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System Status Tools Tools for checking system statusJul 01, 2008
A system monitor lets you query the system’s current health state. If you are unhappy with the spartan Top tool, try one of these easy alternatives.more »
Mrxvt Tabbed terminal emulation with MrxvtJul 01, 2008
Tired of too many terminal windows? Mrxvt is a tab-based terminal tool that lets you manage several sessions in a single window.more »
Version 3.0.0 of LM Sensors, a software package for hardware monitoring has just been released.more »
Version 1.0.0 of the Monitorix monitoring program has just been released. It now shows fan speeds, and CPU, motherboard and hard disk temperatures among other system data.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: DnsgraphJul 31, 2006
A partly overloaded DNS server can slow down all the workstations on the network. Dnsgraph is an early warning system that gives administrators a graph of critical values. Your Dnsgraph charts will help you keep your systems serving names.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: CancerberoMay 31, 2006
When ports on a host start opening and closing like window shutters in a gale, it’s time for admins to pay attention.more »
Customers can take a free test drive of SLES for HPC on the Azure Cloud
San Francisco-based chip company announces their first fully open source chip platform.
The whole distro gets rebuilt on glibc 2.3
Ubuntu Vendor tries to solve app packaging and distribution problem across distributions.
Founder of ownCloud launches the Nextcloud project.
Will The Machine change the way future programmers think about memory?
The new Torus distributed storage system is available under an open source license on GitHub
Juries decides Google’s use of Java APIs Was Fair Use
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Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules