Patent Dispute Forces Openmoko Housecleaning

Nov 18, 2008

The Openmoko project, developers of an open source mobile phone platform, has recently pulled its download site offline due to a patent dispute.

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Fix for Security Hole in Android G1

Nov 14, 2008

In one fell swoop and with an automatically distributed patch, Google and T-Mobile fixed a problem with the G1 mobile phone whereby users could access root privileges and possibly raise all kinds of havoc.

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USENIX LISA: When 1000 Computers are too Slow

Nov 13, 2008

Open source developer Tobias Oetiker, in his presentation at the USENIX LISA conference in San Diego, described how he could help one thousand Windows users at Swisscom.com speed up their computers.

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Transtec Actualizes Linux Server on Shanghai CPUs

Nov 13, 2008

Computer vendor Transtec has actualized its Calleo 330 server series on the new 45-nonometer Opterons from AMD. All Calleos now come with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10.

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Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: Netstat-nat

Nov 12, 2008

Without Network Address Translation (NAT) on many LANs, the IPv4 Internet address space would have been exhausted years ago. Still, it’s probably a good idea to check what comes through your NAT connections.

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Box Backup Backing up for portables with Box Backup

Nov 12, 2008

The Box Backup network backup tool is a simple and secure solution for traveling clients. We'll show you how to get started with this open source tool.

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Nmap Scripting Automated penetration testing with Nmap’s new scripting engine

Nov 12, 2008

Nmap is rolling out a new scripting engine to automatically investigate vulnerabilities that turn up in a security scan. We’ll show you how to protect your network with Nmap and NSE.

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IMAP Proxies Managing mail traffic with an IMAP proxy

Nov 05, 2008

IMAP proxies like Perdition, Imapproxy, and Cyrus Aggregator help distribute mail to multiple IMAP servers. We examine some options for IMAP proxy in the Linux evironment.

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