Monthly Archives: luglio 2006

NTFS-3G: Full Read-Write Open Source Linux NTFS Driver

By | 15 luglio 2006

Questa potrebbe essere la notizia del 2006: Finally Linux has got full read-write open source NTFS support! Preliminary benchmarks show that the still unoptimized driver already sometimes twice as fast as ext3 and 20-50 faster than the commercial Paragon NTFS. Interestingly Captive NTFS, which uses the native Windows NTFS driver, fails all benchmarks with file… Read More »

“Debian server compromise” – Craccato un server Debian

By | 13 luglio 2006

Ci risiamo; come nel Novembre 2003 qualche imbecille ha compromesso uno dei server Debian: Several people have asked for information about the unavailability of one of the Debian projects main servers, gluck. This machine has been taken offline due to being compromised… Oltre al server craccato, altre macchine sono state staccate dalla rete per permettere… Read More »

Introducing the Dapper-Commercial Repository

By | 9 luglio 2006

Canonical, Ubuntu’s parent company has announced the dapper-commercial repository, where one will hopefully find packages released by commercial companies (read non-open-source) for use by Ubuntu users. Right now, all the repository has is Opera 9, and RealPlayer 10. Hopefully as time progresses, we will see more software, like, say, Skype, that are useful to users… Read More »

Ubuntu Shipit

By | 6 luglio 2006

Puntuale come al solito oggi è arrivato il pacco contenente i CD originali di Ubuntu 🙂 Nel pacco, insieme ai CD, ho trovato una serie di decalcomanie raffiguranti il logo della distribuzione Linux “for human beings”. I CD-Rom di Ubuntu/KUbuntu/Edubuntu vengono spediti gratuitamente tramite il servizio ShipIt a chiunque ne faccia richiesta.