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Updates and upgrades


July 28, 2008  4:34 PM

Package managers: Downloaders beware



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, authentication, DataCenter, Linux, Security, Systems Management, Updates and upgrades

Package management—the process of determining which update packages should be installed on a host and then downloading and installing those package—invites a dilemma : OSes need to updated, but the process of updating them can invite security breaches. A

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July 7, 2008  1:20 PM

Subversion releases 1.5.0: Right for the enterprise



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, DataCenter, DataManagement, Enterprise applications for Linux, Linux, Open source applications, Updates and upgrades

Subversion (SVN) 1.5 has finally been released. Why should you care? For enterprise software managers who seek an open source software solution with a great feature set whose server and client run on Unix, Linux, Mac and/or MS...


June 19, 2008  8:43 PM

Support booth a hit at Red Hat Summit



Posted by: Dkr
Linux, Open source applications, Red Hat, Security, TechTarget Blogs, Uncategorized, Updates and upgrades

This post was written by Pam Derringer, news writer.

Business was brisk at Iain Gray's support booth during the fourth annual Red Hat Summit this week in Boston.

Offered for the first time, the highly visible red and white booth was...


June 17, 2008  7:44 PM

Zenoss debuts network monitoring tool at Red Hat Summit



Posted by: Lauren Horwitz
Administration, interoperability and integration, DataManagement, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Microsoft Windows, Open source applications, Red Hat, Uncategorized, Updates and upgrades

Zenoss Inc., an Annapolis., Md.-based software company, has launched a new version of its open source networking monitoring and management tool at the fourth annual Red Hat...

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June 17, 2008  5:35 PM

Xandros Bridgeways for Red Hat debuts at Summit



Posted by: Lauren Horwitz
Administration, interoperability and integration, DataCenter, Linux, Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft Windows, Red Hat, Updates and upgrades

This week, New York-based Xandros Inc., which specializes in cross-platform systems management tools, will debut Bridgeways for Red Hat at the fourth annual Red Hat Summit.

The new...


June 3, 2008  9:46 AM

Ubuntu Server receives positive reviews



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, Backup & recovery, Interviews, Linux blogs and news, support, Ubuntu Linux, Updates and upgrades

Ubuntu isn't just for desktops. Behind the scenes, corporate IT managers have put Ubuntu to work on servers. Don't believe me? Well, I can name names. I can also tell you up front that Ubuntu Server gets high marks for its corporate support; easy backups, installs and upgrades; documentation, and...


May 29, 2008  1:44 PM

Rowgen the full package, IRI CoSort says



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, Database, Enterprise applications for Linux, identity management, Interviews, Security, support, Updates and upgrades

Data protection and security may become easier if a new Linux-friendly product from IRI Cosort delivers on its promises. The product, Rowgen, integrates the formerly independent tasks of


April 17, 2008  10:48 AM

Microsoft Vista vs. Linux desktops: An IT pro sounds off



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Linux blogs and news, Linux versus Windows, Microsoft, Updates and upgrades

The thought of moving to Microsoft Vista has put many Windows users into a panic, writes Ubuntu Linux user and IT pro Fred Marsico, the chief technology officer of Quantum Mechanics R&D in Corvallis, Ore., in this guest blog post. In trade mags and blogs, I have read about the...


March 25, 2008  10:56 AM

Linux on the desktop: Soon, but not yet



Posted by: Suzanne Wheeler
Administration, interoperability and integration, Hardware issues, Interviews, Linux blogs and news, Linux desktops, Linux versus Windows, Open source applications, SUSE/Novell, Updates and upgrades, Windows

This blog was contributed by SearchEnterpriseLinux.com expert Sander van Vugt. At Novell Inc.'s annual BrainShare user conference in Salt Lake City, I talked to Guy Lunardi, one of the most important guys behind Novell's SUSE Linux...


January 28, 2008  12:15 PM

Ubuntu hardy alpha 4 release coming January 31



Posted by: Rick Vanover
Rick Vanover, Ubuntu Linux, Updates and upgrades

We have good news for those awaiting the next version of Ubuntu Linux. The next version for the Ubuntu 8 platform, alpha release 4, is to be relased on January 31, 2008, and the list of bugs is getting smaller every day. Some of the new features for alpha 4 include using


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