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|Story||Firefox Version Number Degraded To “Implementation Detail”||srlinuxx||26/05/2011 - 11:25am|
|Story||Fedora 15 & GNOME 3.0 First Impressions||srlinuxx||26/05/2011 - 11:23am|
|Story||Linux Mint 11 “Katya” released||srlinuxx||26/05/2011 - 11:21am|
|Story||Fedora / GNOME 3 [HOWTO]s||srlinuxx||26/05/2011 - 11:17am|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||26/05/2011 - 10:50am|
|Story||some howtos:||srlinuxx||26/05/2011 - 10:37am|
|Story||Zentyal As A Gateway: The Perfect Setup||falko||26/05/2011 - 10:33am|
|Story||the commercial open source window of opportunity||srlinuxx||26/05/2011 - 3:10am|
|Story||Alarm - A Handy App that Gets Little Attention||srlinuxx||26/05/2011 - 3:08am|
|Story||Mini-PC offers Chrome OS, modular design||srlinuxx||26/05/2011 - 3:06am|
Init scripts are small shell programs that usually control services, also known as daemons. Other applications for init scripts involve simply controlling the state of something such as hdparm (HDD sleep timeouts), iptables (loading firewall rule-sets into the kernel) and setserial (COM port configuration).The /etc/init.d directory contains the scripts executed by init at boot time and when the init state.
I guess you all know this: you are connected to your server with SSH and in the middle of compiling some software (e.g. a new kernel) or doing some other task which takes lots of time, and suddenly your connection drops for some reason, and you lose your labour.
After lot of work, we proudly announce the availability of openSUSE 10.2 formerly know as SUSE Linux 10.x. Product highlights include: Available for i386, x86_64 and PowerPC architectures, Linux kernel 126.96.36.199, using only SMP kernels, and both KDE and GNOME feature improved start menus.
DomainKeys is an anti-spam software application in development at Yahoo that uses a form of public key cryptography to authenticate the sender's domain. dkfilter is an SMTP-proxy designed for Postfix. It implements DomainKeys message signing and verification. It comprises two separate filters, an outbound filter for signing outgoing email on port 587, and an inbound filter for verifying signatures of incoming email on port 25. This document shows step-by-step how to install dkfilter for Postfix to deploy DomainKeys signing and verification.
Every few weeks an article comes up on Slashdot or Digg in which someone describes their experience switching from Microsoft Windows to some Linux distribution. In these articles, the writers have consistently complained about Linux’s support for their hardware.
Microsoft has been trying to prevent the world from reading and writing their documents for years now. In fact, maybe I could even say "decades" (!). The scary part, is that this time it looks like they are just about to manage.
Many security controls are ineffective or can be overridden if an attacker gets physical access to your hosts, especially if attackers are able to reboot those hosts. In this tip, I will look at how you can secure your GRUB boot loader with a password that will prevent unauthorized access to your hosts after a reboot.
The discovery of ReactOS was a discovery of pure accident. On the surface, this seemingly replicated Windows-like operating system is ripe with fantastic possibilities. Seriously, when we consider the ability to run Windows applications in a Windows-like environment, we feel that the user can finally be free of Windows... sort of.
You have some computer experience and a desire to start learning about free software. Where do you start, what distribution do you choose? The book you should read when starting out with GNU/Linux is Moving to Ubuntu Linux by Marcel Gagné. This well-written book discusses Ubuntu Linux 6.06 LTS from installing from the included DVD through to networking, office productivity applications, and even working the command-line.
Following the release of the of the 2.6.19 kernel, Andrew Morton offered a list of patches in his -mm tree, summarizing for each his plans as to whether or not they will be pushed to Linus for inclusion in the upcoming 2.6.20 kernel.
People may be passionate about their favorite sports team, but if you really want to get them fired up, ask what Web browser they use. So which browser should you use? Which is really best? To help you decide, we asked four power users to do battle in support of their chosen browser: Scot Finnie for Firefox, Preston Gralla for Internet Explorer, Dennis Fowler for Opera and Ken Mingis for Safari.
Esfa (Eric Augé) summarizes some news on Mandriva Linux: 2007.1 sur les rails. First of all, the first cooker snapshot should be ready for Monday, Dec. 11. It will include: the development version of GNOME 2.17.x, the latest KDE 3.5.x, Firefox 2.0, and more!
Mandriva launches Mandriva Flash, the first Mandriva Linux Live USB key. Hit the right key with Mandriva Flash. Bringing its long experience with Live CDs, Mandriva aims to offer the best performing live system. All you have to do is plug in the USB key, turn the PC on and the Mandriva Linux 2007 operating system is ready to use in no time, with all you need for office work, Internet and multimedia tasks.
After seven years of work, the LinuxBIOS project is on the brink of making a free BIOS a standard option for computers. Serious obstacles remain, including a lack of resources and resistance from some proprietary chipset manufacturers and OEMs, but the advantages of LinuxBIOS indicate that its availability to the average computer buyer may be only months away.
European governments have long complained about their dependence on Microsoft's software, but their rhetoric has not turned into a mass migration away from Windows.
Sony-contributed patches aimed at adding machine-specific features for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) have been merged into the stable 2.6.20 kernel tree. The patches should greatly simplify maintaining Linux kernels for the PS3, which is already supported under Linux by at least one distribution.
Inkululeko Technologies will this week release the first public release of tuXlab, a GNU/Linux operating system for schools based on the popular distribution used by the Shuttleworth Foundation to provide low-cost Linux computer laboratories around South Africa.
This is UNOFFICIAL Announcement - openSUSE 10.2 Avaialable via selected servers, through FTP and as torrent files.
Here is the first public version of Ulteo! Its codename is "Sirius" because we want to make it a star. Please use with care! This version is an experimental Ulteo system, it comes without any warranty and should not be used in a production environment.
Novell on Tuesday said it plans to seek out more deals similar to its recent marketing and licensing pact with Microsoft as it embraces partnerships and moves away from selling its open-source software directly to small and medium-size companies.
Also: Novell: where have the PR folk gone?