BSD Magazine September 2010 Issue

Check out my article in this issue, entitled The Difference Between FreeBSD and Ubuntu in a Not So Technical Way

The September 2010 Issue of BSD Magazine is out now!

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  • Installing a Citrix Client on FreeBSD

    As our computing needs change, so does our criteria for selecting an operating system. Today, my job and my family are in different cities.

  • Writing shellcode for Linux and *BSD

    A shellcode is a sequence of machine language instructions which an already-running program can be forced to execute by altering its execution flow through software vulnerabilities (e.g. stack overflow, heap overflow or format strings).

  • How To Convert Text to Voice Using Festival and Lame in FreeBSD

    In 2007 I built a web-based IM/ Chat Service which was later launched as an iPhone web app. Making a long story short I retired the service in 2008 and that was that.

  • FreeBSD Squid proxy with Parental Controls How-To

    Traditionally, web pages were served via a webserver such as Apache and transmitted via the network on port 80 to a web-browser.

  • Network monitoring with Nagios and OpenBSD PART 2

    So our OpenBSD-based network now includes redundant firewalls (, domain name servers (, a mail gateway ( and a web proxy cache (

  • The Difference Between FreeBSD and Ubuntu in a Not So Technical Way

    As a system administrator, I have been using various distributions of Linux and FreeBSD. I am comfortable in a mixed environment of *nix operating systems to provide network services.


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Ever wondered what is unique about Ubuntu Server Edition, or how to set up Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud? Do you know how to upgrade your Ubuntu server or for how long you can get updates?

Find out the answers to these questions and other top 10 Ubuntu server questions.

The webinar will be held twice on Thursday 16th September, at 12:00 PM London (BST) and at 2:00 PM New York (EDT). When you register below, we will email directions on how to attend either session.

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Thursday, September 16, 2010 at 7:00PM PHT

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