Encrypted Filesystems Shopping for an encrypted filesystemOct 31, 2006
If you’re not a security expert and you're looking for a crypto filesystem, you may be wondering about the alternatives. We took at a look at some popular crypto options for Linux.more »
DM-Crypt/ LUKS Workshop: Encrypting hard disks with DM-Crypt and LUKSOct 31, 2006
Encrypting a home directory is easy. Encrypting your whole hard disk – including the root filesystem – takes a little more effort.more »
BOINC Building distributed applications with BOINCSep 30, 2006
Grid computing lets little PCs work on big problems. You can use the grid system of the famous SETI@home project to build your own grid computing solutions.more »
File systems Finding the right file systemMar 31, 2006
Many users just opt for the defaults and don’t think about the file system when they install Linux. But if better performance is your goal, it pays to do some shopping.more »
hdparm and DMA Speeding up hard disks with DMAMar 31, 2006
A simple command helps you switch on the afterburner for your hard disks and drives. hdparm improves the performance of your storage devices.more »
Linux Tuning Intro Techniques for better performanceMar 31, 2006
Are your multimedia applications receiving the resources they need? Are you using the optimum filesystem for your environment? You don't have to be an expert to find better performance in Linux – you just need to know where to look.more »
Deleting Data Safely deleting dataFeb 28, 2006
Backups are a common topic, but you’ll hardly hear anyone mention safe data deletion.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.