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  • How To Set Up A USB-Over-IP Server And Client With Debian Lenny (Jan 25, 2010, 20:03)
    Howtoforge: "This tutorial shows how to set up a USB-over-IP server with Debian Lenny as well as a USB-over-IP client (also running Debian Lenny). The USB/IP Project aims to develop a general USB device sharing system over IP network."

  • Linux performance basics (Jan 25, 2010, 19:03)
    Spyced: "I want to write about Cassandra performance tuning, but first I need to cover some basics: how to use vmstat, iostat, and top to understand what part of your system is the bottleneck -- not just for Cassandra but for any system."

  • 10 scripts to create your own Linux distribution (Jan 25, 2010, 18:33)
    Techradar: "Those familiar with Linux will be able to tweak settings, add and remove apps and customise the menu, toolbars and other desktop elements. Incredibly, those are about all the skills you need to create your very own Linux distro."

  • Sun CEO Upbeat in Goodbye Letter (Jan 25, 2010, 18:17)
    Internetnews: "The final missive from Jonathan Schwartz encourages those keeping their jobs to think 'Sun is a brand, Oracle is your company."

  • WAN Optimization the Open Source Way (Jan 25, 2010, 16:33)
    Enterprise Networking Planet: "Even if you aren't running a branch office in Africa over ISDN, the need for WAN optimization and acceleration exists within nearly every business. The problem is that these products are extremely expensive. Wouldn't it be great if the same functionality could be accomplished with commodity PC hardware and free open source tools? "

  • Why Microsoft Suddenly Wanted to Be More Interoperable (Jan 25, 2010, 15:33)
    Groklaw: "Guess why Microsoft suddenly decided it wanted to be more interoperable? It's so it can get customers to quit using Linux and switch to Windows & .NET."

  • LCA 2010: Kiwis to give FOSS desktop a go (Jan 25, 2010, 15:03)
    IT Wire: "New Zealand will begin a test of a homegrown free and open source desktop solution next month, with the Horizons Regional Council to be one of the guinea pigs, according to the president of the country's open source society."