The GroundWork Open Source company out of San Francisco CA has released its Nagios-based monitoring software in a new version 5.3, including a free Community Edition.more »
The remote package update manager program apt-dater is now available in version 0.7. It performs software updates on a mass of remote hosts.more »
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The famous Unix admin utility known as Top has many imitators. We take a look at some of the top Top tools.more »
Today R1Soft announced the beta release of Hot Copy for Linux, a command-line utility that takes instant readable and writeable snapshots of disks or volumes on any Linux server.more »
Open source developer Tobias Oetiker, in his presentation at the USENIX LISA conference in San Diego, described how he could help one thousand Windows users at Swisscom.com speed up their computers.more »
Fully Automated Nagios (FAN) is a CD distribution that should simplify the installation of Nagios along with numerous tools on a network monitoring server. FAN 1.0 is the current version.more »
Nagiosgraph, an extension of the Nagios monitoring software, is available as version 1.0.0. The program merges the performance data from the Nagios plug-in and presents them graphically on a webpage.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.