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Five-year-old flaw could affect Linux, Macs

Patches have been released for file-networking protocol software, Samba, revealing that the software, which is used extensively in Macs and Linux, has been subject to a critical vulnerability for five years.

April 10, 2012 by

Broadcom Wireless Networking Adapters and Linux

There has been quite a bit of discussion and celebration in the Linux community recently because Broadcom released an open-source driver for their wireless networking adapters. This is, undoubtedly, a good thing and it will yield significant long-term benefits for Linux users.

January 17, 2011 by

RHEL 6 Release Candidate opened up to partners

The release candidate of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 has been made available to select testing partners ahead of the product's final release later in the year the company announced on its blog on Monday.The newest iteration of the open source OS will offer a number of improvements over previous versions including more efficient power management, better networking —including comprehensive IPv6 support.

October 19, 2010 by

Top challenges for Linux kernel team outlined at LinuxCon

The biggest challenges for Linux going forward include addressing next gen scalability and networking requirements.Yet there are other social issues facing the Linux kernel community that outweigh any technological concerns, said several top developers at a LinuxCon panel on Tuesday.

August 10, 2010 by

Frugal Friday: Mac refresh, Magic Mouse, Verizon DROID, The Nook, Windows 7, Likewise

Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the 4th quarter 2009/Q1 2010 Apple hardware refresh, the new Apple Magic Mouse, the quaintness of keyboards, the new Verizon DROID smartphone, the Barnes & Noble "Nook" Android-based ebook reader, the Windows 7 launch and Windows XP migration solutions, and talk with Barry Crist, CEO of Likewise Software, the Windows networking and identity management interoperability company for Linux, UNIX and Mac.

October 23, 2009 by

Boxee for Windows debuts, sort of

Remember Boxee, that lovable cross-platform media center/social networking browser-thing that got into a spat with Hulu awhile back?If you didn't know, Boxee was only available for Mac and Linux.

March 11, 2009 by

IT Dojo: Top five episodes of 2008 [video]

Since launching the IT Dojo video series in April, TechRepublic has aired more than 30 episodes. Within all those Windows, Mac, and Linux tweaks, networking tips, and IT best practices there were a few videos that really stood out.

December 17, 2008 by

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