Linux Journal Contents #184, August 2009
If you're a culinary type you've probably heard of Pickled Capers. This month, we present you with an even tastier treat: Kerneled Kapers. That's right Linux so good that you can eat it for dinner. We've got two articles about kernel scheduling: one about real time scheduling and the other about the Completely Fair Scheduler which appeared in Linux 2.6.23. We also have an article on the new Ksplice technology that appeared on the scene just recently. Also in this issue: find out how to make root unprivileged. And if Kapers aren't your cup of tea we have our usual buffet of articles: eyeOS which allows you to create your own cloud based desktops, using fixtures and factories with Rails, more on secure Squids, a review of the long awaited KOffice 2.0, Longomatch, and Kanatest. But don't leave before we serve up the "piece de resistance": Point/Counterpoint on Twitter. Apologies to Chef Marcel for borrowing his shtick.
Say Goodbye to Reboots with Ksplice
by Waseem Daher
It's not a dream!
Real-Time Linux Kernel Scheduler
by Ankita Garg
Do real time with Linux and the -rt patchset.
Making Root Unprivileged
by Serge Hallyn
Change the way you think.
Completely Fair Scheduler
by Chandandeep Singh Pabla
Linux's latest scheduler makeover.
Anthony Lineberry on /dev/mem Rootkits
by Mick Bauer
The epic battle between good and evil continues.
Reuven M. Lerner's At the Forge
Fixtures and Factories
Marcel Gagné's Cooking with Linux
The Case of the Missing OS
Dave Taylor's Work the Shell
Looking More Closely at Letter and Word Usage
Mick Bauer's Paranoid Penguin
Building a Secure Squid Web Proxy, Part IV
Kyle Rankin's Hack and /
What Really IRCs Me: Instant Messaging
Kyle Rankin and Bill Childers'
Doc Searls' EOF
The Mania of Owning Things
by Bruce Byfield
In Every Issue
|Where's That Pesky Hidden Word?||Aug 28, 2015|
|A Project to Guarantee Better Security for Open-Source Projects||Aug 27, 2015|
|Concerning Containers' Connections: on Docker Networking||Aug 26, 2015|
|My Network Go-Bag||Aug 24, 2015|
|Doing Astronomy with Python||Aug 19, 2015|
|Build a “Virtual SuperComputer” with Process Virtualization||Aug 18, 2015|
- Concerning Containers' Connections: on Docker Networking
- Where's That Pesky Hidden Word?
- Problems with Ubuntu's Software Center and How Canonical Plans to Fix Them
- A Project to Guarantee Better Security for Open-Source Projects
- Firefox Security Exploit Targets Linux Users and Web Developers
- Doing Astronomy with Python
- Build a “Virtual SuperComputer” with Process Virtualization
- My Network Go-Bag
- Three More Lessons
- Calling All Linux Nerds!