VMware vSphere training and learning materialsview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm looking to extend my knowledge of vSphere 4 specifically in regards to automation. We have ex-VMware employees here at my company and they've said VMware training is pretty basic and not worth the time. Can anyone recommend any training programs or books for higher than entry level. (HowTos)

How Do I Simulate a Shell Terminal via PHP?view story

http://www.unix.com – ----------- Summary ----------- I need a command/set of commands that can help me simulate a shell terminal via a PHP web page using commandline functions. How can I combine the power of nohup and a while loop to: start the shell, execute commands and print output (and errors i.e. (HowTos)

Is DNS filtering analogous to removal of a name from the telephone book?view story

http://serverfault.com – I understand that some are proposing to sanction websites for copyright violation by requiring "recursive name servers" to cease providing IP address information corresponding to the sites' domain name. Here. To my layman's understanding, this is analogous to requiring that the phone company, and any secondary directories, 'delist' a phone number. (HowTos)

Answering a tricky question with the KStars desktop planetarium packageview story

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com – In an earlier phase of my life, I worked as a professional astronomer, and I've loved space and astronomy since before I could pronounce the words. So naturally, I've gotten a lot of personal pleasure from the free software astronomy tools that are included in my Debian GNU/Linux system. But ironically, I haven't written about them much. (General)

Can I resize the root partition without uninstalling and reinstalling Linux (or losing data)?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I have started using a machine that has both Debian and Windows 7 installed. However, after installing some programs I started getting a message that there is not enough space. I knew that the system had more than 1TB of hard disk space in total and did some research. (HowTos)

Converting contacts for UbuntuOneview story

http://askubuntu.com – I run Ubuntu 11.10 with Thunderbird as main address book; I also have the thunderbird-couchdb package installed. I know the U1 Contacts service status has not been working lately: Contacts 2011-11-29 Syncing of contacts is not working for some users due to server issues. (HowTos)

Washington Post Gallery not loading in neither Firefox/Chromiumview story

http://askubuntu.com – Using Ubuntu 11.04. For some reason, ever since I installed Ubuntu on this system, web galleries on washingtonpost.com do not function properly. They simply load as all black. (HowTos)

What are you eating right now?view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – I've been thinking about this for awhile and honestly can't remember seeing anything like it, so...here goes!We have a what are you listening to right now thread.  We have a what books are you reading thread.We have a how old are you and where are you from thread, and we have an old school movies thread.There's one about our recipes and even one about our coffee.   On (HowTos)

Paragon puts Britannica Concise Encyclopedia on Android and BlackBerryview story

http://www.itwire.com – Paragon Software has already put a stack of reference books on the iPad and iPhone, but its latest release is the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia 2011 for Android and BlackBerry devices. (IT news)

Links 12/1/2011: Mageia Joins OIN, Key Developer Leaves Canonical, MeeGo Spreadsview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Audiocasts/Shows Linux Outlaws 185 – Arm Dreads (Distro Review Special) In this special episode, Dan reviews Linux Mint 10 and CyanogenMod 6.1 in detail. [GIMP] Episode 154: Compile! This episode is mostly about Linux and competition. (General)