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Microsoft do it again: Office Lock In
Posted By Ken Guest - 12:03, 28 April 2003
Microsoft has slid on its commitment to produce open standard file formats for its Office products, specifically Microsoft has backed away from implementing an OASIS-defined industry standard.
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 11:00, 28 April 2003
Niall has posted about a LEWD POTD tonight in the Lord Lucan, in (suprisingly) Lucan !
For the uninitiated LEWD is the Linux Enthusiasts of West(ish) Dublin(ish) and POTD is a Pint / Pub Of The Day.
All are welcome, although you might want to give Niall a heads-up if you intend heading along ... to make sure someone else appears !
Another ILUG wedding !
Posted By Proinnsias Breathnach - 12:02, 25 April 2003
Edited by Adam Beecher - 12:02, 25 April 2003
The committee are dropping like flies ... first our PRO (Liam) gets hitched in February, and now it's the turn of John "Kate" Looney
who married Julie today (April 25th) at 15:30 in Dublin. |
Congratulations John from all of us !
Open Source in Northern Ireland
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:24, 24 April 2003
Edited by Ken Guest - 09:24, 24 April 2003
As contributed by caspol
NIOSC - northern ireland open source community - have established a website to promote all things open source up North. They recently held the first open/workshop day which was very well attended for the first event of its type and are planning to hold more in the future.
Doolin Technology Sessions in Dublin (#6)
Posted By Kevin Lyda - 12:03, 22 April 2003
Edited by Adam Beecher - 12:03, 22 April 2003
Doolin Technologies is presenting the sixth session of its first series of technology talks on Thursday 24th April. All are welcome to attend. Ronan Waide will be covering "Linux Clustering: Heartbeat vs. Red Hat Cluster Manager"
RedHat 9 Reviewed
Posted By Ken Guest - 16:16, 18 April 2003
Contributed by Padraig Brady:
Finally a review of RedHat 9 from someone who knows what they're talking about
An American In Dublin: Raven Alder's Stay in Dublin
Posted By Ken Guest - 15:15, 17 April 2003
Edited by Ken Guest - 15:15, 17 April 2003
An American In Dublin
Raven Alder's write-up of her
experiences in Dublin during her stay for giving a presentation on
Cryptography in Linux at Linux Expo 2003.
Doolin Technology Sessions in Dublin (#5)
Posted By Kevin Lyda - 10:38, 15 April 2003
Doolin Technologies is presenting the fifth session of its first series of technology talks on Thursday 17th April. All are welcome to attend. MOSIX and configure will be covered by the Doolin Kevins.
Schools Saves Money with Linux
Posted By Ken Guest - 09:40, 15 April 2003
Edited by Ken Guest - 09:40, 15 April 2003
As contributed by nils
Here is nice linux story about how a school saved money by going the linux route and how the students benefited.
New Article: Choosing a Good Password
Posted By Ken Guest - 16:14, 11 April 2003
Paul O'Malley has written a presentation on choosing a good password - good reading intended for sysadmins.
New tutorial: Installing a Creative Zen USB on Linux
Posted By Ken Guest - 11:17, 11 April 2003
Even though most of the people don't know about it, there is a project on Linux which allows you to connect your Zen mp3 player on Linux.
Doolin Tech Sessions in Dublin (#4)
Posted By Kevin Lyda - 09:20, 8 April 2003
Edited by Ken Guest - 09:20, 8 April 2003
Doolin Technologies is presenting the fourth session of its first series of technology talks on Thursday 10th April. All are welcome to attend.
"Linux in the HPC Environment" by Dermot Frost
Doolin Technology Sessions: 3rd Session
Posted By Ken Guest - 14:17, 3 April 2003
"System Programming in Perl: The Unix Process Model"
Thursday 3rd April, 7:30pm, Walton Theatre, Arts Block, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2
This talk will explore the way the Unix operating system
handles process creation and command execution. including details of
the essential Perl functions 'fork' and 'exec'. We'll see how this affects the design of certain Unix commands, including the shell, 'ls', 'nice', 'sudo', 'nohup', 'inetd', 'less', 'chroot', and 'cd', with code examples in Perl. I'll also show Perl code that implements a replacement for the Unix shell.