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IT Management Linux News for May 27, 2009

  • Setting up a Linux-based Open-Mesh Network, Part 1 (May 27, 2009, 20:32)
    LinuxPlanet: "A wireless mesh network lets you multiply a single wired Internet connection over as large an area as you care to manage, such as a farm with remote buildings, a school campus, a neighborhood, even marinas (Internet on your boat!). You can quickly quickly adapt to changing conditions without laying so much as a foot of cable. Eric Geier shows us how using Linux and open source management tools."

  • Linux: Lean, clean, and green (May 27, 2009, 17:32)
    IBM Developerworks: "Although many state governments in the U.S. have stepped in to create laws to help "green up" the computer industry, these laws are difficult to enforce. Instead, some of the most promising solutions to curtailing e-waste and the overuse of resources come from the GNU/Linux community and the corporations that are partnering with that community in this cause."

  • Technology Giant Plans Open Source Channel Partner Initiative (May 27, 2009, 15:34)
    The VAR Guy: "Tech Data, a $24 billion technology giant with deep Microsoft relationships, has developed a 24-month plan to emerge as "the voice for open source in distribution," The VAR Guy has learned."

  • Microsoft's deal with New Zealand falls apart (May 27, 2009, 04:34)
    The Register: "MICROSOFT'S NEARLY nine-year old blanket software licencing deal with the New Zealand government has apparently collapsed."