Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL

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This document describes how to install a Proftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users.

Copyright activists let off steam in London

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Boing Boing editor Cory Doctorow and free software activists denounce copyright law in London's Hyde Park.

Simple CD-ROM & ISO image cookbook

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There are many times when you need to work with CD-ROM images (or ISO files) under Linux. This simple cookbook shows you how to accomplish the most common tasks.

Tip: Setting up wireless network on SUSE Linux 10.0

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Are the improved hardware support, easier installations, up-to-date packages, new features in Linux real? To find a partial answer to the question, I decided to test the wireless networking features in SUSE Linux 10.0.

Five Stars of Open Source

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If IT managers choose the open source community's top products, they will find many solid programs that meet or exceed the capabilities of more expensive commercial alternatives. Here is a closer look at five open-source products and why they are winning favor in government IT shops.

Mannheim Linux switch underway

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The city of Mannheim will have completed the first phase of its migration to Linux by the end of 2005, and is on target to have transferred all of its systems within five years.

Open Doors To Innovation

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Small and midsize companies are creating IT infrastructures based on open-source software to reduce licensing fees and increase flexibility

CLI Magic: Trojan Scan

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Trojan Scan is a simple but effective tool that monitors connections and alerts you to unauthorized activity of the sort that a rootkit, trojan, or other bad-to-the-bone-ware might engage in. Jump down out of that hi-tech hammock you're in and let's take a look.

Finding hotspots with Wireless Assistant

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Learn to use Wireless Assistant for Linux to access wireless networks. Vincent Danen tells you how in this Linux tip.

Basic Iptables - Debian Sarge

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This document will serve as a basic how-to on using iptables. This How-To is performed on a Debian Sarge 3.1 box, though the commands and syntax should work for any linux distro.

Get Linux drivers for wireless network cards

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Where can I find Linux hardware drivers for my USB wireless network adapter?

No Problem: If you can't get a Linux Driver, NDISWRAPPER lets you use the windows driver.

ATI founder cleared

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ATI founder and chairman Kwok Yuen Ho, and his wife, Betty Ho, have been cleared of insider trading allegations in a stinging defeat for Canada's major stock market regulator.

Linux Adoption For The Windows User

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Today many are looking for a way to transition or to protect an already stressed and venerable Windows environment. The question not only is what distribution to use, but how to find solutions that lessen the problems and labor involved in transitioning your current infrastructure.

Using Gmail to...

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Gmail's popularity, enormous storage, search capability, and labels, means that many people have been hacking new uses for the application. This feature looks at some of the more unusual uses that people are putting the system to.

Book Review: Linux In A Nutshell

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Now into its fifth edition, O'Reilly's 'Linux In A Nutshell' is a single volume reference manual that covers system admin, editors, shells, booting, regular expressions and more. It provides, in essence, all the key ingredients required to run Linux...

The Ubuntu Juggernaut

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Ubuntu has stormed the Linux distribution scene like no other project before. It has already succeeded in attracting thousands of satisfied users. What are the secrets of this tremendous success?

Let's Take a Zenwalk

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I reviewed MiniSlack 1.1 several months back and at that time Tuxmachines found a few issues in which I truthfully revealed. Although the developers remained silent, several loyal users gave us quite the business. As Zenwalk 1.3 was recently released and announced, we thought we'd give this slackware-based distro another looksee.

Study: Moore's Law Does Not Apply To Clues

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In a dramatic new study to be published in next month's issue of the Journal of Anecdotal Evidence, researchers have concluded that the quantity of available clues is only growing at a slow, linear rate. While computing power might double every 18 months according to Moore's Law, the same growth rate does not apply to cluedom.

OpenOffice.org Releases RC3 of Version 2.0

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OpenOffice.org made available for free download a third release candidate of Version 2.0 of its popular open-source office suite Friday. The release includes bug fixes only and no new features.

Game Maker and Spielberg Agree to Deal

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Oscar-winning filmmaker, and Electronic Arts, the video game maker, said on Friday that they would jointly create three new original video game franchises.

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