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It’s always fun to try out different hacks under the GNU/Linux freedom platform. The pride of becoming a command-line wizard makes everyone stay close to the CLI. Moreover, the CLI vests you with the ultimate power to control your machine.

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Why buy expensive ‘branded’ servers? Build one yourself using off-the-shelf hardware.

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Regular vulnerability assessment of your systems/networks is a must. OpenVAS is one such tool that can assist you.

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Part 9 of the “Programming in Python for Friends and Relatives” series discusses how to build some nifty scripts to check remote systems over the Internet.

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The smirking little leprechaun—stands up to KDE, doesn’t he, the spunky dwarf? As we will see, it takes a little more configuration than KDE, but GNOME users, too, can type on their desktops in their mother tongues. The nerve of the GNOME!

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Just because you’re using a WEP key on your wireless access point doesn’t mean you’re safe from crackers in the neighbourhood.

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Whoever said producing DVD movies on Linux is a no-no, should think again!

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Fedora 10 neither offers the geeky Xen, nor the easy-to-use VirtualBox, and yet it’s a virtualisation powerhouse. Huh? Did I miss something?

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Graphs always make work easier, especially when we need to monitor things. This article discusses Cacti, a simple graphical network monitor.