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Short look at GnuCash
GnuCash is a personal finance and accounting application created to keep you crazy organized. It can do simple things like recording expenses and take care of register transactions, but it can also handle tracking bank accounts, income, and a slew of financial instruments and derivatives.

( Permalink: Short look at GnuCash      Submitted by Mary Riley Wed Feb 13, 2008 )

Profiling Java methods with the heap profiling age
The Java SDK comes with a number of tools and JVM options that can be used to analyze the performance of the Java runtime. One extremely useful tool is the heap profiler agent, which provides facilities to profile memory usage, CPU utilization and lock contention. The following blog post will show how to use the heap profiling agent to profile CPU utilization.

( Permalink: Profiling Java methods with the heap profiling age      Submitted by Matty Wed Feb 13, 2008 )

Regular Expressions Cheat Sheet
This could come int handy.
"The Regular Expressions cheat sheet is designed to be printed on an A4 sheet of paper and live by a designer or developer's desk, to make life a bit easier. A description of what is on the cheat sheet follows, or if you are impatient, you can go straight to the full size Regular Expressions cheat sheet."
Regular Expressions Cheat Sheet - Cheat Sheets - ILoveJackDaniels.com

( Permalink: Regular Expressions Cheat Sheet      Submitted by Noel Mon Feb 11, 2008 )

Installing MINIX 3
This document explains how to install MINIX 3.1.2. A complete MINIX 3 installation requires a Pentium (or compatible) with at least 16-MB of RAM, 1 GB of free disk space, an IDE or USB CD-ROM, and an IDE hard disk. A minimal installation (without the commands sources) requires 8 MB RAM and 50 MB of disk. SCSI disks are not supported at present.

( Permalink: Installing MINIX 3      Submitted by zaher el siddik Mon Feb 11, 2008 )

Installing The eZ Publish CMS
eZ Publish is one of the most well known and widespread web content management systems. Because its setup is not trivial, this tutorial shows how to install eZ Publish on an Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) server.

( Permalink: Installing The eZ Publish CMS      Submitted by Falko Timme Mon Feb 11, 2008 )

Make SSH So Much Easier With SSHMenu For GNOME
SSHMenu is a panel applet for GNOME that allows users to connect to remote computers over SSH with a single click.

( Permalink: Make SSH So Much Easier With SSHMenu For GNOME      Submitted by Mary Riley Mon Feb 11, 2008 )

Sun: Can you smell what the Rock is cookin'?
Lots of innovation at Sun.
"Sun took a lot of architectural risks with this chip, some of which are probably at fault for the part's rumored delay, but to go into detail on everything that Tremblay packed into his short talk would expand this post unduly. So I'll just zero in on two aspects of Rock's design: out-of-order retirement and chip-level layout. These unique architectural and organizational features distinguish Rock from the rest of the high-end server fold, and make it one of the most theoretically interesting designs to come down the pike in a very long time."
Sun: Can you smell what the Rock is cookin'?

( Permalink: Sun: Can you smell what the Rock is cookin'?      Submitted by Noel Fri Feb 8, 2008 )

Canonical adds Parallels to Ubuntu partner reposit
+1 for easy installation.
"The Ubuntu Linux distribution now includes the Parallels virtualization software in the partner repository, marking the first time that Ubuntu has offered access to commercial software through the package management system."
Canonical adds Parallels to Ubuntu partner repository

( Permalink: Canonical adds Parallels to Ubuntu partner reposit      Submitted by Noel Fri Feb 8, 2008 )

Review: up.time 4 Enterprise Monitoring
"A couple of years ago, I finally decided to look at commercial offerings again (despite a bad experience with HP OpenView) and had the opportunity to use uptime softwares monitoring package (then up.time 3) I was pleased with the software; to be perfectly honest it worked so well I don't *remember* using it that often. Once I set it up to monitor my systems, I didn't have to deal with it. To quote a late-night infomerical, set it and forget itĚ!"
Review: up.time 4 Enterprise Monitoring

( Permalink: Review: up.time 4 Enterprise Monitoring      Submitted by Noel Fri Feb 8, 2008 )

The future of XML
How will you use XML in years to come? The wheels of progress turn slowly, but turn they do. The crystal ball might be a little hazy, but the outline of XML's future is becoming clear. The exact time line is a tad uncertain, but where XML is going isn't. XML's future lies with the Web, and more specifically with Web publishing.

( Permalink: The future of XML      Submitted by Anonymous Fri Feb 8, 2008 )

Sun Datacenter in a Box
Who does not want a data center in a shipping container.
"Due to Sun Modular Datacenter's integrated, high-efficiency power and cooling of up to 25kW per rack, servers, disks and switches can be racked more densely than a traditional datacenter. Many traditional datacenters are constrained to 150 Watts/square foot, this was used in the above estimates."
BM Seer

( Permalink: Sun Datacenter in a Box      Submitted by Noel Thu Feb 7, 2008 )

VLC - The Universial Media Player
VLC (VideoLan) is a cross-platform universial media player. It supports a variety of different inputs, including DVD, VCD, MPEG, AVI, WMV, MP4, and MOV. It has full subtitle support, as well as built-in video filters. There are skins for VLC available at the developer website.
Read more at The Daily Ubuntu!

( Permalink: VLC - The Universial Media Player      Submitted by Mary Riley Thu Feb 7, 2008 )

Monitoring Java garbage collection with jstat
Java memory management revolves around the garbage collector, which is the entity responsible for traversing the heap and freeing space that is being taken up by unreferenced objects. The following blog post will describe how to use the jstat utility to better understand Java garbage collection.

( Permalink: Monitoring Java garbage collection with jstat      Submitted by Matty Thu Feb 7, 2008 )

SCALE 6x - Southern California Linux Expo in Los A
SCALE 6x, the 2008 Southern California Linux Expo will be held in Los Angeles this weekend (Feb 8-10). This will be the 6th annual SCALE conference. Keynote speakers will include Jono Bacon (Ubuntu) and Stormy Peters (OpenLogic). The event will include 5 speaker tracks with over 80 speakers. The expo floor will be packed with open source commercial and non-profit exhibitors, including Silicon Mechanics, Novell, IBM, GroundWork, Postgres, Gentoo and more! Additionally Friday February 8th will mark the return of several mini-conferences including: Women in Open Source (WIOS), Open Source Software In Education, and DOHCS - Demonstrating Open Source Health Care Solutions.

( Permalink: SCALE 6x - Southern California Linux Expo in Los A      Submitted by Anonymous Thu Feb 7, 2008 )

How To Implement Domainkeys In Postfix
Domainkeys is "a method of e-mail authentication. Unlike some other methods, it offers almost end-to-end integrity from a signing to a verifying Mail Transfer Agent (MTA). In most cases the signing MTA acts on behalf of the sender, and the verifying MTA on behalf of the receiver. DomainKeys is specified in Historic RFC 4870, which is obsoleted by Standards Track RFC 4871, DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Signatures." according to the wikipedia. So why a how to on it when there is DKIM? Well domainkeys is still actively being used and is more widely deployed than DKIM, the developer Yahoo still uses it to sign and verify mail although they are contributers to the DKIM standard.

( Permalink: How To Implement Domainkeys In Postfix      Submitted by Falko Timme Wed Feb 6, 2008 )

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