Linux Journal Contents #102, October 2002
Securing Applications on Linux with PAM
by Savio Fernandes and KLM Reddy
Make your new authentication technology work with Linux applications or add standards-based authentication to your new application.
Programming PHP with Security in Mind
by Nuno Loureiro
Can attackers subvert your web application? Not if you develop it with a healthy distrust of users.
Coding between Mouse and Keyboard, Part II
by Patricia Jung
A multilingual text editor in a few hundred lines? Yes, with Qt. We finish the project started last month.
What Do You Have in Your Walls?
by Alex Perry
The physics, hardware and softwware behind an easy-to-build probe you can run with your sound card.
Driving Me Nuts
by Greg Kroah-Hartman
The tty Layer, Part II
Kernel Korner Linux Distributed Security Module
by Miroslaw Zakrezewski and Ibrahim Haddad
At the Forge OpenACS
by Reuven M. Lerner
Cooking with Linux Security, with a Sprinkle of Video
by Marcel Gagné
Paranoid Penguin Stealthful Sniffing, Intrusion Detection and Logging
by Mick Bauer
Focus on Software Security Is an Attitude
by David Bandel
Linux for Suits Is Symmetry Inevitable?
by Doc Searls
Geek Law Why the Public Domain Isn't a License
by Lawrence Rosen
EnGarde Secure Linux Professional 1.2
by Jose Nazario
Practical Task Scheduling Deployment
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One of the best things about the UNIX environment (aside from being stable and efficient) is the vast array of software tools available to help you do your job. Traditionally, a UNIX tool does only one thing, but does that one thing very well. For example, grep is very easy to use and can search vast amounts of data quickly. The find tool can find a particular file or files based on all kinds of criteria. It's pretty easy to string these tools together to build even more powerful tools, such as a tool that finds all of the .log files in the /home directory and searches each one for a particular entry. This erector-set mentality allows UNIX system administrators to seem to always have the right tool for the job.
Cron traditionally has been considered another such a tool for job scheduling, but is it enough? This webinar considers that very question. The first part builds on a previous Geek Guide, Beyond Cron, and briefly describes how to know when it might be time to consider upgrading your job scheduling infrastructure. The second part presents an actual planning and implementation framework.
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- SUSE LLC's SUSE Manager
- My +1 Sword of Productivity
- Murat Yener and Onur Dundar's Expert Android Studio (Wrox)
- Non-Linux FOSS: Caffeine!
- Managing Linux Using Puppet
- SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 Released
- Doing for User Space What We Did for Kernel Space
- Google's SwiftShader Released
- Parsing an RSS News Feed with a Bash Script
- Rogue Wave Software's Zend Server
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