"LFY May 2010" tag
Understanding the OpenLDAP schema

OpenLDAP, Part 3: Understanding the LDAP Schema

In this article, we will explore LDAP concepts such as schema, ObjectClasses and attributes — these will help us build an LDAP server capable of authenticating Linux users. To understand ACLs and LDAP…

Scan it!

Website Vulnerabilities and Nikto

Nikto is an open source Web server vulnerability scanner that performs comprehensive tests for over 6,100 potentially dangerous files/CGIs, checks for outdated versions of over 950 servers, and for version-specific problems on over…

Intelligent package management

Exploring Software: PackageKit — Overcoming Prejudice

My first reaction to the PackageKit UI, after its initial release on Fedora, was negative. It was prejudice at first sight. I did not see any advantage in reinventing the wheel. The only…

Did You Unfriend Your Freedom with Facebook?

FreedomYUG: It’s Complicated! Did You Unfriend Your Freedom with Facebook?

Man is an irrational social animal. One minute he’s up in arms, fighting for digital freedom from Microsoft and Apple, and tooting the horn of all things muft and mukt with copyleft. The…

Questions and Answers on C

Joy of Programming: Questions and Answers on C

Let’s look at some of the queries received from readers relating to programming in C. Q. Where are enum members stored in memory? How does the compiler generate code for enumerations? –  Ashwin…

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