Canonical and Autonomic Resources to Bring UEC to U.S. Government

Feb 08, 2011

Today, Canonical and Autonomic Resources announce the availability of an integrated product based on Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) and Dell Blade server hardware under the ARC-P cloud product family.

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Charly's Column: lsof Sys Admin's Daily Grind: lsof

Jan 31, 2011

The shorter a command, the longer the list of support parameters. This rule applies to lsof, one of Charly’s favorite commands.

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Cobbler Accepted Into Ubuntu Archive

Jan 19, 2011

"Cobbler now in the ubuntu archive...and it actually works!," said Robbie Williamson, Ubuntu Server Team Manager at Canonical.

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JBoss AS 6.0 Now Available

Dec 30, 2010

JBoss AS 6.0, a free Java EE 6 compliant application server, is now available.

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Charly’s Column: Cluster SSH The sys admin’s daily grind: Cluster SSH

Dec 28, 2010

Charly doesn’t relish the idea of searching through the logfiles of a dozen proxy servers when page requests fail. Now that he has deployed Cluster SSH, he can pull the strings on many machines at the same time.

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FreeBSD on EC2 Available Now

Dec 14, 2010

"For the FreeBSD community as a whole, I think it comes down to the fact that Amazon Web Services is the market leader -- other clouds each have their own advantages, but EC2 is the default first place to look." -- Colin Percival

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Charly's Column: GestióIP The sys admin’s daily grind: GestióIP

Sep 29, 2010

A tidy house, a tidy mind they say, and I’ll leave it up to you to consider what being disorganized might mean. Anybody who has tried to manage hundreds of IP addresses using just a sheet of paper or a spreadsheet will probably appreciate some help.

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Beginners: File Control Getting to grips with Linux Permissions

Sep 27, 2010

From the vault:This article first appeared in issue #1 (October 2000). You'll also find this article on our 10-year anniversary Archive DVD included in issue #120 (November 2010).

With any operating system it is important to ensure that users remain in control of their files and directories and are prevented from tampering with those belonging to other users, or the system. This is what the Linux permissions system is all about, as Jono Bacon explains.

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