IT Management Linux News for Aug 22, 2008
Novell and Microsoft: Stop With the FUD Already (Aug 22, 2008, 22:32)
Cyber Cynic: "What I do find annoying is that
Novell is continuing to feed Microsoft's FUD machine about
Linux: Recover Corrupted Partition From A Bad Superblock (Aug 22, 2008, 21:32)
nixCraft: "How can I Recover a bad superblock
from a corrupted ext3 partition to get back my data?"
Microsoft Wants to "Build Windows." How About Bridges? (Aug 22, 2008, 19:02)
The Open Road: "Microsoft is about to embark on
a new advertising campaign designed to make people love it again,
and not merely endure it."
9 Simple Ways To Recover Your Screen on Linux and Unix (Aug 22, 2008, 18:32)
The Linux and Unix Menagerie: "To get your
weekend started off right, here are 9 ways you can, hopefully, get
your terminal output back to normal if you ever cat a binary
executable or do anything else that makes it all turn "Chinese" on
you. Enjoy and have a safe weekend :)"
Open Source Stack Solid Foundation For All Homes (Aug 22, 2008, 18:02)
Techworld: "After running for six years on a
"black box" legacy system, ACT and South Eastern NSW real estate
portal allhomes.com.au has migrated its technology stack to open
source Linux and Java technologies."
Open Source: The Key to a Software Meritocracy (Aug 22, 2008, 17:02)
Linux Insider: "Remember the good old days?
Like back in 1999 when you could, as a friend of mine put it, "make
a hundred thousand dollars a year for being able to spell Java."
Those were the days, back when programmers driving Porsches had
become a cliché."
Rebooting the Magic Way (Aug 22, 2008, 14:02)
Linux Journal: "Wouldn't it be nice if there
was a way to ask the kernel to reboot without needing to access the
failing drive? Well, there is a way, and it is remarkably
Jim Zemlin: The New Center of Linux Gravity (Aug 22, 2008, 09:32)
Internet News: "Standing at the headwaters of
the ecosystem that is Linux is the Linux Foundation and its
executive director Jim Zemlin. The Linux Foundation was forged out
of the merger of the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) and the
Free Standards Group in 2007 as a new group with a new mandate for