Database manufactuer Oracle has released various software projects under the GPL, including ports of Yast and the Btrfs filesystem.more »
Udev Dynamic device management in UdevSep 30, 2006
After three years of hanging around on the sidelines, Udev has finally ousted the legacy Dev-FS system. We take a look under the hood at the Udev device management system inside your Linux system.more »
KTools: Klik Software distribution with KlikFeb 28, 2006
Klik brings convenient two-click installation to the KDE desktop.more »
Admin Workshop: Documentation Insider Tips: Documentation in Unix and LinuxJul 31, 2005
System admins routinely refer to documentation for help with obscure command line options. In this month’s Admin Workshop, we examine the programs and formats behind the command line documentation you read everyday.more »
Admin Workshop: User Management Managing Linux User AccountsJun 30, 2005
The steps for setting up new accounts in Linux are automated and often use GUI-based tools. Under the hood, a number of mechanisms give the new user an environment to match his or her needs. In this month’s Admin Workshop we discuss techniques for setting up accounts.more »
Admin Workshop: inetd & xinetd Insider Tips: Server Management with inetd and xinetdFeb 28, 2005
If you have many daemons running on your server, it can be quite difficult to keep track of them all. inetd and xinetd manage these services centrally and also take care of exchanges with your clients, allowing programs without network code to operate as Internet servers.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics