IT Management Linux News for Aug 12, 2009
Ubuntu, Debian Partner to Employ Communist Era Model (Aug 12, 2009, 23:02)
ServerWatch: "Now we all know in a capitalist
system, the competition is there to be crushed. Inefficient
companies or those with inferior products lose out to better
companies and products, and the principal of survival of the
fittest means the consumer gets an ever better deal."
Verona's University Migrates 4000 PCs to Linux (Aug 12, 2009, 22:32)
Linux Magazine: "Verona is about to become
famous for more than just Romeo and Juliet and opera: the
university of the romantic Italian city is migrating 4000 of its
desktops to Linux and open source."
Technical School changes to Ubuntu and saves Millions (Aug 12, 2009, 22:02)
PMA Box: "The Icelandic National TV channel RUV
broadcasted a news story yesterday 11 August 2009 entitlled: "New
system saves millions""
LinuxCon: When Open Source Is Not Enough (Aug 12, 2009, 21:32)
Linux.com: "I serve as Chief Technologist for
Open Source and Linux at HP. What that means is that since 2001
I've helped to establish HP's technology and business strategies
around Linux, advocated for greater engagement in open source
across all of HP's many business units, mentored internal teams on
how to participate as good citizens in open source development
How to use Virtual Machine Manager on Fedora 11 (Aug 12, 2009, 20:02)
Linux and Open Source: "It is light-weight and
easy to use, and because KVM is “baked” directly into
the Linux kernel as of 2.6.20, it makes managing KVM a breeze."
Use FreeRADIUS for Wi-Fi Authentication (Aug 12, 2009, 19:02)
Enterprise Networking Planet: "One
authentication server you could use is called FreeRADIUS, an open
source project, developed under the GNU General Public License
Version 2 (GPLv2). It is actually the most widely used RADIUS
server in the world."
Microsoft banned from selling Word (Aug 12, 2009, 16:49)
Cyber Cynic: "It sounds like a joke. But, it's
real and it's anything but a joke for Microsoft."
Drupal 7 Targets the Enterprise (Aug 12, 2009, 15:02)
InternetNews: "With new funding under its belt,
Acquia is focusing on development for the open source content
Lies, Damn Lies and File Systems Benchmarks (Aug 12, 2009, 13:32)
Linux Magazine: "Benchmarking has become
synonymous with marketeering to the point it is almost useless.
This article takes a look at a very important paper that can
demonstrate how bad it has become and makes recommendations on how
to improve the situation."
Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL On Debian Lenny (Aug 12, 2009, 10:32)
Howtoforge: "This document describes how to
install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL
database instead of real system users. This is much more performant
and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine"