IT Management Linux News for Oct 14, 2010
Oracle Confirms Committment to OpenOffice.org (Oct 14, 2010, 23:03)
Linux Journal: "Oracle also stated they would
continue developing, improving, and releasing OpenOffice.org as
open source software."
Dell settlement approved (Oct 14, 2010, 20:03)
SkunkPost: "A federal judge on Wednesday
approved Dell Inc.'s $100 million settlement with the government of
civil fraud charges."
CRM Review: VegaPort Free CRM and Email Marketing Software (Oct 14, 2010, 16:33)
eCRM Guide: "The problem with "free" is that
there is usually a catch somewhere. In the case of Pravega's free
customer relationship management (CRM) software, VegaPort, the
catch may be worth it."
If IT Policy is Your Thing, Keep an Eye on Europe (Oct 14, 2010, 15:03)
Standards Blog: "But it's in the EU where you
find by far and away the greatest sophistication on the part of
policy makers, and the most extensive grass-roots engagement by
GOSCON Highlights Benefits of OSS in Public Sector (Oct 14, 2010, 13:03)
IT World: "Faced with budget tightening and
cost-control measures that threaten to deplete government services
to beyond the bare minimum, local, state, and Federal organizations
are taking a very hard look at the cost and performance benefits of
open source software"
Ubuntu 10.10 manual disk partitioning guide (Oct 14, 2010, 12:03)
LinuxBSDos: "The installation program on Ubuntu
desktop is pretty basic. It lacks the other features, like support
for LVM, RAID, and full disk encryption, that the Ubuntu text
installer edition has. By default, it creates just one partition
onto which it installs everything"
Clock management on Linux (Oct 14, 2010, 00:03)
Linuxaria: "The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is
a protocol for synchronizing the clocks of computer systems over
packet-switched, variable-latency data networks."