Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Surveillance with MotionAug 14, 2006
Commercial surveillance systems are expensive and typically involve maintenance agreements. I thought there must be a low-budget alternative.more »
Leaftag Making metadata with LeaftagJul 31, 2006
The experimental Leaftag provides a convenient means for associating files with search categories and other metadata.more »
AppArmor vs. SELinux Novell and Red Hat security experts face off on AppArmor and SELinuxJul 31, 2006
Security Enhanced Linux or App Armor? Linux Magazine invited two well-known personalities from Red Hat and Novell to debate the merits of their security systems.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: PolicydJun 30, 2006
The Postfix Policyd plugin fights spam using techniques such as greylisting, source detection, volume measurements, blacklisting, and HELO rotation detection.more »
D-Bus and HAL Interprocess communication with D-Bus and HALJun 30, 2006
It’s the end of the line for CORBA! Gnome now relies on the D-Bus messaging system, and KDE is in the process of migrating.more »
Revision Control System Using RCS version control to manage simple scriptsJun 30, 2006
The Revision Control System (RCS) provides simple, reliable version control without the complexity of bigger systems like Subversion or CVS.more »
Sendmail Strategies Fighting spam and viruses with SendmailJun 30, 2006
A structured approach to Sendmail helps to maximize your spam and virus protection.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.