Features

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.

Unified Event Monitoring with Splunk

May 22, 2012

Secure your enterprise, monitor system performance, and more by harnessing the power of Splunk to search, monitor, report, and analyze events and data from any source.

Intrusion Detection with fail2ban

May 22, 2012

For its size, fail2ban, a utility that scans logfiles and bans suspicious IP addresses, punches well above its weight.

Getting Started with Analytics

Data Analytics for the Newbie

May 03, 2012

The huge emphasis on data and data analytics in the business world and the IT job market might have you thinking about brushing up on your database skills. And what better platform than Linux to obtain powerful and free tools to flex and train your data muscles?

Tethering

Using the mobile Internet

May 03, 2012

Thanks to the modems built into today’s smartphones and tablets, you can use fast mobile Internet from almost anywhere. The mobile devices can also get your laptop online.

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