IT Management Linux News for Apr 29, 2010
Recover Data Like a Forensics Expert Using an Ubuntu Live CD (Apr 29, 2010, 23:03)
Lifehacker: "Plenty of utilities can recover
deleted files, but what if you can't boot your computer, or the
whole drive has been formatted? Here's how to dig deep and recover
the most elusive deleted files, or even whole partitions."
Microsoft marches on Android and Linux (Apr 29, 2010, 21:33)
Cyber Cynic: "Microsoft has never proven, or
even attempted to prove, any of these claims. That hasn't, however,
stopped Microsoft from using the threat of Linux patent lawsuit to
force companies like Amazon into paying them off."
Ubuntu's Lucid Lynx Linux OS Debuts With an Eye on ISVs (Apr 29, 2010, 20:33)
Serverwatch: "What's really exciting is the
ecosystem support that we've seen around this release," Canonical
CEO Jane Silber said on a conference call announcing the release.
"With over 80 vendors announcing support for about 100
applications, that's significant and a recognition of the long term
support nature of this particular release."
Tom's Definitive Linux Software Roundup: Office Apps (Apr 29, 2010, 19:33)
Tom's Hardware: "Having covered Linux
installation, running Windows XP in Ubuntu, Internet applications,
and a handful of open source communications titles, Adam Overa is
back with a comprehensive look at office apps for Windows users
considering a switch to Linux."
Apple: Worse for open source than Microsoft? (Apr 29, 2010, 17:33)
My Broadband: "The times are changing, however,
and Microsoft is neither the primary nor the only enemy of free
software. The new number one enemy could well be Apple."
The Top 12 Native Linux System Monitoring Tools (Apr 29, 2010, 16:33)
Daniweb: "To assist those weary SAs in their
quest to conquer their Linux systems, I've devised this list of 12
native Linux system monitoring tools that are always at my
SCO Files Motion for Judgment As a Matter of Law, or For a New Trial (Apr 29, 2010, 01:32)
Groklaw: "SCO has filed its "renewed" motion
for judgment "as a matter of law", with its supporting memorandum.
They ask the judge to rule over the heads of the jury and decide
that the jury "simply got it wrong" when it ruled that SCO didn't
get the copyrights in 1995 from Novell. In the alternative, they'd
like a new trial."