Amanda Network Backup – Open Source Backup for Linux, Windows, UNIX and OS X

AMANDA, the Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver, is a backup system that allows the administrator of a LAN to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts to a single large capacity tape or disk drive. Amanda uses native tools (such as GNUtar, dump) for backup and can back up […]

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Clocking IT – Keeping track of things so you can work

ClockingIT is a free hosted application for tracking all your tasks, issues, projects and time spent, with a focus on software development and handling large amounts of tasks. Features – no restrictions or limits – one-click time tracking – clean and out of the way interface – interactive gantt chart & scheduling – flexible reporting […]

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OSSEC – an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System

OSSEC is a scalable, multi-platform, open source Host-based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS). It has a powerful correlation and analysis engine, integrating log analysis, file integrity checking, Windows registry monitoring, centralized policy enforcement, rootkit detection, real-time alerting and active response. It runs on most operating systems, including Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, MacOS, Solaris and Windows. You can […]

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GraphicsMagick Image Processing System

GraphicsMagick is a robust collection of tools and libraries which support reading, writing, and manipulating an image in over 88 major formats including important formats like DPX, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PNG, PDF, PNM, and TIFF. With GraphicsMagick you can create GIFs dynamically making it suitable for Web applications. You can also resize, rotate, sharpen, color […]

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How to block ip address on Fedora/Linux using iptables?

Today, I was looking at fedora server logs and discovered that lots of failed automated ssh hacking attempts on various ports. So, to block these IP addresses, googled and found lots of resources on this topic. I thought to keep a log about this. I already did some configuration with hosts.allow and hosts.deny which you […]

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