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Slackware 12.1 has been released with kernel 2.6.24-5 and available for download.

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Forensics is the art and science of applying computer science to aid the legal process.

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The joke on this page was obtained from the FSF’s email archives of the GNU Project: There are four major species of Unix sysad: 1.The TECHNICAL THUG. Usually a systems programmer who has been forced into system administration; writes scripts in a polyglot of the Bourne shell, sed, C, awk, perl, and APL. 2.The ADMINISTRATIVE […]

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Static routes improves overall performance of your network (especially bandwidth saving). They are also useful in stub networks (i.e. there is only one link to the network). For example, each LAN (located at different offices) is connected to HQ IDC (Internet data center) using single T1/LL/Wan links.

For example under Red Hat/Fedora Linux you can add static router for eth0 network interface by editing /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/route-eth0 file. Under Debian Linux add static route by editing /etc/network/interface file.

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