IT Management Linux News for Feb 26, 2010
Setting Up Hibernation on Linux SSD Netbooks Without Swap, Part 1 (Feb 26, 2010, 22:33)
Inform IT: "This two-part series provides
complete information on how to set up hibernate/suspend in a Linux
netbook solid-state drive (SSD) environment under the conditions
that exist in real-world netbooks."
Ubuntu Linux Now Available to Fed Customers on GSA Advantage (Feb 26, 2010, 21:03)
PC World: "Canonical's Ubuntu has become third
Linux operating system approved by the General Services
Administration for use by federal purchasers."
Italian entrepreneur fights proprietary file formats in Public Administrations (Feb 26, 2010, 19:03)
Stop: "As I already explained in another
article file formats are extremely important: unless, at least in
Public Administrations (PAs), only open file formats are used,
serious amounts of public money can go to waste, important public
digital documents may become unreadable and private citizens or
businesses may be forced to useless expenses if they want to
interact with PAs."
Windows server revenue outpaced Linux in Q4 (Feb 26, 2010, 18:33)
Channel Register: "In terms of operating
systems, Windows was the big winner in the fourth quarter, and not
just because there are some very powerful X64 machines on the
market but because Windows Server 2008 R2 was out the door last
July and helping to drive upgrades to Microsoft's latest Windows
server OS from prior releases."
Novell: Linux finally breaks even (Feb 26, 2010, 17:03)
Channel Register: "Well, that only took six
years and change."
Is Microsoft the New Old IBM: a Ponderous Innot-vator? (Feb 26, 2010, 16:03)
Linux Planet: "Emery Fletcher wonders if
Microsoft has not emulated the IBM of old a bit too well, becoming
a slow, bloated engine of intimidation, rather than a lean mean
Red Hat Helps IBM Pursue Sun Customers (Feb 26, 2010, 15:33)
The VAR Guy: "You already know IBM is pursuing
Sun Microsystems’ customer base. But here’s a twist:
Red Hat and its channel partners seem to be helping IBM pursue
Public consultation on the European Interoperability Strategy (EIS) (Feb 26, 2010, 14:03)
IDABC: "Everyone interested in interoperability
within the context of public service delivery is cordially invited
to send suggestions aiming at contributing to the implementation of
the European Interoperability Strategy."
Google, under antitrust scrutiny, points its finger at Microsoft (Feb 26, 2010, 00:03)
Tech Flash: "Google overnight confirmed reports
that European regulators are looking into complaints that it's
unfairly pushing down the rankings of some of its competitors in
its search results. The company denied wrongdoing, and pointed out
that Microsoft is connected to two of the three companies making