IT Management Linux News for Jun 18, 2009
HP Servers and Ubuntu: Read Between the Lines (Jun 18, 2009, 23:33)
WorksWithU: "You can't be half-pregnant. And
Hewlett-Packard can't be half-committed to Ubuntu Server Edition.
Over the next few months, I think you'll see HP make a far more
comprehensive commitment to Canonical's Linux server strategy.
Comcast Embraces IPv6 (Jun 18, 2009, 22:33)
InternetNews: "Comcast is making a move to
IPv6, making IPv6 transit services available to its wholesale
Creating Secure Tunnels With ssh (Jun 18, 2009, 22:03)
Linux Journal: "If you manage remote servers or
if you have more than one computer you most likely have used the
ssh command. A simple description of ssh is that it's a secure
version of telnet, but that's like saying a Porsche is a just a
better version of a Volkswagen bug."
HP is business Linux friendly (Jun 18, 2009, 21:03)
Cyber Cynic: "Recently, for business users
anyway, HP has been making it a lot easier to get Linux on their
desktops and servers."
On Novell (Jun 18, 2009, 20:03)
Polar Bears and Penguins: "So, what happened?
How did NetWare fall and Microsoft take its place?"
Dell and the SMB open source paradox (Jun 18, 2009, 18:03)
InfoWorld: "Forrester study finds SMBs are
apprehensive about open source. Can Dell help change those
Canonical shut down Ubuntu SE store (Jun 18, 2009, 16:33)
Ubuntu Satanic: "Well, it seems that Canonical
is enforcing their intellectual property rights over the Ubuntu
name. The store is now closed and you will no longer be able to buy
any Ubuntu Satanic merchandise."
IT Salaries: Security Staff (Jun 18, 2009, 15:33)
Datamation: "Security is a hot area for IT job
openings. While the need for some tech skills waxes and wanes as IT
churns through its constant overhaul, the need to protect the
infrastructure seems only to increase. And, security jobs can't be
OpenSource World announces keynote speakers (Jun 18, 2009, 13:03)
Desktop Linux: "IDG World Expo has announced
speakers for its inaugural OpenSource World 2009 show (formerly
LinuxWorld) on Aug. 12-13 in San Francisco. California Secretary of
State Debra Bowen will keynote the conference, which will feature
presentations on Linux desktops, netbooks, Android, mobile devices,
enterprise, security, troubleshooting, and numerous "cloud"
Ubuntu a minor player? Not outside the States (Jun 18, 2009, 12:03)
ZDNet Education: "...just before I read his
post, I met with the President of Metasys, a Brazilian company that
has Linux-based servers, desktops, and software in thousands of
schools, businesses, and homes throughout Latin America, Africa,
Configure Cisco Switches for Easy Server Deployments (Jun 18, 2009, 03:03)
Enterprise Networking Planet: "Both dynamic
VLANs and 802.1q auto-negotiation can enable a hands-off approach
to server changes, but there are design and security issues. The
question at hand is therefore, "is it worth it?""