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Podcast 50 Interview with Dyllan Pascoe

In this Podcast I interview Dyllan Pascoe. Dyllan talks about his companies successful open source migration. Plus Noel asks for some help with his project hearsay, and provides a tip about sSMTP.
If you have any questions, you can reach me at david at linuxcrazy dot com, or on freenode irc, channel #linuxcrazy.
Dyllan

Links
Hear-Say
http://www.hear-say.info/

Grow Church
http://www.growchurch.com.au/

sSMTP
http://www.linux.com/feature/132006

Megafreight migration: Open source lightens the load
http://www.tectonic.co.za/?p=4133

Thunderbird Lightning
http://www.mozilla.org/projects/calendar/lightning/

irc network freenode channel #linuxcrazy

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Here is that script I said I was working on in the podcast. I did it in bash because it was easier than python, plus I found some nice examples I could copy :)
http://asterisklinks.com/wiki/doku.php?id=wiki:peers_email

Podcast 49 Linux Malware Guide

In this Screencast I show you how easy it is to install malware on a Linux box running Gnome or KDE., you can reach me at david at linuxcrazy dot com, or on freenode irc, channel #linuxcrazy.

I have been following the discussion on the gnome developer mailing list here “desktop-devel-list-bounces@gnome.org” and they were talking about the blog post located here; http://www.geekzone.co.nz/foobar/6229

It got me to thinking about all the new Linux users, that with the ease of installation with distros such as Ubuntu I can see this as really working and it is really easy to set up.

kidnapped

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To see if root could be easy to gain access on your box as your normal user try;
tail /var/log/messages
Now the test;
sudo tail /var/log/messages

Update
Looks like the developers of KDE have a plan;
http://www.purinchu.net/wp/2009/02/21/desktop-file-security/

Podcast 48 Learning Python

In this podcast I review the various books and tutorials available. If you have any questions, you can reach me at david at linuxcrazy dot com, or on freenode irc, channel #linuxcrazy.
python

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Mailing Lists

[Tutor] mail list
http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/tutor

Python mail list
http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list

wxPython mail list
http://www.wxpython.org/maillist.php

Online Books and Tutorials

The Python Tutorial
http://docs.python.org/tutorial/

Learning to Program
by Alan Gauld
http://www.freenetpages.co.uk/hp/alan.gauld/

Programming Crash Course
http://programming-crash-course.com/welcome

One Day of IDLE Toying
http://hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu/~dyoo/python/idle_intro/index.html

IPython
http://ipython.scipy.org/moin/

aterm .Xdefaults
http://abbottdavid.com/styles/Xdefaults.txt

Python 101
by Dave Kuhlman
http://www.rexx.com/~dkuhlman/python_101/python_101.html

BeginnersGuide
http://wiki.python.org/moin/BeginnersGuide

PythonGroup wiki
http://asterisklinks.com/wiki/doku.php
comprookie2000's page
http://asterisklinks.com/wiki/doku.php?id=wiki:comprookie2000

Dive Into Python
by Mark Pilgrim
http://www.diveintopython.org/

Richard Gruet's Python page
Python Quick Reference
http://rgruet.free.fr/#QuickRef

Kent's Korner
by Kent S Johnson
http://personalpages.tds.net/~kent37/kk/

Non-Programmer's Tutorial
http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Non-Programmer%27s_Tutorial_for_Python

A Python Course
by Uta Priss
http://www.upriss.org.uk/python/PythonCourse.html

A Byte of Python / A Byte of Vim
by Swaroop CH
http://www.swaroopch.com/

The Books

Core Python Programming
by Wesley Chun
http://corepython.com/
Python Fundamentals (Video Training)
by Wesley Chun
http://www.amazon.com/Python-Fundamentals-Video-Training-LiveLessons/dp/...

Learning Python
by Mark Lutz
http://home.rmi.net/~lutz/index.html

An Introduction to Python
by Guido van Rossum
http://www.network-theory.co.uk/docs/pytut/

Python in a Nutshell
By Alex Martelli
http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596001889/

Python Cookbook
by Alex Martelli, David Ascher
http://www.amazon.com/Python-Cookbook-Alex-Martelli/dp/0596001673

Python for Unix and Linux System Administration
By Noah Gift, Jeremy Jones
http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596515829/

Python Phrasebook
by Brad Dayley
http://www.amazon.com/Python-Phrasebook-Developers-Library-Dayley/dp/067...

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Podcast 47 VPN's and Remote Desktops

In this podcast we will be discussing, VPNs and Remote Desktops. I am joined by Russ (Russ_W) and Noel (weirdedout) who share there experience and knowledge on the subject at hand. If you have any questions, you can reach me at david at linuxcrazy dot com, or on freenode irc, channel #linuxcrazy.
nomachine

Links
nxserver nxclient guide
http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-728963-highlight-.html

Openswan
http://www.openswan.org/

OpenVPN
http://openvpn.net/

LogMeIn Hamachi
https://secure.logmein.com/products/hamachi/vpn.asp?lang=en

The Techie Geek Podcast
http://thetechiegeek.com/

Distrowatch Weekly Podcast
http://distrowatch.com/news/podcast.xml

irc network freenode channel #linuxcrazy

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