gets the shanzhai treatment (2009-12-28 22:47:00)
Shanzhai: "Warning! Linux die-hards should turn
away now. All those folks out there who always wanted to try Linux
but just couldn't quite ween themselves off Windows XP - a solution
has finally arrived."
Late 2010 to Bring Memory Chip Shortage: Report
InternetNews: "DRAMeXchange anticipates growing
demand from consumers and enterprises cutting sharply into DRAM
6 Really Cool Linux Stocking Stuffers (2009-12-28 21:03:00)
Serverwatch: "So here's a few Linux
command-line Easter Christmas Eggs for you
to while away a little time if you are unfortunate enough to be
back at your desk already."
Google Chrome review on Linux (2009-12-28 20:03:00)
LinuxCrunch: "I would like to share with you my
short experience with Google Chrome on openSUSE 11.2. Although it
is in a beta stage, it is stable and fast."
15 game-changing Linux moments of the decade (2009-12-28 18:33:00)
TechRadar: "If you were sat at your Linux
computer one dark evening in late 1999, things would have been
Getting connected: a history of modems (2009-12-28 17:33:00)
TechRadar: "Their arrival heralded a new age of
communications and they played a major role in the explosion of the
internet. We're talking, of course, about modems."
A decade of Linux (2009-12-28 16:33:00)
Cyber Cynic: "Let's take a look at this last
decade and see how Linux made its journey from niche operating
system to its current prominence."
Pandora gets a hands-on review (2009-12-28 16:03:00)
Pandora Press: "The recent reports on Pandora's
case design and controls have been nothing short of glowing. It's
pretty satisfying information for the most part; there is no doubt
that what we're hearing from the team is genuine delight in what
they've achieved. But the question has been asked – what
would some guy off the street think of it?"
Chinese pirates launch Windows XP clone based on Ubuntu (2009-12-28 15:03:00)
ItRunsOnLinux: "China is notorious for
copying/cloning everything, now Chinese pirates hacked Ubuntu 9.10
to look exactly like Windows XP."
10 Greatest Open Source Software Of 2009 (2009-12-28 14:03:00)
Cyberciti: "These are full-featured
cross-platform softwares, free as in beer and speech. Vivek Gite
picks his best open source software of 2009."
No Windows! (2009-12-28 13:33:00)
Another guy named Mike: "There was just no way
I was going to get my step daughter a Windows netbook for
Christmas. No way, no how. I couldn't find a good way to articulate
why, and so for a couple weeks I was just responding, "No Windows!"
to my wife's questions."
Full Review: Nexuiz 2.5.2 - Free First-Person Shooter for Linux (2009-12-28 00:03:00)
TuxArena: "Nexuiz is a free, GPL-licensed,
first-person shooter developed online by the Internet-based team
Alientrap, and it comes with ports for Linux, Windows and Mac."