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Enlightenment 17 Thumbnailer is Growing Up
When the e17 thumber was started it was - literally - just proof of concept code. Now the e17-thumber (or etu - short for enlightenment thumbnailing utility)has grown into something far more than just a dirty access to high speed jpeg transforms. Etu now sports multiple file fortmats, caching on disk and scaling in any direction. If you want to know more, visit systhread/coding to get details.

( Permalink: Enlightenment 17 Thumbnailer is Growing Up      Submitted by Jason Fink Tue Jan 22, 2008 )

The Xen of anwsers
"I ran the vncviewer on my Sun Ultra 20 with an quattro FX1400 card, and I was totally blown away at how fast it all works. Totally unexpected how well it works given its done over VNC on a network with the application being run in a virtual machine. Use the openGL settings they work great."
Unix Admin Corner: The Xen of anwsers

( Permalink: The Xen of anwsers      Submitted by Noel Fri Jan 18, 2008 )

SSH: Best Practices
Are you using SSH in the best way possible? Have you configured it to be as limited and secure as possible? The goal of this document is to kick in the new year with some best practices for SSH: why you should use them, how to set them up, and how to verify that they are in place. All of the examples below assume that you are using EnGarde Secure Linux but any modern Linux distribution will do just fine since, as far as I know, everybody ships OpenSSH.

( Permalink: SSH: Best Practices      Submitted by Falko Timme Fri Jan 18, 2008 )

MacBook Air hands-on
Video of the new Mac laptop.
"After the keynote we naturally raced to the gigantic Apple booth to get our grubby hands on the MacBook Air. Watch Scott compare it to his now-beastly MacBook Pro. Also watch the nifty new multi-touch trackpad action. "
MacBook Air hands-on - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

( Permalink: MacBook Air hands-on      Submitted by Noel Fri Jan 18, 2008 )

Closed formats, vendor lockin are unacceptable
ODF is the Open Document Format.
"Under the terms of the policy, HTML will be the standard format for all publicly accessible web content, PDF files will be used when the original appearance of the document needs to be preserved, and use of ODF is mandated in cases where a user needs to be able to modify a document downloaded from the government."
Norwegian minister: closed formats, vendor lockin are unacceptable

( Permalink: Closed formats, vendor lockin are unacceptable      Submitted by Noel Fri Jan 18, 2008 )

Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix & Courier
This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I'll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses. The resulting Postfix server is capable of SMTP-AUTH and TLS and quota (quota is not built into Postfix by default, I'll show how to patch your Postfix appropriately). Passwords are stored in encrypted form in the database (most documents I found were dealing with plain text passwords which is a security risk). In addition to that, this tutorial covers the installation of Amavisd, SpamAssassin and ClamAV so that emails will be scanned for spam and viruses.

( Permalink: Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix & Courier      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Jan 17, 2008 )

SLAX 6.0: How does it work?
PolishLinux.org has an unconventional review of SLAX 6.0 RC6 which focuses on exploring the nature of LiveCDs and the power of technologies like mounting devices, SquashFS and Union File System in regards to SLAX LiveCD distribution.

( Permalink: SLAX 6.0: How does it work?      Submitted by Borys Musielak Thu Jan 17, 2008 )

Linux Multiprocessing Scheduler
The Linux 2.6.23 kernel comes with a modular scheduler core and a Completely Fair Scheduler (CFS), which is implemented as a scheduling module. In this article, get acquainted with the major features of the CFS, see how it works, and look ahead to some of the expected changes for the 2.6.24 release.

( Permalink: Linux Multiprocessing Scheduler      Submitted by Anonymous Thu Jan 17, 2008 )

Use Java technology to build your first Grails app
Java programmers needn't abandon their favorite language and existing development infrastructure to adopt a modern Web development framework. In the first installment of his new monthly series Get started with Grails, get introduced to Grails and demonstrates how to build your first Grails application. For more Java resources, learn more about JavaServer Faces at the developerWorks Spaces.

( Permalink: Use Java technology to build your first Grails app      Submitted by BlueVoodoo Thu Jan 17, 2008 )

The Myth about TV on computers
I want some MythTV.
"Well I had heard a bit about MythTv for Linux and that is what I really wanted to use the TV card. Well it did take several hours of researching and trial and error but I did manage to get it all setup, at least the digital part, still need to get the analog portion of the card working but thanks to the awesome picture I can say its going to take a while to get motivated to get started. "
Unix Admin Corner: The Myth about TV on computers

( Permalink: The Myth about TV on computers      Submitted by Noel Mon Jan 14, 2008 )

Review: up.time 4 Enterprise Monitoring
Need to watch your boxes?
"At its core, up.time 4 is a server and service monitoring system. The "server"¯ side of the system runs on a Linux (RHEL or SUSE), Solaris (8-10), or Windows (20003 or XP) system. This server is the brains¯ of the monitoring system; doing data collection and archiving (with a configurable archive policy), active system and service checking, and notifications (via email, text messaging, or SNMP traps) when events occur."
Review: up.time 4 Enterprise Monitoring

( Permalink: Review: up.time 4 Enterprise Monitoring      Submitted by Noel Mon Jan 14, 2008 )

Setting Up Subversion And Trac As Virtual Hosts
This howto outlines the process by which one can set up the Subversion version control system, and have it work in tandem with Trac, the project manager for software development projects, on a server running Ubuntu (or possibly Debian).

( Permalink: Setting Up Subversion And Trac As Virtual Hosts      Submitted by Falko Timme Mon Jan 14, 2008 )

Optimize high-performance Linux and gig ethernet
The proliferation of high-performance scalable servers has added a new level of complexity to networking and system performance. In this article, learn how to optimize your multi-node, high-performance Linux system as it uses system board gigabit Ethernet adapters from 1 to 4 nodes. Take a look at problematic networking scalability situations and get tips on how to avoid the pitfalls.

( Permalink: Optimize high-performance Linux and gig ethernet      Submitted by Anonymous Mon Jan 14, 2008 )

Intrusion Detection
In this tutorial I will describe how to install and configure Snort (an intrusion detection system (IDS)) from source, BASE (Basic Analysis and Security Engine), MySQL, and Apache2 on Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon). Snort will assist you in monitoring your network and alert you about possible threats. Snort will output its log files to a MySQL database which BASE will use to display a graphical interface in a web browser.

( Permalink: Intrusion Detection      Submitted by Falko Timme Fri Jan 11, 2008 )

CentOS 4.6 Server Setup: LAMP, Email, DNS, FTP
This tutorial shows how to set up a CentOS 4.6 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and web hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of CentOS 4.6, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well.

( Permalink: CentOS 4.6 Server Setup: LAMP, Email, DNS, FTP      Submitted by Falko Timme Fri Jan 11, 2008 )

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