Bluetooth Mobile Phones Linking Linux to your Bluetooth Mobile PhoneMar 01, 2005
It is becoming increasingly common for new generation mobile phones to have an integrated Bluetooth interface. This article explores how to access your Bluetooth phone using Linux.more »
Charly's Column Bootchart The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: BootchartMar 01, 2005
What could be more boring than watching a computer run through an error-free boot routine? Why watch for messages that may never appear? Every second you save adds to your valuable leisure time. Bootchart helps you find those valuable leisure moments.more »
Hypermail Archiving Email Messages with HypermailMar 01, 2005
Hypermail converts email messages to HTML and allows you to group your messages in tidy archives.more »
Encrypting Email Encrypting Email with KMail, Mozilla Thunderbird, and EvolutionMar 01, 2005
The leading email applications include new features for helping users secure and authenticate their mail messages, but each tool has a different approach to handling tasks such as signing and encryption. This article describes how to add encryption and digital signatures to the Thunderbird, Kmail, and Evolution mail clients.more »
Secure Email Intro Mail Tools for a Hostile PlanetMar 01, 2005
Don’t look now, but your mailbox is full of junk, and a snooper is live on a distant server, reading your opinions of your boss. Remember when email used to be easy? To restore some sanity to your correspondence, you’ll need the right tools.more »
SpamAssassin A Home-Grown Spam FilterMar 01, 2005
Even if you do not have a mail server of your own, SpamAssassin can help you filter out unsolicited junk mail. This article describes how SpamAssassin collaborates with Evolution and KMail. Thunderbird, on the other hand, has its own simple spam-detection feature.more »
Trouble Ticket Software Linux Trouble Ticket SoftwareFeb 01, 2005
If your help line serves outside users, keeping track of support requests can mean the difference between a repeat customer and a lost customer. If the line serves inside employees, an efficient response means better productivity. Fortunately,several Linux-based applications offer help for your help desk or hotline.more »
deskTOPia Setting up SuxPanelJan 01, 2005
Even the smallest desktop has room
for a panel. If your choice of a window
manager does not support a suitable
panel alternative,you can always add
a panel like SuxPanel. Suxpanel provides
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New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.