Mandriva 2008.1 looks pretty good

As usual, I take a day or two when a new Mandriva version is in RC status to install and play around with it. If you've been reading here for a while, you know that the machine I throw to the dogs is my Toshiba Libretto. Asus may have a …

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New informal security organization: oss-security

A few of us on vendor-sec have decided to pull some cross-vendor resources and we've put together a new informal organization, similar to vendor-sec, but for a more "general public". It's primarily a wiki of various security-related information and a mailing list for OSS vendors and authors to be able …

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Some pretty cool cheatsheets

Found this link this morning, to a site with some nice cheatsheets that might be of interest to some people. There are cheetsheats for regexps, PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML, etc. Single-page cheetsheats that can be used for easy reference. Found them on ilovejackdaniels.com. Might be worth checking out for …

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hddtemp wrapper for Nagios

I was bored tonight so I wrote a wrapper for hddtemp for Nagios monitoring. I have a bit of a quirky setup for Nagios where I run the local system checks on remote systems via netcat, ipsvd, and a script to handle the query. This allows me to monitor remote …

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