Dear Ubuntu geeks, Many Ubuntu geeks and users are waiting for the release of the Ubuntu smartphone by Canonical and they are curious to know of-contract prices. I love Ubuntu, the community and can’t wait to see the smartphone in the market, but will I be able to afford it? This is a question that […]
Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve gave an interview and confirmed the Counter Strike Global Offensive for Linux. A popular game tailored for Linux. Finally the linux gamers can see what Windows and Mac users have had for 2 years now. Of course he didn’t really confirm a date… He just said that they’re working on […]
Hello Unixmen readers, today we have a special guest here at our desk! Ladies and gentlemen, we present you our friend Sancho Lerena from Pandora FMS. In case it doesn’t ring you any bell, Pandora FMS is a monitoring software which helps you to detect problems before they happen, managing your IT infrastructure: servers, networking and applications. […]
As I could see there are lot of articles about knockd and it’s implementation. So, what are my efforts to make this unique? I made it simple, but detail oriented and have commented on controversies and criticism that exist. Here is an outline on what I’ve discussed. What is port knocking? What is knockd? - […]
Before moving into the article, let me tell you how this article has been written. This article starts with the introduction to knockd, and proceeds with the implementation of port knocking by using iptables. Note that the same port knocking can be achieved using knockd, as well, which will be discussed in the upcoming article. […]
Mosh – The Mobile Shell. Already we have shown you about what is Mosh and How to use it in our previous article. But that article covered just basic things only. Well, in this tutorial let us learn something brief about Mosh. Before reading further, please be aware that this article is only for users […]
During the week, Unixmen exclusively interviewed Illumos Founder, Garrett D’Amore. Garrett has worked for the likes of Sun Microsystems and Nexenta. Upon the announcement of Oracle closing development of OpenSolaris, he founded the Illumos project which would become a continuation of the OpenSolaris kernel. We asked him to shed some light on what he thinks […]
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 […]
Being a Technical Writer involves a lot of reading and research of new and emerging technologies. And one project that recently came to my attention through my email inbox was an Illumos kernel based Unix operating system called XStreamOS.
FlightGear is one of the most amazing and most important open source projects in existence. With a huge community around it, and a group of talented aviation lovers to develop it, FlightGear is the greatest and most open way to travel our world!
After the release of Unity and Gnome Shell, XFCE gained more popularity, fans and support for being the reliable “traditional” desktop environment. Fast, modern, mature, light and beautiful, XFCE is naturally becoming the default DE on big distributions like Debian.