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Dr K Y Srinivasan, principal architect at Microsoft

“Linux interoperability has been enabled through work across Microsoft”

Players in the Linux community often find Microsoft and open source technology not quite in sync. Ironically, Microsoft is one of the major contributors to the Linux kernel, but is still perceived as…

Top 10 Open Source security tools

This article covers popular Open Source security tools which are used as a layered approach for securing your network. The layered-security approach centers on maintaining appropriate security measures and procedures at five different…

Getting Started with the MinnowBoard

With the embedded market being flooded with open source hardware boards, it’s tough finding one that not only suits your budget, computing power needs, etc, but is also backed by a strong community,…

Extend Wireless Router Capabilities Using a Netbook or Laptop

There are now a range of devices that are Wi-Fi enabled. So for situations where a wireless router is required, the additional functionality of Network Manager 0.98 is a great convenience. Fedora 18…

Develop Apps Quickly with Quickly

This aptly named tool makes the development of apps a simple and fast process. Ubuntu is a Linux distribution that has gained a lot of momentum in the past few years. Ever since…

Graphing Network Performance with MRTG

This article guides readers on how to use MRTG in order to display the ADSL traffic of a Cisco 877W router with a little help from SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol). MRTG (Multi…

wireshark

Getting Started with WireShark

This article presents WireShark, a very capable and popular graphical network protocol analyser. Gerald Combs created Ethereal, the ancestor of WireShark, back in 2006. When he changed his job, he could not use…

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