QD#4: America's Dumbest Criminals, OpenOffice.org Premium, Firefox 2 beta, Security Engineering book, 21 Tactics to Increase Blog Traffic

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=> America’s Dumbest Criminals – A lineup of bumbling crooks who practically caught themselves (Humor)

=> OpenOffice.org Premium 2.0.3 has been released – OpenOffice.org Premium is a free and open source enhancement of official OpenOffice.org plus some Extras for you to use such as

  • Clip Art (currently more than 2,800 objects)
  • Templates (number varies by language)
  • Samples (number varies by language)
  • Documentation (if available)
  • Fonts (more than 90 fonts) etc

=> Firefox 2 Beta 2 – is a developer preview release of our next generation Firefox browser and it is being made available for testing purposes only (Go Firefox go…).

=> Security Engineering the book : After reading this you will see how difficult it is to protect information systems from corruption, eavesdropping, unauthorized use, and general malice etc. The author offers, a lot of thoughts on how information can be made more secure. Please note that this is absolutely not a book solely about computers but in general book for everybody. (Interesting read for average joe)

=> 21 Tactics to Increase Blog Traffic – Nice list 🙂

=> Kartoo – Visual meta search engine – KartOO is a metasearch engine with visual display interfaces. When you click on OK, KartOO launches the query to a set of search engines, gathers the results, compiles them and represents them in a series of interactive maps through a proprietary algorithm. It is fun to use this engine. It needs Flash. (Kewl web 2.0).


Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin, DevOps engineer, and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin, Linux/Unix and open source topics via RSS/XML feed or weekly email newsletter.