Features

Resetting Passwords with SystemRescueCd

SystemRescueCd

Jul 31, 2012

If you’re locked out of your Linux or Windows system, a handy Live Linux troubleshooting distro might be all you need to get back in. We’ll show you how to pick the lock with SystemRescueCd.

Raspberry Pi

Pioneer Computing

Jul 30, 2012

The sudden popularity of miniboard systems like Raspberry Pi have brought back the pioneering spirit of Linux’s early days. Suddenly, do it yourself in the open source community is back.

In-Memory DBMS

Main memory database systems

Jul 13, 2012

Thanks to powerful hardware, in-memory databases run without accessing mass memory devices, which means they handle transactions and evaluations at high speed, introducing a paradigm shift in the database market.

Cmdfs

Building virtual filesystems

Jun 27, 2012

Cmdfs builds a filtered virtual filesystem based on a source directory tree. You can even integrate other programs to convert data on the fly.

UEFI and Secure Boot

No Free Boots

Jun 20, 2012

The imminent Windows 8 implementation of UEFI with Secure Boot adds an extra layer of complexity for some Linux users. We look at the problem and two solutions from Fedora and Canonical.

Remote Control

Controlling PCs with an Android smartphone

Jun 19, 2012

Did you leave your system running? Did you forget to start a critical backup? Control your Linux computer from anywhere with an Android phone.

Social and Private with Friendica

Developing for a Post-Facebook World

Jun 19, 2012

Be social and keep in touch while maintaining your privacy with Friendica, a network that centralizes social media.

Cinnamon 1.4

Mint’s Cinnamon Desktop

May 31, 2012

Because of their novel look and feel, both Gnome 3 and Ubuntu’s Unity have been running into harsh criticism from many users. In response, Mint, an Ubuntu spinoff, has revived the Gnome 2 feel on its own desktop.

Controlled Delay Management

A new aggregate queue length algorithm for network bottlenecks.

May 31, 2012

The persistent and growing problem of bufferbloat is getting serious relief thanks to a new active queue management tool known as a Controlled Delay – a tool that, thanks to heroic efforts, is now ready for Linux.

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