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September 13, 2013
It's an insecure world out there. Just how are you supposed to protect your company's valuable assets. It's a tall order, but this infographic outlines the scope of the problem and offers some ways to keep mobile users safe from harm. It's not fool proof by any means, but it's a start.
The open-source WordPress blogging platform is being updated to version 3.6.1 to fix a trio of security vulnerabilities. WordPress is a widely deployed platform for blogging and is also suitable for general content management system usage.
For years, we used to have a plain-old ADSL in the office—fast download speeds, slow upload, high latency—all that at the cost of $1/GB. We have had so many problems with performance and reliability that after a few years of struggling, we decided to get a second upstream link—SHDSL 5M/5M symmetric link—low latency, consistent speed during the day. It's simply awesome.
My first encounter with SPARKcon was shortly after I moved to Raleigh when I saw someone wearing the T-shirt. Intrigued solely by the name, a quick web search told me that I had just missed the event, held each September in downtown Raleigh, and a great opportunity to get to know the local creative community.
Pam Chestek is an intellectual property lawyer. She runs Chestek Legal, a practice that focuses on giving practical, legal advice on branding, marketing, and protecting and sharing content. In this interview she shares with me what caused her to challenge traditional wisdom back in law school, the kind of chaos involved in analyzing free and open source software through the lens of the law, and how creativity is at the heart of it all.
The Novell networking protocol, IPX, is commonly used between Windows systems and NetWare servers (The IPX protocol). IPX stands for Internetwork Packet Exchange. This is a network layer that is commonly used with the SPX protocol that is the transport layer.
September 12, 2013
Setting up a VPN typically requires using privileged access on all hosts involved (in order to create virtual network interfaces via TUN/TAP devices), as well as opening up additional VPN ports on any existing firewall. This tutorial describes how to set up a VPN over an existing SSH in Linux, by using a command-line tool called sshuttle.
In around 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Server Edition, you can have a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) server up and ready to go. This feature, exclusive to Ubuntu Server Edition, is available at the time of installation.The LAMP option means you don’t have to install and integrate each of the four separate LAMP components, a process which can take hours and requires someone who is skilled in the installation and configuration of the individual applications. Instead, you get increased security, reduced time-to-install, and reduced risk of misconfiguration, all of which results in a lower cost of ownership.Currently this installation provide PostgreSQL database, Mail Server, Open SSH Server,Samba File Server, Print Server, Tomcat Java Server,Virtual Machine Host,Manual Package selection,LAMP and DNS options for pre-configured installations, easing the deployment of common server configurations.
Pear OS 8 Beta 2 has been released. Pear Linux is a French Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution. Some of its features include ease-of-use, custom user interface with a Mac OS X-style dockbar, and out-of-the-box support for many popular multimedia codecs.
Add the Adobe Flash Player to your Linux Mint 15 computer
Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian told geeks today that "I have no idea what I'm doing -- and that's awesome." The statement, delivered at Datto Partner Conference 2013, also included this: "You can disrupt an industry from anywhere. You don't need to be in Silicon Valley." But that's not all.
Intel offered new details about its 22nm “Silvermont” architecture “Bay Trail-T” system-on-chip, targeting affordable Android and Windows 8 tablets. The Intel Atom Z3000 family SoC will be offered in dual- and quad-core models, offering up to twice the performance of current Atom chips while providing up to 10-hour battery life, says Intel.
Rorschax is a simple yet challenging puzzle game where you must create the mirror image of a pattern by manipulating a grid of squares.
Today in Open Source: Microsoft makes big money from Android! Plus: Mageia 4 Alpha 2 screenshot tour, and Virtualbox tips for Linux
Just because software is free doesn’t mean it’s free software.This may confuse those who only know the Windows world, where the software animal known as “freeware” is readily available but truly free software is a bit more scarce. They may be excused for thinking, when we Linux users talk about “free software,” that they use free software too. After all, doesn’t a free antivirus program qualify as free software? Or what about that gee-whiz free password manager that’ll generate and store five or six passwords–more if the “pro” version is purchased?
The Stones once lamented in It's Only Rock and Roll, what did they have to do to satisfy our teenage lust --suicide right on the stage? Apple may be wondering just what it needs to do to satisfy our tech lust because no matter what it does, it won't be able to recreate the excitement of 2008.
Do you remember the Indie title Amnesia the Dark Descent? A great Survival-horror game released in 2010 that has had a lot of success, and if you don’t know it, check it on the net, it’s probable that with the release of the new game you can find it at a discounted price. But I’m here to talk about Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, from the creators of Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Dear Esther comes this new first-person horrorgame that will drag you to the depths of greed, power and madness, sound interesting enough?