Posts tagged 'linux'

Ruby on Rails Hosting is Cheap

It was just like yesterday everybody was talking about the new thing Ruby on Rails. Anybody who tried it promises to never go back to PHP land. But following that promise comes the complains that it will take a long time for web hosting services to support it. Only a handful, with TextDrive as the […]

Courier and Postfix with MySQL on Fedora Core

It is supposed to be a very fine email base that can be worked all the way up with admin interfaces. This would get a Fedora Core system with Postfix handling mail for virtual domains and accounts of which the details are stored on a MySQL database and the email files are on disk. Courier […]


[root@iadsodija root]# uptime
12:46pm up 299 days, 7:14, 1 user, load average: 0.05, 0.03, 0.00
No reboot in 10 months. Celebrate?

Enlightenment DR17 on Fedora Core 4

The last time I gave Enlightenment a try was almost a year ago when I was using Fedora Core 3. Before that, I used Enlightenment sometime back in 1999 since Enlightenment was the desktop of choice for Linux. Today, I decided to give it a try and find out what has been done since then. […] Base

Finally. Base. A blessing.

WEP Cracking, the FBI Way

WEP cracking usually takes hours. Lots of hours, depending on the amount of traffic on the access point. A few months ago, two FBI agents demonstrated how they were able to crack a WEP enabled access point within a couple of minutes. 3 minutes to be exact. This is unbelievable when compared to, say 3 […]

Linux Geeks Will Rule the World?

A little mixup here. A link on Slashdot today says that Linux geeks are the most powerful force on the planet and that they can take over the world. Haha! Hear that? We are powerful. Chopey will love this report.
It says that it is a power the greatest companies and the world governments wish they […]

Enlightenment DR17 on FC3

Enlightenment is anything but dead, because DR17 is very alive. I have to admit that what kept me from pulling it off on CVS was their ugly screenshots. Either way, the old Enlightenment being the first window manager I used on Linux, I decided to see what DR17 was all about. What the heck?! This […]

OpenBSD’s Stronghold

OpenBSD’s website proudly says “Only one remote hole in the default install, in more than 8 years!”. Today I’ve found that Security Focus has published a vulnerability in OpenBSD’s TCP timestamp functions that could be exploited by malicious remote users to cause a system panic. The weakness is within the system’s handling of exceptional network […]

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