Linux News for Nov 27, 2008
How widely used is Chrome? More than I expected (Nov 27, 2008, 20:03)
CNet: "Is Google's Chrome browser mainstream?
Certainly not. But I've been curious how widespread its use is, in
particular because I'm curious if I have any company in my choice
to set Chrome as my default browser."
Sharing Linux Printers Across Multiple Subnets (Nov 27, 2008, 16:03)
LinuxPlanet Classics: "All you need to make
this work are a central Linux/CUPS printer server, and one Linux PC
per subnet to act as a relay printer server."
Happy Thanksgiving - Unix/Linux ASCII Art (Nov 27, 2008, 14:03)
The Linux and Unix Menagerie: "Below, a little
ASCII art script that should run on any Linux or Unix distro. I
don't know who created the original ASCII picture and I give credit
to whomever it was. If this is your turkey, send me an email and
I'll be happy to credit you with the catch!"
Protecting Your LAMP Site with a Robots.txt Honeypot (Nov 27, 2008, 12:03)
Mad Irish: "Knowing that malicious attackers
might look into your robots.txt file and explore the listings there
allows you to employ a few defensive techniques, or at least
provide some early warning measures. One possibility is to simply
waste an attackers time."
Install Nagios 3 on Ubuntu 8.10 (Nov 27, 2008, 08:03)
BeginLinux: "Nagios is a free, open-source tool
that can be used to monitor network components and services. When
it detects a problem, it can send alert messages by either e-mail
or pager. It can also be configured so that only designated
personnel can view status information for particular services or
equipment. This tutorial will show you how to install Nagios 3 on
an Ubuntu 8.10 server."
I Want an iPhoneStormDroid (Nov 27, 2008, 04:03)
Tech Broiler: "Wouldn't it be great if you
didn't have to actually choose between an iPhone, a BlackBerry, or
a Google Android? What if all those device operating systems could
run simultaneously on your handheld? Embedded systems software
vendor Wind River is trying to make that happen."
WFTL Bytes! for Nov 26, 2008: SCO Won't Stay Dead, Fedora 10 Shines, Red Hat Needs a Date (Nov 27, 2008, 00:03)
WFTL Bytes!: "This is WFTL Bytes!, your
occasiodaily FOSS and Linux news show for Wednesday, November 26,
2008, with your host, Marcel Gagne. Stories covered in today's
newscast include SCO rising from the undead with an appeal, a shiny
new Fedora 10, a brighter than bright future for Linux, Wyse guys
make it big by being thin, and RedHat stock needs some lovin'."