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November 16, 2008
LAMP's status as the undisputed open source stack has dimmed to a largely symbolic role as the number of open source applications has expanded.
August 04, 2008
A Trusted Computer Solutions security tool helps protect Linux servers from attack. The tool will be featured at the 2008 LinuxWorld show.
August 03, 2008
SELinux has made strides in protecting systems from intrusion by unauthorized access but its lack of user-friendliness remains a weakness.
April 22, 2008
Canonical has beefed up Ubuntu with the new 8.04 Long-Term Support for desktops and servers. New features include Active Directory, virtualization and enhanced security.
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'Secure' is a relative term when talking SSH remote access to servers. Keep your Linux servers under lock and key with these simple sshd tweaks. Continue Reading
The open source tool nmap is ideal for network troubleshooting, scanning and auditing. The tool can be used to identify devices on the network as well as the services running on them. It can also identify advanced information, such as operating ... Continue Reading
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