IT Management Linux News for Sep 23, 2009
IBM markets Linux to Africa. Why not the U.S? (Sep 23, 2009, 19:36)
Netstat -vat: "In my view, the speed with which
the IBM 'Microsoft-Free PC' is coming to market is very
questionable. Does it really take more than a year to put together
a solution from components that already exist in the market?"
Another Look At Intel's Lynnfield Linux Performance (Sep 23, 2009, 18:36)
Phoronix: "We noticed some odd performance
issues under Linux when testing out these new processors, but Intel
has since chimed in and we are in the process of running an updated
set of tests."
Pigeons are faster than DSL (Sep 23, 2009, 18:06)
BoingBoing: "A South African IT company got so
fed up with the national telco's notoriously poor Internet service
that they decided to set up a race that pitted the telco's network
against a carrier pigeon. The pigeon won."
Postfix Mail Server: Managing Mailbox Size (Sep 23, 2009, 17:06)
Postfix Mail: "In order to avoid problems you
need to understand the difference between mailboxes and
virtual_mailboxes as well as know the default sizes and how to
Bob Sutor - "Here Are Your "Dead Ends" (Sep 23, 2009, 16:36)
Blog of Helios: "The head Linux guy for IBM,
Bob Sutor fairly well showed the poker hand of most Enterprise
Linux entities. Briefly, he said: Linux on the Desktop isn't worth
Upgrading a Home Network to a Small Business System Using pfSense (Sep 23, 2009, 14:36)
Packt: "In this article by Matt Williamson, we
will learn how to upgrade a home network to a small business system
using pfSense in a step by step manner. We will begin right from
the basic concepts of networking to the actual implementation of
Why open-source DNS is 'internet's dirty little secret' (Sep 23, 2009, 14:03)
ZDNet UK: "Freeware legacy DNS is the
internet's dirty little secret — and it's not even little,
it's probably a big secret."
LinuxCon: Desktop Should Be Better Than Windows (Sep 23, 2009, 12:03)
Linux.com: "Sutor did not seem to be advocating
the end of the Linux desktop, but rather was making a call to the
desktop community to stop following Windows and OS X and begin a
unique line of innovation."