Illustrated Network

Keryx Packaging Solution for the Net-Deprived One of my chief bug bears of Linux systems over the last eight years or so is the high level of dependence on Net connectivity and the constant assumption that you even have a connection in the first place. I'm trying to compile MPlayer, but there are dependency problems. Just install it with apt, it's easy. I don't have the Net. Blank stare. My twin brother, for example, is a loyal Linux user and lives in a flat where it's hard to get a connection,...

Dirk Merkel

How to add one-time passwords to your own system for added security without investing in an expensive authentication infrastructure. A Yubikey is a small plastic rectangle that basically consists of a USB connector and a button. It resembles a tiny USB Flash drive, and as it measures only 18x45x2mm and weighs only 2 grams, it easily can be carried on a key-chain or in a wallet (Figures 1 and 2). When you plug it in to your machine's USB port, it identifies itself as a keyboard, implying that...

Shawn Powers

No Room for Smugness (Well, Maybe a Little) I remember July 19, 2001, fairly well. Yes, it was my birthday, but more profound than that was the Code Red Internet worm (en.wikipedia.org wiki Code_Red_worm) that was at its peak infection point. Because I was the network administrator for a school district, the summer was spent upgrading and reinstalling servers to prepare for the next year. The Code Red onslaught was a great reminder that I needed to patch the few Windows servers I administered....

Ppce7

3 Serial Ports & SPI-- 10 100 BaseT Ethernet SSC-I2S Audio Interface SD MMC Flash Card Interface A Battery Backed Real Time Clock Jp to 64 MB Flash & 128 MB RAM PBJ Linux with Eclipse IDE orWinCE 6.D > m JTAG for Dehuging with Real-Time Trace 2-6 Kernel WVGA (800 x 430) Resolution with 2D Accelerated Video Four 12-Bit A Ds, Two 16-Bit & One 32-Bit Timer Counters Setting up a Panel PC can be a puzzling experience. However, the PPC-E7 Compact Pane PC comes ready to run with the...