Microsoft to sponsor Apache Software Foundation

Microsoft has announced that it will sponsor ASF “Apache Software Foundation”. Yahoo and Google are already on board. Microsoft was quick to say that they will not ditch IIS as tremendous work is constantly being put into it. IIS 8 is already in development and native support for PHP is on the todo list. As…

Malaysian GSOC student in the media

Raj Kissu Rajendran from APIT, who is also a Google Summer Of Code participant gets featured in the local papers. Raj is working on the “BLOB Streaming Support for phpMyAdmin” project which enables the management of streaming content (audio, video) in and out of the MySQL database through phpMyAdmin. keep up with his progress This…

KDE 4.1.0 released

The KDE community released KDE 4.1.0 today. The second release for KDE4. Boasting new features, new applications and improved eye candy, KDE 4.1 is managing to WOW many. Nothing but good reviews all around the net unlike 4.0. Plasma now supports multiple panels and allows the resizing of panels like how it was with KDE3….

How To Execute Linux commands from Windows

Most of the time, users are having a Windows Machine on their desk or laptop. Normally, we want to perform a full scale data retrieval from our Linux servers in the DC, where we don’t have a trusted Linux server to manage it….the answer to it is use “PLINK” utility. Plink comes together with the…

OpenSSH 5.1 released

OpenSSH 5.1 is out. OpenSSH fully supports SSH protocol versions 1.3, 1.5 and 2.0. It also includes client and server support for sftp. A few bug fixes, security fixes and new features come with the new 5.1 release. It’s already released to the mirrors so make sure to get patched. FTP mirrors || HTTP mirrors…