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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 Wine."

  • 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 (2009-12-28 22:03:00)
    InternetNews: "DRAMeXchange anticipates growing demand from consumers and enterprises cutting sharply into DRAM supply."

  • 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 considerably different."

  • 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."