Enterprise Linux Log:

June, 2007

June 28, 2007  8:29 AM

Picking the brain of a Linux consultant

Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Interviews, support

As SearchEnterpriseLinux.com gears up to cover the heck out of the state of Linux support today (a summer support series -- how's that for some alliteration, huh?), I've been exchanging emails and phone calls with Linux consultant Patrick Green, of Chicago-based Silver Strand Solutions. Here's a...

June 27, 2007  3:25 PM

Red Hat subscription revenue up 7%

Posted by: ITKE
Red Hat

Red Hat, perhaps driven by the release of the latest version of its flagship operating system in March, today announced some positive financial results for the company to the tune of a 7% increase in subscription revenue from last month. Total revenue for the quarter was $118.9 million, an...

June 27, 2007  9:29 AM

Microsoft Security Response Center rated one of the worst jobs in science

Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Security, Uncategorized

This is one of those posts that's provided as some gratuitous schadenfreund for Linux advocates out there, so just sit back and enjoy the show... It seems today that Popular Science recently rated Microsoft's Security...

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June 27, 2007  9:01 AM

Expert asks, “Are two Windows drivers worth more than SLES 10?”

Posted by: ITKE
SUSE/Novell, Uncategorized, Virtualization, Windows, Xen

It appears I've been had. I reported last week that Novell alleged it was "first to market" with drivers for Windows and Linux that plug into Xen’s fast paravirtualized I/O stack. Simon...

June 27, 2007  8:06 AM

Samba 3.0.25b Available for Download

Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Samba

The Samba Team has come through with another production release for Samba 3.025, This is the third production release of the Samba 3.0.25 code base and is the version that servers should be run for for all current bug fixes. Major bug fixes included in Samba 3.0.25b are:

  • Offline caching...

June 27, 2007  8:02 AM

Linux helps raise money for one million soccer balls

Posted by: ITKE
Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops

I like Linux, and I like soccer (football). So today's news was almost too good to be true.

Canada-based Omni Technology Solutions, Novell South Africa, Userful, and Pinnacle Micro have teamed up to provide Linux desktop...

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June 26, 2007  12:27 PM

Linux, power management and the green data center

Posted by: ITKE
Hardware issues, Linux basics, Power management

Linux and power managementToday SearchEnterpriseLinux.com...

June 26, 2007  9:08 AM

The world can live without Microsoft

Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell

Linux around the worldIndia. China. Japan....

June 26, 2007  7:52 AM

Patch: Linux v2.6.22-rc6 (’knock wood’ edition)

Posted by: ITKE
kernel news, Linux kernel

The headline says it all, plus a little bit more. A new stable patch is out for the kernel.

I'm happy to say that things seem to have calmed down after -rc5, and that most of this really is just bugfixes and regression fixing in...

June 25, 2007  11:55 AM

Now that’s tiny — Linux computer on a USB thumb drive

Posted by: ITKE
Hardware issues, Linux basics

Linux USB thumb driveLinux has been known to run on some...

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