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January 2013 Issue of Linux Journal: Security

Sticky Note of Doom

Years ago, I had the brilliant idea that all my users in the finance department should have complex passwords. This made perfect sense to everyone, since dealing with millions of dollars of revenue is something that should be secured. So, the passwords were changed with complexity requirements enforced. I slept better that night knowing our paychecks were no longer secured by passwords like "mustang" or "mrwhiskers".

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December 2012 Issue of Linux Journal: Readers' Choice

Data, Data Everywhere

When I was younger, I read a lot of books. Although they've fallen out of style, some of my favorite books were of the "Choose Your Own Adventure" variety. more>>

November 2012 Issue of Linux Journal: Python

Indiana was the Dog's Name

My wife is afraid of snakes. Actually, "afraid" may not be a big enough word. My wife is terrifyingly and abundantly mortified of snakes. more>>

Drupal Special Edition

As Linux Journal's resident Drupal nerd, I could not be more pleased to bring you this special Drupal issue. Drupal really is everywhere these days, and it's available in more "flavors" than most people in the Open Source community are aware of. more>>

October 2012 Issue of Linux Journal: The Kernel

The Seats Are Bolted Down

One of my favorite Linux kernel analogies is that of an airplane losing altitude. In the movies, when a plane suffers damage, the brave hero rips off the door and starts throwing things out in order to lighten the load. Suitcases fly, bags of peanuts scatter and anything not bolted down goes out in order to save the passengers. more>>

Call for Articles

Update: Thank you all for your interest. The response has been overwhelming. Unfortunately, that means we are unable to accept any additional proposals for this issue, as we will not be able to review them all. more>>

August 2012 Issue of Linux Journal: Linux Means Business

Water Coolers, Cubicles, Committee Meetings and a Penguin

One of these things doesn't belong in the workplace. If you ask most people in the business world, they'd say a penguin is a silly thing to keep at work. Those of us in the server room, however, just snicker at such foolishness. I'll take Linux over a committee meeting any day! more>>

July 2012 Issue of Linux Journal: Networking

Cast the Nets!

I thought we'd gone native this month and were going to show how to work nets and fish like the penguins do. I had a double-fisted, sheep-shanked, overhand cinch loop to teach you, along with the proper way to work your net in a snow storm. more>>

NOW CLOSED -- Free Issue of Linux Journal

One FREE current or back issue of Linux Journal available for download today only. Pick any issue you like. As a reminder, this is Reader Appreciation Month here at Linux Journal. We are celebrating with give aways, contests and promotions the entire month of June. more>>

Reader Appreciation Month

June is Reader Appreciation Month here at Linux Journal. more>>

June 2012 Issue of Linux Journal: Cool Projects

Keeping It Cool...

Three days ago here in northern Michigan, we had a heavy frost overnight. Those gardeners who ambitiously planted their plants early had to cover them with tarps or tents to make sure they didn't die in the frigid night. Yesterday, the temperature was 96°F. Michigan weather is weird. more>>

May 2012 Issue of Linux Journal: Programming

Rubies, Pythons and Perls!

It may sound like a new Indiana Jones movie or possibly a cheesy platform-style video game from the 1990s, but the title of this column actually refers to our focus this month—programming! Not that there's anything wrong with daring adventures in remote locations, it's just that all the red tape can be overwhelming. more>>

Top Stories of 2011

As the year comes to a close, it is time for year-end reflections. In our case that means sharing the most popular articles of 2011. The following were viewed the most, and in some case created a lot of discussion as well.

1. Readers' Choice Awards 2011 more>>

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