High End

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High End - free software for the pro/admin/hacker - high-end distros (Red Hat, Debian, etc.), kernel development, programming and heavy duty CLI work, networking, databases, web- and sys-admin stuff, advanced howtos, high end hardware (servers, workstations, thinstations) etc.
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Mozilla Labs experiments with Git. What about Emacs Hackers?

http://www.h-online.com

"Mozilla Labs, Mozilla's research and development section, has announced that, based on the popularity of the Git distributed version control system, it is now offering an experimental fork for all Mozilla Labs projects and experiments on project hosting service GitHub...." — See also: «...Moving t

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Bazaar: A Powerful, next-generation source control system

http://www.ibm.com

Bazaar is a powerful, next-generation source control system that adapts to the dynamics of any development team. This article is an introduction to Bazaar.

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Tor 0.2.2.15-alpha released

http://blog.torproject.org

Tor (network of virtual tunnels that allows people and groups to improve their privacy and security on the Internet) fixes a big bug in hidden service availability, fixes a variety of other bugs that were preventing performance experiments from moving forward, fixes several bothersome memory leaks, and generally closes a lot of smaller bugs that have been filling up trac lately.

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OpenSSH 5.6 released

http://marc.info

OpenSSH 5.6 has just been released. OpenSSH is a 100% complete SSH protocol version 1.3, 1.5 and 2.0 implementation and includes SFTP client and server support. Once again, we would like to thank the OpenSSH community for their continued support of the project, especially those who contributed code or patches, reported bugs, tested snapshots or donated to the project.

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AMD Releases Open-Source Drivers for ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD continues to abide by their commitment to provide open-source support for their graphics cards and as proof of that this afternoon they have released their initial hardware acceleration code that supports the ATI Radeon HD 5000 "Evergreen" family of graphics processors.

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A Common Compositing Window Manager Specification

http://www.phoronix.com

Martin Gräßlin, one of the KDE developers that works on the KWin window manager has been writing a draft specification for what he proposes as a unified specification for compositing window managers.

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10 Things You Can Do To Make Your Linux Hosted Website More Secure

http://securehostingdirectory.com

10 Things You Can Do To Make Your Linux Hosted Website More Secure By Corey W. 10. Get cooperation from your Linux host. Make sure your host is updating their software at the server and network levels. This includes any available kernel updates, as well as updates for packages such as Apache and PHP.

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Apache CouchDB 1.0.0 suffers potential data loss bug - Update

http://couchdb.apache.org

Apache CouchDB 1.0.0 users are at risk of potential data loss as a critical bug is found in the NoSQL database

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Shell scripting for system administrators: the basics

http://www.linuxuser.co.uk

For system administrators shell scripting can be a very useful way to drastically improve workflow. Join Swayam Prakasha to find out how you can employ some fundemental tips and techniques to make your life easier…

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Great New Example of Why GNU/Linux is Inherently More Secure Than Windows

http://techrights.org

GNU/Linux is patching flaws very quickly (almost immediately), whereas Microsoft hides flaws and patches them a long time after their discovery, sometime patching them secretly or only once attacks strike

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Kernel Log: 2.6.36 development and new stable kernels and drivers

http://www.h-online.com

While Linux 2.6.36 development continues apace, a number of new stable releases iron out various quirks in previous versions. New versions of PowerTop and graphics drivers for AMD and NVIDIA graphics chips offer numerous enhancements and bug fixes

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Free technology accademy

http://ftacademy.org

The Free Technology Academy (FTA) is a joint initiative from several educational institutes in various countries.
The FTA Consortium partners aim to accelerate the adoption of Free Software and Free Knowledge.

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Creating a VPN in Minutes Using Remobo

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

Remobo is a free software which can be used to replace the paid versions of existing difficult to use VPN setups as it can create a VPN instantly and securely. It lets you login easily and add users to your buddy list, and create a secure network for you. In private chat messaging, the file sharing client helps share information within the buddy list as well.

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Debugging ARM programs inside QEMU

http://balau82.wordpress.com

A tutorial that shows how to debug an ARM Linux program inside a platform emulated with QEMU. The tutorial uses gdbserver to connect the program executing in the guest system to the debugger running on the host system.

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LinuxCon: Exploits Show Why Linux Is Vulnerable

http://www.esecurityplanet.com

There is a widely held belief that Linux is a completely secure operating system. But to Brad Spengler of the grsecurity project, the belief is far from accurate. And he has the kernel exploits to prove it.

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