IT Management Linux News for Sep 21, 2009
System Rescue - My Favorite LiveCD (Sep 21, 2009, 23:06)
Ian's Thoughts: "My favorite LiveCD is System
Rescue CD. System Rescue is a Linux system rescue disk available as
a bootable CD-ROM or USB stick for administrating or repairing your
system and data after a crash. It aims to provide an easy way to
carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and
editing the partitions of the hard disk."
E.U. Releases E-Mails to Defend Decision on Intel (Sep 21, 2009, 22:06)
NY Times: "European antitrust regulators on
Monday published a torrent of internal e-mails and other company
documents to back up its record fine against Intel, arguing that
they showed computer manufacturers were afraid to cross the
New Trojan virus poses online banking threat (Sep 21, 2009, 19:06)
Times Online: "Cyber criminals have created a
highly sophisticated Trojan virus that steals online banking log-in
details from infected computers."
Linux, not the cloud, will save schools (Sep 21, 2009, 18:06)
Computerworld UK: "He is determined, in his
words, to cut unnecessary spending. M'thinks this must include
school ICT unless of course enough money is saved by sacking senior
LinuxPR: Global Conference on Open Source (GCOS) will be held in Jakarta, on 26-27 October 2009 (Sep 21, 2009, 17:17)
LinuxPR: The Association of Open Source in
Indonesia (AOSI)...and in cooperation with State Ministry of
Research and Technology (Ristek), and the Department of
Communication and Information (Depkominfo), will be hosting the
"Global Conference on Open Source" at Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta, on
26-27 October 2009.
The Cloud and Future Innovation: Nuclear Winter or New Opportunity? (Sep 21, 2009, 17:06)
Community-Cation: "Last night, I had the
distinct pleasure of speaking at the monthly Fort Wayne, IN LUG
meeting. Apparently, they thought I knew something about Linux. It
did not take me long to prove them wrong."
Red Hat JBoss Meets Apple's iPhone: Yes, There's An App for That (Sep 21, 2009, 15:36)
The VAR Guy: "Chariot Solutions, a Red Hat
channel partner and Catalyst Program member, has developed an
iPhone application to monitor JBoss application server
Atlanta Linux Fest: Top 9 Ubuntu Highlights (Sep 21, 2009, 13:06)
WorksWithU: "More than 600 people registered to
attend Atlanta Linux Fest, which was held Sept. 19. Many of the
standing-room-only sessions focused on Canonical and Ubuntu."
Tux Takes to the Air (Sep 21, 2009, 12:06)
Blog of Helios: "As far as we can research, the
"concept" of Linux as a product has never been publicly advertised.
Not as an ongoing advertisement..."
Link fixed-- ed.
Why I Can Never Be Exclusive to Linux and Open Source on the Desktop (Sep 21, 2009, 11:06)
Tech Broiler: "But even if I wanted to run
Linux exclusively, the file compatibility of the current
productivity stack for Linux and the lack of a few key applications
that I need for work requires at least a minimal virtualized
Windows environment for me to get my work done."