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Ubuntu Linux

Tutorials

Setting Up an Open Source Security Lab with Ubuntu

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash

[exif id="36254"] Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash It's been a while since I had dedicated Linux server in my home. In the early days of my career, I maintained a small "data centre" in my basement. It included BSD based network storage via FreeNAS, a LAMP installation, a Linux-based firewall and directory server, and a Windows domain controller. I spent a lot of time trying testing my ideas and messing around with open source software. Over time I replaced…

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Experience Reports

It's not evenly distributed

I've used boxee.tv and I must say .. I am blown away. On an a MacBook ( suppots Ubuntu Linux, OS X, and AppleTV at this time ), with supplied Apple remote this thing easily gives TiVo a run for the money. With Netflix, YouTube, and Hulu support, these guys are definitely onto something. Have you read about how TiVo and Netflix are teaming up? Soon, you will be able to stream your Netflix Instant queue directly to your TiVo.…

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Experience Reports

Dell Studio Hybrid

I think this would make an excellent Ubuntu Linux workstation for a small office. Intel® Pentium™ Dual Core T2390 (1.86GHz/533Mhz FSB/1MB cache) Slot Load CD / DVD Burner (Dual Layer DVD+/-RW Drive) 1GB1 Shared DDR2 at 667MHz (1 DIMM) 160GB2 SATA Hard Drive (5400RPM) Intel® Integrated Graphics Media Accelerator X3100 Integrated Stereo Audio with 5.1ch digital output (S/P DIF)…

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General

My Top Mac Applications

Om Malik has posted a list of his top 10 Mac applications. I use most of what he posted, but it started me thinking about my top apps. For anyone who cares, here they are: Camino - I agree with Om on this one. Firefox was my favourite but I was becoming increasingly annoyed by its slow performance even in a 2GHz MacBook and Safari was not extensible. With the inclusion of some fantastic plugins from Pimp My Camino, I…

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