You can create URL redirection service for your blog within five minutes using nothing but web server’s mod_redirect module. For example, when you type or share a url io9.in/t/5159 you will be automatically redirected to http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/my-10-unix-command-line-mistakes.html. In this quick post I will explain how to create url shortener and integrate your wordpress based blog without installing any new scripts.
Is Linux is virus free? The author of foobar blog provides some insight about the same. Linux users can’t just catch a virus by email or downloading malware from the Internet, contrary to “those Windows users”. From the foobar blog post:
Then you save an email attachment under Linux, the execute flag is normally NOT set and thus, the file can’t be executed just by clicking on it. So, no luck?
Wordpress version 2.7 has been released and available for download. From the announcement page:
The first thing you’ll notice about 2.7 is its new interface. From the top down, we’ve listened to your feedback and thought deeply about the design and the result is a WordPress that’s just plain faster. Nearly every task you do on your blog will take fewer clicks and be faster in 2.7 than it did in a previous version.
What is new in Wordpress 2.7
For a visual introduction to what 2.7 is, check out this video (available in HD, and full screen):
Download the latest release of WordPress version 2.7, released on 10 December 2008.
A few weeks ago Linus Torvalds started his blog. Now, Guido van Rossum started to write a diary (blog). He is best known as the author of the Python programming language.
Linus is best known for Linux kernel and still active Kernel maintainer started blogging. So if you’re interested more about Linus and his life read Linus Torvalds’s blog here.
Wordpress 2.7 promises to add threaded comments support along with lots of new features. Checkout Ryan’s blog post about all upcoming features.
Paul Vixie and Corey Shields currently serves as a judges for the Mozilla Foundation’s “Download Day”, an attempt to set a Guiness World Record for most downloads in a single day for a new piece of software
A list of open source project run and controlled by women in various organizations around the world.
If you are looking for a screensaver that would show you something really cool about your system, try Linux kernel source code Screensaver. You need xscreensaver-data-extra and kernel source code packages. See Jason Kress blog for more information on installing and configuring Linux kernel source code screensaver.