IT Management Linux News for Sep 14, 2009
Microsoft and A Patent Checkmate of My Dreams - Updated (Sep 14, 2009, 23:04)
Groklaw: "Eureka! You could sell the patents to
patent trolls, and let *them* be the bad guys. Is that not perfect
if you are evil? Not that Microsoft would ever be evil."
What to Do If You Saw an ‘Antivirus’ Pop-Up Ad (Sep 14, 2009, 22:04)
Gadgetwise: "Some nasty ads have hit the Web
browsers of visitors to NYTimes.com and some other sites in recent
days. The ads, which are not authorized or endorsed by The Times,
can hijack a person's browser and make it appear as if a scan for
viruses is running."
Managing Linux and Mac Fileshares in Windows (Sep 14, 2009, 21:34)
InternetNews: "It's an Active Directory world,
but now Linux and Mac users can join in with new open source
Linux 2.6.31's best five features (Sep 14, 2009, 20:34)
Cyber Cynic: "Lately, most of the improvements
in the Linux kernel have been for server users. In the latest
release though, Linux 2.6.31, most of the best goodies are for
Linux desktop users. Here's my list of the top five
Recover data with Linux (Sep 14, 2009, 17:34)
TechRadar: "But this being Linux, there's
plenty you can do to dig yourself out of a hole, which is why it's
always a good idea to have a repair-worthy distribution close to
hand when performing configuration and installation tasks."
Netbooks have a huge impact on the PC industry (Sep 14, 2009, 17:04)
ItRunsOnLinux: "The success of Netbooks also
surprised Microsoft & forced them to lower the prices of their
XP Home licenses, to regain marketshare over Linux."
Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Fedora 11 (Sep 14, 2009, 09:06)
Unixmen: "Web-based Distributed Authoring and
Versioning, or WebDAV, is a protocol that allows for convenient
mounting of a remote server on your desktop for easy file
HowTo get CDP Neighbor Information Through Python and SNMP (Sep 14, 2009, 00:12)
Linux Dynasty: "Have you ever wanted to know
what CDP enabled devces ( and info related to those devices ) that
were directly connected to your your Core Switch? But you just do
not have the access to get that info."