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 »
Remote Sys Admin Sys admin on the goJun 29, 2010
Keep track of your job when you’re not in the office.more »
PowerShell for AD Managing Active Directory at the command lineJun 29, 2010
Professionally manage Active Directory users, groups, and other AD objects with Windows PowerShell Version 2.0.more »
Community Notebook Free Software ProjectsJun 28, 2010
The Gramps genealogy program takes Linux fans on a tour of their family trees and helps evaluate data connected to ancestors. Puppet helps administrators automate regularly occurring tasks.more »
Logfile Viewers Logfile viewers for the desktop and shellMay 24, 2010
While users are surfing the web, listening to music, and writing documents, the kernel and various background daemons write information to logfiles. KSystemLog, Gnome System Log Viewer, and MultiTail will help you read and process logfile data.more »
The IT Service management module of the Open Ticket Request System (OTRS) adopts another ITIL process in version 2.0: change management.more »
The Red Hat distro extended its subscriptions with the choice of Linux running on the local server or from the Amazon cloud.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics