IT Management Linux News for Oct 22, 2010
Practice Safe DNS (Oct 22, 2010, 18:04)
ZDNet: "Misery is when you head to one of your
usual Web site hangouts and find yourself somewhere nasty instead
because of Domain Name System (DNS) poisoning"
Cygwin, the Great Linux vs. Windows Compromise (Oct 22, 2010, 13:34)
ServerWatch: "Cygwin is a software project,
owned by Red Hat, that provides Linux-like tools for Windows.
Installing Cygwin gives Linux adopters the tools they want to make
Windows work better."
Essentials of Bash Scripting: Using Loops (Oct 22, 2010, 13:04)
Linux.com: "An essential rule of system
administration: If you need to do something often, try to write a
script to do it for you."
Server Configuration Tuning in PostgreSQL (Oct 22, 2010, 12:04)
Packt: "The main tunable settings for
PostgreSQL are in a plain text file named postgresql.conf that's
located at the base of the database directory structure. This will
often be where $PGDATA is set to on UNIX-like systems, making the
file $PGDATA/postgresql.conf on those platforms."
The Network is Down, and other things you don't want to hear in a disaster (Oct 22, 2010, 09:04)
Linux Journal: "If you are a Systems
Administrator, the refrain the network is down is routine.
Depending on the sophistication of your users, it might be a more
specific lament, such as the Internet is broken or email is
unavailable. If you have really sophisticated users, you might
actually get a real error message to work with."
OpenStack Delivers First Release of Cloud Computing Tech (Oct 22, 2010, 07:04)
ServerWatch: "After only three short months of
life, the OpenStack open source cloud computing initiative is out
with its first public release of production quality code."
Level Up to IPv6 with Ubuntu 10.10 on Comcast (Oct 22, 2010, 05:04)
Linux.com: "Comcast has started IPv6 trials. If
Comcast is your ISP, you can get started using IPv6 on Linux right
away, with just a few simple steps. Ready to join the
next-generation network? We'll show you how to get Ubuntu 10.10 on
Comcast IPv6 in no time."