IT Management Linux News for Mar 22, 2007
ZDNet: Blocking the Microsoft/Novell Deal (Mar 22, 2007, 21:45)
"That, apparently, is the reason the release of GPLv3 has been
InfoWorld: Novell: Nothing is Wrong with Linux (Better Sign with Us or You May be Sued over Linux) (Mar 22, 2007, 20:15)
"Am I the only one who finds Novell's continued backtracking and
silliness over its patent scheme with Microsoft
LinuxPlanet: Novell Seeks Partners Across Linux/Windows Integration, Security, And More (Mar 22, 2007, 14:15)
"Novell is now on the lookout for more partners to work on-site
at customer locations to help out with product maintenance and
CNET News: Oracle Claims Yahoo as Linux Convert (Mar 22, 2007, 12:00)
"Oracle Chief Executive Larry Ellison announced the company's
first prominent Linux customer Tuesday: Yahoo. But Red Hat hasn't
been pushed aside at the Internet company..."
Techgage: SabayonLinux 3.3 (Mar 22, 2007, 10:30)
"Fans of Sabayon will be pleased. Things just keep getting
better. For those who have never touched SL, you should give it a
try and see what you are missing. Even if you don't plan on
changing desktops (like myself), it's one of the best distros to
play with, or use as a Live DVD if you are on the road a lot. I had
a few people test it out on Apple computers, and it works great
there as well."
HowToForge: How to install SAP Netweaver 2004 Linux Testdrive on SUSE 9.3 with BW enabled (Mar 22, 2007, 09:00)
"This tutorial describes how to install the 32 bit Linux
Testdrive of SAP Netweaver 2004 on SUSE Linux 9.3 and enable BW
functionality. It goes step by step through the distribution
installation, environment setup and tasks that need to be done in
order to set everything up."
Libervis.com: Taking over the world, one GNU/Linux PC at a time (Mar 22, 2007, 07:30)
"This begs the question; is including proprietary software
really the key to winning the operating system market?"
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Microsoft meets enterprise Linux: Novell's Open Enterprise Server 2 (Mar 22, 2007, 06:00)
" The most important benefit of this solution is that it allows
for a much better integration between enterprise Linux and Windows.
With OES 2, you can integrate enterprise Linux in a Microsoft
environment, or replace the Microsoft environment with Linux."
Motho ke motho ka botho: Ten things you can do keep an old computer useful (Mar 22, 2007, 04:30)
"I spend my working hours on a 2.26Ghz machine, but my play time
is devoted to the hardware of the last century. I sometimes get
questions about how to work with a second-string computer, and
usually my answers are something on this list. I could give a lot
more, but these are the most frequent."
Only Ubuntu Linux: Backup and Restore Ubuntu System using Sbackup (Mar 22, 2007, 03:00)
"Now we will see a easy backup and restore tool called "sbackup"
SBackup is a simple backup solution intended for desktop use. It
can backup any subset of files and directories... Backups may be
saved to any local and remote directories that are supported by
gnome-vfs. There is a Gnome GUI interface for configuration and
Linux.com: Two spiffy dictionary tools for Linux desktop users (Mar 22, 2007, 01:30)
"Whether you're learning a foreign language or just need to look
up an unknown word or phrase, a good dictionary application can
come in handy. JaLingo and StarDict are two such tools. Each sports
a polished GUI and a set of features that puts it among the best
dictionary applications on Linux."