Enterprise Linux Log:


September 11, 2007  9:56 AM

Of Samba bugs and 3.026a

Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Samba, Security

We just put a Samba tip up the other day regarding bugs and bug fixes, so it's kind of ironic that Jerry Carter, release manager for the Samba team, sent out a few bug...

September 10, 2007  4:02 PM

Wubi install mechanism bound for Ubuntu Gusty Gibbon

Posted by: ITKE
Ubuntu Linux

One of my Ubuntu ninjas wrote me this morning to point out that the mechanism behind the Wubi installer for Ubuntu (http://wubi-installer.org/) is being incorporated into the next version of Ubuntu (7.10 aka Gutsy Gibbon; due out in just over a month). From...

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...

September 7, 2007  9:38 AM

More on Samba4 alpha1…

Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Samba

A Samba4 update from Andrew Bartlett hit my Inbox this morning with an overview of all the new features.

NEW FEATURES ============ Samba4 supports the server-side of the Active Directory logon environment used by Windows 2000 and later, so we can do full domain join...

September 5, 2007  3:22 PM

Samba 4.0.0 alpha1 available for download

Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Samba

If I had a klaxon I'd be sounding it right now, because there's some Samba 4 news to bring to you this afternoon. No, not Samba 3 -- 4.0! It's a rare treat, and one that we haven;t had the pleaause of digesting for quite a while now. Via the

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September 5, 2007  12:26 PM

Red Hat scores two migration wins

Posted by: ITKE
Linux versus Unix, Linux versus Windows, Red Hat, Uncategorized

Sweden and Red Hat

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September 4, 2007  9:04 AM

Unix, Linux keywords banned from Xbox Live

Posted by: ITKE
Linux humor, Microsoft

How's this for some offbeat news to start your you-can-no-longer-wear-white season? A few blogs I read this morning are reporting that people on the Xbox Live online service are being forbidden from using gamertags (read: screen names for Xbox 360)

September 4, 2007  8:47 AM

Linux 2.6.23-rc5 in the wild

Posted by: ITKE
kernel news, Linux kernel

As is often the case, with a new month comes new, exiting ideas from the Linux kernel community. Today, I present to you with much admiration and bombastic prose, Linux 2.6.23-rc5. Now humbled, we can examine the

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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 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...

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