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Simple but powerful audio editing: Jokosher 0.9 re
By: Shirl Kennedy Jono Bacon, one of the Jokosher developers and Ubuntu's community manager, has announced the third public release of Jokosher, a multi-track audio studio that aims to make audio editing easy. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: Simple but powerful audio editing: Jokosher 0.9 re      Submitted by FreeRhino Fri Jun 15, 2007 )

Create a Multicluster Environment using GPFS
Learn how to construct and deconstruct a simple multicluster using the General Parallel File System (GPFS), and remotely add an existing GPFS cluster to another cluster. GPFS is the parallel file system from IBM for AIX 5L and Linux clusters made up of System x and System p computers.

( Permalink: Create a Multicluster Environment using GPFS      Submitted by idaashley Fri Jun 15, 2007 )

OSS hits the beach in Florida
By: Bob Currier Driving to your favorite beach only to find it covered with dead fish is no fun. Scientists at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida, have eliminated the guessing game by using Linux and open source software to give surf seekers some cool online tools for picking the best beach. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: OSS hits the beach in Florida      Submitted by FreeRhino Fri Jun 15, 2007 )

ZFS on a laptop?
Way cool feature of zfs.
"One of the most important things a user needs to do on a laptop is to back his data up. Copying your data to DVD or an external drive is one way. ZFS snapshots with 'zfs send' and 'zfs recv' is a better way. Due to its architecture, snaphots in ZFS are very fast and only take up as much space as much data has changed. For a typical user, taking a snapshot every day, for example, will only take up a small amount of capacity."
ZFS on a laptop?

( Permalink: ZFS on a laptop?      Submitted by Noel Thu Jun 14, 2007 )

Use SMF to detect problems quickly
This article shows how you can use the new SMF tools provided with Solaris to monitor running services. It will also give you a simple script that can automate the procedure.

How to use SMF to quickly detect problems

( Permalink: Use SMF to detect problems quickly      Submitted by Nickus Thu Jun 14, 2007 )

Top Tuning Tips to Make Your MySQL Fly
Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP form the basis of the LAMP architecture for Web applications. This third article, the last in a series of three, focuses on tuning the database layer for maximum efficiency. The first article covers the basics of LAMP, while the second article focuses on steps you can take to optimize Apache and PHP.

( Permalink: Top Tuning Tips to Make Your MySQL Fly      Submitted by LinucksGirl Thu Jun 14, 2007 )

Installing And Working With eyeOS Under Debian 4.0
This tutorial shows how you can install eyeOS on a standard Linux system. EyeOS is a kind of operating system which works online, i.e. it manages files on the server and enables the user to upload, download and edit files.

( Permalink: Installing And Working With eyeOS Under Debian 4.0      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Jun 14, 2007 )

Xubuntu 7.04(Feisty Fawn) Screenshots Tour
Xubuntu is a complete GNU/Linux based operating system with an Ubuntu base. It is lighter on system requirements and tends to be more efficient than Ubuntu with GNOME or KDE, since it uses the Xfce Desktop environment, which makes it ideal for old or low-end machines, thin-client networks, or for those who would like to get more performance out of their hardware. Full Story

( Permalink: Xubuntu 7.04(Feisty Fawn) Screenshots Tour      Submitted by dave Thu Jun 14, 2007 )

nBox - Envision your network with nBox
The life of a systems or network administrator requires us to maintain an expansive understanding of our network infrastructure to more effectively manage it. Amidst volumes of complex data that some IT problems present and network management is no exception to these complications. Visual tools allow us to better see trends and make sense of the macro view of our networks. Ntop, nBox, nProbe are just the right FOSS tools that can help us gain greater insight.

( Permalink: nBox - Envision your network with nBox      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Jun 14, 2007 )

Essential Features and the Solr Schema
Solr is an enterprise-ready, Lucene-based search server that supports faceted searching, hit highlighting, and multiple output formats. Learn how to easily incorporate its impressive full-text search functionality into your Web applications.

( Permalink: Essential Features and the Solr Schema      Submitted by BlueVoodoo Thu Jun 14, 2007 )

Linux configure point to point tunneling PPTP VPN
With this tip you will be able to work from home using VPN and that too from Linux / FreeBSD system for the proprietary Microsoft Point-to-Point vpn server.

Different organization uses different VPN connection options such as SSL, PPTP or IPSEC. When you need to access corporate network and its services, you need to login using VPN.

The Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) is a method for implementing virtual private networks. It works on Data link layer (#2 layer) on TCP/IP model. Personally I prefer IPSEC. PPTP Client is a Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD client for the proprietary Microsoft Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol, PPTP. Allows connection to a PPTP based Virtual Private Network (VPN) as used by employers and some cable and ADSL internet service providers.

But many originations use PPTP because it is easy to use and works with Windows, Mac OS X, Linux/*BSD and other handled devices.

Linux configure point to point tunneling PPTP VPN client for Microsoft PPTP vpn server

( Permalink: Linux configure point to point tunneling PPTP VPN      Submitted by nixcraft Wed Jun 13, 2007 )

Installing Xen On CentOS 5.0 (i386)
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on a CentOS 5.0 system (i386). Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called virtual machines or domUs, under a host operating system (dom0). Using Xen you can separate your applications into different virtual machines that are totally independent from each other, but still use the same hardware.

( Permalink: Installing Xen On CentOS 5.0 (i386)      Submitted by Falko Timme Wed Jun 13, 2007 )

Installing The PHP-MSSQL Module On CentOS 5.0
As you might have noticed on Centos 5.0, there is no PHP-MSSQL module/extension available in the default yum repositories. So if you want to use it you can alter the PHP binary or you can compile an mssql module/extension. In this article I will explain how to compile the mssql module/extension.

( Permalink: Installing The PHP-MSSQL Module On CentOS 5.0      Submitted by Falko Timme Wed Jun 13, 2007 )

Lock down the GNOME desktop with Pessulus
By: Anže Vidmar Looking for a way to limit users' functionality on a publicly available machine, such as a kiosk machine for conference attendees? No one wants people trying to alter their systems for fun or malice. If you're running the GNOME environment, you can turn to a tool called Pessulus -- a lockdown manager for the GNOME desktop. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: Lock down the GNOME desktop with Pessulus      Submitted by FreeRhino Wed Jun 13, 2007 )

Transferring files with gFTP
By: Chad Files gFTP is a complete, easy-to-use file transfer tool for the Linux desktop. In spite of its name, gFTP can transfer files using more than standard File Transfer Protocol; it provides several features that make it more than just another FTP client. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: Transferring files with gFTP      Submitted by FreeRhino Wed Jun 13, 2007 )

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