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few leftovers:

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  • Linux / UNIX: Restrict Access To A Given Command
  • Computers make big difference for families in need
  • Use this iptables script for Web/Mail server security
  • Launch Application Menu In Ubuntu With Windows Key
  • Gnome Find Drive Serial Number
  • Steuben ARC switched to Linux after hack

few early howtos & shorts:

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  • ripping vhs
  • Upgrade from Ubuntu 9.04 to 9.10
  • It's Actually An African Word Meaning 'Glass Plane You Look Through'
  • Nexuiz 2.5.2 Release Brings New Game Mode

some howtos:

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  • Add Bookmarks for Changing Directories in Konsole
  • Remove unused dependencies in Arch Linux
  • Trying the kde4.4 netbook project made easy
  • Improve Your Battery Life With PowerTOP
  • Solving eth0 eth1 eth2 eth3 eth4 …
  • Tutorial: Creating a Metallic Gleam in the GIMP
  • Use IMDB Art For Video Thumbnails In Nautilus
  • Opera Unite: A Personal Webserver Built In to Your Browser
  • Repository management with zypper in Opensuse 11.1
  • Distraction-free writing with PyRoom
  • Install MS office2007 on ubuntu using PlayOnLinux
  • Disable the “clear” issued when you exit vim

Boot Linux Over HTTP With

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This tutorial shows how you can boot Linux over HTTP with All that users need is Internet connectivity and a small program (gpxe) to boot the machine. This gpxe program provides network booting facility.

some howtos:

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  • 7 Steps to Better Tables of Contents in Writer
  • VirtualBox, Gentoo and serial consoles
  • Unmount external peripherals easy way with Eject
  • A faster nepomuk?
  • How to: Install DD-WRT (X86) On a PC in Linux
  • Updating in Place From openSUSE 11.1 to 11.2
  • "initrd" and "initramfs"--What's Up With That?
  • Compile and execute 32 bits application in 64 bits operating system

some howtos:

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  • Installing Fonts in Ubuntu 9.04
  • Setting the SUID/SGID bits
  • How to burn ISO images in Linux
  • Fix Bash Keybindings for Home, End and other keys
  • Recovering a broken Linux Operating System part (2/3)
  • LVM Disk Recipes for Debian
  • Tips on Using Multiple Options with a Linux Command
  • Printing a selected range in OOo Calc
  • Bash Script: Read One Character At A Time
  • How to Easily Mount Your iPhone As An External Drive in Ubuntu
  • Run Google Tasks On Your Desktop
  • More on Using Bash's Built-in /dev/tcp File (TCP/IP)
  • Howto setup Networking on Asus eeePC in Jaunty
  • Make a Python game in minutes with Gloss

Network Monitoring Appliance

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My ambition was to implement a small (better tiny) appliance for monitoring network health and network resources, short and longtime trends, running under VMware Server or VMware ESX. So I had an eye upon all components which are implemented on the system, to be as leightweight as possible.

some howtos:

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  • Evolution backup
  • Recovering a broken Linux Operating System part (1/3)
  • Customize The Gnome Panel Clock To Match Karmic's New Icons
  • How to Create Your Own USB Linux Distro with LiLi
  • Advanced Tips for Search-and-Replace in Linux
  • Livestation- Watch hundreds of TV channels for Free on Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Server: "Setting locale failed" and a fix
  • Criterion, a new benchmarking library for Haskell
  • gummi – Simple LaTeX editor written in Python/GTK
  • Customized Bash Prompts with the PS1 Variable

some howtos:

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  • How to Configure Custom Shortcuts in KDE
  • Get network versatility with SSH tunneling and netcat
  • How to install / enable Java Plugin / Applets in Firefox on CentOS 5
  • Setting up FreeNX (nxserver-freenx) on Gentoo
  • How to Make Web 2.0 Work Using Open-Source Enterprise Content Management
  • Exaile, another media player for Linux
  • eyeOS: Your Own Private Linux Cloud that You Control (part 2)
  • Removing .la files, for dum^W uncertain people
  • resolv.conf options rotate and discovery of ISP DNS issue
  • Free Disk Space by Reducing Reserved Blocks Percentage
  • Working with text files in Unix/Linux (part 3/3)
  • Installation guide for eGroupware on Ubuntu Server

some howtos:

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  • Add CryptKeeper for on-the-fly encrypted folders in Linux
  • Automatically Install Missing PPA GPG Keys With One Command
  • Howto: Manually assigning X authorisation for Debian superuser
  • Getting Drupal 7 (development snapshot) running on Ubuntu
  • Disabling SSH Tunneling
  • Squid Error : Name error: the domain name does not exist
  • Portable Ubuntu In Windows 7
  • Get Rid of Panel Shadow
  • Compilation of VLC on ubuntu 9.04
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OSS Leftovers

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    Twilio has been making strides to improve its WebRTC capabilities and part of its strategy includes making acquisitions to advance its objective. In September, the cloud-based telephony company purchased the team behind the Kurento Open Source Project and its assets. At the time, the financial terms were not disclosed, but now we know the deal was for $8.5 million in cash. In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Twilio revealed that it had picked up proprietary WebRTC media processing technologies; select licenses, patents, and trademarks; and some employees who worked on the service, although specifics were not provided.
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    I've previously written about the fact the Apache Software Foundation offers an exemplar of large-scale open source governance. Even with those supreme qualities, things can still go wrong. Apache offers some of the best protections for open source contributors but its mature rules can be manipulated by skilled politicians and/or determined agendas. What can we learn from their experience? In a very small proportion of Apache projects, there have been issues that seem to arise from Apache's rules and culture being intentionally gamed. They are a non-representative fraction of the work of Apache, but they provide valuable lessons on the way open source communities can be gamed. In this article I mention two such projects: Apache Harmony, an implementation of Java SE created independently of Sun that's now in the Apache Attic, and Apache OpenOffice, one of the successors to the project that closed after Oracle bought Sun Microsystems.
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    The 2017 Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) is off to a fine start even as the rain clears up here in Portland, Ore. I don’t often get to sit in on technical sessions at trade shows because of a host of meetings, but this is the exception. If you get a chance, and Linux or Android is in your bailiwick, then ELC is worth attending. It delves into the technical details for using Linux and application spaces like the Internet of Things (IoT), with more hands-on details than our popular (but higher-end) IoT show, IoT Emerge, which will be returning this fall. IoT Emerge provides a high-level view of IoT applications and issues, whereas ELC is for the hardcore developers.

Red Hat News

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    A Cork-based subsidiary of open source software specialist Red Hat reported a sharp rise in revenues and profits last year, recently lodged accounts show. Red Hat Ltd, whose parent acquired Irish software firm Feed Henry for €63.5 million in September 2014, recorded a pretax profit of €33.2 million for the 12 months ending February 2016. This compares with a profit before tax of €26.6 million a year earlier.
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