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Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: DeborphanJul 07, 2008
Debian fans appreciate the ability to update their systems to a new release without having to reinstall. The Deborphan tool takes care of the victims of the upgrade by searching for orphaned packages on which no other packages depend.more »
Cute Flow Document circulation with CuteFlowJun 20, 2008
The CuteFlow document circulation system supports cross-platform document exchanges. CuteFlow is easy to install and configure but still has a couple of weak areas.more »
ReMoot Activating your multimedia keys with ReMootJun 20, 2008
If your laptop multimedia keys aren’t working in Linux, the fix could be easier than you think. We’ll show you how to manage multimedia applications from the keyboard using ReMoot.more »
The Parted Magic Linux Live System gives users the ability to manipulate hard disk partitions in various formats. Version 2.0 is the first to rely on the Visparted GUI tool .more »
Linspire is offering commercial support for basic issues for its Freespire community version as of now.more »
How to Write a Rootkit Rootkits for the Linux kernel 2.6Jul 31, 2006
Today’s rootkits infiltrate a target system at kernel level, thus escaping unwanted attention from administrators. Read on for a practical look at how a kernel rootkit really works.more »
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
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.