IT Management Linux News for Sep 24, 2009
Port Scan Attack Detector PSAD (Sep 24, 2009, 21:36)
Networking Geek to Geek: "I wanted to see what
it would take to build out a full SMB network that would pass
audits and be secure enough that hackers would classify it as non
low hanging fruit and move on to the next target."
LinuxCon: Shuttleworth's Three Methods to Improve FOSS Development (Sep 24, 2009, 20:36)
Community-cation: "Shuttleworth has long
maintained that if free and open source software projects can begin
to sync their development cycles with each other, then both
upstream and downstream developers (and, ultimately, users) will
Red Hat: Linux Pays Off - And Isn't Bloated (Sep 24, 2009, 20:06)
InternetNews: "The growth of Red Hat's business
is not necessarily a sign of renewed spending in the IT sector.
Rather in Whitehurst's view, Red Hat's growth is coming by way of
taking share from other operating system vendors."
Why IBM won't Do Desktop Linux (Sep 24, 2009, 18:36)
Linux Today Blog: "And that is what all the big
vendors are chasing now. They're not interested in OEM desktop
Linux and never will be. And just like Google and Amazon and other
huge consumers of Linux, they'll have a built-in GPL dodge and
share only whatever code they feel like sharing."
Open source profits, proprietary fails (Sep 24, 2009, 18:06)
Cyber Cynic: "While businesses like Microsoft
and Sun are seeing their profits and growth decline, pure
open-source play companies like Red Hat are actually gaining
customers and profits in a down economy."
Crontab Basics (Sep 24, 2009, 08:32)
WDVL: "Why spend your time running repetitive
scripts manually? With Cron Tabs, you can set it and forget
Why Africa gets the IBM-Ubuntu bundle and you do not (Sep 24, 2009, 06:32)
ZDNet: "Irregular readers of this space may be
wondering why IBM and Ubuntu are partnering on a Linux bundle for
Africa but not here."