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Charly's Column The sys admin’s daily grind: DeborphanJul 07, 2008
Debian fans appreciate the ability to update their systems to a new release without having to reinstall. The Deborphan tool takes care of the victims of the upgrade by searching for orphaned packages on which no other packages depend.more »
Cute Flow Document circulation with CuteFlowJun 20, 2008
The CuteFlow document circulation system supports cross-platform document exchanges. CuteFlow is easy to install and configure but still has a couple of weak areas.more »
ReMoot Activating your multimedia keys with ReMootJun 20, 2008
If your laptop multimedia keys aren’t working in Linux, the fix could be easier than you think. We’ll show you how to manage multimedia applications from the keyboard using ReMoot.more »
The Parted Magic Linux Live System gives users the ability to manipulate hard disk partitions in various formats. Version 2.0 is the first to rely on the Visparted GUI tool .more »
Linspire is offering commercial support for basic issues for its Freespire community version as of now.more »
How to Write a Rootkit Rootkits for the Linux kernel 2.6Jul 31, 2006
Today’s rootkits infiltrate a target system at kernel level, thus escaping unwanted attention from administrators. Read on for a practical look at how a kernel rootkit really works.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics