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OpenBSD 4.2 has been released and available for download. OpenBSD is famous for its focus on security. Today, November 1st, the team is proud to announce Release 4.2. Even though security is still there, this release comes with some amazing performance improvements: basic benchmarks showed PF being twice as fast, a rewrite of the TLB […]


Solaris 10 update 8/07 has been released and available for download. From the announcement page: The latest update of the Solaris OS helps customers alleviate common enterprise problems such as virtualization, resource management, and system performance. Solaris delivers built-in investment protection and new technologies that are even better suited to data intensive environments where price […]


You can mount DVD / CD iso images using loop module under Linux (Sun Solaris UNIX user can try out lofiadm command) . It would be good idea to increase the number of loop filesystems allowed to be mounted simultaneously by adding the following line to /etc/modprobe.conf file: Task: Set maximum number of loop devices […]

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You need to verify that that downloaded Linux DVD or ISO images are intact before you burn and use them. This is security feature. But how do you verify ISO images? Answer is quite simple use md5sum command to compute and check MD5 message digest. Why verify ISO images? a) To protect yourself b) Verify […]


Sure you can use unzip, unrar, and other tools to extract files under Linux. e is little tool that can extract almost any archive in Linux so you do not need to remember which tool and what command lines are necessary. You need ruby lanaguage installed on your computer to use this tiny tool. Apart […]


Update: Nov-25,2008: Fedora Linux 10 has been related and available for download. Update: Nov-7,2007: Fedora Linux 8 has been related and available for download here. Fedora 7 has been released. The Fedora Project is a Red Hat sponsored and community supported open source project. Its goal is the rapid progress of free and open source […]