Open Source Software and Linux:

February, 2009


February 11, 2009  6:47 PM

How secure is your network? (Part 1)

John Little Profile: Xjlittle

After reading this article I began to wonder how secure my home network really is. After giving the article much thought I concluded that my home network is probably not as secure as I would want. Sure it's secure, probably above and beyond...

February 11, 2009  1:14 AM

A response to Why are some open source people so adamant about doing a discervice to their users?

John Little Profile: Xjlittle

I want to respond to a post by one of my fellow bloggers titled Why are some open source people so adamant about doing a discervice to their...

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February 6, 2009  2:49 PM

Solaris 10, ksh and root

John Little Profile: Xjlittle

Like many people I have the question of, on Solaris 10, can I set the default root shell to ksh. After some study and research apparently it is ok to do this. The default shell for root is /sbin/sh. For those of us that use Linux this is not a symlink to bash but a static binary of the Bourne...


February 5, 2009  5:18 PM

Setting the qualified and loghost name for Solaris 10

John Little Profile: Xjlittle

After installing Solaris 10 for the first time I noticed that I was getting messages on boot referring to the loghost and qualified host name as not resolvable. After some digging around I came with the solutions to these messages. As so often happens the fix for the problem is quick and...


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