Open source Marionette Project becomes part of Puppet.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 »
Remote Sys Admin Sys admin on the goJun 29, 2010
Keep track of your job when you’re not in the office.more »
Charly's Column: Nmon The sys admin's daily grindMay 24, 2010
Nmon monitors system information. You can use the Nmon’s capture mode to output data to a file, then extract the values you need with a script.more »
GroundWork Open Source Inc. and Eucalyptus Systems to Begin Recruiting Users for Private Cloud ProgramApr 08, 2010
Beta program to utilize new management technologymore »
The Monitorix monitoring software is available in version 1.5.0 and now shows info about the mail server.more »
The NagAconda Python tool helps when writing plugins for the Nagios monitoring tool and is available in its first open release.more »
The system monitor Atop is available as version 1.24 and is complete with a variety of enhancements.more »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.