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Xfce 4.12 Released! A lightweight desktop environment for UNIX-like operating systems

After 2 years and 10 months of work, we are pleased to announce the release of the Xfce desktop 4.12, a new stable version that supersedes Xfce 4.10. 42 more words


SSL load balancing with HAProxy in VMWare

So this is a new project I’ve recently finished.

Create a secure high availability (HA) load balancing service spreading user load across two pairs of two servers, providing two different sets of services: 688 more words


And then there was Audio...


I’ve made some more progress with my game engine. I’m currently using OpenAL directly (without ALUT, I might add… >_>), and am trying to create a cross-platform threading interface in order to spawn sounds/music off of the Main Thread. 357 more words

FreeBSD and the YARNBUG - more trouble at the Random Number Mill

The latest vulnerability-with-a-snazzy-name is YARNBUG, and it affects the most recent version of FreeBSD.

Actually, it’s not really called YARNBUG – we just made that up to stand for “Yet Another Random Number Bug.” 735 more words


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Dawson Engler et al., Exokernal: An Operating System Architecture for Application-Level Resource Management. Vol. 29. No. 5. ACM, 1995

A very interesting paper from 1995 (yeah I know pretty old) that presents an “alternative” operating system architecture. 264 more words

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Farewell m0n0wall

I’m sad to read that m0n0wall project has come to an end :(