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Epoptes – Open source computer lab management and monitoring tool

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Epoptes is an open source computer lab management and monitoring tool. It allows for screen broadcasting and monitoring,remote command execution, message sending, imposing restrictions like screen locking or sound muting the clients and much more! read more...
permapage | score:9726 | -gg234, August 16, 2013

Open source Cloud Computing with PHP and MySQL

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In this article you will learn how Aptana makes it easy to develop applications based on PHP and MySQL, and how to deploy them to the cloud. Also explore some of the critical design differences between a cloud application and a traditional N-tier application. read more...
permapage | score:9331 | -solrac, May 18, 2009

Limerick migrates to Zentyal open source email

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The city of Limerick, located in mid-west Ireland and, which at a population of about 110,000, is that country’s third largest city, has chosen Zentyal to migrate to an open source email solution. read more...
permapage | score:9013 | -finid, December 13, 2012

Install Openldap from source and Configure Multi-Master Replication

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Going forward to my previous document on setting up a Qmail Server with Openldap, I am now sharing a doc on how we can set up Openldap in multi-master replication mode. So If you want more than one ldap-server for redundancy here we go. read more...
permapage | score:8763 | -falko, January 6, 2013

iRedMail 0.6.1: Open Source Mail Server with Postfix, Dovecot, Amavisd, ClamAV, SpamAssassin, RoundCube on Ubuntu 10.04

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iRedMail is a shell script that lets you quickly deploy a Open Source Mail Server solution in less than 2 minutes. This tutorial shows how to set up a mail server with Postfix, Dovecot, Amavisd, ClamAV, SpamAssassin, and RoundCube with the help of iRedMail on Ubuntu 10.04. read more...
permapage | score:8625 | -falko, October 6, 2010

CouchDB: Open source document database

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CouchDB is an open source document-oriented database-management system, accessible using a RESTful JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) API. CouchDB never claimed to be a replacement for relational databases, but it has become increasingly popular in Web applications, iPhone applications, and Facebook applications. See how CouchDB stores data in a semi-structured fashion, using a JavaScript-based view model. read more...
permapage | score:8320 | -solrac, April 7, 2009

Top 15 Open Source Unix Terminal Applications

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Linux on the desktop is making great progress. However, the real beauty of Linux and Unix like operating system lies beneath the surface at the command prompt. nixCraft picks his best open source terminal applications of 2012.

Most of the following tools are packaged by all major Linux distributions and can be installed on *BSD or Apple OS X. read more...
permapage | score:8290 | -nixcraft, December 13, 2012

X2go: Open source terminal server

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x2go is an open source terminal server project offering a comprehensive “server based computing” solution. Combining the advantages of existing systems it features ease of use, performance and scalability. x2go provides you with access to your desktop as an individual as well as a corporate user - from within your own network and via the internet. x2go is not limited to any particular hardware, it supports a variety of devices and architectures. x2go is open source and open minded. The project also offers you a command line client for you to implement your own client applications and ideas. Like any open source project we welcome your support. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8252 | -gg234, March 16, 2010

iRedOS-0.6.0: Open source mail server install script

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iRedMail is a shell script that lets you quickly deploy a Open Source Mail Server solution in less than 2 minutes. iRedOS is a customized CentOS 5.5 distribution, where e unnecessary packages were removed. It ships with the lastest version of iRedMail (iredmail0.6.0); it lets you install iredmail more quickly and smooth. [Installs Postfix, Dovecot, Amavisd, ClamAV, SpamAssassin, RoundCube] read more...
permapage | score:8249 | -falko, July 9, 2010

Five addictive open source Linux games

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The games discussed in this article are jRisk, netPanzer, JDuplicate, StroQ, and BOXit. And, yes, they also run under Mac OS X and, possibly, some other operating system.
As the name implies, jRisk is a Java-based computer version of the well-known turn-based strategy board game Risk, so if you've ever played conventional Risk, you already know the basics. However, jRisk adds a couple of additional tweaks to the original game. Notably, the application allows you to play three different types of games: Domination, Capital, and Secret Mission. Unlike conventional Risk, jRisk offers six map views; besides the familiar Continents view, you have Ownership, Border Threat, Card Ownership, Troop Strength, and Connected Empire.
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mail this link | permapage | score:8174 | -Ray, July 30, 2005

Gameplay 1.2, open source game development framework, released

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Gameplay 1.2, a cross-platform, C++ game framework designed for learning and writing mobile and desktop games, has been released. Gameplay is an open source project hosted on Github and developed by Sean Paul and Steve Grenier, both graphics and game developers at Research In Motion, maker of the BlackBerry® smartphone and PlayBook tablet computer. read more...
permapage | score:8173 | -finid, April 26, 2012

NDSAD: an open source NetFlow probe

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Sometimes it is required to collect statistics on network traffic, e.g., for security purposes or for usage-based billing. One of the most preferred ways is to use a Cisco router that exports traffic data in a Netflow stream. Cisco routers are good. But what to do when dealing with a PC-router? The solution is to use a Netflow probe, a daemon that intercepts packets on a network interface of the router, captures statistics, and exports it in a stream of Netflow packets.

NDSAD (NetUP Data Stream Accounting Daemon) is a Netflow traffic probe. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8111 | -John_M.Stagger, March 7, 2007

Open Source application server for Linux

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The WebSphere Application Server Community Edition (WAS CE) is a lightweight J2EE application server built on Apache Geronimo, the open source application server project of the Apache Software Foundation. WAS CE is the follow-on product for Gluecode SE that the Gluecode company always envisioned. Find out what this new Community Edition app server, which is 90% Apache Geronimo, means to the open source Apache Geronimo development community. read more...
permapage | score:8086 | -solrac, October 27, 2005

Open Source Classroom Management with iTALC

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This document describes how to set up iTALC on Ubuntu 7.10. iTALC is an open source classroom management solution that lets you view and control other computers in your network. It lets you remote control other computers, show the teacher's screen on all students' computers, lock workstations, send text messages to students, power on/off and reboot remote computers, etc. read more...
permapage | score:8079 | -falko, March 27, 2008

Open source ROI

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This article is excerpted from the book Open Source for the Enterprise, which lists for about $23.
Some of the commercial companies promoting the ROI of Linux have also created studies showing that Linux costs less than the alternatives, but they use assumptions that apply to only a few companies.

For most uses of open source, there is no vendor preparing an ROI study. Even a specious ROI study can be adjusted with assumptions that match more closely the conditions at your company. Getting ROI correct is always a "do it yourself" proposition. With that in mind, let's discuss how you can determine the ROI of an open source project.
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mail this link | permapage | score:8000 | -Ray, October 12, 2005

Open Source alternative to HP OpenView

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For one-tenth the cost of systems management software from Hewlett-Packard and the like, IT managers chose an outsourced solution based on the open source Nagios stack.
Bell wanted an application that allowed him to monitor every aspect of his data center so that his IT department could shift its primary focus from troubleshooting to working on applications that would garner more business for the company. Like all c-level executives, he also wanted to save money.
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permapage | score:7950 | -janewalker6847, October 10, 2006

GraphBuilder goes open source

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GraphBuilder is an application that makes it easy to discover (hidden) structures in Big Data. It is an Intel-sponsored project released under the Apache 2 license. read more...
permapage | score:7940 | -finid, December 10, 2012

HP Redstone Servers, Open Source textbooks, Netflix on Linux

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GNU/Linux and free software are a boon to a lot of businesses, and a thorn in the sides of others. Both the friends and enemies of Linux are realizing that Linux is important, and that it is here to stay. HP is leveraging Linux to try to return from the brink of financial ruin. As colleges and other schools around the country teeter on the verge of bankruptcy, many are moving to open source textbooks as a lower cost alternative. Free software is freeing people from the shakedown that is cable television. Finally, Microsoft has broken down and contributed code to a GPL version 3-licensed project. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:7895 | -aweber, November 9, 2011

Comparison: Open Source Linux Profilers

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Profilers help pinpoint common performance problems in an application. This article compares and contrasts three commonly used open source profilers for Linux on POWER -- OProfile, gprof, and tprof -- which are available to end users and programmers for both SUSE and Red Hat Linux distributions. To demonstrate each profiler's strengths and weaknesses, this article profiles a simple sort program, incorporating three different sorting algorithms. read more...
permapage | score:7891 | -Ida Momtaheni, June 23, 2006

Open source capacity planning tool: Moodss

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Capacity planning is an important part of the work that Systems Administrators perform on a regular basis. The knowledge about the current utilization levels becomes indispensable to predict when the next hardware upgrade will be needed.

In order to successfully achieve this goal, data regarding different systems statistics must be collected and made readily available for analysis.

While there are many different commercial alternatives available, we will review one of the most powerful opensource solutions: Moodss (Modular Object Oriented Dynamic SpreadSheet). read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:7890 | -Flavio Villanustre, June 19, 2005 (Updated: August 13, 2005)
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