Admin Workshop: Backups Insider Tips: BackupsApr 30, 2005
Data always seems to get lost at exactly the wrong moment, but the right backup strategy can help you restore those missing files.more »
Virtual Systems Intro Tools for virtual computing in LinuxApr 30, 2005
Windows apps with Wine Wine, Crossover Office, and CedegaApr 30, 2005
If you need to make a Windows application run on Linux, there is no better way than Wine. We investigated the free and commercial Wine variants to see how they bear up under real-life conditions.more »
Radius and 802.1X Securing Network Access with 802.1X, Radius, and LDAPFeb 28, 2005
The Radius protocol is typically used to authenticate users in dial-up scenarios. But Radius is also useful in LAN environments: in combination with 802.1X, Radius forces users to authenticate at a low level before the switch opens up a port.more »
SpamAssassin A Home-Grown Spam FilterFeb 28, 2005
Even if you do not have a mail server of your own, SpamAssassin can help you filter out unsolicited junk mail. This article describes how SpamAssassin collaborates with Evolution and KMail. Thunderbird, on the other hand, has its own simple spam-detection feature.more »
Admin Workshop:L ocks Insider Tips: LocksDec 31, 2004
A genuine multitasking system like Linux runs many processes concurrently. Programs must compete for data access. Assigning locks to files ensures exclusive access and prevents the possibility of data.more »
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The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
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The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.