Phoronix has a nice interview up today with Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth, the millionaire backer of Ubuntu.
Phoronix: Among the many new features in Ubuntu Feisty Fawn are network roaming improvements...
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Yes, I know, YouTube and embedded flash movies are so 2006, but this is basically a test post to make sure we can handle it. Looks like we can. And yes,...
Apparently Dell did not bury their new Ubuntu hardware 1,000 pages deep, as many Linux conspiracy theorists had feared would be the case.
Dell's front page:
I think people may have been holding their breath over this Dell and Ubuntu thing, so please take a deep breath now and stop killing yourself over it -- Dell is now *officially* offering Ubuntu desktops and laptops.
Just a quick Samba update to mark my return from the beaches of North Carolina:
- Major bug fixes included in Samba 3.0.25a are:
- Missing supplementary Unix group membership when using "force group".
- Premature expiration of domain user passwords when using a Samba domain...
Usually, very practical factors determine product choices for IT managers. When it comes to Linux and open source products, however, emotions -- particularly conscience and loyalty -- battle with reason.
While writing about
Leaving Novell, despite years of loyalty, for Red Hat Linux At Red Hat Summit last week, I talked to a Novell NetWare diehard whose relationship with and love for Novell died, well, hard. This is...