IT Management Linux News for Sep 28, 2009
L0phtcrack Provides Industrial Strength Password Auditing (Sep 28, 2009, 23:03)
Enterprise Networking Planet: "That's why it's
important for network administrators to be able to audit the user
passwords in use on their networks to ensure that they are hard to
crack, regularly changed, and never re-used. One tool to help with
that is L0phtcrack."
Apache Holds Steady in a Changing Web Server Landscape (Sep 28, 2009, 21:03)
Open Enterprise: "Once upon a time, the monthly
Netcraft Web server survey was nice and boring. Regular as
clockwork, it showed the complete dominance of Apache in this
How to: Build a Wireless Bridge Using DD-WRT, Part I (Sep 28, 2009, 20:03)
Wi-Fi Planet: "In the real world, a bridge
connects two land masses, often separated by water. In wireless
networking, a bridge is used to connect two local area networks (or
LAN's) separated by, well, air."
50 Open Source Apps for Small Biz/Home Office (Sep 28, 2009, 18:03)
Datamation: "When it comes to businesses using
open source software, medium and large enterprises seem to get most
of the press. However, small office/home office (SOHO) setups with
10 employees or less may see even greater benefit from switching to
open source applications."
eyeOS: Your Own Private Linux Cloud that You Control (part 2) (Sep 28, 2009, 16:33)
LinuxPlanet: "Last week Eric Geier introduced
us to the open source Web OS project, eyeOS. We installed eyeOS,
and today we'll continue by configuring our network and setting up
the office file support. Plus we'll learn how to get our files onto
eyeOS, create users, and configure other system settings."
GNU/Linux and FOSS versus Software Piracy (Sep 28, 2009, 14:03)
The ERACC Web Log: "For quite some time now I
have had a vague notion to write about so-called "software piracy".
That vague notion has sharpened into a resolve to write about
Proprietary Closed Source Software (PCSS), "software piracy",
GNU/Linux, Free Open Source Software (FOSS) and your business."
Linux as Wintel parasite (Sep 28, 2009, 04:03)
Managing L'unix: "Basically he's using an open
source evolution of the old Jumpstart stuff to provision gear for
customers who haven't figured out yet that letting other people
control both their data and their most critical business
infrastructure is a recipe for coming to a quick and unhappy