In December 2008, the Free Software Foundation (FSF) filed a lawsuit against network giant Cisco, claiming that its subsidiary Linksys had multiple violations of the GPL. The two parties have now reached an agreement.more »
Network Management Intro Flexible tools for configuring and managing your systemsMar 31, 2009
Professional admins with tightening IT budgets are always looking for new tools that will help them do more with less. This month we feature some popular open source applications for deploying, configuring, updating, and monitoring software and systems on the network.more »
Cfengine 3 Managing the network with CfengineMar 31, 2009
Automate admin tasks with the powerful Cfengine framework.more »
Gwibber Microblogging with GwibberDec 31, 2008
Individually updating all your accounts on multiple social networks or microblogging services can be a hassle. If you want to streamline your social networking, get Gwibber.more »
PXE Boot Network boot with PXENov 12, 2008
PXE lets you start your computer by downloading a boot image from the network. We’ll show you how to use PXE to install Linux.more »
Sun Microsystems provides its own solution for identity management called OpenSSO. The software is available free as Open Source and becomes a Sun product with added support and services.more »
Unison is offering the first commercial version of it's software product combining telephony, e-mail, address book, calendar and instant messaging.more »
Journalists at the Olympic Games 2008 in Peking report that they do not have unrestricted Internet access. The GPL'd OpenVPN software can easily work around censorship of this kind.more »
VMware bids for a stake in the container industry with a bold effort to integrate containers with its classic virtualization system.
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm