Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Gotta Spare Monitor?

Does anyone have an old working monitor lying around waiting to be taken to the dump or given away?

Tuxmachines could use a couple/few good displays. Mine started failing a while back and now most of them are shot.

I know it's not exactly cheap to ship old CRTs, but I don't mind them if you can swing it. In fact, I think I still prefer their "picture" to that of newer LCDs. But LCDs are great too.

If you have a good working monitor or two that you could donate to the cause and get listed on the Wall of Appreciation, please email me at tuxmachines at gmail for a shipping address.

Thank you so much,
Susan

Update: Tuxmachines could use a coupla new DVD burners and SATA hard drives as well.

Update 2: As shipping and such can sometimes be costly, if you'd rather send a donation specifically for hardware, you may do so and send a note specifying that it's for hardware:





More in Tux Machines

Leftovers: KDE/Qt

Leftovers: OSS

Security Leftovers

  • DNS server attacks begin using BIND software flaw
    Attackers have started exploiting a flaw in the most widely used software for the DNS (Domain Name System), which translates domain names into IP addresses. Last week, a patch was issued for the denial-of-service flaw, which affects all versions of BIND 9, open-source software originally developed by the University of California at Berkeley in the 1980s.
  • Researchers Create First Firmware Worm That Attacks Macs
    The common wisdom when it comes to PCs and Apple computers is that the latter are much more secure. Particularly when it comes to firmware, people have assumed that Apple systems are locked down in ways that PCs aren’t. It turns out this isn’t true. Two researchers have found that several known vulnerabilities affecting the firmware of all the top PC makers can also hit the firmware of MACs. What’s more, the researchers have designed a proof-of-concept worm for the first time that would allow a firmware attack to spread automatically from MacBook to MacBook, without the need for them to be networked.

Brocade CEO: Transition To Open Source Will Be Difficult For Cisco

Communications CEO Lloyd Carney said traditional vendors like Cisco will have a tough time adapting to a more software-defined, open source space. That's because traditional vendors like Cisco's revenue streams are tied to closed architectures, Carney said. Read more