Enterprise Linux Log:

May, 2007


May 16, 2007  8:35 AM

Samba 3.025 available for download

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Major features included in the 3.0.25 code base include:

  • Significant improvements in the winbind off-line logon support.
  • Support for secure DDNS updates as part of the 'net ads join' process.
  • Rewritten IdMap interface which allows...

May 15, 2007  12:40 PM

Red Hat’s Tim Yeaton on the Meta Matrix acquisition

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A tidbit from an upcoming SearchEnterpriseLinux.com Q&A with Red Hat vice president of enterprise applications Tim Yeaton:

What was behind the data management-related Meta...

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May 15, 2007  10:02 AM

Microsoft ramps up the FUD machine

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Microsoft Linux FUDIs Microsoft becoming the next SCO? Linux-Watch.com seems to think so, especially in light of this...


May 14, 2007  10:25 AM

Linux: 2.6.22-rc1, “You Name It, It’s There”

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I said "kitchen sink" but I'm not seeing it, so maybe this was just a figure of speech. Anyway, the latest on the Linux kernel, courtesy of Linus Torvalds:

Ok, the merge window has closed, and 2.6.22-rc1 is out there. The diffstat and...


May 14, 2007  9:29 AM

Samba team issues security patches

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A trio of Samba security vulnerabilities dropped into my inbox today. The first:

This bug was originally reported against the anonymous calls to the SamrChangePassword() MS-RPC function in combination with the "username map script" smb.conf option (which is not enabled by...


May 10, 2007  10:00 PM

Are Red Hatters ready for a database (Sybase-style) virtual appliance?

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Red Hat kicked off and is closing its user confab in San Diego with virtual appliance announcements. One seems right up IT pros' alley. The other one may be a bit of a stretch. The opening sally, a partnership with Intel on building desktop management appliances, seems a step in a good direction,...


May 10, 2007  12:05 PM

RHX, it’s like an open air fruit and vegetable market

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Red Hat ExchangeSAN DIEGO...


May 9, 2007  12:57 PM

Red Hat Summit (inspirational) keynote: You are here

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SAN DIEGO -- Well, if you were one of the 1,400 sitting in the audience today in sunny San Diego then you were most certainly here, obviously. But if not then what Red Hat CEO and chairman Matt Szulik meant was that the open source and open...


May 9, 2007  12:06 PM

AMD will deliver open graphics drivers

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AMD will soon deliver open graphics drivers, said Henri Richard just a few minutes ago, and the audience at the opening keynote of the Red Hat Summit broke into applause and cheers. Richard, AMD's executive vice president of sales and marketing, promised: "I'm here to commit to you that it's...


May 8, 2007  9:00 AM

Enterprise Linux recap, week of April 30

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One last recap before the Red Hat Summit festivities begin tomorrow in San Diego...

Dell to offer Ubuntu Linux desktops and laptops After months of speculation, Dell Inc....


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