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     1  ~ 2014 oct 01open source desktop sharingAsk Slashdot: Easy, Open Source Desktop-Sharing Software So I'm looking for a reliable, open source , easy to use desktop - sharing solution that I can set up on my site for people to join one-time-use help ...
     1  +4 2014 sep 27desktop linux needs advertisingWhy Desktop Linux Hasn't Taken Off - SlashdotWhen it comes to desktop Linux , the cost savings turn out to be problematic,
     1  ~ 2014 sep 26the usairways computer glitch circleComputer Glitch Friday Grounded US Airways Flights - SlashdotComputer Glitch Friday Grounded US Airways Flights ..... There are no " computer glitches " only human mistakes: ..... It all goes full circle .
     1  +6 2014 sep 22cool georss feedsCool RSS Feeds ? - Slashdotmgessner asks: "I'm searching for some new and interesting things to ... But the cool thing is that it will recommend other RSS feeds based on ...
     1  +100 2014 sep 20privacy webhostWeb Hosting For Privacy Activists? - SlashdotI was wondering which locations have the most liberal (i.e., libertarian) privacy laws. There are some great hosts in the US, however there have been so many ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 15slashdotSlashdot : News for nerds, stuff that mattersSource for technology related news with a heavy slant towards Linux and Open Source issues. News for NerdsOlder - Submission - Jobs - Sign Up - Editor Picks - FAQ -
     1  +100 2014 sep 14نط مجاني عبر dnsDyn.com Ends Free Dynamic DNS - SlashdotNot surprised they're finally taking the free offering away. Reply .... Considering Dyn bought several promised " free for life" DNS services then ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 11sysad or developerFrom System Administrator to Developer ? - Slashdotma11achy asks: "Recently, I have been looking at making a career change from Unix Systems Administrator to programming/software development . I have a CS ...
     1  ~ 2014 sep 01comcast blocking websiteCrowdsourcing Confirms: Websites Inaccessible on Comcast So Comcast users -- at least some of them, probably most of them -- are blocked from accessing certain websites , which are perfectly ...
     1  +1 2014 aug 30forumi za klimaticiForum za klimatici - SlashdotForum za klimatici i klimati4na tehnika. V na6iq forum 6te namerite vsi4ko, koeto vi interesuva za klimaticite. Mojete da zadavate svoite vaprosi i 6te polu4ite ...
     1  +10 2014 aug 30paid to spamPaid To Spam - SlashdotLathiat writes "It seems that spammers have taken a new distributed approach to sending spam , and you get paid for it. Virtual MDA will pay you $1 per CPU ...
     1  +7 2014 aug 29hack direct tvDirecTV's Secret War On Hackers - SlashdotThe hacker community caught onto these mistakes, and there has been a war between DirecTV and the hacking community ever since. For the past two or more ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 27smallest font in englishThe World's Smallest Legible Font - Slashdot - IdleThere are at the moment the smallest legible fonts in the world.'" ...... I need to use a larger font size when reading Japanese than I do when I'm reading English .
     1  ~ 2014 aug 22foam heat sinkQuiet Cooling With a Copper Foam Heatsink - SlashdotIn place of a conventional fan, the unit uses an open-air metal foam heatsink that boasts an enormous surface area thanks to the open-weave ...
     1  +100 2014 aug 21on net ispNetflix CEO On Net Neutrality: Large ISPs Are the Problem - SlashdotKindMind writes: At Wired, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has posted his take on net neutrality. He lays the problem at the feet of the large ISPs .
     1  ~ 2014 aug 19restaurant reservation script -hotelHackers Using Bots, Scripts To Lock Down Restaurant Reservations Nerval's Lobster writes "Forget about hacking an app or database: for a small cadre of hackers in San Francisco, it's all about writing code that ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 18floppy disk alternativeAlternatives To The Floppy Disk ? - SlashdotMy question is: what are the real alternatives to floppy disks for low-capacity, high -reliability, RW media? So far I've been looking at a variety of ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 17blu ray libraryOpen-Source Blu - Ray Library Now Supports BD-J Java - SlashdotAn anonymous reader writes: Updates to the open-source libbluray, libaacs, and libbdplus libraries have improved the open-source Blu - ray  ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 16charging for tech supportWhat Do You Charge for Tech Support ? - Slashdotwar3rd asks: "Years ago I used to offer tech support for friends and family (for free ), and ended up doing it for everyone they and I knew. I cut it out because it was ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 15charge for technical supportWhat Do You Charge for Tech Support ? - Slashdot - Ask Slashdot
     1  +2 2014 aug 14charge for phone support
     1  ~ 2014 aug 13aura tool kitGoogle To Replace GTK+ With Its Own Aura In Chrome - SlashdotAura is a cross-platform graphics system, and the Aura frontend will ... AFAIKT Aura is a more than just a UI Toolkit , it's a complete Window ...
     1  ~ 2014 aug 10charge for supportwar3rd asks: "Years ago I used to offer tech support for friends and family (for free ), and ... So what to other Slashdot users charge for their tech support services?
     1  ~ 2014 aug 08charge for tech support
     1  +19 2014 aug 06time warner discountsHow I Cut My Time Warner Cable Bill By 33% - Slashdotlpress writes "I was at a Time Warner Cable ( TWC ) store returning a ... a month for 3 months, and then around $70 until the discounts run out.
     1  +3 2014 aug 05computer science degree alternativesBest Alternative To the Canonical Computer Science Degree ?connorblack writes "I want to be a web developer, and everyday I ask myself the same question: why am I wasting my time getting a computer science degree ?
     1  ~ 2014 aug 04news for nerdsSlashdot: News for nerds , stuff that mattersTimely news source for technology related news with a heavy slant towards Linux and Open Source issues. ‎Slashdot: News for Nerds - ‎Science - ‎Linux - ‎Newsletter
     1  +46 2014 aug 01password manager web basedCritical Vulnerabilities In Web - Based Password Managers Found An anonymous reader writes A group of researchers from University of California, Berkeley, have analyzed five popular web - based password  ...
     1  +1 2014 aug 01professional data recovery toolsWhat Data Recovery Tools Do the Pros Use? - SlashdotYes most " professionals " will have backups of their data (which is what I presume you are ..... Re:Pros avoid having to use data recovery tools .
     1  ~ 2014 jul 30cheapest vps solutionAsk Slashdot: Best Inexpensive VPS Provider? - SlashdotUnfortunately, no other provider in the area (Twin Cities) offers static IPs and permission to run servers. I am looking for a VPS solution ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 28software developmeent setupUltimate Software Developer Setup ? - Slashdot - Ask SlashdotThat leaves plenty of room for the very useful dual monitor setup (which I ..... Since when do the words " software developer " belong in the same ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 21barracuda networks slashdotBarracuda Networks Connects FLASH To SIP for FREE - SlashdotBarracuda Networks Inc. Has donated the new mod_rtmp for FreeSWITCH dule, you ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 21paypal plugin alternativeAlternatives To Paypal's Virtual Credit Card Service? - SlashdotAn anonymous reader writes " Paypal has quietly killed the Paypal plugin and the related virtual-card service. The service generated on-the-fly, ...
     1  +23 2014 jul 19charge for support callsSo what to other Slashdot users charge for their tech support services?" .... That way no one can work on it, and you're safe from further support calls . I like it!
     1  +5 2014 jul 19old man computerWith a Computer Science Degree, an Old Man At 35? - SlashdotWhat have some of the ' older ' Slashdot readers experienced as far as being replaced or just plain not getting hired because IT is a 'young man's game'?" ...
     1  +1 2014 jul 17peer to peer facetimeApple Now Relaying All FaceTime Calls Due To Lost ... - SlashdotEm Adespoton writes "Before the VirnetX case, nearly all FaceTime calls were done ... which is what you'd expect from direct, peer-to-peer communication.
     1  ~ 2014 jul 16dod html emailDepartment of Defense Now Blocking HTML Email - SlashdotoKAMi-InfoSec writes "The Department of Defense ( DoD ) has taken the step of blocking HTML -based email . They are also banning the use of Outlook Web ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 16sell shell accountUnix Shell Accounts ? - Slashdotmcovey asks: "Unix shell accounts used to be easy to find, with quality ... dedicated hosts, and none of the companies allow me to sell shell accounts from them.
     2  +1 2014 oct 01rss crowdsource websitesUsing a perl script, I found a sampling of websites that were inaccessible on Comcast (hostnames not resolving on DNS) but were working on ...
     2  ~ 2014 oct 01tls trillianCerulean Studios Releases Trillian IM Protocol Specifications If Trillian could figure out a way to tap into the networks of W ... TLS is useless against PRISM which simply takes records from the server.
     2  +1 2014 sep 27on2 flix engineGoogle Discontinues On2 Flix Engine Video Encoder - Slashdottrawg writes "Google have recently discontinued sales of the Flix Engine , the last remnants of the purchase of On2 that they were selling directly ...
     2  ~ 2014 sep 27dam burst softwareDam Burst Tool Disables China's Green Dam Censorware - SlashdotAn anonymous reader writes "The infamous Green Dam censorship software has suffered yet another blow. As ZDNet explains, Dam Burst , ...
     2  +91 2014 sep 26worst geekWhat's the Best Geek Joke You Know? - Slashdotsuper_ogg writes "To break some of the office blues, I decided to tell the worst geek joke I know: 'Why did the Comp. Engineer get X-mas and Halloween mixed  ...
     2  +2 2014 sep 22component overloaded samsung dlp xboxMitsubishi Drops Bulky DLP TVs: End of an Era - SlashdotI have the first generation 1080p DLP from Samsung (HLR series).
     2  ~ 2014 sep 22roland piquepailleRoland Piquepaille Dies - Slashdotoverheardinpdx writes "I'm sad to report that longtime HPC technology pundit Roland Piquepaille (rpiquepa) died this past Tuesday. Many of ...
     2  +1 2014 sep 19why lsb choose rpmWhy Aren't More Distros Becoming LSB Certified? - SlashdotExample: if everyone would choose the cups printing model then linux would ..... After that, try installing * LSB Compliant* RPM packages and ...
     2  +1 2014 sep 19t1 pricesWhy Are T1 Lines Still Expensive? - SlashdotHowever, the price of a T1 has stayed almost exactly the same. If you had asked me 10 years ago, I would have predicted any geek that wanted to would have ...
     2  +99 2014 sep 17authorities deceived canadian courtsJudge Finds Cisco, US Authorities Deceived Canadian Courts djmurdoch writes "The Vancouver Sun reports that 'The giant computer company Cisco and US prosecutors deceived Canadian authorities and courts in a ...
     2  -1 2014 sep 16apple forge sApple Forges Agreement With China Mobile - SlashdotForbes is one of several news sources reporting that Apple and China Mobile have agreed on a plan that will bring the option of iPhones to ...
     2  +3 2014 sep 07plant growth waveStudy Hints Ambient Radio Waves May Affect Plant Growth - Slashdotdwguenther writes "A Lyons (Colorado) area woman with no academic pedigree has published a scientific paper in the International Journal of ...
     2  +1 2014 sep 03gui contestContest For a Better Open-WRT Wireless Router GUI - SlashdotReader RoundSparrow sends word of a contest , with big cash prizes, being mounted by a commercial vender of open source Open-WRT routers. You have 10 ...
     2  ~ 2014 sep 01perceptive blackboard alternativeAn Open Source Alternative to Blackboard ? - SlashdotAs far as I know, creating an alternative to Blackboard is the primary focus ..... be asking for open-source software from an idealistic perspective .
     2  -1 2014 sep 01audio technical boksTechnical Audio Books - Where Are The Good Ones? - SlashdotGverig asks: "Are any good audio (CD) books for developers, engineers or just geeks. These can be lectures on programming concepts, ...
     2  ~ 2014 aug 31ms access alternativeAsk Slashdot: Easy-To-Use Alternative To MS Access For a Charity's Libre Office Base is a good alternative to MS Access .
     2  +10 2014 aug 31isp management softwareAsk Slashdot: Management Software For Small Independent ISP First time accepted submitter Vorknkx writes "I work in a small ISP . Most of our customers have cable modems but some of them are using Canopy or Ubiquity ...
     2  +4 2014 aug 29domain hijacking storyWant To Hijack a Domain ? Just Get a Fax Machine - Slashdotmsm1267 writes "Metasploit's HD Moore says hackers sent a spoofed DNS change request via fax to Register.com that the registrar ...
     2  -1 2014 aug 28aol false spamDealing with False AOL Spam Reports? - Slashdot - Ask Slashdot"In version 9.0, AOL made two incredibly stupid mistakes which make false positive spam reports skyrocket. First is they now allow their users to ...
     2  +1 2014 aug 24small footprint web browserAsk Slashdot: Best Small - Footprint Modern Browser ? - SlashdotLoads of tabs open is going to eat up memory no matter what browser you're on, .... networking and security software, a web browser and whatever extensions ...
     2  +4 2014 aug 21linux compatible motherboardAsk Slashdot: Linux -Friendly Motherboard Manufacturers? - SlashdotFor instance, in addition to the whole UEFI issue, my last install was a three-day affair due to the motherboard reporting a Linux - supported ethernet device (the ...
     2  +4 2014 aug 21hardware diagnostic softwareSoftware To Diagnose Faulty PC Hardware ? - Slashdottimothy posted more than 4 years ago | from the diagnostics -are-underrated dept. .... After 15 years of working in IT with both hardware & software faults, there's ...
     2  +4 2014 aug 19personal issue trackingAsk Slashdot: How Do You Track Bugs For Personal Software An anonymous reader writes "One of my personal software projects grows ... Where I use a bug/ issue tracker is for bigger things like tracking ...
     2  +5 2014 aug 17computer geek jokesI was wondering what are some of the best/worst geek jokes people have out there for the Slashdot ..... Q: How do you spot an extroverted computer geek ?
     2  -1 2014 aug 15best electronics lab kitsBest Electronics Kits For Adults? - SlashdotHeathkits were good for learning physically working with electronics . Soldering ... Elenco made all the old lab kits for Radio Shack. They still ...
     2  -1 2014 aug 14pots telephony softwareUsing My PC For Plain Old Telephone Service ? - SlashdotThis is probably better to do in hardware than in software .
     2  +2 2014 aug 14producing a dvdCan You Produce Your Own DVDs ? - SlashdotBillGodfrey asks: "I'm a small director (okay, I'm not, this is just academic question ) and I would like to produce DVDs for use on regular players.
     2  +99 2014 aug 12time warner is expensivelpress writes "I was at a Time Warner Cable ( TWC ) store returning a ... slower and slightly more expensive than my ADSL connection, but if it ...
     2  +99 2014 aug 09lire ssl certificat infomationsSSL and the Future of Authenticity - SlashdotSSL's Certificate Authorities with an alternative authentication mechanism.
     2  ~ 2014 aug 09ansal highland park groffrAnsal Highland Park by Ansal Housing at Attractive Rates on Groffr There is a new project in Gurgaon by Ansal Housing Group called Ansal Highland Park . Highland Park is a 16 acre township located in Sector 103 Gurgaon on ...
     2  ~ 2014 aug 06clone security tokenReverse Engineering a Bank's Security Token - Slashdot... code-generating security token . He found a way to accurately generate his unlock codes with some custom code and an Arduino clone .
     2  +1 2014 aug 05tim google theo domainTheo De Raadt's Small Rant On OpenSSL - SlashdotNew submitter raides (881987) writes " Theo De Raadt has been on a
     2  +99 2014 aug 05neurocore press release' Neurocore ' Chips 9000 Times Faster Than a PC - TechnologyStanford Bioengineers Develop ' Neurocore ' Chips 9,000 Times Faster Than a ..... Copy and pasting a press release headline without any real ...
     2  +1 2014 aug 04tokyo light vcables$1.5 Billion: the Cost of Cutting London- Tokyo Latency By ... - Slashdot... fiber optic cables . Two of these cables , called Artic Fibre a... ... Posting doesn't match up with the speed of light (1). NumberField (670182) ...
     2  +1 2014 jul 31old satellite dishAlternative Uses For an Old Satellite Dish ? - SlashdotIt was one of the last made before DirectTV and Dish took over satellite ... Give it the Scrapheap Challenge treatment, combine it with an old CRT TV, ...
     2  ~ 2014 jul 30semester at sea internetInternet Communications While At Sea ? - SlashdotWe get just 100 minutes of internet access for the entire voyage, and once ..... Isn' t the point of something like " Semester at Sea " to immerse ...
     2  +6 2014 jul 30direct tv hack
     2  +1 2014 jul 27flash touch screenWhy Flash Is Fundamentally Flawed On Touchscreen Devices An anonymous reader passes along this excerpt from Roughly Drafted: "I'm a full- time Flash developer and I'd love to get paid to make Flash  ...
     2  +1 2014 jul 26mysql scaling stored proceduresStored Procedures - Good or Bad? - SlashdotMySQL has been criticized for not supporting stored procedures and will be adding them in ..... Stored procedures allow you to scale a DB if you do it well.
     2  +1 2014 jul 25australian economist funnyAustralian Economists Predictions No Better Than Flipping ... - ScienceFirst time accepted submitter ras writes "The Reserve Bank of Australia did some ... Funny that the majority of the world runs on Keynesian economics and is ...
     2  +1 2014 jul 24plane design softwareNASA Open Sources Aircraft Design Software - SlashdotIt would be fun to use this software to design RC planes . ... I'd be willing to bet some serious coin that the X- Plane designer is way better than ...
     2  ~ 2014 jul 23aircraft design softwareIt would be fun to use this software to design RC planes. ..... VSP (Vehicle Sketch Pad) is for the preliminary aircraft design analysis guys that ...
     2  ~ 2014 jul 21time warner cable billlpress writes "I was at a Time Warner Cable (TWC) store returning a router, when I asked what my new monthly bill would be. The answer ...
     2  ~ 2014 jul 20squirrel pos trailRestaurant POS Systems? - SlashdotWe went with Aloha for the POS systems, and then I slapped in a box we were ... and at the end of the first trial month about a quarter of the hardware had been .... My former employer used Micros for their point of sale too.
     2  +12 2014 jul 20os for low-end mobilesNokia Preps Linux OS For Low - End Smartphones - Slashdotitwbennett writes "Nokia is going after the low - end smartphone market with a Linux-based OS code-named 'Meltemi.' The phones are expected to cost under ...
     2  +3 2014 jul 19netsol domain appraisalHow Do You Re-Sell a Domain Name? - SlashdotI just received a $400 offer for a domain I own (radicaltrust), but I don't know if I should ... Netsol's appraisal tool says it's worth $7,525 - $10,025.
     2  -1 2014 jul 19flashmob stock traderFlash Mobs of Trading Robots Coalescing To Rule Markets - SlashdotFrom the article: '"Even though each trading algorithm/robot is out to gain a profit ... Every time I buy a stock or sell one, the IRS and other taxing ...
     2  -1 2014 jul 16memcache ad deliveryCache On Delivery — Memcached Opens an Accidental ... - Slashdotjamie spotted this eye-opening presentation (here's a longer explanation) about how easy it is to access sensitive data on many sites using memcached , writing ...
     3  +4 2014 oct 03hire net developerExpensify CEO On 'Why We Won't Hire . NET Developers ' - SlashdotNET experience on a resume a general liability, saying that it will 'definitely raise questions' when screening for developers in his shop. Quoting: '. NET is a d...
     3  +5 2014 oct 02best chair for developerBest Chair For Desktop Coding? - SlashdotHe spends his life in this chair (coding and lurking on Slashdot). I don't have time to research good chairs on the internet today (I'm chasing my 10 month old ...
     3  +1 2014 oct 02quake code reviewQuake 3 Source Code Review - SlashdotHe's now completed a review of the Quake 3 source code , diving into the details of idTech3. It's an interesting read — he says he was ...
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