IT Management Linux News for Jan 25, 2010
How To Set Up A USB-Over-IP Server And Client With Debian Lenny (Jan 25, 2010, 20:03)
Howtoforge: "This tutorial shows how to set up
a USB-over-IP server with Debian Lenny as well as a USB-over-IP
client (also running Debian Lenny). The USB/IP Project aims to
develop a general USB device sharing system over IP network."
Linux performance basics (Jan 25, 2010, 19:03)
Spyced: "I want to write about Cassandra
performance tuning, but first I need to cover some basics: how to
use vmstat, iostat, and top to understand what part of your system
is the bottleneck -- not just for Cassandra but for any
10 scripts to create your own Linux distribution (Jan 25, 2010, 18:33)
Techradar: "Those familiar with Linux will be
able to tweak settings, add and remove apps and customise the menu,
toolbars and other desktop elements. Incredibly, those are about
all the skills you need to create your very own Linux distro."
Sun CEO Upbeat in Goodbye Letter (Jan 25, 2010, 18:17)
Internetnews: "The final missive from Jonathan
Schwartz encourages those keeping their jobs to think 'Sun is a
brand, Oracle is your company."
WAN Optimization the Open Source Way (Jan 25, 2010, 16:33)
Enterprise Networking Planet: "Even if you
aren't running a branch office in Africa over ISDN, the need for
WAN optimization and acceleration exists within nearly every
business. The problem is that these products are extremely
expensive. Wouldn't it be great if the same functionality could be
accomplished with commodity PC hardware and free open source tools?
Why Microsoft Suddenly Wanted to Be More Interoperable (Jan 25, 2010, 15:33)
Groklaw: "Guess why Microsoft suddenly decided
it wanted to be more interoperable? It's so it can get customers to
quit using Linux and switch to Windows & .NET."
LCA 2010: Kiwis to give FOSS desktop a go (Jan 25, 2010, 15:03)
IT Wire: "New Zealand will begin a test of a
homegrown free and open source desktop solution next month, with
the Horizons Regional Council to be one of the guinea pigs,
according to the president of the country's open source