Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Surveillance with MotionAug 15, 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 LeaftagAug 01, 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 SELinuxAug 01, 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: PolicydJul 01, 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 HALJul 01, 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 scriptsJul 01, 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 SendmailJul 01, 2006
A structured approach to Sendmail helps to maximize your spam and virus protection.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.