FreeBSD

Can bug present in the Debian OpenSSL packages affect Red Hat / FreeBSD / CentOS Linux UNIX / Windows workstation / server users?

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An updated Apache package that fixes a bug is now available under FreeBSD operating systems.

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OpenOffice.org version 2.3 has been released and available for the download. OpenOffice.org is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source alternative to MS-Office suite. It is compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute. Download OpenOffice.Org 2.3 => Available for download now, OpenOffice.org 2.3 incorporates […]

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Updating FreeBSD server system is quite easy. You can apply security patch to keep freebsd system up to date. Required tools aka software You need to have following tools on system (a) portmanager – FreeBSD ultimate ports update utility. (b) portsnap – It is a system for securely distributing the FreeBSD ports tree. Approximately once […]

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Packet Filter aka PF is OpenBSD’s system for filtering TCP/IP traffic / NAT software. I always like the simplicity offered by PF firewall. There is a new article that explains the PF performance monitoring: The PF (packet filter) firewall package was introduced in OpenBSD 3.0, and has since been ported to the FreeBSD and NetBSD […]

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This tip is submitted by reader Zacharie: switchdesk is the command to switch from KDE to GNOME or viceversa. This command provides a simple method of choosing between the various desktop environments available under Fedora Core, Cent OS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux. If X Windows is running, switchdesk will bring up a dialog box […]

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whowatch is a interactive, ncurses-based, process and users monitoring tool, which updates information in real time. This is a perfect tool for local and remote servers. With this tool you can easily answer following question: “How do I know who are logged on in using telnet , ssh, ftp etc and what resources are they […]

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