Virtual Admin Tools for managing virtual environmentsJan 01, 2009
This month we examine techniques for deploying and managing virtual systems.more »
PHP The EXPERT’s VOIce® in Open Source PHP Objects, Patterns, and Practice Chapter 2: PHP and ObjectsDec 21, 2008
Objects were not always a key part of the PHP project. In fact, they have been described as an afterthought by PHP’s designers. As afterthoughts go, this one has proved remarkably resilient. In this chapter, I introduce coverage
of objects by summarizing the development of PHP’s object-oriented features.
The TangoCMS project has released version 2.2.0 of its web page content management system. Central to the release is resolving some security issues.more »
Red Hat president and CEO Jim Whitehurst sees opportunities for open source firms that might be putting undue burden on their dwindling IT departments because of the current economic downturn.more »
Seamless Integration Intro Expert techniques for living with WindowsDec 01, 2008
Yes, you can do that with Linux… Even if you want to live in an open source world, it's still full of Windows. This month we study strategies for Windows integration.more »
Top Ten Tops We pick the top ten Top toolsDec 01, 2008
The famous Unix admin utility known as Top has many imitators. We take a look at some of the top Top tools.more »
Security Lessons (Almost) undetectable hardware-based rootkitsDec 01, 2008
We look at the history of the rootkit, including its newest incarnation, the DR RootKit.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers