IT Management Linux News for Oct 05, 2010
5 Operating Systems Making Big Waves This Week (Oct 05, 2010, 22:03)
ServerWatch: "It's been a busy week for
operating systems (OSes). Here's a rundown of what happened and the
MS Dominance - From an IT Professional Perspective (Oct 05, 2010, 20:33)
Blog of Helios: "Many of us who work in the
corporate IT world realize that there is not ONE THING that works
for all technology applications...Fanbois not withstanding."
Make Customers Smile in 7 Easy Steps with OTRS (Oct 05, 2010, 19:33)
Linux Journal: "In this article, I'll introduce
you to one such system: OTRS, or the Open Ticket Request System.
OTRS is a popular, open-source ticket system that offers all of the
features listed above (and a few more besides)."
Caching nameserver using dnsmasq (Oct 05, 2010, 19:03)
G-Loaded Journal: "dnsmasq is a lightweight,
open-source DNS forwarder and DHCP server. In this article we go
through how to prepare the system in order to run dnsmasq and also
how to configure the latter as a caching-only DNS server."
Tech Tip: Replace Canned Air with a Portable Air Compressor (Oct 05, 2010, 18:03)
Linux Planet: "Keeping the insides of our
computers clean is a good practice, but canned air is expensive and
wasteful. One alternative is portable air compressor."
DragonDisk: A Free Amazon S3 Desktop Client For Linux And Windows (Oct 05, 2010, 17:33)
MakeTechEasier: "Amazon S3 is an useful web
service that provides unlimited storage at a very cheap rate. It is
a good place for people to backup their files to and also for
webmasters to offload their images/scripts to reduce their server
Copying Debian package selections to a new machine (Oct 05, 2010, 06:03)
Free Software Magazine: "But what happens when
you want to replicate one Debian system on another machine? Do you
use cloning tools?"
The OpenOffice fork is officially here (Oct 05, 2010, 00:03)
Computerworld: "It's not that Oracle wishes The
Document Foundation and its take on OpenOffice, LibreOffice ill.
Oracle just isn't going to be having anything to do with it."