Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Surveillance with MotionAug 15, 2006
Commercial surveillance systems are expensive and typically involve maintenance agreements. I thought there must be a low-budget alternative.more »
Leaftag Making metadata with LeaftagAug 01, 2006
The experimental Leaftag provides a convenient means for associating files with search categories and other metadata.more »
AppArmor vs. SELinux Novell and Red Hat security experts face off on AppArmor and SELinuxAug 01, 2006
Security Enhanced Linux or App Armor? Linux Magazine invited two well-known personalities from Red Hat and Novell to debate the merits of their security systems.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: PolicydJul 01, 2006
The Postfix Policyd plugin fights spam using techniques such as greylisting, source detection, volume measurements, blacklisting, and HELO rotation detection.more »
D-Bus and HAL Interprocess communication with D-Bus and HALJul 01, 2006
It’s the end of the line for CORBA! Gnome now relies on the D-Bus messaging system, and KDE is in the process of migrating.more »
Revision Control System Using RCS version control to manage simple scriptsJul 01, 2006
The Revision Control System (RCS) provides simple, reliable version control without the complexity of bigger systems like Subversion or CVS.more »
Sendmail Strategies Fighting spam and viruses with SendmailJul 01, 2006
A structured approach to Sendmail helps to maximize your spam and virus protection.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