|Story||Google Chrome OS Netbooks Could Arrive This Year||srlinuxx||13/07/2009 - 2:21pm|
|Story||Is Oracle getting ready to kill OpenSolaris?||srlinuxx||1||13/07/2009 - 11:30am|
|Story||more odds & ends||srlinuxx||13/07/2009 - 6:18am|
|Story||Free software heroes: from Stallman to Google, a list of inspiring individuals who made everything possible||srlinuxx||13/07/2009 - 3:43am|
|Story||Getting things done with Linux to-do list programs||srlinuxx||13/07/2009 - 3:39am|
|Story||An interview with RVM, developer of Smplayer||srlinuxx||13/07/2009 - 3:37am|
|Story||Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter #150||srlinuxx||13/07/2009 - 3:35am|
|Story||some odds & ends & howtos:||srlinuxx||13/07/2009 - 12:19am|
|Story||2009's 10 Worst Linux Distributions||srlinuxx||3||12/07/2009 - 10:49pm|
|Story||What’s to like about X?||srlinuxx||12/07/2009 - 8:57pm|
This tutorial shows you how to configure BIND9 DNS server to serve an internal network and a external network at the same time with different set of information. To accomplish that goal, a new feature of BIND9 called view is used.
Someone stops you on the street and asks "Hey, do you know what time it is?" You tell him and continue on your way. But what if it was hundreds of thousands of people every day, because they didn't know who else to ask? You might decide to not answer any more. That's the situation that some important Internet time servers are in, and some simple changes in your computer's configuration can help ease the strain.
Working with free and open source software, one frequently hears terms such as bugs, updates, and patches. When developers come across shortcomings in their software, instead of repackaging the software with the changes, they can provide a patchfile that contains details of all required changes. Two important tools used in the process are diff, which creates a patchfile, and patch, which applies it. You can use both tools with text or HTML files.
If you have, a password protected grub boot loader and you forgot both root and grub password then you can recover grub-boot loader password using following method/Procedure:
Dissatisfied with Microsoft Exchange Server, Steve Francis of American Steel has found what he believes to be a better alternative; one that runs native to Linux and yet offers a full-featured, transparent solution for users accustomed to using Microsoft Outlook to process their e-mail.
Bad statistical reports are commonly used to manipulate people, most notably, in politics, but it can happen in a wide variety of consumer venues as well. Don't take any report from anyone at face value if you're going to depend on the results. Look underneath and behind the results in every case, and make sure you aren't being played.
THE Unix operating system (OS) is among the "soft" components in the computer that has a colourful history journey. Although its story started as early as the 1960s, it was only in the 80s that it started to serve as the OS for the real digital world. At the early stages, AT&T developed the Unix System III as a commercial version and sold the product directly, with the first version being launched in 1982.
This would be the most phenomenal turnabout in the history of desktop computing. There's just one fly in the ointment.
Forget the freedom that open-source software affords, Microsoft Corp is unashamedly fixed on the commercialization kick-backs of the technology, said a Microsoft executive at the recent Open Source Business Conference in San Francisco.
Ubuntu, Mark Shuttleworth's brainchild, has overcome another feat this morning with the advent of Ubuntu v6.04 (Dapper Drake) Flight 4. Dapper Drake Flight 4 is the fourth milestone release in a series of development builds with the release candidate coming out April of 2006. In addition to a host of new extras, the focus of our attention today is on its Xgl and Compiz capabilities.
Beta 4 finally made onto servers yesterday, and onto my machine today. It took some doing, I admit, but I have it installed. I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings, and rather than make you wait til the end, I'll state up-front that there is no xgl included. Although rumor had it that was one of the reasons for the delay, the rpm packages needed are not included on the 5 cd set. They are still available from the factory tree repository, but don't expect any fancy screenshots for this "as installed" report.
Well, maybe not that bad. Actually, not "bad" at all: I have no real complaints about this book, but I didn't like it and can't imagine handing it to anyone with a hearty "Here, read this, you'll love it".
What I want to share with you today is a few of the things I've learned along the way to getting Mad Penguin to where it's at today. Currently it is in the top 8,000 sites on the Internet (out of 74+ million sites monitored by NetCraft as of February 2006), and it was all done on a $25.00 budget.
Welcome to the 0.5.11 release of Flock. We've got some new goodies since 0.4.10. Flock 0.5.11 imports your bookmarks, passwords, cookies, etc. from Firefox and other browsers. For each favorite, you can now choose to either store it online or keep it local.
Munin the tool surveys all your computers and remembers what it saw. It presents all the information in in graphs through a web interface. Its emphasis is on plug and play capabilities. After completing a installation a high number of monitoring plugins will be playing with no more effort. Using Munin you can easily monitor the performance of your computers, networks, SANs, and quite possibly applications as well.
Have you ever had to determine the virtual terminal that an X session is running on? Perhaps you may want this information for a program you have created.
For home users, free open-source software is the way to go.
This week we'll talk about Nvu (http://www.nvu.com), a free Web page editor that runs on Mac, Windows and Linux. It is a WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) editor - you don't have to write lines and lines of obscure code to create a Web page, even if it does help to understand raw HTML to get through some rough spots.