IT Management Linux News for Mar 19, 2007
Cyberciti: Howto install Flash, Java, Real Player 32 bit plugins under 64 bit Firefox (Mar 19, 2007, 22:00)
"Recently I found nspluginwrapper which allows to use 32bit
plugins on a 64bit Firefox browser using nspluginwrapper."
Search Enterprise Linux: Seeking identity management without Microsoft restrictions (Mar 19, 2007, 21:15)
"Like CardSpace, Higgins will allow the collection and
management of identity and authentication information. Adapters
will permit directories, collaboration and communication tools like
Web Services, LDAP, email and instant messaging to be
Linux.com: Import mail into Gmail with the Gmail Loader (Mar 19, 2007, 20:45)
"So, you've turned your back on traditional mail clients and get
your mail fix via Gmail these days. The only problem is getting to
all those old message that are stuck in your old email client. One
way to stuff that old mail into your shiny and capacious Gmail
account is to use Mark Lyon's Gmail Loader."
Marketing Firefox == Speed (Mar 19, 2007, 20:15)
"There has been a discussion going on in the Forum that I'd like
to get your input on...The idea is to have a Mozilla Firefox
sponsored car in the Indianapolis 500."
For video vendor, Web site is an open and closed case (Mar 19, 2007, 19:45)
"Temple ultimately chose Vyatta, an open source router with
subscription-based support. "We've learned to love Vyatta," he
says. "It's super smooth serving out the video, even with AJAX and
Flash." Temple went with the support-for-a-fee option instead of
the go-it-alone free community version. "We were able to build what
we needed for less than $1,000 and the performance is great."
Slightly changed openSUSE 10.2 ISOs Released (Mar 19, 2007, 19:00)
"Today the openSUSE team is releasing slightly changed openSUSE
10.2 ISO images. The reason for putting out those updated ISOs is a
Sun Hires Debian Founder (Mar 19, 2007, 18:30)
"I'm delighted to be able to welcome a new colleague who's
starting with Sun today. He is starting a newly-defined role as
Chief Operating Platforms Officer at Sun..."
The Nuclear Option (Mar 19, 2007, 18:15)
"So, despite considerable thought, I cannot name a single
determined FLOSS opponent other than Microsoft. Of course I exclude
patent trolls for they have no preferences and will hurt anybody if
it will show them a profit."
ZoneMinder Digital Surveillance Systems (Mar 19, 2007, 17:50)
"That's where ZoneMinder comes in. This freely available, Linux
based, open source camera monitoring software can easily turn a PC
into a monitoring system that compares to a $1,500+ PC based
Ubuntu's Migration Assistant Works (Mar 19, 2007, 17:45)
The migration-assistant is designed to make it very easy for
Microsoft Windows converts to jump into the Ubuntu world by
automatically transferring files and settings."
link really fixed
Sharepoint: Microsoft's new operating system (Mar 19, 2007, 14:30)
"Sharepoint is very clearly the future of Microsoft. And, not
coincidentally, it is the future of how Microsoft locks customers
into its software (benevolently or malevolently - you choose)."
Beryl: Eye Candy For the Linux Desktop (Mar 19, 2007, 13:45)
"Ever wanted to take the window open on your desktop and set it
on fire? If you happen to be running Linux, you're in luck."
Hoosier Penguin: BrainShare: The Heart of Novell (Mar 19, 2007, 03:00)
"The reason I wanted to attend BrainShare this year,
specifically, was to find out for myself if Novell was really a
Linux company, or if they were just talking the talk..."