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KolibriOS - News. Etckeeper. Etckeeper is a collection of tools to let /etc be stored in a git, mercurial, darcs, or bzr repository.

etckeeper

It hooks into apt (and other package managers including yum and pacman-g2) to automatically commit changes made to /etc during package upgrades. It tracks file metadata that revison control systems do not normally support, but that is important for /etc, such as the permissions of /etc/shadow. It's quite modular and configurable, while also being simple to use if you understand the basics of working with revision control. etckeeper is available in git at or in gitweb. It's packaged in Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, etc. etckeeper 1.11 released with these changes Fix too broad matching of .gitignored files.

Etckeeper 1.10 released with these changes. Conecta HealthCare systems. MacKeeper Official Website. FREE PC Profile, Audit, and Diagnostic Report Utility. System Cleaner Disk Registry Cleaner Speed Up PCs by Comodo. WakeOnLan. WakeOnLanNeed to access some files on your other Mac?

WakeOnLan

Find out it's sleeping and you can't? Try this little app to help you out. Using Magic Packet Utility to send wake on LAN commands. Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Uninstall Software, Remove Programs, Solve uninstall problems. Disable Startup - Free Startup Manager and Monitoring Software. Download Quit for Mac - Bash script to politely quit applications using Terminal. MacUpdate Mac System Software Downloads. Bash script to politely quit applications using Terminal.

Download Quit for Mac - Bash script to politely quit applications using Terminal. MacUpdate Mac System Software Downloads

Free Quit is an executable bash script to make it quick and easy to politely quit applications from the command line. This script takes one or more application names as arguments, and uses osascript to tell each one to quit. Unlike kill and killall, this allows applications to save files and perform any necessary operations before exiting. What's New Version 1.8: Better handling for saving untitled documents. MSConfig Cleanup - optimize your Windows startup. Tweaking Windows Vista, XP Registry Cleaner Freeware, Disk Defragmenter Utility.

Software [fernLightning] - CronniX. Tobi Oetiker - Tobi Oetiker's Toolbox. Prio - Priority Saver. Windows is a multitasking system.

Prio - Priority Saver

It means that a lot of various applications are running simultaneously in it. You directly work with some of them, but some of them work invisibly and independently. The priority of an application is a parameter that tells the system which task has priority over other tasks. Home. Home ‎(ScorchOS)‎ Optimizing Windows XP Services: Improve performances by disabling Windows services.

Windows XP starts a lot of different services, as engine of the whole Windows system.

Optimizing Windows XP Services: Improve performances by disabling Windows services

However, some of them won't be of any use for you! Windows XP Services - By Gene Goldring. Revo Uninstaller Freeware - Uninstall Software, Remove Programs, Solve uninstall problems. Little Apps - Everybody Needs Them. Projects. Troubleshooting Windows STOP Messages. Art of Information Security. Ruby for systems administrators. Introduction Ruby is a highly feature-rich, free, simple, extensible, portable, and object-oriented scripting language.

Ruby for systems administrators

It has gained immense popularity of late on the worldwide Web. This popularity can at least partly be attributed to the very powerful Web application development framework, Rails, which is written in Ruby. Rails, or Ruby on Rails ( ROR ), as it is called, provides a very powerful platform to very quickly and efficiently develop a Web application. Home page — Genode Operating System Framework. r2 Studios. Intech Software Corporation. Royal Pingdom » 10 amazingly alternative operating systems and what they could mean for the future.

This post is about the desktop operating systems that fly under the radar of most people.

Royal Pingdom » 10 amazingly alternative operating systems and what they could mean for the future

We are definitely not talking about Windows, Mac OS X or Linux, or even BSD or Solaris. There are much less mainstream options out there for the OS-curious. These alternative operating systems are usually developed either by enthusiasts or small companies (or both), and there are more of them than you might expect. There are even more than we have included in this article, though we think this is a good selection of the more interesting ones and we have focused specifically on desktop operating systems.

As you will see, many of them are very different from what you may be used to. Enough introduction, let’s get started! AmigaOS 4.1 This month (September 2008) AmigaOS 4.1 was released. Titanium Software. Pref Setter. Pref Setter is an application used to edit plist (Property LIST) files, geared towards viewing / editing Mac OS X's preference files.

Pref Setter

Very useful for setting those “hidden” preference settings that aren't available directly in an application. Features Easy access to your preferences Pref Setter makes accessing your preferences easy with the “Open Domain Quickly” window, listing your preference files and those in the /Library/Preferences domain. Searchability Pref Setter makes your preferences easily searchable, with its Find panel which will search all of your preferences for a term, or within individual documents for a term via the document's search bar. Drag & Drop / Copy & Paste Pref Setter has comprehensive drag & drop / copy & paste support, with the ability to drag / paste partial plist strings or entire plist files onto any document window or tab. TinkerTool: Description. TinkerTool is an application that gives you access to additional preference settings Apple has built into OS X.

TinkerTool: Description

This allows to activate hidden features in the operating system and in some of the applications delivered with the system. The tool makes sure that preference changes can only affect the current user. You don't need administrative privileges to use the tool. Managing Windows networks using scripts, Part 6. In previous articles in this series we explored what we could do with the Win32_NetworkAdapterConfiguration class and getting over the "hump" that many Windows administrators face when learning how to script.

Managing Windows networks using scripts, Part 6

Now let's go back to the script ChangeIPAddress.vbs that we developed to change the IP address of a network adapter: Raging Menace - MenuMeters. Introduction MenuMeters is a set of CPU, memory, disk, and network monitoring tools for Mac OS X. Virtual Appliances Home. Monolingual. Vulnerability Assessment. WindowsSecrets.com - Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Windows Update.

Taste a bit of freedom. Server Virtualization All-in-One Guides. Macosxhints.com - OS X tips and tricks!