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Cyber Attacks Explained: Wireless Attacks

Wireless networks are everywhere, from the home to corporate data centres. They make our lives easier by avoiding bulky cables and related problems. But with these benefits comes a threat: wireless networks are…

Will Certifications Related to FOSS Help You Get a Job?

OSFY reached out to its Facebook community, Linux User Groups and hiring managers for answers to the above question…. First, a candid admission: a story on FOSS certification wasn’t really on the cards…

Learn the Art of Linux Troubleshooting

Here are some valuable tips to help you find important system files in RHEL 5, which get deleted by accident. Everything seems fine when your Linux machine works just the way you want…

Graphics Programming in Linux

This article covers some basics of graphics programming in C. I was a very avid graphics programmer, using Turbo C (actually, using graphics.c, a library usually taught to engineering students during labs). Trying…

OS X Command Line Tools

Mac users may know of Xcode, the IDE (Integrated Development Environment) by Apple, which is used to develop software for OS X and iOS. One of its main components is Command-Line Tools, which…

Project Management with GanttProject

    GanttProject is an open source task and project management tool that can display Gantt charts and PERT. It is available on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. New project leaders or managers will…

Gaming on Windows the Open Source Way!

In this article, we take a look at some of the major open source games that you can enjoy on your Microsoft Windows computer.   So let’s say you’re a Windows user perhaps…

Cyber Attacks Explained: The Botnet Army

This article covers sophisticated botnet attacks, whereby the attacked computer system becomes an attacker itself. Systems administrators and senior technology management staff that are aware of the modus operandi of botnets are best…

Comparing Open Source Medical Visualisation and Imaging Software

This article, aimed at doctors or those interested in writing open source healthcare applications, focuses on the two most significant open source software toolkits available for medical imaging processing and visualisation Insight Segmentation…

3D Slicer: An Overview

This article gives an overview of the open source medical imaging tool called 3D Slicer, which has been released under a BSD-style licence, and is a tool for visualisation and image analysis. The…

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