Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

IT Management Linux News for Aug 12, 2009

  • Ubuntu, Debian Partner to Employ Communist Era Model (2009-08-12 23:02:24)
    ServerWatch: "Now we all know in a capitalist system, the competition is there to be crushed. Inefficient companies or those with inferior products lose out to better companies and products, and the principal of survival of the fittest means the consumer gets an ever better deal."

  • Verona's University Migrates 4000 PCs to Linux (2009-08-12 22:32:24)
    Linux Magazine: "Verona is about to become famous for more than just Romeo and Juliet and opera: the university of the romantic Italian city is migrating 4000 of its desktops to Linux and open source."

  • Technical School changes to Ubuntu and saves Millions (2009-08-12 22:02:24)
    PMA Box: "The Icelandic National TV channel RUV broadcasted a news story yesterday 11 August 2009 entitlled: "New system saves millions""

  • LinuxCon: When Open Source Is Not Enough (2009-08-12 21:32:24)
    Linux.com: "I serve as Chief Technologist for Open Source and Linux at HP. What that means is that since 2001 I've helped to establish HP's technology and business strategies around Linux, advocated for greater engagement in open source across all of HP's many business units, mentored internal teams on how to participate as good citizens in open source development communities..."

  • How to use Virtual Machine Manager on Fedora 11 (2009-08-12 20:02:24)
    Linux and Open Source: "It is light-weight and easy to use, and because KVM is “baked” directly into the Linux kernel as of 2.6.20, it makes managing KVM a breeze."

  • Use FreeRADIUS for Wi-Fi Authentication (2009-08-12 19:02:24)
    Enterprise Networking Planet: "One authentication server you could use is called FreeRADIUS, an open source project, developed under the GNU General Public License Version 2 (GPLv2). It is actually the most widely used RADIUS server in the world."

  • Microsoft banned from selling Word (2009-08-12 16:49:54)
    Cyber Cynic: "It sounds like a joke. But, it's real and it's anything but a joke for Microsoft."

  • Drupal 7 Targets the Enterprise (2009-08-12 15:02:24)
    InternetNews: "With new funding under its belt, Acquia is focusing on development for the open source content management system."

  • Lies, Damn Lies and File Systems Benchmarks (2009-08-12 13:32:24)
    Linux Magazine: "Benchmarking has become synonymous with marketeering to the point it is almost useless. This article takes a look at a very important paper that can demonstrate how bad it has become and makes recommendations on how to improve the situation."

  • Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL On Debian Lenny (2009-08-12 10:32:24)
    Howtoforge: "This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine"