IT Management Linux News for Aug 25, 2008
OpenOffice.org Tips and Tricks Part III (Aug 25, 2008, 23:03)
LinuxPlanet: "Now this part will help you
perform a few tasks in OOo that were available in MS Office, just
harder to figure out due to the different interface. You'll find
out you can still insert WordArt (actually called Fontwork),
diagrams, and page numbering in OOo documents."
Microsoft and Seinfeld: A Comedy of Errors? (Aug 25, 2008, 21:03)
Linux Insider: "Microsoft's hiring of Jerry
Seinfeld as a Windows Vista pitchman had the Linux community in
stitches last week. The prevailing wisdom seems to be that it's an
indication Windows has jumped the shark."
10 Must-Have Linux (and not only) Cheat-sheets (Aug 25, 2008, 20:33)
A Non-geek’s Linux Notes: "4.Linux
Security Quick Reference
"The intent of this Quick Reference Guide is to provide a starting
point for improving the security of your system..."
Super Micro C2SEA G45 (Aug 25, 2008, 20:03)
Phoronix: "For our testing we were using Ubuntu
8.10 Alpha 4 with the Linux 2.6.26 kernel, GCC 4.3.0, and X Server
1.5.0 RC5. Aside from the ICH10's Serial ATA issue with older
kernels, the only other Linux compatibility problem we experienced
with the Super Micro C2SEA motherboard was the LM_Sensors
Sun For Sale? (Aug 25, 2008, 16:33)
Good Gear Guide: ""In 12 months, Sun will not
be the same company it is now," predicts Enterprise Strategy Group
(ESG) analyst Brian Babineau."
Disney's Rights to Young Mickey Mouse May be Wrong (Aug 25, 2008, 13:32)
LA Times: "Film credits from the 1920s reveal
imprecision in copyright claims that some experts say could
invalidate Disney's long-held copyright."
Can the Dog Start Wagging the Tail? (Aug 25, 2008, 13:02)
Mostly Linux: "The second, and probably most
important thing it has shown is that MS can and will give in to
price pressure and is not nearly as powerful as everyone
9 Tips to Use Apachectl and Httpd like a Power User (Aug 25, 2008, 06:02)
The Geek Stuff: "After you have installed
Apache2, if you want to use apachectl and httpd to it's maximum
potential, you should go beyond using start, stop and restart. The
9 practical examples provided in this article will help you to use
apachectl and httpd very effectively."