News From Sun Campus Ambassadors Worldwide

What do campus ambassadors do? Silveira Neto posted the video 10 Months at Sun, showing some activities he participated in as a campus ambassador at UFC (Federal University of CearĂ¡) in Brazil. Naturally, he created the video "using only free and open source tools, notably Cinelerra and Gimp." Silveira also has a new blog posting titled JavaFX, Creating a Sphere With Shadow, a step-by-step graphics tutorial with JavaFX code.

The induction of the first batch of Sun India campus ambassadors for 2008 took place last week at M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT) in Bangalore, and Tirthankar Das wrote about the day's program.

How do you get a print server based on Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) and Kerberos for authentication to play nicely with students' laptops ranging from OS X to Linux to Windows? The solution at DIKU, the University of Copenhagen, says campus ambassador Sidsel Jensen, has been to provide a CUPS-ssh back end, with a twist.

Alain Lafon and Felix Baumann at University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart and University of Stuttgart have written about how to configure a good AMP stack for Solaris 05/08..

Saloni Arya has written about building Solaris from source and tips for running VirtualBox, the general-purpose full virtualizer for x86 hardware.

At SASTRA University in India, Kumar Abhishek gave a talk about open high availability clusters (OHAC) on OpenSolaris to an audience of more than 40 students.

Keep up with Sun's campus ambassadors by reading their blog postings. Learn more about Sun's offerings for college and university students: internships, the Campus Ambassador program, the Sun Academic Initiative program, and Sun's portal for student developers.

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