"LFY February 2011" tag
Shooting with Linux

Get Your Camcorder Working in Linux with Kino

When I purchased my Samsung Camcorder SC-D381, I thought it would work by default in Windows, but when I plugged the device into the IEEE 1394 port, to my surprise, Windows 7 did…

Pranav Pandya

A FOSS Lover’s Tryst with PostgreSQL

Pranav Pandya, a FOSS enthusiast and winner of the EnterpriseDB PostgreSQL contest, shares with us how he made use of PostgreSQL in projects to deliver customer satisfaction. Pranav Pandya, a software specialist, is…

WordPress plugin development

WordPress Plugin Development Basics

WordPress is by far one of the best content management systems, with a fantastic framework for customisation. The use of plugins, themes and multi-site options has made it very attractive. In this article,…

Kernel development and debugging using Eclipse

Kernel Development & Debugging Using the Eclipse IDE

This article is targeted at Linux newbies, kernel developers, and those who are new to Eclipse. It deals with development, building and debugging of the Linux kernel using the Eclipse IDE. Eclipse is…

SQL or No?

Up Close and Personal with NoSQL

Aimed at Web developers, DBAs, programmers, et al., this article covers the basic concepts about NoSQL databases, the different types and their features. When you think of choosing a database for your application…

Dealing with Android Telephony API

The Android Telephony API for GSM

As a software developer for mobile platforms, you may be interested in incorporating telephony features in your app. For instance, your interactive app might need to notify the user when it starts accessing…

Crash your system

CRASH Your System (and Debug Kernel Panic)

Aimed at Linux kernel developers and just about anybody who would like to debug a kernel panic with the Crash utility, this article assumes readers have an understanding of the basics of the…

Better queries with MySQL

Better Queries with MySQL, Part 2

Last month, we created a simple table with an index. The idea was to understand how indexes work in MySQL. For this, we populated the table with 100 rows, and ran EXPLAIN with…

Lessons on Linux Device Drivers

Device Drivers, Part 4: Linux Character Drivers

This article, which is part of the series on Linux device drivers, deals with the various concepts of character drivers and their implementation.

VNCInjection with courtesy shell enabled, by default

Metasploit 101 with Meterpreter Payload

The Metasploit framework is well known in the realm of exploit development. It is a standalone tool for security researchers, penetration testers and IDS/IPS developers. As of now, it has 640 exploit definitions…

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