Monthly Archives: February 2012

Installing VMware tools on Fedora Core 15

I’m running VMware Workstation 6.5 and it seems with newer and newer guest OSes, installing VMware tools is getting harder and harder! So, after installing Fedora 15 (I didn’t fancy the 3.x kernel in Fedora 16 just yet), I did … Continue reading

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Viewing ulimits in use by a running process

One of my colleagues was working with the support desk this morning on a BIND based open file limit problem and he stumbled across some useful tools that I would like to share with you. He was trying to work … Continue reading

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"Operation Blackout" to target DNS root server infrastructure

Recently, an article was posted on the pastebin site claiming to be from “anonymous”, the notorious hacking group, in which they outlined a proposal to attack the DNS root server infrastructure that underpins the Internet. They effectively want to turn … Continue reading

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Symbian/Nokia Belle not half bad

Well this is a pleasant surprise! I have had a Nokia N8 for a year now and my experience has been mixed to say the least. However, during this period, Nokia have continued to develop and release updates for it, … Continue reading

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