Linux News for Jul 27, 2008
Reduce Apache's Load With Nginx On RHEL 5.2 (Jul 27, 2008, 22:00)
HowtoForge: "This how-to describes how to
install and configure Nginx to accelerate an Apache server based on
Installing Applications in Linux (part II) (Jul 27, 2008, 18:00)
IT Wire: " In my last article I discussed two
ways of installing applications on Ubuntu Linux. In this article I
will be discussing two other methods for installing applications,
which are roughly the same as downloading and installing a program
from the internet."
Installing Applications on Linux (Jul 27, 2008, 14:00)
IT Wire: "Firstly, the simplest way is via
Add/Remove. This can be found at the top left side of the screen by
clicking on the Applications menu (which is a little like the
Windows Start menu) and then going to the bottom, and clicking on
Under Pressure, ISP Admits Secret Web Snooping in Kansas (Jul 27, 2008, 10:00)
Wired: "Internet service provider Embarq
eavesdropped on the web surfing habits of 26,000 customers in
Kansas without notifying them personally, as part of its test of
new, controversial advertising technology that profiles users, the
company told federal lawmakers Wednesday."
OLS: Kernel Documentation, and Submitting Kernel Patches (Jul 27, 2008, 06:00)
Linux.com: "Where, asked Landley, is kernel
documentation? It's in the kernel tarball, on the Web, in
magazines, in recordings from conferences like OLS, in man pages,
on list archives, on developers' blogs, and "that's just the tip of
the iceberg." The major problem is not a lack of documentation, he
said, but that what is out there is not indexed."
Embedding Python In Apache2 With mod_python (Jul 27, 2008, 02:00)
HowtoForge: "This tutorial shows how to install
and use mod_python on various distributions (Debian/Ubuntu,
Fedora/CentOS, Mandriva, OpenSUSE) with Apache2. mod_python is an
Apache module that embeds the Python interpreter within the server.
It allows you to write web-based applications in Python that will
run many times faster than traditional CGI and will have access to
advanced features such as ability to retain database connections
and other data between hits and access to Apache internals."
Link fixed -- ed.
Installing Applications on Linux (Jun 24, 2008, 07:30)
iTWire: "In my last article I talked about
changing Linux so that software updates come from your ISPs local
Linux mirror, which may not count towards your monthly download