October 2007

Network administrators frequently use the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) to implement a centralized directory server. You can use LDAP to authenticate users in Apache. Two popular open source LDAP solutions are OpenLDAP and Red Hat Directory Server. According to the Apache documentation, Novell LDAP and iPlanet Directory Server are also supported. This article focuses […]

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Explains how to use scrub software to erase hard disk data under Linux / UNIX operating system by following dod 5220.22-m / NNSA NAP-14.x compliant utilities.

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I missed a hilarious conversation between various modern programming languages and Linus vs Chuck Norris, definitely worth a read.

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From my mail bag: I’ve downloaded .avi files which is compressed into small sizes while maintaining relatively high visual quality using DivX format. How do I play DivX compressed files under Debian / Ubuntu Linux? The current version of the DivX Community Codec for the Windows platform is version 6.6, and for Mac OS X […]

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Internet SCSI (iSCSI) is a network protocol s that allows you to use of the SCSI protocol over TCP/IP networks. It is good alternative to Fibre Channel-based SANs. You can easily manage, mount and format iSCSI Volume under Linux. It allows access to SAN storage over Ethernet. Open-iSCSI Project Open-iSCSI project is a high-performance, transport […]

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Describes how to flush email queue from a shell prompt under UNIX / Linux operating system.

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This article explains some of the more important syntactic and semantic differences between two of the most popular assemblers for Linux®, GNU Assembler (GAS) and Netwide Assembler (NASM), including differences in basic syntax, variables and memory access, macro handling, functions and external routines, stack handling, and techniques for easily repeating blocks of code. Unlike other […]

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