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
an ordinary desktop.more »
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 »
New release marks the arrival of AMD’s unified driver strategy.
A new study by IDC charts big changes in the big hardware market.
Azure CTO says Redmond has already considered the unthinkable.
Lead developer quells rumors that the Debian version is slated for center stage.
MSBuild is now just another GitHub project as Redmond continues its path to the light.
Malware could pass data and commands between disconnected computers without leaving a trace on the network.
New rules emphasize collegiality in coding.
Upstart lands in the dust bin as a new era begins for Linux.
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?