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It seems too good to be true: a new source of near-limitless power that costs virtually nothing, uses tiny amounts of water as its fuel and produces next to no waste. If that does not sound radical enough, how about this: the principle behind the source turns modern physics on its head.
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The purpose of syctl hardening is to help prevent spoofing and dos attacks. This
short guide will show what I have found to be a good configuration for the sysctl.conf
configuration file. The most important of the variables listed below is the enabling
of syn cookie protection. Only place the bottom two if you do not want your server
to respond to ICMP echo, commonly referred to as ICMP ping or just ping requests.
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Many Linux newbies — or wanna-be newbies — get hung up over the choice of their initial distribution. We here at NewsForge have put a lot of thought into this, and have decided to share our best thinking on the subject in order to help ease you newbies out of the monopoly spread into the Linux world. The most important thing for newbies to consider is this: what does your choice of distributions say about you?
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By Sean Michael Kerner : New versions of both branches of the Apache Software Foundation’s (ASF) HTTP Web server are now available.
Apache HTTP Server 1.3.34 and Apache HTTP Server 2.0.55 are both principally security and bug fix releases.
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Rebuffing aggressive overtures from Microsoft, Time Warner has agreed to sell a 5 percent stake in America Online to Google for $1 billion as part of an expanded partnership between AOL, once the dominant company on the Internet, and Google, the current online king.
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What is Samba?
“Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients.” Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients
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Promoters of adware, software that shows advertising on a user’s computer, use some cunning tricks to get you to install their software on your machine. Here’s what to look out for
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When I first started programming in PHP, I found regular expressions quite hard. They were complicated, looked ugly, were hard to figure out, and there wasn’t much in the way of do*****entation either.
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A nostalgic look back at 90s web design, and a warning to
anyone whose website is an accidental anachronism.
Remember the days when every PC was beige, every website had a little
Netscape icon on the homepage, Geocities and Tripod hosted just about every
single personal homepage, and “Google” was just a funny-sounding word?
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