IT Management Linux News for Jan 14, 2009
Apple's Steve Jobs Takes Medical Leave (Jan 14, 2009, 23:31)
InternetNews: "Apple CEO Steve Jobs is taking a
medical leave of absence, a week after revealing that he suffers
from a condition he described as a hormone imbalance."
Linux Bailout? Try Linux Investment... (Jan 14, 2009, 22:31)
Linux Developer Network: "On the predicted
chopping block from the open source industry were Sun Microsystems
(coming in at number 7) and Novell (coming in at number 1). 25
percent of survey respondents had predicted the demise of Novell in
the coming year."
Interview with Anahuac from KyaPanel (Jan 14, 2009, 13:31)
northxsouth: "Currently KyaPanel has two
modules: E-mail Management and Network Management. It is true that
the Management Network module is very immature and still has some
problems. On the other side the E-mail Management module is quite
mature and jpa integrates itself with major softwares such as
egroupware and juniper."
HowTo upgrade from Debian Etch (4.0 ) to Lenny (5.0) (Jan 14, 2009, 10:31)
Debian Admin: "Debian Lenny's release is
getting closer and closer and many people will want to upgrade
their Etch servers to Lenny.This is currently in testing so it is
not recommended to use these instruction in production."
Set Up Virus and Spam Scanning on Ubuntu 8.10 (Jan 14, 2009, 06:01)
PostfixMail.com: "One of the most frustrating
problems with setting up any mail server is the configuration
required for anti-virus protection and Spam checking. Amavisd-new
provides an excellent tool to help in setting that up. This is a
step-by-step process in providing your mail server, the example is
Ubuntu 8.10, with the ability to scan all incoming mail for viruses
IPwatchD an IP conflict detection tool for Linux (Jan 14, 2009, 04:31)
Linuxconfig: "When using a GNU/Linux operating
system, from time to time you may come across a situation where
network connectivity was interrupted due to the IP conflict. An IP
conflict event occurs when two or more hosts on the same network
are configured with identical IP addresses. At the present, there
appears to be no code in the Linux kernel to take care of this
situation by means of appropriate Gratuitous ARP response."
Another Missed Opportunity for Open Source (Jan 14, 2009, 00:01)
The VAR Guy: "As the National Retail Federation
Convention 2009 starts in New York, many open source companies
(Novell, Red Hat, Sun MySQL, Openbravo) appear to be absent. That's
a massive mistake for open source companies and their channel
partners. Here's why."