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  Windows 8 price is unveiled

Although it's still half month away from releases of Windows 8, Microsoft releases price of all versions of Windows 8 on Windowsteam blog. From now on, users can pre-order this product on Amazon, Bestbuy, Staples and Office Depot. The prices for different version : Windows 8 Professional Upgrade : $69.99 Windows 8 Pro Pack-Product Key Card : $69.99 Windows 8 64 bit(Full Version) -- OEM : $99.99 Windows 8 32 bit (Full Version) -- OEM : $99.99 Windows 8 Professional 32 bit (Full Version) -- OEM ...

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  9 reasons to use Zsh

Like majority *nix users, I have been using bash for many years. Sometimes I feel uncomfortable with bash. I tried use some other shells as well such as ksh, tcsh and zsh which I am going to talk about. A few days ago, I found an open source project ranking in the 6th named oh-my-zsh on Github, I downloaded it and had a try with it. It's amazing. We should use zsh to replace bash now. Why do we need to use zsh? Here is a 4 minutes YouTube video which shows many reasons why we should switch from ...

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  Using msmtp to replace sendmail

sendmail is a mail client in Linux with many vulnerabilities and tedius configuration steps, many system administrators have disabled using it. Then how do we know what happens if a crontab script executes with error? Actually there are some replacements for sendmail, one is ssmtp, but this application is no longer maintained, we even cannot find its source code on Google. Fortunately, we can use msmtp to replace sendmail. The address : http://msmtp.sourceforge.net/ 1. Installation After downloa...

6,068 0          SENDMAIL MSMTP REPLACEMENT


  Good bye, IE8, Google Apps leaves you

Google Apps team annouced not supporting IE 8 and lower version of IE, this will affect every Google App user including commercial, education and government. The time for leaving IE 8 is 15 November, at that time, IE 10 will be released for a few weeks. Google Apps team explained here: As we announced last year, we support the latest version of Google Chrome (which automatically updates whenever it detects that a new version of the browser is available) as well as the current and prior major re...

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  Install Open webOS on Linux

HP has just released its first beta version of the webOS, It is said the user experience of webOS is quite impressive, so I immediately had it installed on my PC. There are two versions of Beta release,one embedded version and one Ubuntu version. I briefly share my installation experience of webOS in Linux. In the official document, it says "By 'Linux' we mean 'Ubuntu Linux'", it doesn't support server version and 64 bit version of Ubuntu. Here I use Mint 13. 1. Clone source code from github Add...

3,970 0          UBUNTU LINUX HP WEBOS EMBEDDED


  Understand diff in Unix

diff is an important tool program in Unix. It is used to compare differences of two files, it is the foundation for code version control. If you type : $ diff <file_before_change> <file_after_change> diff will tell you what's the difference between these two files. The result may not be so easy to understand, so now I will show you how to understand diff. 1. 3 formats of diff diff has 3 formats due to historic reasons. normal diff context diff unified diff 2. Demo files For easy d...

8,575 0          UNIX DIFF VERSION CONTROL GIT


  Samsung will release 10.1 inch Windows RT Tablet

Today, Samsung not only announced Galaxy Note Ⅱ, first Windows Phone 8 device Ativ S and camera EK-GC100 Galaxy equipped with Android 4.1 system, but also announced a Windows RT Tablet PC Samsung Ativ Tab.The 10.1-inch Samsung Ativ Tab has a resolution of 1366 x 768,1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 2G RAM, a 32/64G storage space, support for microSD memory expansion. Other configurations as well as the standard Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0, support for USB 2.0, uHDMI and NFC.In addition, the tablet is...

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  Some measures for improving Linux server security

The hackers often exploit server weakness to gain access control to some servers. With a scanner, aimlessly looking undefended host, backdoor, control, and sold to people in need. Some basic security measures can be taken on Linux servers to avoid being attacked by hackers. Disable root remote login As the default administrative account, root is the account which is most likely to be attacked.Disabling ssh remote login is necessary. Method: Edit / etc / ssh / sshd_config PermitRootLogin no At t...

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