Linus Torvalds, Ted Ts'o, Alan Cox, Ingo Molnar, Andrew Morton and other Linux kernel developers are embroiled in a contentious discussion over the sense -- or nonsense -- of journaling and delayed allocation before a commit in the ext3 and ext4 filesystems. Heavy words are flying.more »
Wicd Network Manager Easy network access with WicdMar 29, 2009
Mobile users change networks in rapid succession. Wicd quickly and conveniently manages the corresponding profiles.more »
Nagios Traffic Light Adding a homebuilt warning light to your data centerMar 29, 2009
A clever combination of Nagios and a doityourself traffic lights lets you know how your network is feeling.more »
A botnet named psyb0t has been nesting for a few months in consumer devices that run on Linux with MIPS CPUs, notably routers. Infested devices connect through a botnet over a private Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server to await commands.more »
Novell announced today that SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) is officially out in version 11. The SLES extensions for Mono and the desktop version SLED 11 should also concurrently hit the market. A high-availability extension is to follow.more »
Rumors of a Red Hat takeover have been circulating since time immemorial. Maybe this time there's some truth to it.more »
Kernel 2.6.29 has arrived and brings with it a string of new features. We're presenting some of them and describe what to make of them.more »
As of this summer, Sun Microsystems will provide storage and computing resources for cloud computing. They intend to open up the APIs with a public review process.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.