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March 31, 2009  4:51 PM

Novell strengthens commitment to Mono

Posted by: David Vasta
Linux, Novell

LINK :: Novell strengthens commitment to Mono Good news all around the Linux Community today. "As part of the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Ca. today, Novell...

March 23, 2009  3:53 PM

Want List :: Lenovo releases new Linux Laptop

Posted by: David Vasta
Laptop, Lenovo, Linux


March 12, 2009  8:45 PM

French Police save MILLION of EUROs with Ubuntu Linux

Posted by: David Vasta
Linux, Ubuntu

Now the French are not liked globally for whatever reason you like. I for one think it's a fine country with some odd politics. Love or hate them the Linux community is absolutely in love with them right now. The French Police have moved to using Linux and are saving huge amounts of EURO...

February 19, 2009  7:28 PM

DragonFlyBSD 2.2 is out

Posted by: David Vasta
BSD, Offtopic, UNIX

For those of you who are wondering...why is David talking about BSD? I am a closet BSD Fan. I am just in love with it. While the rest of the world is out lov'in on Linux and Ubuntu ( I do love them too..) and I one who would rather see BSD make it into Enterpise IT and more widley accepted. The...

February 12, 2009  5:01 PM

AiX Most Secure UNIX & MacOSX is the least secure

Posted by: David Vasta
AiX, David on AiX, IBM News, MacOSX, Security, UNIX

"Me Sad!" as my rough and tumble nephew in Colorado would say. Well I am kind of sad and kind of happy in that AiX, which is an IBM product, is the most secure. I would have thought OpenBSD would have been the top pick. LINK :: OSNews -

February 8, 2009  3:23 PM

Trip down memory lane for Linux users

Posted by: David Vasta
David on Linux, Linux, Old Linux

I found Linux in the fall of 1997. I was in the Best Buy in Savannah, GA looking for something to buy and saw a red box, I hd heard of Linux, and knew about UNIX, plus at that point I was a pretty decent AS/400 user and admin. So I read the box, labeled REDHAT 5.1, and took it to the check out....

January 5, 2009  7:13 PM

David Vasta – Linux for IBM i: Commands and terminology – PART 2

Posted by: David Vasta
David on Linux, Linux, Linux on POWER,

I hear Linux is hard, and is for geeks… I am not a geek, so is it still for me? Of course you're not... Now that we have cleared that up let's get into how we're going to "talk" to Linux. Linux talks to us people using a shell. It's that green or text-based screen that...

January 5, 2009  7:11 PM

David Vasta – Linux for IBM i: Introducing Linux to IBM i people-PART 1

Posted by: David Vasta
David on Linux, David on the IBM i, IBM i, Linux, Linux on POWER, POWER Systems,

The IBM i is a great platform. Not many of you out there will argue that point. It's solid, robust and very powerful. Part of that power is just that power or the hardware that we now call Power. The operating system (OS) is...

January 5, 2009  7:06 PM

David Vasta :: Linux for the IBM i Authorities & Permissions – PART 3

Posted by: David Vasta
David on the IBM i, Linux, Linux on POWER, POWER Systems

I wrote a little something for, this is PART 3 of the Linux for the IBM i Admin Series. Link:: Linux for IBM i: Authorities and permissions

December 13, 2008  5:26 AM

Please Donate to the FreeBSD Foundation

Posted by: David Vasta

They are $100K short of the goal for 2008, they need your help. Please donate if you can. LINK :: FreeBSD Foundation

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