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  • Who wrote Linux? I did! No, Harry did! Or was it the monkey?

    Now that there's money to be made from Linux, creators of the Linux kernel's code are showing up faster than long-lost relatives at a billionaire's funeral. First, SCO said that a bunch of Linux code belongs to them. Now, some folks are saying that L... 

  • NX slams door on Linux buffer exploits

    Using a worm to execute code by overflowing a Linux memory buffer just got tougher. 

  • When to make the leap to a new job

    How do you know when it's time to leave your job? Follow these tips to help make your decision easier. 

  • Stock trader's Linux fairy tale thrives

    Hardware failures and vendor switches couldn't scare Automated Trading Desk away from Linux. 

  • Linux, Windows to win war over data center

    Yikes! It's really happening. Analysts report that the shift toward Linux and Windows dominance in the data center has begun. 

  • Thin Linux clients deliver Internet to library patrons

    A Connecticut public library shaved thousands off its IT budget using a Linux thin-client implementation to bring Internet access and search capabilities to its patrons. 

  • Author dissects inclusion of IPsec in Linux 2.6 kernel

    The IPsec (Internet Protocol security) improvements in the Linux 2.6 kernel will take networking to a new level, said author and IT instructor Richard Petersen. In particular, IPsec removes third parties from virtual private network (VPN) creation, m... 

  • Torvalds: Code development process still 'fine'

    The success and maturity of the Linux development process has led to the operating system becoming a mission-critical fixture inside enterprise server rooms and data centers worldwide. But the informal ways of contributing code to the kernel appear t... 

  • Usenix president: Linux needs better paper trail

    Linus Torvalds and the Linux community didn't learn from history and are suffering the consequences as it repeats itself, said Marshall Kirk McKusick, president of the Usenix Association, a Berkeley, Calif.-based advanced computing user group. In thi... 

  • Quick Takes: Discounted Linux certification exams given at CeBIT

    If you're going to the CeBIT America conference and expo this week in New York City, LPI has got a deal for you. LPI's item leads off this edition of Quick Takes. Also included are items from PathScale, Red Hat, Dell and Scali.