Monday, January 22, 2007

A look at Red Hat Fedora Core 6 Unleashed

Sam's Publishing has released the new Red Hat Fedora Core 6 Unleashed book by Hudson and Hudson. A review of it is now posted on UnixReview at Overall, this is another great version of a book that gets better with age. The price of the DVD alone easily justifies the price of the book, and I highly recommend it for anyone considering implementing Fedora Core.

Thursday, January 18, 2007

What does Linux need to do in 2007

The usual yearly recap of what has happened, and look at what should happen next year, in order for Linux to go more mainstream is posted on CertCities at Much of this was written (and submitted) before recent developments (like Microsoft's Ballmer claiming that there is a liability on the balance sheet of every company using Linux...). Given the nature of the article, it is a very safe assumption that it will be quickly blasted.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Cisco Network Admission Control

A review of the latest security book from Cisco Press, Cisco Network Admission Control Volume II: NAC Framework Deployment and Troubleshooting, is posted on UnixReview at: Even though this is really the second volume in the series, it is the only one worth buying and has so much more information in it than the first.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Test Your Knowledge of Apache

Do you think you know the ins-and-outs of Apache? Fifty questions on generic Apache (and some Tomcat) have been posted on UnixReview at The answers appear at the end of the quiz.

Monday, January 08, 2007

CLP 10 Examined

One of the best Linux certifications on the market, in terms of implementation and actual measurement, is that of CLP (Novell Certified Linux Professional). This certification has recently been updated to version 10 and information on it can be found at

Saturday, January 06, 2007

Indiana Case Study reprinted

The case study of Indiana's rollout of the Novell Linux Desktop (since renamed) has been parsed from its orginal source and printed in Databus from CEPTA (California K-12 educational something or other). It can be found at: