Open source Marionette Project becomes part of Puppet.more »
Charly's Column: GestióIP The sys admin’s daily grind: GestióIPSep 29, 2010
A tidy house, a tidy mind they say, and I’ll leave it up to you to consider what being disorganized might mean. Anybody who has tried to manage hundreds of IP addresses using just a sheet of paper or a spreadsheet will probably appreciate some help.more »
Beginners: File Control Getting to grips with Linux PermissionsSep 27, 2010
From the vault:This article first appeared in issue #1 (October 2000). You'll also find this article on our 10-year anniversary Archive DVD included in issue #120 (November 2010).
With any operating system it is important to ensure that users remain in control of their files and directories and are prevented from tampering with those belonging to other users, or the system. This is what the Linux permissions system is all about, as Jono Bacon explains.more »
Move replaces Windows Live Spaces, adds 7 million users to WordPress.more »
Federal Communications Commission follows The White House's lead.more »
Drupal announces what they hope to be the final alpha build of version 7.x.more »
Charly's Column: My Traceroute Sysadmin's daily grindAug 31, 2010
Charly takes the name of the “My Traceroute” tool very literally. The journey is the reward for this alternative TTL-measuring utility.more »
'Crane' allows MySQL data integration in Hadoop.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.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
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
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.