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  • Microsoft supports Red Hat Linux in Hyper-V

    OSCON 2011: Microsoft will support RHEL as a guest OS in Hyper-V as part of its interop strategy.

  • Digest: Windows and Linux interoperability, integration

    Two operating systems can co-exist peacefully in the same environment. Learn tricks to Windows and Linux interoperability, including how to share files between the two platforms.

  • Sharing Windows files with the Linux CIFS client

    It can be surprisingly easy to share files between Linux and Windows with the Linux CIFS client. In this tip, learn how to install the Samba client and set up CIFS on Linux.

  • Kerberos authentication in RHEL: Easing Windows-Linux integration

    Kerberos authentication for CIFS offers easier Windows-Linux integration. In this tip, learn how Kerberos authentication works and how to set it up in Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

  • GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader)

    GRUB (GRand Unified Bootloader) is a boot loader package developed to support multiple operating systems and allow the user to select among them during boot-up.

  • GNU GRUB

    GNU GRUB (or just GRUB) is a boot loader package that supports multiple operating systems on a computer... (Continued)

  • Security essentials for Active Directory on Linux

    Active Directory functionality in heterogeneous data centers with Windows and Linux is increasingly appealing, but admins should be aware of the security risks this activity poses. The open admin policy on Active Directory doesn't adequately protect the system and a lack of password policies can be problematic. Lastly, Linux-based applications incorporated into Active Directory domain are now exposed to Windows security risks.

  • Red Hat and Microsoft finally partner on virtualization interoperability

    Red Hat and Microsoft announced a partnership for virtualization interoperbaility using x86 servers running RHEL 5.2 and 5.3 and on Windows Server 2000 SP 4, Windows 2003 SP 2 and Windows Server 2008. Red Hat becomes a Windows server virtualization validation partner (SVVP) and Microsoft becomes a Red Hat partner for virtualization interoperability support. No patent terms were included in the deal, which led many to focus on the three year battle between the companies regarding the role of intellectual property in interoperability agreements.

  • Linux desktop interoperability: MS Office and OpenOffice

    The latest release of OpenOffice v3 has improved interoperability with Linux, Windows and MS Office. The more viable OpenOffice is, the more viable Linux is in general. The ultra-cheap Linux-based notebooks also now enable Linux to fit into the familiar world of PCs and Macs.

  • Red Hat customers unswayed by Novell's pitch to switch

    A Novell promotion promises to minimize the cost of switching to SUSE for Red Hat customers, but the economy and the effort involved in migrating remain obstacles.

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  • Compare popular Linux distributions for servers

    If you're running a Linux OS on enterprise servers, support matters. When it comes to popular Linux distributions, a little research goes a long way.

  • HP ProLiant servers to come with Ubuntu Server Edition

    Hewlett-Packard to package Ubuntu on ProLiant servers. Linus Torvalds up for a prestigious technology prize. Red Hat embraces Microsoft Open Technologies.

  • Red Hat bolsters RHEL support with portal, automated data collection

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 includes a customer portal and an automated bug report and tracking (ABRT) tool, squelching some past complaints about Red Hat support. Red Hat collects data about problems that occur in real-time, and soon customers will automatically receive fixes.

  • plain old telephone service (POTS)

    POTS is a term sometimes used in discussion of new telephone technologies in which the question of whether and how existing voice transmission for ordinary phone communication can be accommodated.

  • Linux pros weigh open source compliance program

    Open Compliance Program promises to make it easier to distribute infringement-free open source code.

  • Open source Xen vs. Citrix XenServer

    Our expert compares the three major open source Xen contenders with Citrix XenServer to help you determine which Xen management product is best for your customers.

  • COTS, MOTS, GOTS, and NOTS

    COTS, MOTS, GOTS, and NOTS are abbreviations that describe pre-packaged software or hardware purchase alternatives.

  • Linux community responds to Microsoft lawsuit against TomTom

    On Thursday, February 26, Microsoft announced that it had filed a suit against GPS manufacturer TomTom for patent violations. This spread fear in the Linux community that Microsoft may be making good on its two-year-old threat to sue open source software efforts for patent violations.

  • MySQL Connector/ODBC (Connector ODBC or MyODBC)

    MySQL Connector/ODBC (sometimes called just Connector ODBC or MyODBC) is a driver for connecting to a MySQL database server through the Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) application program interface (API), which is the standard means of connecting to any database. Users can connect from within common applications and programming environments, such as Microsoft Access or Excel or Borland Delphi.

  • Linux Foundation to boost user ties following summit

    At the Linux Foundation's End User Collaboration Summit, leading Linux kernel developers and enterprise users agreed that they need to communicate better.

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