Following on from our previous post by one of my colleagues, I thought it would be a good idea to dive a little deeper in to the background of the Domain Name Server (DNS). When it comes to the internet, there’s many problems. Both current and on the not too distant horizon. Although I’m a […]
I am usually quick to write an article or something on the latest Ubuntu or Fedora release. But for Red Hat’s new Fedora 18 operating system, I thought I’d hold off a little and read some other users opinions before I make my own final call of judgement. Reading others opinions and reviews prompted me […]
Back in July 2012, I had the privilege of talking with Dan Luedtke. He was busy working on a new project for his studies, developing a new filesystem called LanyFS (or LanyardFS). After Dan giving me a brief introduction as to the technical details and specifications of LanyFS, he was kind enough to provide me […]
During the holiday season, we all tend to drop our usual work tasks and take some time out and spend more time gaming. I am guilty of this and have well and truly caught up on lost gaming time over the past couple of weeks.
Last week, I posted a “How To” on how to share files using an FTP server. Unfortunately, FTP is not what is considered secure, for over the internet file transfers. And especially when you’re transferring sensitive data. Thankfully, there is another secure option. In today’s How To, I’ll show you how to share your files […]
In today’s world, most of us have more than one computer device in the house. There is often at least one desktop PC and several laptops connected to the home network. And more recently, tablet computers have been introduced to our networks. Setting up internet access on all these devices is usually a pretty easy […]
I have been having an absolute blast of a time testing out a new operating system for this article. It is called Haiku. It is not a Unix or Linux based operating system, but rather an operating system based upon BeOS.
So you got yourself a shiny new USB drive and are not too sure what file system to format it with. Sure, FAT is great for compatibility reasons with other operating systems, but there are better options for Linux users. Although the following choices may not be compatible with many other operating systems, if you’re […]