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Hack and / - Message for You Sir

Why check for new e-mail every minute when a script can do it for you? Learn how to trigger desktop notifications in your own scripts. more>>

Hack and / - Dr hjkl and Mr Hack

Arrow keys, schmarrow keys—some of the best programs out there let you move around from the home row just like vim intended it. more>>

IPv4 Anycast with Linux and Quagga

Ease configuration headaches and improve availability with anycast. more>>

Host Identity Protocol for Linux

Have you ever wondered why your multimedia streams stop working after you switch to a different network with your laptop? Have you thought about why setting up a server on your home network behind a NAT is so awkward or even impossible? Host Identity Protocol for Linux (HIPL) offers a remedy to these and other problems. more>>

Use Linux as a SAN Provider

At one-tenth the cost of the typical commercial appliance, Linux can deliver storage with speed and redundancy. Make the move toward a full-featured iSCSI SAN solution with what you already have in your server room. more>>

Hack and / - Spam: the Ham Hack

Check out a few simple spam-fighting tweaks to two of my favorite open-source programs: mutt and Postfix. more>>

Coreboot at Your Service!

Don't let your PC's closed-source BIOS stop you from doing what you want with your hardware. more>>

FPGA Programming with Linux

Short of opening your own chip fab, you can't get much closer to the metal than FPGA programming. more>>

Android Everywhere!

Put Android where you'd least expect it—from phones to virtual machines. more>>

Innovative Interfaces with Clutter

Use Clutter to develop OpenGL applications with rich 2-D and 3-D interfaces that include object rotation, scaling, texturing and more. more>>

Linux KVM as a Learning Tool

Low-level system programming is a difficult task, but with Linux KVM, it's a whole lot easier. more>>

At the Forge - RSpec

A new way of looking at testing. more>>

Work the Shell - Web Server Tricks with $RANDOM

Add some pseudo-randomness to your scripts and user interaction. more>>

Rich Cross-Platform Desktop Applications Using Open-Source Titanium

The Titanium open-source platform lets Web developers leverage their Web skills for creating desktop applications. more>>
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