"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 BootchartJul 01, 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 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 »
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 »
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
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.