GCC – ‘We make free software affordable’

GCC and GNU Emacs are the two facets of the GNU operating system that have probably done more than any other to take GNU and free software from idealistic concept to a utilitarian reality. Having previously looked at GNU Emacs and the Hurd, Richard Hillesley looks at the history and progress of GCC. GCC began […]

Red Hat: New cloud strategy

Red Hat has outlined its future cloud strategy. After introducing it last June, the company now plans to extend its Cloud Foundations with new management tools to simplify the implementation and management of cloud infrastructures. Red Hat will base its efforts on the Deltacloud project, which was launched a year ago to develop a standard […]

NVIDIA 256.52 Linux Driver Brings Fixes

Just shy of a month ago was when NVIDIA last released a proprietary Linux driver, at which point they also released a second driver that was their OpenGL 4.1 preview driver . This Saturday though NVIDIA has provided a new driver release, which is tagged as the 256.52 pre-release. This new Linux driver release isn’t […]

5 of the Best Free Linux Screen Capture Tools

The phrase “A picture is worth a thousand words” refers to the idea that a solitary still image can provide as much information as a large amount of descriptive text. Essentially, pictures convey information more effectively and efficiently than words can. A screenshot is an image captured by a computer to record the output of […]

Paul Allen v. The Internet

Former Microsoft executive and billionaire Paul Allen sued several major Internet companies and three large retailers for patent infringement today, asserting that four patents originating at Interval Research, Allen’s dot-com era think tank, cover basic web browsing and e-commerce technologies. The lawsuit [PDF] was filed by Interval Licensing LLC, a patent-holding company owned by Allen, […]

openSUSE Weekly News 138 is out!

We are pleased to announce: Issue 138 of openSUSE Weekly News is out! [0] In this week’s issue: * Andreas Jaeger: Revising the Board Election Rules * Sebastian Kügler: Demystifying Akonadi * Will Stephenson: openSUSE Boosters at FrOSCon, Day 2 * Rares Aioanei: openSUSE Kernel Review * Wolfgang Rosenauer: Call for testing: Firefox 4.0b4 on […]

How To Configure The AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) File Integrity Scanner For Your Website

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. How To Configure The AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) File Integrity Scanner For Your Website How To Configure The AIDE (Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment) File Integrity Scanner For Your Website A file integrity scanner is something you need to have.  Imagine a hacker placing a backdoor on your web […]

Caching With Apache’s mod_cache On Ubuntu 10.04

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Caching With Apache’s mod_cache On Ubuntu 10.04 Caching With Apache’s mod_cache On Ubuntu 10.04 This article explains how you can cache your web site contents with Apache’s mod_cache on Ubuntu 10.04. If you have a high-traffic dynamic web site that generates lots of database queries on each request, you […]

Mandriva 2010.1 Spring Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Mandriva 2010.1 Spring Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend Mandriva 2010.1 Spring Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Mandriva 2010.1 Spring and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add […]

How To Set Up A Webgui Based Print Server On Ubuntu Server Using SWAT, CUPS, And SAMBA

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. How To Set Up A Webgui Based Print Server On Ubuntu Server Using SWAT, CUPS, And SAMBA How To Set Up A Webgui Based Print Server On Ubuntu Server Using SWAT, CUPS, And SAMBA This how-to describes the process of setting up an intranet based print server using Ubuntu […]

Installing A Multiserver Setup With Dedicated Web, Email, DNS And MySQL Database Servers On Debian 5.0 With ISPConfig 3

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Installing A Multiserver Setup With Dedicated Web, Email, DNS And MySQL Database Servers On Debian 5.0 With ISPConfig 3 Installing A Multiserver Setup With Dedicated Web, Email, DNS And MySQL Database Servers On Debian 5.0 With ISPConfig 3 This tutorial describes the installation of an ISPConfig 3 multiserver setup […]

Installing And Using OpenVZ On Ubuntu 10.04

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Installing And Using OpenVZ On Ubuntu 10.04 Installing And Using OpenVZ On Ubuntu 10.04 In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare an Ubuntu 10.04 server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux […]

How To Set Up A USB-Over-IP Server And Client With Ubuntu 10.04

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. How To Set Up A USB-Over-IP Server And Client With Ubuntu 10.04 How To Set Up A USB-Over-IP Server And Client With Ubuntu 10.04 This tutorial shows how to set up a USB-over-IP server with Ubuntu 10.04 as well as a USB-over-IP client (also running Ubuntu 10.04). The USB/IP […]

How to install firefox 3.6.9 in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)

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How to install firefox 3.6.9 in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)
Firefox 3.6.9 is a regular security and stability update to Firefox 3.6.x. The main focus will be to fix any OOPP issues found in the field and fix securit…

Epidermis theme manager

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Epidermis theme manager Epidermis combines wallpaper, GTK, metacity, icon, splash, usplash, cursor, grub and Xsplash themes in one GUI program for the GNOME desktop. Epidermis manages ‘packages’ called pigments and downloads them from a ‘repository’. Pigments can be any type of installable customisation: current pigment types include wallpaper, icon […]

Howto Install OSS4 in ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) for better sound quality

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Howto Install OSS4 in ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) for better sound quality After upgrading to Ubuntu 10.4 LTS, I was happy to notice that audio in all applications (including Skype) was finally working perfectly! However, I was less happy to notice that Pulseaudio was using quite a lot of CPU-time, […]

Beginners Guide to SSL Certificates

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Beginners Guide to SSL Certificates
This VeriSign guide will demystify the technology involved and give you all the information you need to make the best decision when considering your online security options…

How to install VLC 1.1.4 in ubuntu 10.04

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. How to install VLC 1.1.4 in ubuntu 10.04 VLC media player is a media player, streamer, and encoder for Unix, Windows, Mac OS X, BeOS, QNX, and PocketPC. It can play from many inputs like files, network streams, capture device, desktops, or DVD, SVCD, VCD, and audio CD. It […]

Configuring Conky The (Very) Easy Way

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. Configuring Conky The (Very) Easy Way Conky, the amazingly versatile and useful Linux desktop application, has a bit of a reputation. It’s clearly a great app, but getting it configured can be a serious pain. Changing anything about it has always required digging through a long text file and […]

How to install Torrent Search 0.9.0 in ubuntu

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How to install Torrent Search 0.9.0 in ubuntu
Torrent Search is a torrent searching application developed in Python, and using GTK+ for its graphical interface. Torrent Search is available under Linux and Win…