Admin Workshop: X Window Insider Tips: The X Window SystemAug 31, 2005
Thanks to automatic hardware detection, today’s admins rarely need to configure the X window system manually. But if you want to use X11’s excellent networking capabilities and tuning options, you will certainly benefit from some background knowledge.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: PortfwdAug 31, 2005
Incoming TCP connections do not always end up where they are supposed to. A freely configurable redirector points digital debris in the direction of a new and better place.more »
Admin Workshop: Documentation Insider Tips: Documentation in Unix and LinuxJul 31, 2005
System admins routinely refer to documentation for help with obscure command line options. In this month’s Admin Workshop, we examine the programs and formats behind the command line documentation you read everyday.more »
Bacula Better backups with the daemon-based Bacula backup systemJul 31, 2005
When backup jobs become too challenging for a script, the daemon-based free backup tool Bacula may be the answer.more »
Wine Running Windows Programs with the Wine APIJul 31, 2005
The Wine compatibility layer lets Linux users run Windows programs. Unfortunately, configuring Wine is anything but trivial, and it helps if you enjoy experimenting.more »
ARP Spoofing ARP spoofing and poisoningJun 30, 2005
Any user on a LAN can sniff and manipulate local traffic. ARP spoofing and poisoning techniques give an attacker an easy way in.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.