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FOSS Means Business conference in Belfast
Posted By Ken Guest - 10:51, 17 February 2006
Richard Stallman and Bruce Perens will keynote in Belfast on March 16th. This whole-day event is tailored towards IT decision makers in medium sized businesses and public administration - but the content will have a wide appeal. Among other topics, Richard Stallman will discuss GPL version 3, and will take questions on the current draft and the drafting process. Bruce Perens will deliver a CEO / CIO targetted opening keynote. Other speakers will discuss the practical issues of transitioning to Free Software and there will be opportunities for networking.
Streaming audio on GNU/Linux - the miniest HOWTO
Posted By Ken Guest - 13:17, 25 January 2006
John Barrett has kindly granted permission to mirror his Streaming audio HOWTO on the linux.ie website.
Linux and Bluetooth Headset howto
Posted By Ken Guest - 16:22, 23 January 2006
Edited by Ken Guest - 16:22, 23 January 2006
Linux and Bluetooth Headset howto
John Moylan's written a good howto on using a Bluetooth Headset with Skype on Linux...
Posted By Ken Guest - 10:38, 20 January 2006
A POTD is organised for January 27th in The Long Stone, Dublin; starting at 20:00 (8 o'clock).
Debian to relase in December
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 12:25, 8 January 2006
The debian project has announce that they will release in December 2006.
Their time line is as follows:
N-117 = Mon 30 Jul 06: freeze essential toolchain, kernels
N-110 = Mon 7 Aug 06: freeze base, non-essential toolchain (including e.g. cdbs)
N-105 = Mon 14 Aug 06: d-i RC [directly after base freeze]
N-45 = Wed 18 Oct 06: general freeze [about 2 months after base freeze, d-i RC]
N = Mon 4 Dec 06: release [1.5 months for the general freeze]
The good news is that they are on track to reach this goal.
Spammer Sued In UK
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 01:00, 8 January 2006
The register.co.uk has a short story on a spammer being sued for damages in the UK.
It talks about the information gathering that went on, and how the remedy is set up in UK law.
Interesting and informative.
Find out which Linux suits you
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 00:51, 8 January 2006
This story on news.com.com tells the story of the site with a quiz on it, the quiz is designed to help new users choose a Linux distro. Some of you may remember that the actual site got a mention on the mailing list.
Why Robin Is Not Moving To Windows
Posted By Paul O'Malley - 00:19, 8 January 2006
Robin 'Roblimo' Miller wrote a little bit of humour to explain to the world why Robin is forced not to run windows.
Fresh Content on site!
Posted By Ken Guest - 10:34, 20 December 2005
Michele Neylon has written the following for linux.ie:
What is a DNS Blacklist? (article)
Linux Email for the part-time sys-admin (review of the book of the same name).
Linux and another open network
Posted By Ken Guest - 17:54, 21 November 2005
Edited by Paul O'Malley - 17:54, 21 November 2005
FON is a Spanish wi-fi sharing company, based on open-source code and principles.
FON already has its first FON AP in operation, on Ormonde Quay, within range of the Morrison Hotel. Antoin and a few others are meeting up there tomorrow - send email@example.com an email if you want to find out more all welcome.