Enterprise Linux Log:

August, 2007

August 31, 2007  11:16 AM

WINE 0.9.44 released

Posted by: ITKE

This item slipped off my Linux/open source software radar this week, but I figured it's better to be late than never show up at all.

This is release 0.9.44 of Wine, a free implementation of Windows on Unix. What's new in this release:
  • Better heuristics for making windows...

August 30, 2007  10:21 AM

Novell still losing, but OS sales up 77%

Posted by: ITKE

Novell Q3 resultsThe Register tells it like it today with s

August 29, 2007  3:13 PM

Ubuntu Hardy Heron set to drop in April 2008

Posted by: ITKE
Ubuntu Linux

I've only just begun working on an article previewing Gutsy Gibbon for SearchEnterpriseLinux.com, but that hasn't stopped the crazy cats at Ubuntu from revealing the catchy new name of the next release. Tis true, Hardy Heron is officially the next next Ubuntu release, version number 8.04. Jono...

August 28, 2007  10:02 AM

Half a million German students choose SUSE on the desktop

Posted by: ITKE
desktops, Linux desktops, SUSE/Novell

North Rhine Westphalia chooses SUSE Linux

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August 28, 2007  8:51 AM

Linux 2.6.23-rc4 — come and get it!

Posted by: ITKE
kernel news, Linux kernel

RC can mean many things to many people. Some think of the olden days of RC Cola; its blue and red cans glistening in the summer sun, waiting to be enjoyed at a ball game or picnic with friends. Others think of remote control cars feverishly jockeying for position on a homemade backyard race...

August 28, 2007  8:46 AM

The server market share battle: Microsoft gains 2%

Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Windows

Looking at the Gartner and IDC quarterly server numbers this morning I couldn't help but think that the sky isn't falling, but a cloud or two may have. What's going on with Linux servers these days?! According to Gartner, Microsoft was up 2%, bringing its total market share to 67.1% of...

August 28, 2007  7:24 AM

BIND security update, end of life for version 8.0

Posted by: ITKE
BIND, Updates and upgrades

There are a couple of BIND notifications and updates this morning that I thought I'd share with you. The first is a security notification from the Internet Systems Consortium, which oversees the BIND project.

I. Description: ISC (Internet Systems Consortium) BIND 8...

August 27, 2007  10:19 AM

Dell’s pre-installed Linux program and the numbers game

Posted by: ITKE
Dell, Ubuntu Linux

Blogbeebe took a look at just how many Ubuntu PCs Dell is expected to *really* sell this year and after further review the amount is "not many." I'm...

August 27, 2007  8:34 AM

GPLv3 growth now at 19%, week over week

Posted by: ITKE
GPL issues, Legal, licensing issues

What the heck, right? It's a Monday and I just posted GPLv3 growth info last week, but I'm going to do it again anyway! August appears to be...

August 22, 2007  2:20 PM

LinuxWorld wrap-up: Demystifying data recovery

Posted by: ITKE
disaster recovery, LinuxWorld

This gem didn't have a home on any of our sites, but I didn't want the reporting to go to waste. So it's going underground on the Enterprise Linux Log. On that note, enjoy some session coverage from LinuxWorld 2007!

SAN FRANCISCO -- Everyone in IT uses storage in...

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