IT Management Linux News for Oct 21, 2010
Should Servers Be Rebooted? (Oct 21, 2010, 22:02)
Datamation: "A question that comes up on a
pretty regular basis is whether or not servers should be routinely
rebooted. Should they be rebooted once per week, or should they be
allowed to run for as long as possible to achieve maximum
Advanced KDE Administration (Oct 21, 2010, 20:32)
MakeTechEasier: "For general use, it is
sufficient to configure KDE using the options provided in System
Settings and in individual application settings. Nevertheless, to
unlock the full power of KDE, you should learn some of the system
administration tools that it provides."
Intro to Linux Pluggable Authentication Modules (Oct 21, 2010, 17:32)
Linux Magazine: "Every time you log into a
Linux system, you're using the Pluggable Authentication Modules
(PAM). Let's take a closer look what's going on under the
VMware Buying Novell? Why Add More Blah? (Oct 21, 2010, 17:02)
IT World: "The Wall Street Journal is reporting
rumors that VMware may buy Novell's SUSE Linux OS business, though
Attachmate is competing for the rest of the company's assets."
Red Hat CEO: Software vendor model is broken (Oct 21, 2010, 14:17)
Network World: "The current model of selling
commercial enterprise software is broken, charged the CEO for Red
Hat. It is too expensive, doesn't address user needs and, worst of
all, it leaves chief information officers holding all the risk of
implementing new systems. "
OpenERP Makes Open Source Business Software Work (Oct 21, 2010, 13:32)
eCRM Guide: "OpenERP seems to be a rarity among
open source business software companies. There are no special
enterprise editions — open source and paying customers get
the exact same software and features — yet the company has
managed to turn a profit on services and hosted solutions."