Latest Linux Reviews

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The Book of Zope Book Review

The Book of Zope Book Review

I've just spent a few days with Beehive's The Book of Zope published by No Starch Press. Having never built a web application before, I was definitely part of the author's target audience.…

Adaptec ATA Raid 2400A Review

I love SCSI Raid systems as much as the next person. However, sometimes you need something a little less costly. I needed to update my test network. Of course what I wished to have just was not…

Tyan Thunder K7 Motherboard Review

When the specs for the first Athlons were released I was pretty stoked. SMP capability! I had been using the K62 line in my home PCs for a while and was fairly pleased with their performance. What…

VMware 3.0 Workstation Review

This release of VMware's x86 virtual machine represents a major upgrade. The previous release was reviewed last year. This version adds several major improvements over the 2.x release:

New in…

TurboPrint 1.43 for Linux Review

In preparation for the transition from Windows to a Linux based workstation, the main focus is that of peripheral compatibility. Sure Linux is rock solid stable, and has an almost totally…

Star Office 6 Beta Review

I have been using StarOffice for quite a few years now. It just keeps getting better. I think that the product is actually getting better ever since Sun Microsystems has grabbed it. I personally…

RedHat Linux 7.2 Review

A buddy of mine introduced me to RedHat Linux back in 1996, on a CD. Until then I had downloaded different flavors across 28.8/33.6 modem, a rather painful experience. After that introduction I…

GreatBridge PostgreSQL 7.0.3 Review

Ok, so I'm not really a gung ho DBA. However, I'm enough of one to warrant a look at GreatBridge PostgreSQL. All I have to say is WOW! To date this has been the best database I have worked with…

Seagate Barracuda 36ES SCSI Hard Drive Review

When Seagate brought the new Barracuda 36ES to the market they set their sights on target and scored a bulls eye. The Seagate Barracuda 36ES (ST336737LW) bare internal 36.9GB Ultra160 Wide SCSI…

SuSE Linux 7.2 Professional Review

My first version of the GNU/Linux operating system came to me via a shareware disk that I purchased from a friend of mine. That GNU/Linux version was numbered in the 0.9x series and I tired quite…