Linux News for Oct 30, 2010
Online Masters Program Focuses on Free Software (Oct 30, 2010, 23:05)
PC World: "Given the expanding strategic role
of Linux in businesses and governments around the world, it's not
surprising that organizations are scrambling to find employees with
the Linux skills they need. More than a third of the respondents to
a recent Linux Foundation study,"
Inverse CEO on building an open source Exchange alternative (Oct 30, 2010, 19:05)
TechWorld: "Use of open source e-mail groupware
systems in the enterprise has been lacklustre with most
organisations opting for products from Microsoft, IBM or cloud
providers like Google. The market is ripe for competition..."
New distributions added to waiting list (Distrowatch) (Oct 30, 2010, 15:05)
Distrowatch: "4MLinux. 4MLinux is a minimalist
distribution in 25 MB designed primarily for basic rescue and
maintenance tasks. It also includes utilities for organising music
files, connecting to 3G networks and even some games."
New home for the Run Up to Date Linux Everywhere project (Oct 30, 2010, 11:05)
RULE: "This website is a cleaned up
reconstruction of the Free Software project www.rule-project.org. I
rebuilt it because, in my opinion, RULE was based on very good
ideas, mostly very valid even today, and it would have been a pity
not to maintain them available."
Weekend Project: Analyze Your Network with Wireshark (Oct 30, 2010, 07:05)
Linux.com: "Wireshark is an open source network
packet analyzer. Without any special hardware or reconfiguration,
it can capture live data going in and out over any of your box's
network interfaces: Ethernet, WiFi, PPP, loopback, even USB."
Linux/Unix Horror Stories for Halloween (Oct 30, 2010, 03:05)
Tech Source: "This time of year, posting
Halloween-related articles has been an informal tradition here at
TechSource. For those of you who missed our old Halloween posts,
here is a recap:"