Enterprise Linux Log:

Andrew Kutz


December 12, 2007  9:51 PM

The Big Three of Linux: Looking ahead to 2008



Posted by: ITKE
Andrew Kutz, Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops, Red Hat, SUSE/Novell, Ubuntu Linux

What are Red Hat, Novell and Canonical going to have to do inĀ 2008 to in order to dominate the desktop and server Linux market? Let's take a moment and assess the situation. Red Hat is the dominant force in Linux right now. They own the enterprise market. SUSE is also supported by many IHVs as a...

December 10, 2007  12:32 AM

Openswan 2.4.11 and xl2tpd 1.1.12 packages for Ubuntu x86_64 (Feisty+)



Posted by: ITKE
Andrew Kutz, Security, Ubuntu Linux

The Ubuntu repositories are lagging when it comes to keeping up with Openswan development. Currently, the latest package in the Feisty pool is 2.4.6 and 2.4.11 was just released (with several bug fixes -- one that allows newer OS X clients to...


December 10, 2007  12:31 AM

It’s 10 o’clock. Did you remember to turn packet forwarding on?



Posted by: ITKE
Andrew Kutz, Linux kernel, Ubuntu Linux

So I am on a VPN kick lately; I wonder if it shows? I spent the last week setting up and tweaking Openswan on an Ubuntu box in order to allow me to connect to my home network with my MacBook Pro. I finally got it working -- you can see some of the fun gotchas you might run into when using Leopard...


December 6, 2007  12:17 PM

Mono: Does anybody want it?



Posted by: ITKE
Andrew Kutz, Microsoft

When you think mono, you think tired. You think sleepy. You think shut-yourself-up-in-your-bedroom-for-two-weeks-and-snooze-like-Rip-Van-Winkle. You get the idea. But that is not how it should be. Mono isn't boring. Mono should excite people! I am speaking, of course, of the open source...


August 13, 2007  11:28 AM

LinuxWorld 2007 decompression



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Andrew Kutz, Linux blogs and news, LinuxWorld, Uncategorized

So another LinuxWorld Conference and Expo has come and gone -- but what's this?! Where's the Linux?! Sure, it was there in sessions on interoperability between Linux and Windows; and in Novell...

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May 6, 2007  1:04 PM

Using VMware ESX or VI3? Better know Linux!



Posted by: ITKE
Andrew Kutz, Virtualization, VMware

Question authority, yes; but, more importantly, question your vendors. This advice is critically important if you're a Windows shop migrating to VMware ESX or VI3. said Andrew Kutz, former University of Texas systems analyst and now a Burton Group analyst. Kutz offered this advice during a session...


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