Network Block Devices A new mission for the network block deviceSep 01, 2006
You don’t need Samba or NFS to support a diskless client. A remote block device can help improve performance and efficiency. We'll show your how.more »
Bot_Attack An insidious spam botnet attacks CharlyAug 01, 2006
While going about his normal duties, Linux Magazine author Charly Kühnast was hit with a mean attack. Charly’s separate anti-spam server, which sits in front of his mail server, saved him from the mail storm.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: DnsgraphAug 01, 2006
A partly overloaded DNS server can slow down all the workstations on the network. Dnsgraph is an early warning system that gives administrators a graph of critical values. Your Dnsgraph charts will help you keep your systems serving names.more »
Antsp2p Anonymous Filesharing with Antsp2pJun 01, 2006
Filesharing is a favorite leisure activity for many Internet users. But conventional filesharing tools have one major drawback – they aren’t anonymous. The Antsp2p project aims to change this.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Nmap 4May 01, 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.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Webalizer XtendedMar 01, 2006
Webalizer is a tool for analyzing web server logfiles. A new patch lets admins see what isn’t there.more »
Twisted Creating network apps with TwistedMar 01, 2006
The Twisted framework makes it so easy to create network-aware applications in Python. Twisted speaks all the major Internet protocols, from mail through chat, and it can handle encryption. We’ll show you how to set up a personal web server with Twisted.more »
Asterisk Telephony with an Asterisk phone systemFeb 01, 2006
An old computer is all you need to build your own do-it-yourself personal phone server.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers