Version 4.0.0 of System Imager, a software for automating the installation of Linux computers and for software distribution has just been released.more »
Hewlett-Packard has now completed the acquisition of Neoware. The thin client computing and virtualization solution provider will add value to HP's Linux portfolio.more »
Linuxconf Europe 2007 kicked off this Sunday in Cambridge, UK. Unix user groups from Great Britain and other parts of Europe will be hosting lectures and workshops until September 5.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: ZsyncOct 31, 2006
Zsync handles a special case: large volume download files that change frequently but not drastically. Charly shows how this handy file fetcher can save you time and bandwidth.more »
BOINC Building distributed applications with BOINCSep 30, 2006
Grid computing lets little PCs work on big problems. You can use the grid system of the famous SETI@home project to build your own grid computing solutions.more »
Debian Hotplug Extending hotplug on Debian, SLES 9, and RHAS 4Sep 30, 2006
Debian hotplug is designed for little more than loading drivers and configuring devices. The collection of scripts discussed in this article helps Linux to respond when a network cable is plugged in or when a cellphone is in the vicinity. Read on for more on how to define custom hotplug events.more »
Hotplug Hacks Intro Extending the Linux hotplug systemSep 30, 2006
Hotplugging is invisible and automatic – if you want it to be. But a close look at the Linux hotplug system reveals interesting opportunities for customization.more »
Sabayon and Pessulus Dedicated Gnome desktops with Pessulus and SabayonAug 31, 2006
Gnome version 2.14 includes new features for restricting the user’s access to the system. The Pessulus lockdown editor and the Sabayon profile editor help manage the Gnome user experience.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.