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Let PAM take care of GNU/Linux security for you Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, October 14 2008 @ 02:09 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

When they hear the word PAM, most people think of a certain blonde Canadian Playmate, but readers of this Web site surely will recognize the basic element of Linux security: the Pluggable Authentication Modules. So let's talk about how this PAM works, and look at some examples of how it is used.

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Opinion: High-performance nonsense Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 13 2008 @ 02:54 PM EDT
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Get out your No. 2 computers and answer the following question: For the fastest and most reliable high-end computing for your enterprise, will your operating system be 1) Linux, 2) Solaris, 3) OpenVMS or 4) Windows?

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The joy of X - master the Linux GUI Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 12 2008 @ 11:25 AM EDT
Contributed by: sde

If you're a Linux user you have no doubt heard of GNOME and KDE. These popular desktop environments are really the pinnacle of a deep iceberg of technology with the X-Windows graphical interface underpinning it all. Here are a couple of ways to tame X, kicking off a journey of unlimited ability to change the Linux look-and-feel.

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Wikipedia moves to one Linux vendor Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 12 2008 @ 08:40 AM EDT
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Since the free, online Wikipedia user-created encyclopedia began in 2001, the Linux-based IT infrastructure behind it has been expanded and lassoed together to keep up with the demands of the popular website.

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Linux at 17 - What Windows promised to be Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, October 09 2008 @ 06:16 PM EDT
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On October 5, 1991, the young man who would one day become the world's most famous programmer - and the brand name and poster boy for the open source software movement - sent a message to a newsgroup announcing the birth of what would become the Linux operating system.

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Novell: Linux is driving force for netbook market Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, October 09 2008 @ 04:22 PM EDT
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The growing popularity of netbooks such as Asus' Eee PC is boosting demand for Linux, according to Novell's chief technology and strategy officer for Linux, who said that open-source software was the ideal option for systems which place lower demands on hardware.

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Hands on: How to get more from Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, October 08 2008 @ 04:41 PM EDT
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Following the recent releases of two popular Linux distributions, Fedora 9 and Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, we are looking at a couple of additional pieces of software you might want to install onto a fresh installation of either.

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Does Linux suck or is it lusers who suck? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, October 08 2008 @ 03:54 PM EDT
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Statistics can hide a great deal of information. Especially the actual state of play in the consumer market.

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Watch TV with Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 06 2008 @ 02:46 PM EDT
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In our modern, and busy, world the separation between home computers and home entertainment systems is fast fading. Linux makes it a cinch to build your own PVR, allowing you to watch, pause and record live TV broadcasts.

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NeoPwn developer gives Linux device pwn details Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 25 2008 @ 02:32 PM EDT
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The developer behind the NeoPwn mobile penetration testing device, 'Gino O', has given details of how support for the phone will work, and how he came up with the concept.

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