Open Source Software and Linux:

solaris

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February 17, 2009  10:40 PM

Linux security basics aka don’t do this!



Posted by: Xjlittle
centos, Linux, red hat, Security, solaris, sysctl, windows

I mention Linux security in the title but these best practices apply to any operating system. There are many excellent 3rd party security tools out there for you to install on your system. Prior to installing these though you should review the tools that are already on your system. There is...

December 20, 2008  3:57 AM

Learning Sun Solaris at the Sun Open Learning Center



Posted by: Xjlittle
opensolaris, solaris, Sun certifications, sun open learning center, sun solaris

I admit I have become intrigued with OpenSolaris and Sun Solaris. Sun has made it extremely easy to get started learning these two operating systems with their Sun Open Learning Center. The


December 4, 2008  6:41 PM

Inventory tracking with the Sun Inventory Application



Posted by: Xjlittle
inventory, inventory tag, Lotus Domino, opensolaris, red hat, solaris, sun, suse, tag your gear, windows

Sun has a unique application on their web site called Sun Inventory that will track hardware, software and operating systems. It is unique in that it is, more or less, a cloud application. You can access your inventory anywhere that you have internet access. The Sun Inventory application...


September 19, 2008  7:47 PM

Convert your dpkg, rpm, tgz and slp applications to another package with alien



Posted by: Xjlittle
alien, centos, convert, deb, debian, Linux, linux package conversion, package conversion, red hat, RPM, slackware, solaris, sun, sun solaris

alien is software that allows you to convert an rpm package to dpkg or vice versa. It can also convert a .tgz package to the rpm or dpkg format allowing...


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