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IT Management Linux News for Feb 25, 2010

  • Why open source is not always the way to go (Feb 25, 2010, 20:32)
    Network World: "While open source offers great features and flexibility the total cost of ownership issue can still result in choosing a different path sometimes."

  • Kerberos Server Set Up (Feb 25, 2010, 19:32)
    Begin Linux: "Kerberos provides a secure network authentication model using secret-key cryptography. Kerberos can be used with multiple services to offer superior authentication security."

  • GNU/Linux: Server Upgrade Problem Solving (Feb 25, 2010, 14:32)
    ERACC: "Recently my company had the opportunity to upgrade a server to Mandriva 2010 that was running an old version of the Mandriva GNU/Linux distribution. The system had been in place running along nicely for a few years and had not been upgraded to a new release in all that time except for some security patches. Then it started hanging mysteriously..."

  • Intel alliance to invest $3.5 billion in U.S. tech (Feb 25, 2010, 08:02)
    CNet: "The head of Intel wants to see the U.S. more competitive and has proposed a $3.5 billion investment to help achieve that goal."

  • Corporate IT won't run Linux desktops because of the 'Skype attitude' (Feb 25, 2010, 06:02)
    Improving IT: "Skype's attitude to Linux desktop users is frankly disturbing. Take a look at the chart of software issues for the Skype client:"

  • HipChat Instant Messaging for Small Business (Feb 25, 2010, 04:32)
    Small Business Computing: "HipChat aims to provide a happy medium with its business-focused hosted instant messaging service that supports up to 100 people. Although the communication features are limited to text — there’s no voice or video as with many IM services — HipChat is simple to set up, easy to use, and the price tag shouldn’t make a serious dent in the company coffers."