DeskTOPia: hsetroot & Esetroot deskTOPia: The hsetroot and Esetroot Background ToolsMar 31, 2005
Users who work long hours on a
desktop computer will appreciate
something eye-catching to relieve
the monotony. The hsetroot and
Esetroot tools offer you more than
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Bluetooth Mobile Phones Linking Linux to your Bluetooth Mobile PhoneFeb 28, 2005
It is becoming increasingly common for new generation mobile phones to have an integrated Bluetooth interface. This article explores how to access your Bluetooth phone using Linux.more »
Charly's Column Bootchart The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: BootchartFeb 28, 2005
What could be more boring than watching a computer run through an error-free boot routine? Why watch for messages that may never appear? Every second you save adds to your valuable leisure time. Bootchart helps you find those valuable leisure moments.more »
Hypermail Archiving Email Messages with HypermailFeb 28, 2005
Hypermail converts email messages to HTML and allows you to group your messages in tidy archives.more »
Encrypting Email Encrypting Email with KMail, Mozilla Thunderbird, and EvolutionFeb 28, 2005
The leading email applications include new features for helping users secure and authenticate their mail messages, but each tool has a different approach to handling tasks such as signing and encryption. This article describes how to add encryption and digital signatures to the Thunderbird, Kmail, and Evolution mail clients.more »
Secure Email Intro Mail Tools for a Hostile PlanetFeb 28, 2005
Don’t look now, but your mailbox is full of junk, and a snooper is live on a distant server, reading your opinions of your boss. Remember when email used to be easy? To restore some sanity to your correspondence, you’ll need the right tools.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 »
Trouble Ticket Software Linux Trouble Ticket SoftwareJan 31, 2005
If your help line serves outside users, keeping track of support requests can mean the difference between a repeat customer and a lost customer. If the line serves inside employees, an efficient response means better productivity. Fortunately,several Linux-based applications offer help for your help desk or hotline.more »
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.
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.