Open source Marionette Project becomes part of Puppet.more »
Charly's Column: My Traceroute Sysadmin's daily grindAug 31, 2010
Charly takes the name of the “My Traceroute” tool very literally. The journey is the reward for this alternative TTL-measuring utility.more »
Remote Sys Admin Sys admin on the goJun 29, 2010
Keep track of your job when you’re not in the office.more »
Charly's Column: Nmon The sys admin's daily grindMay 24, 2010
Nmon monitors system information. You can use the Nmon’s capture mode to output data to a file, then extract the values you need with a script.more »
GroundWork Open Source Inc. and Eucalyptus Systems to Begin Recruiting Users for Private Cloud ProgramApr 08, 2010
Beta program to utilize new management technologymore »
The Monitorix monitoring software is available in version 1.5.0 and now shows info about the mail server.more »
The NagAconda Python tool helps when writing plugins for the Nagios monitoring tool and is available in its first open release.more »
The system monitor Atop is available as version 1.24 and is complete with a variety of enhancements.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.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
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
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.