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November 26, 2008
After being waylaid a month because of a security breach, Fedora 10 includes features for remote management of servers, storage in the cloud, energy saving and more.
October 29, 2008
GroundWork's Network Management Suite now contains four network monitoring tools that are a fraction of the cost of proprietary offerings from the likes of HP and IBM Tivoli.
September 08, 2008
Fedora 10 debuts next month, with features to simplify administration, improve power efficiency and refine access controls -- changes that will ultimately find their way into Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
September 05, 2008
Novell SUSE will give users the option of using the SELinux security tool, but the company will continue to recommend its own simpler AppArmor tool.
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Learn how to keep your Apache Web server secure by applying basic SELinux settings, including adjusting SELinux so Apache uses nondefault settings. Continue Reading
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