Ubuntu 9.10 released

Ubuntu 9.10 codenamed “Karmic Koala” was released 2 days back. Grab a copy from a local Malaysian mirror listed below or from the official download page. OSCC MMU ByteCraft alternatively if you’re a Kubuntu user, grab your copy here.

How to enable presto in Fedora 11

Delta RPMs is a bandwidth saver. Instead of downloading full rpm files on updates, delta rpms (.drpm) hold only the changes in binary form. The size of the packages is now significantly reduced thus saving bandwidth. Once downloaded the drpm file get reconstructed to form the full package before they gets applied. On avg I…

How to setup an OpenSSH Server on Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

Here’s a simple walkthrough to setup an OpenSSH server on Jaunty together with 2 basic hardening options you should apply. 1. Install the OpenSSH server. Fire up a console and run the command below. This will install the required binaries and packages for the OpenSSH server. apt-get install openssh-server 2. Get some basic hardening in…