Cross-Platform Koobface Worm Can Infect Linux

October 28, 2010 by · 5 Comments
Filed under: linux, news, security, Ubuntu 

There is a new version of the Koobface worm that can infect a Linux operating system. Jerome Segura over at Pareto Logic has a blog post showing how this worm can infect a user's home directory in Ubuntu. Read more

Dear Linux Users, Kimberly-Clark Doesn’t Want Your Business

October 27, 2010 by · 5 Comments
Filed under: linux, news, opinion, web development 

I became a father this past June. If you're a regular reader of my site, you've probably noticed my decrease in posting frequency since then. Much of the time that used to be spent tinkering with Linux is now spent changing diapers, buying diapers, feeding my daughter, etc. Read more

Remove LAMP in Ubuntu

October 18, 2010 by · 14 Comments
Filed under: HowTo, linux, Ubuntu, web development 

The most popular post on this site is the one showing how to install a LAMP server on Ubuntu. Once you're done developing your websites on your computer, you may want to remove the LAMP server from your Ubuntu installation. Actually, you probably want to leave the Linux part and only remove the AMP part, (Apache, MySQL, php).

I've done a post previously that shows how to do this in several steps, but I wanted to come up with a more automated way. Read more

Remove Old Kernels In Ubuntu With One Command

October 2, 2010 by · 80 Comments
Filed under: command line, HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

A while back I wrote a post on how to remove old kernels from your Ubuntu system. While that process works just fine, it is a four step process. One person who read that post left a comment with a nice command line one-liner that removes all but the currently running kernel. And while that one-liner works quite well, I must admit that I don't understand all the regular expressions used in it, so I decided to try and come up with my own one-liner to remove the old kernels from my system. Read more