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September 20, 2007  8:33 AM

NASDAQ serves SCO with delisting notice



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, UNIX

There's piling on, and then there's what happened to the hapless SCO today. Just to recap,

September 10, 2007  3:38 PM

Linux Done Right: A user’s pleasant surprise



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, identity management, Linux basics, Linux desktops, Linux Done Right, Linux versus Windows, Open source applications, Samba, support

Consider this the first in an occasional, meandering series of articles on Linux done right. These aren't meant to boost the sales of any particular vendor, but instead are meant to show other end users, IT managers and decision makers what to look for when vetting applications and operating...


July 31, 2007  9:00 PM

Linux backup: Seven backup dos and don’ts



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux basics, tips

Ready for some quick tips? Here are six best practices for handling backup, compliments of Anthony Johnson, president and CEO of Storix Inc.

  • Do get a full-system backup, not just your data.
  • Do verify your backups.
  • Do encrypt your backup data.
  • Do always test...


July 25, 2007  7:24 PM

The last Linux adoption barrier is marketing



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, Linux versus Windows

There are many barriers for adoption to Linux. Some are training, documentation, service, applications, games, and so on. These same barriers have been touted for several years. While these reasons have been held on to, Linux has matured and evolved far swifter than Windows and Mac OS. Commercial...


July 10, 2007  11:06 PM

22 super-useful Linux command line tools: IT pros’ choices



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux basics, tips

Our readers and experts helped us create our first guide to the 50 most-used Linux command line tools. This wildly popular guide needs updating, so we asked our inner circle to pitch in again. First...


July 9, 2007  2:08 PM

NY Metro POWER-AIX/Linux Users Group



Posted by: ITKE
Ken Milberg, Linux basics, Linux blogs and news

Just wanted to let everyone out there know about our inagurual meeting of the NY Metro POWER-AIX/Linux Users Group. The meeting will be this Thursday July 12th at the Future Tech Solutions Center in Holbrook NY. For more information or to register, click on


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 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...


June 22, 2007  10:32 AM

Top 25 Linux admin commands. Newbies only, please



Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics

Hey you. Yeah you, the Linux newbie. Don't be ashamed, everyone has to start somewhere! And what better place to start that with this list of the Top 25 Linux Commands for the Absolute Newbie Admins? Let's try it, shall...


June 18, 2007  3:51 PM

Linux and the “support barrier” — where do things stand?



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Debian, Linux basics, Open source applications, Red Hat, support, SUSE/Novell, Ubuntu Linux, Uncategorized

Linux and open source software supportEarlier...


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