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Deploy a DNS Server in a Secure Way

BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is one of the more widely used DNS servers. This article guides readers on how to deploy a BIND DNS server in a secure way by implementing three…

Going Virtual With OpenVZ

This article is an introduction to OpenVZ, an open source container-based virtualisation solution for Linux. In computing, virtualisation is the creation of a virtual version of a hardware platform, operating system, storage or…

Choice between trying Fedora or installing to hard disk right after live CD bootup

Fedora 17 Review: It’s an Upstream Experience

Fedora 17 came out just last week. This is the first time I’ve installed it as a desktop in more than a year — last time was Fedora 14 (or was it 13?)….

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Getting Started with SystemTap

If programming is an art, then debugging is even more so. To be a good programmer, one must master debugging. We have seen some good methods of kernel debugging, e.g., gdb, kgdb, kprobes,…

Typing Turtle Activity

Exploring Software: Sugar on Fedora 15, the Spice for Children

One of Fedora’s spin-offs is Sugar On A Stick (SOAS), which can be installed as an additional desktop environment. It’s unlikely that readers will use Sugar as their working environment; but if you…

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…

Save Bandwidth by Setting Up a Fedora Mirror

Presenting a step-by-step guide on how to set up a Fedora mirror.

Fedora 11: Leonidas Roars for Attention

The recently released Fedora 11 packs in a lot of cutting-edge features. The question is: will these put Fedora back in the desktop race?

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