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IT Management Linux News for Apr 29, 2010

  • Recover Data Like a Forensics Expert Using an Ubuntu Live CD (2010-04-29 23:03:35)
    Lifehacker: "Plenty of utilities can recover deleted files, but what if you can't boot your computer, or the whole drive has been formatted? Here's how to dig deep and recover the most elusive deleted files, or even whole partitions."

  • Microsoft marches on Android and Linux (2010-04-29 21:33:35)
    Cyber Cynic: "Microsoft has never proven, or even attempted to prove, any of these claims. That hasn't, however, stopped Microsoft from using the threat of Linux patent lawsuit to force companies like Amazon into paying them off."

  • Ubuntu's Lucid Lynx Linux OS Debuts With an Eye on ISVs (2010-04-29 20:33:35)
    Serverwatch: "What's really exciting is the ecosystem support that we've seen around this release," Canonical CEO Jane Silber said on a conference call announcing the release. "With over 80 vendors announcing support for about 100 applications, that's significant and a recognition of the long term support nature of this particular release."

  • Tom's Definitive Linux Software Roundup: Office Apps (2010-04-29 19:33:35)
    Tom's Hardware: "Having covered Linux installation, running Windows XP in Ubuntu, Internet applications, and a handful of open source communications titles, Adam Overa is back with a comprehensive look at office apps for Windows users considering a switch to Linux."

  • Apple: Worse for open source than Microsoft? (2010-04-29 17:33:35)
    My Broadband: "The times are changing, however, and Microsoft is neither the primary nor the only enemy of free software. The new number one enemy could well be Apple."

  • The Top 12 Native Linux System Monitoring Tools (2010-04-29 16:33:35)
    Daniweb: "To assist those weary SAs in their quest to conquer their Linux systems, I've devised this list of 12 native Linux system monitoring tools that are always at my fingertips."

  • SCO Files Motion for Judgment As a Matter of Law, or For a New Trial (2010-04-29 01:32:18)
    Groklaw: "SCO has filed its "renewed" motion for judgment "as a matter of law", with its supporting memorandum. They ask the judge to rule over the heads of the jury and decide that the jury "simply got it wrong" when it ruled that SCO didn't get the copyrights in 1995 from Novell. In the alternative, they'd like a new trial."