IT Management Linux News for Aug 25, 2010
Who dares using Windows in a critical environment? (Aug 25, 2010, 23:37)
Technology FLOSS: "I just can't believe what my
eyes just saw. You are telling me that a commercial plane... had
Windows running on one of its central processing nodes?"
Set up an LDAP server on Fedora (Aug 25, 2010, 22:07)
Ghacks: "There is a tool, 389 Directory Server,
that helps you to get this up and running quickly and easily. In
this article I am going to show you how to install and set up the
389 Directory Server."
Three things Microsoft need to do NOW to prove it loves open souce (Aug 25, 2010, 20:07)
ZDNet: "Back in 2001 Microsoft CEO Steve
Ballmer called Linux a "cancer" that threatened the company, but
now the Redmond giant claims to "love open source." Well, actions
speak louder than words."
Remote Administration with Linux (Aug 25, 2010, 19:07)
Linux.com: "One of the great things about Linux
is the variety of tools you can use to remotely administer your
Linux desktop and server systems. From the command line to GUI
tools, you can take control of it all right from the comfort of
your very own desktop anywhere you happen to be."
Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) On Ubuntu 10.04 (Initiator And Target) (Aug 25, 2010, 16:37)
Howtoforge: "This guide explains how you can
set up an AoE target and an AoE initiator (client), both running
Ubuntu 10.04. AoE stands for "ATA over Ethernet" and is a storage
area network (SAN) protocol which allows AoE initiators to use
storage devices on the (remote) AoE target using normal ethernet
The State of Open Source System Automation (Aug 25, 2010, 12:07)
Linux Magazine: "The days of DIY system
administration are rapidly coming to a close. Why? Because the open
source tools available are just too good not to use. Presenting
Bcfg2, Cfengine, Chef and Puppet."
Cut Costs by Using Linux Appliances for Branch Offices (Aug 25, 2010, 10:37)
Dell.com: "I'm cheap. Given a choice between
buying an elaborate, full-featured server requiring expensive
technicians and administrators, versus turning an out-of-date PC
into a single-purpose Linux server, I'm going to go with the Linux
server every time."