"Making significant architectural changes" the official answer.more »
Sys admin tools Smart tools for sys adminsNov 24, 2009
This month we check out some new tools and take a closer look at some classic system administration utilities.more »
Bootchart Improving boot performance with BootchartJun 30, 2009
Bootchart analyzes the boot process and tells you where the system is wasting time.more »
Top Ten Tops We pick the top ten Top toolsNov 30, 2008
The famous Unix admin utility known as Top has many imitators. We take a look at some of the top Top tools.more »
After a few beta versions and months of news blackout, Nvidia has now released a robust version of its proprietary graphics card driver for Linux. Driver version 177.80 is to include 25 enhancements, among them the highly awaited support for GeForce GTX series cards.more »
Optimizing Servers Tips for optimizing Apache, Postfix, Oracle, MySQL, and SambaJul 15, 2008
Your homepage was just linked by Slashdot, a new email campaign goes out tonight, and you need the database to deliver survey results. We’ll show you how to help your servers survive the strain.more »
Upstart Quick booting with Upstart, a replacement for the legacy Sys V InitJul 11, 2008
The slow Linux boot has troubled users for years. Now the Upstart project offers a fresh approach to the problem of booting Linux.more »
GCC 4.3 GNU Compiler Collection 4.3May 22, 2008
The latest GCC 4.3 is set to take the programming world by storm with new optimizations, experimental support for the next-generation C++ 200x standard, an optional parallelized C++ STL, and a new Java compiler courtesy of the Eclipse project.more »
VMware bids for a stake in the container industry with a bold effort to integrate containers with its classic virtualization system.
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm