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Get started with GAWK: AWK language fundamentals
Discover the basic concepts of the AWK text-processing and pattern-scanning language. This tutorial gets you started programming in AWK: You'll learn how AWK reads and sorts its input data, run AWK programs,manipulate data and perform complex pattern matching. When you're finished, you'll also understand GNU AWK (GAWK).

( Permalink: Get started with GAWK: AWK language fundamentals      Submitted by BlueVoodoo Thu Oct 5, 2006 )

Fundamentals of POWER5 Assembly Language
The POWER5 processor is a 64-bit workhorse used in a variety of settings. Part 1 of this Assembly language for Power Architecture series is an introduction to assembly language concepts and the PowerPC instruction set. The series as a whole will introduce assembly language in general, specifically language programming for the POWER5.

( Permalink: Fundamentals of POWER5 Assembly Language      Submitted by IdaAshley Thu Oct 5, 2006 )

The Heath Robinson Rube Goldberg Computer
Imagine a computer formed from a mixture of technologies ranging from relays to fluidic logic. Now imagine being able to create your own single masterpiece of such a computer, in the technology of your choice, using the Internet to run it in conjunction with other portions of the system created around the world! In Part 1 of the HRRG series learn the creation of just such a computing engine and how you can be involved.

( Permalink: The Heath Robinson Rube Goldberg Computer      Submitted by IdaAshley Wed Oct 4, 2006 )

How Xgl works
If you have been seeing Xgl but have never been exactly sure what it is this is the article for you.
"Xgl is new X server architecture layered on top of OpenGL: it doesn't need X drivers anymore, but just OpenGL drivers for all its rendering. Current implementation of Xgl is Xglx. It's just an "hack" to see what Xgl is capable of. This page tries to explain how Xglx works. The future Xgl implementation will be Xegl."
How Xgl works

( Permalink: How Xgl works      Submitted by Noel Wed Oct 4, 2006 )

Easy RSS Syndication with MagpieRSS
MagpieRSS, affectionately known as Magpie, is an RSS and Atom parser for PHP. It allows you to display the newest articles from websites with RSS or Atom feeds on your own site. This is a great way to add new, fresh, and relevant information to your site. It parses RSS 0.9, RSS 1.0, and has some support for RSS 2.0 as well as Atom 0.3.

Article

( Permalink: Easy RSS Syndication with MagpieRSS      Submitted by Falko Timme Wed Oct 4, 2006 )

Inside the Linux MediaMVP
As an MP3 and MPEG player, the Hauppauge MediaMVP lets you play digital media through your television set. It is the smallest, and on of the least expensive, non-handheld Linux systems out there. Go inside this tightly purposed embedded device, exemplifying compact Linux implementation on minimal hardware.

( Permalink: Inside the Linux MediaMVP      Submitted by IdaAshley Wed Oct 4, 2006 )

Secure Programming with the OpenSSL
Create secure server applications with OpenSSL; its documentation makes it look intimidating, but it's actually rather simple. In Part 3 of this three-part series learn how to build a secure server app by building on the concepts from Part 1 for creating a basic secure client, and by going in depth in Part 2 about digital certificates.

( Permalink: Secure Programming with the OpenSSL      Submitted by IdaAshley Wed Oct 4, 2006 )

Installing Zenoss Network Monitor on Ubuntu
This tutorial shows how to install and configure the Zenoss network monitoring tool on a Ubuntu 6.06 system. Zenoss is a free open-source tool that allows you to monitor servers, applications, networks, power, etc. regarding their configuration, availability, and performance. It can also alert you by email if it finds inappropriate actions.

( Permalink: Installing Zenoss Network Monitor on Ubuntu      Submitted by Falko Timme Tue Oct 3, 2006 )

Running Internet Explorer in Debian and Ubuntu
No clicks needed. No boring setup processes. No Wine complications. Just one easy script and youíll get three IE versions to test your Sites. And itís free and open source.This may be very helpful for software developers and web developers to test their applications. Read Full article here

( Permalink: Running Internet Explorer in Debian and Ubuntu      Submitted by david Tue Oct 3, 2006 )

Add ethtool duplex settings to a network card
This tutorial shows you how to upgrade/downgrade your Linux Ethernet port speed using command line options. It also explain how to set the interface speed, duplex or auto negotiation on boot up for Fedora Core/ Cent OS/ Red Hat enterprise Linux and Debian/Ubentu Linux using a shell script.

( Permalink: Add ethtool duplex settings to a network card      Submitted by nixcraft Tue Oct 3, 2006 )

PHP 4 migration to PHP 5 object-oriented features
PHP V5 is a quantum step up from V4. The new language features make building reliable and maintaining class libraries much easier. With the new language features of PHP V5, you can significantly improve your code's maintainability and stability. Learn how to migrate code developed in PHP V4 to V5 while taking full advantage of the new object-oriented features.

( Permalink: PHP 4 migration to PHP 5 object-oriented features      Submitted by Anonymous Tue Oct 3, 2006 )

Porting Enterprise Apps from UNIX to Linux
Much of todayís enterprise-level software on Unix is large, multi-threaded, and multi-process, so porting it to Linux presents challenges. In this article, look at a real-world port of enterprise-level software to Linux as a checklist and for advice.

( Permalink: Porting Enterprise Apps from UNIX to Linux      Submitted by IdaAshley Tue Oct 3, 2006 )

How to mount your Windows partition
You could just say no, but if you must have a NTFS partition this is some advice.
"Here's a guide to making the most of your NTFS partition while in Ubuntu. When you're done you should be able to have your NTFS partition mounted at boot, be able to write to it and read from it and be able to lift three times your body weight without breaking a sweat. It should be noted that writing to NTFS is still experimental. You'd best have a backup of your machine if you're going to do this."
ArsGeek :: Ubuntu tricks - how to mount your Windows partition and make it read/writable

( Permalink: How to mount your Windows partition      Submitted by Noel Wed Sep 27, 2006 )

Securing NFS - Tunneling NFS over SSH
The goal of this howto is building an NFS server that works on an SSH tunnel. This way all traffic between your hosts and the file server is encrypted and thus more secure. Normally you should enter a password every time you try to establish an SSH connection but since we could be mounting at bootup we will use ssh-keygen to create a keypair so we can login without entering a password. We will, however, limit that login session to executing just one command.

( Permalink: Securing NFS - Tunneling NFS over SSH      Submitted by Falko Timme Wed Sep 27, 2006 )

See changes word by word with dwdiff
Nice tool for writers.
"Unix text utilities were designed primarily for programmers and admins, but here's a little secret: the utilities also work well for writers. Instead of using diff to see changes between programs, I often use diff utilities to see what has changed between one version of an article and another. A few weeks ago, I found dwdiff, and found it works even better. "
Linux.com | CLI Magic: See changes word by word with dwdiff

( Permalink: See changes word by word with dwdiff      Submitted by Noel Wed Sep 27, 2006 )

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