IT Management Linux News for Jan 20, 2010
Novell slapped for impersonating Red Hat (Jan 20, 2010, 22:33)
The Open Road: "It's no secret that Novell
would dearly love to trade market share with Red Hat in the Linux
market. Red Hat, however, isn't happy with at least one of Novell's
chosen strategies for getting there: Cloning."
The Likely Victims of This Year's BSA raid: Internet Cafe's and Other Computer (Jan 20, 2010, 17:33)
Chao-Kuei's Notes: "So the right way to
interpret MS's recent move is that: after paying MS the first time
for each and every copy of your software, you can now become a
legal business once you pay the second layer of the MS taxes for
the privilege of renting it to your customers. How nice and
charitable! Big applauses and touching music for the generous
Running Ubuntu on an Active Directory network (Jan 20, 2010, 16:33)
Cyber Cynic: "It's always been possible to get
Linux desktops to work on Windows-based networks. I do it all the
time. But, it's not a job for an average Linux user or a Windows
network administrator's whose MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems
Engineer) certification still has wet-ink."
Monitoring Disk Usage With Iotop (Jan 20, 2010, 10:33)
Tip of the Trade: "If you want to keep an eye
on the CPU usage of your processes, you can use top. For disk I/O,
the Python program iotop does the same thing..."
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) Explained (Jan 20, 2010, 04:33)
Linux User and Developer: "ICMP is one of the
core protocols of the IP suite. It a network-layer protocol that is
primarily concerned with routing issues. With the help of this
protocol, routers are able to send error or control information to
EHR is health care reform we call all agree on (Jan 20, 2010, 03:03)
Computerworld: "Since I run my own small
business, I'm very interested in health care reform. You see, my
tiny -- two-person -- company pays more than four figures a month
for health insurance. Ow!"