Enterprise Linux Log:


October 3, 2007  7:49 AM

Ubuntu Gustsy Gibbon and Firefox update

Posted by: ITKE
Open source applications, tips, Ubuntu Linux

Some commentary on Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon and Firefox from SearchEnterpriseLinux.com reader C.K.:

I have an update to the FF3 in Ubuntu item; I was reading

October 2, 2007  12:59 PM

Linux Done Right (personals edition): Linux shop seeks Linux vendor

Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Backup & recovery, disaster recovery, Hardware issues, Linux Done Right

Consider this the second 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...

October 2, 2007  12:57 PM

Call for Entries – SearchEnterpriseLinux.com Products of the Year Awards

Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux basics, Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops, Open source applications, Security, Virtualization

SearchEnterpriseLinux.com wants to help our readers discover the best of the best in Linux products for the enterprise in our 2007 Products of the Year awards. Nominate a favorite product youve used, or...

October 2, 2007  9:02 AM

Linux 2.6.23-rc9 and x86 merge incoming

Posted by: ITKE
kernel news, Linux kernel

Linus Torvalds provides us with an update on the Linux kernel today, as well as a heads-up about incoming x86 merge news set to drop fairly soon. LKML:

I said I was hoping that -rc8 was the last -rc,...

October 1, 2007  8:23 AM

First preview of Samba 3.2.0 now available for download

Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Samba

This news broke on Sept. 28, but I was so excited about October that I thought it would be cool to post it on October 1. OK, now that I've sufficiently covered my butt with an excuse, I give you the

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September 28, 2007  10:48 AM

Does this script work for you?

Posted by: ITKE
Linux basics, scripts

Recently, we asked our readers to share some of their Linux scripts with us. Our first script comes to us from Diethard Ohrt, who sent us a script named “survf”. He writes:

The script "survf" monitors a file so you can check whether this file is growing (e.g. during ftp transfer)....

September 27, 2007  10:43 AM

Ubuntu bests Jesus — Apocalypse imminent?!

Posted by: ITKE
Linux humor, Ubuntu Linux

So, dear readers, who is more popular: A Linux distribution with a funky name or a funky fella who could supposedly turn water into wine and walk on water? If you answered Ubuntu, then give yourself a star. If you answered Jesus, then you were right last year, but Google Trends has proved you...

September 26, 2007  3:16 PM

SELinux — is it *really* too complex?

Posted by: ITKE
Security, SELinux

I read a post this afternoon that surprised me a little, which is tough to do because I work on the Internet and I've basically seen everything humanity has to offer. Believe me, it's not much. What surprised me today is that the old axiom "SELinux is so difficult to use that most IT managers just...

September 25, 2007  3:24 PM

Red Hat reports second quarter results, promotions

Posted by: ITKE
Red Hat

Red Hat, Inc. today announced financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2007, and the results are again pretty solid. According to a release that's still pretty hot after being cut and pasted from my email Inbox, total Red Hat revenue for the quarter was $127.3 million, an...

September 24, 2007  10:06 AM

Monday morning Linux kernel news

Posted by: ITKE
Linux kernel

It's kernel update time. This is the single security bug fix edition:

We (the -stable team) are announcing the release of the kernel. It contains a single security bugfix for the x86_64 architecture. There is potential for local...

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