DM-Crypt/ LUKS Workshop: Encrypting hard disks with DM-Crypt and LUKSNov 01, 2006
Encrypting a home directory is easy. Encrypting your whole hard disk – including the root filesystem – takes a little more effort.more »
BOINC Building distributed applications with BOINCOct 01, 2006
Grid computing lets little PCs work on big problems. You can use the grid system of the famous SETI@home project to build your own grid computing solutions.more »
File systems Finding the right file systemApr 01, 2006
Many users just opt for the defaults and don’t think about the file system when they install Linux. But if better performance is your goal, it pays to do some shopping.more »
hdparm and DMA Speeding up hard disks with DMAApr 01, 2006
A simple command helps you switch on the afterburner for your hard disks and drives. hdparm improves the performance of your storage devices.more »
Linux Tuning Intro Techniques for better performanceApr 01, 2006
Are your multimedia applications receiving the resources they need? Are you using the optimum filesystem for your environment? You don't have to be an expert to find better performance in Linux – you just need to know where to look.more »
Deleting Data Safely deleting dataMar 01, 2006
Backups are a common topic, but you’ll hardly hear anyone mention safe data deletion.more »
Admin Workshop: Logrotate Insider Tips: LogrotateJan 01, 2006
Every multi-purpose Linux system produces an enormous amount of log data. To prevent your hard disk from overflowing, a rotating helper application archives logs and gets rid of obsolete data.more »
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open-source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.
Ultra-sophisticated attack tool might have originated from a state-sponsored intelligence service.
New alternative for init comes with a small footprint and minimal configuration.
X marks the target for the next-generation windowing system.
Super-clone CentOS Linux gets beamed up to the mother ship.
HTML technology will enable new video editing and playback options.
New Linux distro is optimzed for gaming.