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OpenVAS - Opensource Vulnerability Assessment Scanner

Posted 08-24-2008 at 06:01 PM by rbkumaran

OpenVAS, Open Bulnerability Assessment Server is a free opensource vulnerability assessment software released under GNU GPL lincese. OpenVAS is a fork of Nessus Vulnerability assessment software. Similar to the Plugin sets in Nessus, OpenVAS provides free Network Vulnerability Tests plugins that can be updated regularly.
<a href="http://www.susegeek.com/security/openvas-opensource-vulnerability-assessment-scanner/" alt="OpenVAS in openSUSE">Read at SuSegeek.com</a>...
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/linux/blog/bhupendra/2008-08-02/My_Journey_from_MS_to_Linux

Posted 08-24-2008 at 12:24 PM by bhupendra

I was quite impressed with Suse 10.3 and SuSe 11.0. Both the gnome and KDE versions downloaded and installed easily with Live CD. The desktop is great. I was quite comfortable with handling both versions. Internet connection, sound, Video and everything else worked straight after installation. However, the biggest problem was installing updates. The online site for the update never worked even after long waits. So adding and removing software became impossible. So I had to very reluctantly say...
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Nessus Vulnerability Scanner in openSUSE

Posted 08-23-2008 at 05:57 PM by rbkumaran

The Nessus vulnerability scanner, is the world-leader in active scanners, featuring high speed discovery, configuration auditing, asset profiling, sensitive data discovery and vulnerability analysis of your security posture. Nessus scanners can be distributed throughout an entire enterprise, inside DMZs, and across physically separate networks. Nessus can also be used for ad-hoc scanning, daily scans, and quick-response audits.<a href="http://www.susegeek.com/security/nessus-vulnerability-scanner-in-opensuse/"...
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Acetoneiso2 - A full feature rich Image/ISO tool for openSUSE

Posted 08-22-2008 at 07:22 PM by rbkumaran

AcetoneISO2, is a feature-rich and complete software application to manage CD/DVD images. Thanks to powerful open source tools such as fuseiso, AcetoneISO2 will let You mount typical proprietary images formats of the Windows world such as ISO BIN NRG MDF IMG and is more than a simple ISO mount software.<a href="http://www.susegeek.com/multimedia/acetoneiso2-a-full-feature-rich-imageiso-tool-for-opensuse/" alt="Acetoneiso2 ISO tool for openSUSE">Read at Susegeek.com</a>...
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Another Linux Blog

Posted 08-21-2008 at 06:14 PM by PaladinOfKaos

Since this blog comes with my LQ account, I think I'll use it to blog about my linux experiences.

I recently finished getting Gentoo (more or less) set up on an IBM T40 laptop. I'm using KDE 4.1 on it, and it runs pretty smoothly, given how old the hardware is.

I just updated to GCC 4.3 on that machine, which is exciting for no real good reason. GCC 4.2 isn't even listed as stable yet in Gentoo, but I wanted a more recent version that has better P6 optimization (the...
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