Charly's Column: lsof Sys Admin's Daily Grind: lsofJan 31, 2011
The shorter a command, the longer the list of support parameters. This rule applies to lsof, one of Charly’s favorite commands.more »
"Cobbler now in the ubuntu archive...and it actually works!," said Robbie Williamson, Ubuntu Server Team Manager at Canonical.more »
JBoss AS 6.0, a free Java EE 6 compliant application server, is now available.more »
Charly’s Column: Cluster SSH The sys admin’s daily grind: Cluster SSHDec 28, 2010
Charly doesn’t relish the idea of searching through the logfiles of a dozen proxy servers when page requests fail. Now that he has deployed Cluster SSH, he can pull the strings on many machines at the same time.more »
"For the FreeBSD community as a whole, I think it comes down to the fact that Amazon Web Services is the market leader -- other clouds each have their own advantages, but EC2 is the default first place to look." -- Colin Percivalmore »
Charly's Column: GestióIP The sys admin’s daily grind: GestióIPSep 29, 2010
A tidy house, a tidy mind they say, and I’ll leave it up to you to consider what being disorganized might mean. Anybody who has tried to manage hundreds of IP addresses using just a sheet of paper or a spreadsheet will probably appreciate some help.more »
Beginners: File Control Getting to grips with Linux PermissionsSep 27, 2010
From the vault:This article first appeared in issue #1 (October 2000). You'll also find this article on our 10-year anniversary Archive DVD included in issue #120 (November 2010).
With any operating system it is important to ensure that users remain in control of their files and directories and are prevented from tampering with those belonging to other users, or the system. This is what the Linux permissions system is all about, as Jono Bacon explains.more »
Archiving Email Techniques for archiving emailJun 29, 2010
Email archiving involves more than just backing up your email directories. It is also a question of classifying the email and making it easier for users to find their way around overfilled email folders.more »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.