Living with Vista Windows in the world of Linux

Apr 30, 2007

Home and business users are starting to wonder how Windows Vista will work with Linux. In this month’s cover story, we’ll show you Vista from the eye of Linux.

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Books

Jan 31, 2007
In Search of Stupidity: Over 20 Years of High-Tech Marketing Disasters, 2nd ed. DNS and BIND, 5th Edition Implementi......
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Udev Dynamic device management in Udev

Sep 30, 2006

After three years of hanging around on the sidelines, Udev has finally ousted the legacy Dev-FS system. We take a look under the hood at the Udev device management system inside your Linux system.

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Debian Hotplug Extending hotplug on Debian, SLES 9, and RHAS 4

Sep 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.

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Samba 4 A first look at Samba 4

May 31, 2006

A technical preview version of Samba 4 became available at the end of January. We took a look at what’s coming in the next version of the Samba file and print service suite.

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Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Nmap 4

Apr 30, 2006

Many tools keep growing with each new version, but Nmap 4.00 has lost weight thanks to the Diet-Nmap project. The latest incarnation of Nmap is not only quicker, it is also more frugal with memory.

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Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Ethtool

Mar 31, 2006

A touchy LAN that plays like a movie diva can spoil any admin’s day. Ethtool to the rescue!

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Netfilter L7 Blocking protocols at Layer 7 with the L7 patch

Feb 28, 2006

If you need a tool for filtering protocols that doesn’t depend on the port, try L7, an IPTables patch that operates through regular expressions.

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