Linux and Open Source
Scott Reeves illustrates how you can use Wireshark to inspect packets, looking specifically at various points in the OSI layer, to troubleshoot network issues.
Posted by Scott Reeves | September 25, 2012, 6:00 AM PDT
On the heels of the Apple/Samsung lawsuit, Apple drops IOS 6 on the public. Just like IOS 5, there are plenty of features stolen directly from Android, alleges Jack Wallen.
Posted by Jack Wallen | September 24, 2012, 9:06 AM PDT
Jack Wallen has been proclaiming Ubuntu Unity the single most efficient desktop on the market. This time he decides to illustrate a simple task and how Ubuntu Unity’s approach is easy and...
Posted by Jack Wallen | September 17, 2012, 9:00 AM PDT
Marco Fioretti introduces a free and open virtual globe and atlas that is perfect for educators and anyone who wants to customize their own mapping software.
Posted by Marco Fioretti | September 17, 2012, 6:00 AM PDT
Marco Fioretti explains how to use D-Bus scripting to automate and simplify various tasks by reconfiguring applications with GUI interfaces.
Posted by Marco Fioretti | September 10, 2012, 5:25 PM PDT
The GNOME development team shot another bullet in their foot when they removed some beloved features from the Nautilus file manager. Read Jack Wallen’s take on how this serves as the final...
Posted by Jack Wallen | September 10, 2012, 6:00 AM PDT
Scott Reeves explains how to use jperf to simulate a TCP or UDP connection and then use Wireshark to analyze the traffic in order to help pinpoint network issues.
Posted by Scott Reeves | September 5, 2012, 6:00 AM PDT
The Linux desktop is growing in popularity and many believe a growth in viruses will follow. Jack Wallen thinks that logic is flawed and explains why.
Posted by Jack Wallen | September 4, 2012, 6:51 AM PDT