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Lesser known drag and drop tips in Gnome
Recently, while I was reading an article in the Firefox web browser, I happened to accidentally click on a link and drag it outside the browser. And the result was rather interesting. Gnome obediently created a shortcut to the webpage pointed by the link on the desktop. Seeing this and having piqued my curiosity, I decided to try a few other things and to put it lightly, I was surprised and pleased with the results. These are my findings...
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( Permalink: Lesser known drag and drop tips in Gnome      Submitted by dum Mon Jul 10, 2006 )

Move an entire file system on a live Unix system
Copying a live file system can be risky, especially if there are open files. You should also be careful to ensure that you don't accidentally overwrite a partition, or existing files, with the files you are trying to copy. With some careful thought, you can effectively migrate files reliably to take advantage of more space, even on a live system.

( Permalink: Move an entire file system on a live Unix system      Submitted by Anonymous Sat Jul 8, 2006 )

Linux Terminal Servers for Any Business
A Linux Terminal Server offers any business an elegant and cost-effective way to integrate the power of open source. In this article, I review some basics of network topology and offer suggestions about how to install a prototype server. I top it off with some tips for business-specific installations and configuration... Complete article

( Permalink: Linux Terminal Servers for Any Business      Submitted by Mark Rais Fri Jul 7, 2006 )

Postfix Monitoring With Mailgraph And pflogsumm
This article describes how you can monitor your Postfix mailserver with the tools Mailgraph and pflogsumm. Mailgraph creates daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly graphs of sent, received, bounced, and rejected emails and also of spam and viruses, if SpamAssassin and ClamAV are integrated into Postfix. These graphs can be accessed with a browser, whereas pflogsumm ("Postfix Log Entry Summarizer") can be used to send reports of Postfix activity per email.

( Permalink: Postfix Monitoring With Mailgraph And pflogsumm      Submitted by Falko Timme Fri Jul 7, 2006 )

King of the Linux reference desk
There are plenty of reference applications available for Linux, but the ultimate Linux lexicon has to be WordNet, a powerful desktop dictionary. King of the Linux reference desk - by Michael Stutz

( Permalink: King of the Linux reference desk      Submitted by lh8 Fri Jul 7, 2006 )

Hardening Linux Web Servers
An in depth article on how to secure your Linux web server. Who says that security is ever "easy"? It's a must-have for anybody running a web server - even if it's at home. Read more

( Permalink: Hardening Linux Web Servers      Submitted by Dave Guard Fri Jul 7, 2006 )

Killing That Spam With Postgrey And Postfix
This tutorial will show you how to setup greylisting with Postgrey and Postfix on Debian. Greylisting will not replace spam filtering software like SpamAssassin but it will serve as a powerful first hurdle for spam thus reducing the amount of spam entering the system at all.

( Permalink: Killing That Spam With Postgrey And Postfix      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Jul 6, 2006 )

Ubuntu Linux Live CD: persistent mode
Ubuntu Linux (other Linux distro also able to save data on external USB hard disk or USB pen drive) has this nifty feature that allows saving both data and desktop settings.

'casper-cow' is a special label on an ext2/ext3 filesystem or partition. You need to use e2label command to assign the label on USB pen or hard disk drive. If this label found Ubuntu Linux will use the USB device to store desktop information as well as your data/applications. The idea is very simply, "you are able to carry your desktop anywhere, anytime".

( Permalink: Ubuntu Linux Live CD: persistent mode      Submitted by nixcraft Thu Jul 6, 2006 )

Go Inside the Linux Scheduler
The Linux kernel continues to evolve, incorporating new technologies and gaining in reliability, scalability, and performance. One of the most important features of the 2.6 kernel is a scheduler implemented by Ingo Molnar. This scheduler is dynamic, supports load-balancing, and operates in constant time -- O(1). This article explores these attributes of the Linux 2.6 scheduler, and more.

( Permalink: Go Inside the Linux Scheduler      Submitted by Anonymous Thu Jul 6, 2006 )

The Joy of S/Key
Even now that ssh is ubiquitous, one time passwords still have their uses, even if it's just to defeat keystroke loggers. Here's a short article on S/Key that should help kick-start the uninitiated, and maybe persuade the skeptics.

( Permalink: The Joy of S/Key      Submitted by Martin Thu Jul 6, 2006 )

Use Apache Geronimo and Ajax to build a directory
In in Part 1 of this series, you'll learn how to use the LDAP Tools for Eclipse to configure Geronimo's built-in Apache Directory LDAP server. In Part 2 you'll query the LDAP server and update the Web page using Ajax. You'll also get familiar with some of the techniques to build LDAP-centric applications using the toolsets available in the Java platform and Ajax.

( Permalink: Use Apache Geronimo and Ajax to build a directory      Submitted by Anonymous Sat Jul 1, 2006 )

Builc XML-RPC-based service for C++ programs
Today the growing popularity of the Internet and its inherent advantages have motivated developers and IT departments to migrate complex C/C++ business and scientific applications to a Web-based environment. XML-RPC is a perfect mechanism to integrate existing C/C++ programs with other client-side technologies. This article is a step-by-step guide to exposing C++ methods as services. It includes sample code snippets for C++ integration using an open source XML-RPC Library.

( Permalink: Builc XML-RPC-based service for C++ programs      Submitted by Anonymous Fri Jun 30, 2006 )

Linux hackers re-claim the Linksys WRT54G
Very cool! congrats!
"As predicted, the open source community has come up with a way to convert VxWorks-based LinkSys wireless WRT54G routers to Linux. The process does not require hardware hacking, and installs a recent version of "DD-WRT micro.""
Linux hackers re-claim the Linksys WRT54G

( Permalink: Linux hackers re-claim the Linksys WRT54G      Submitted by Noel Fri Jun 30, 2006 )

The differences between GNU/Linux distributions
Nice description of what is different in the distributions.
"A lot of people have heard of GNU/Linux (more commonly referred to as just "Linux") and are having trouble finding out what the differences are between different versions -- or distributions -- that are available. This article will outline the differences between several popular GNU/Linux distributions and similar operating systems."
The Jem Report - The differences between GNU/Linux distributions

( Permalink: The differences between GNU/Linux distributions      Submitted by Noel Thu Jun 29, 2006 )

Ion, the efficient window manager
Thin desktops? Works for me. I have been a fan of Fvwm for a long time.
"Admittedly, this approach isn't for everyone. If you can't live without the idea of desktop decor, you probably won't care for it. And the documentation warns that those applications that don't comply with the Inter-Client Communication Conventions Manual (ICCCM) won't behave well with it. Also, those applications that use multiple windows and frequent pop-ups don't always work smoothly with it, either -- although, as shown in this screenshot of the GIMP, you can usually get it to work."
Linux.com | Ion, the efficient window manager

( Permalink: Ion, the efficient window manager      Submitted by Noel Thu Jun 29, 2006 )

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