IT Management Linux News for Oct 27, 2008
Mark Shuttleworth and the Grand Linux Vision (Oct 27, 2008, 23:03)
Linux Today Blog: "Mr. Shuttleworth seems to
see Linux as a launch pad for all kinds of useful tools and
activities. Not a prefab path to riches (all that free code!), nor
the biggest free candy store on the planet (free as in freeloader,
mine all mine!), nor even a way to lock in the suckers and then
make them pay and pay and pay, but a platform for building cool
productive tools for everyone."
Installing and Configuring Openfiler with DRBD and Heartbeat (Oct 27, 2008, 21:03)
HowtoForge: "Openfiler is a high performance
operating system tailored for use as a SAN/NAS appliance. This
configuration will enable two Openfiler appliances to work in an
Active/Passive high availability scenario."
"I Don't Think Anyone Can Make Money From the Linux Desktop" (Oct 27, 2008, 19:47)
Cyber Cynic: "A popular question in desktop
circles is "Can anyone make money from the Linux desktop?"
Canonical CEO and Ubuntu founder, Mark Shuttleworth's answer is "I
don't think anyone can make money from the Linux desktop.""
Australia Customers Demand Linux Netbooks (Oct 27, 2008, 16:48)
The VAR Guy: "Roughly 30 percent of Netbook
sales in Melbourne — Australia’s second-largest city
— involve customers requesting Linux rather than Windows,
according to Geek Central, a fast-growing solution provider that
serves the region."
How to Add Ubuntu 8.04 to Win Server 2003 Active Directory Domain (Oct 27, 2008, 15:33)
Ubuntu Geek: "This tutorial will explain how to
add Ubuntu 8.04 desktop to win server 2003 Active Directory.We are
going to use Likewise Open.Likewise Open is a free, open source
application that joins Linux, Unix, and Mac machines to Microsoft
Active Directory and securely authenticates users with their
MS Makes Mockery of Interoperability (Oct 27, 2008, 14:03)
IT Web: "License free code from us, or we'll
sue, says Microsoft's IP lawyer."
JBoss Building New Community Site with Magnolia (Oct 27, 2008, 06:03)
InternetNews: "With all the skills that Red Hat
has, you'd think they could build a community site on their own...
Configuring Storage in FreeNAS (Oct 27, 2008, 04:03)
Linux.com: "The essence of the FreeNAS server
is to provide storage that is easily accessible from the network.
To this end, it is important to understand how FreeNAS handles hard
disks and how they can be configured and used to provide the best
and most reliable storage for your network."