Archive for April, 2007

Debain WrEtch: review of an UnAmerican Linux system

Sunday, April 29th, 2007

PARODY: Debain is the only group of software developers who still believe that Richard Stallman invented programming. Everyone else now correctly credits Bill Gates for doing so. Debain developers hold themselves separate from the rest of the Linux community because of their pride in not stealing from other operating systems to build their version of […]

Kernel 2.6.21 Released

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

Kernel 2.6.21 was released today.

package gparted

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

GParted uses libparted to detect and manipulate devices and partition tables while several (optional) filesystem tools provide support for filesystems not included in libparted.
GParted is an industrial-strength package for creating, destroying, resizing, moving, checking and copying partitions, and the filesystems on them. This is useful for creating space for new operating systems, reorganizing disk usage, […] SSH Jail

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

Jailing is a mechanism to virtually change a system’s root directory. By employing this method, administrators can isolate services so that they cannot access the real filesystem structure. You should run unsecured and sensitive network services in a chroot jail, because if a hacker can break into a vulnerable service he could exploit your whole […]

Kernel Released

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

Kernel has been released today.

The Best Extensions for Thunderbird 2.0

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

The recent upgrade to Thunderbird 2.0 marked a nice evolution of the client and while it did not bring a lot of major changes it did include a few much needed tweaks. Between these changes and my general requirement of using as few extensions as possible I have found that Thunderbird does not need many […]

Debian Etch Released Into Stable

Sunday, April 8th, 2007

After much work and much waiting Debian has released another Stable release of Debian GNU/Linux.
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