Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: HTTPingJan 31, 2006
HTTPing may be the perfect tool to check on the health of your web server.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Mod_evasiveDec 31, 2005
The Apache web server can fight back against DoS attacks. You just need a little help from Mod_evasive.more »
Plan 9 The Plan 9 network operating systemDec 31, 2005
In the eery, distant days before the birth of Linux, a strange alien system set out to fulfill the promise of Unix. Descendents of that system are still living. We caught one and dissected it.more »
Amavisd-new Filtering spam and viruses at the mail server with Amavisd-newDec 31, 2005
Sometimes the best time to stop bad mail is before it arrives. AmavisdNew is an Open Source interface for integrating spam and virus filtering with your mail server.more »
XSA Attack Stopping the cross-site authentication attackOct 31, 2005
A new form of phishing attack deposits an HTML tag on the vulnerable service to trap users into authenticating.more »
FCKEditor Editing web pages with FCKeditorSep 30, 2005
Small sites often have outdated information because the webmaster doesn’t have time to keep all the pages up to date. Even something as simple as a spelling correction might take days to change. FCKEditor frees the webmaster by letting the user take charge.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.