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Seven Ubuntu tips

Ease Your Ubuntu Experience

So you have made the leap, and are flying away from Windows… welcome to Ubuntu! You must have performed a few common activities like using the Ubuntu Software Centre, installing media codecs and…

.Net on Linux

Confidently Deploy .NET Applications on Linux+Mono with Delphi Prism

This article aims to address the main problems that developers currently endure in developing and deploying cross-platform .NET enterprise applications to the Linux platform. Since its inception .NET has captivated developers across the…

Nmap scripts

Advanced Nmap: NMap Script Scanning

In previous articles, we have studied NMap in great detail, including live scanning a firewall and verifying the recommendations. Now, it’s time to study NMap script scanning. Nmap.org describes the Scripting Engine (NSE)…

Errors everywhere you go!

Joy of Programming: Abort, Retry, Fail?

Exception handling is tricky to get right. In this column, I present some guidelines for writing good exception handling code, by giving real-world (counter) examples. Guideline 1 Write descriptive error messages. Guideline 2…

Show me the money!

FreedomYUG: Get Out of Your Own Way

How to Successfully Earn a Living with FOSS — Part 2 Let’s start with a simple example. You convince a friend, colleague, or a client to migrate from Windows to GNU/Linux. You wipe…

Scan time!

Advanced Nmap: FIN Scan & OS Detection

Nmap is a fantastic tool, and I just can’t refrain from praising it, every time I use it. The earlier articles in this series have detailed many important Nmap scan types. Let us…

What makes hotkeys tick!

Exploring Software: What Makes Netbook Hotkeys Tick!

This article explores the often confusing issues around ACPI handling in Linux, with the particular perspective of getting hotkeys working on netbooks. One weakness of Linux on laptops and netbooks is that not…

Nmap Scanning Techniques

Advanced Nmap: Scanning Techniques Continued

The earlier articles on Nmap had covered the basic features, the working of the TCP 3-way handshake, and some important scan types, along with their practical use. The third article in this series…

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