June, 2008

  • CodePlex project developers wanted

    by Paula Bach on June 30, 2008 12:14pm I would like to invite CodePlex developers to participate in research. If you have been reading my blog posts here on Port25, then you will know that I have been investigating how to integrate usability into open...
  • Is High Performance Computing naturally Open Source (ie. for tinkerers)?

    by anandeep on June 18, 2008 11:17am I have always been fascinated by clusters.  Some people envision working with desktops or workstations when they think of “working with computers”.  For me working with computers was always with a large collection...
  • Technical Analysis: Security Considerations for rdesktop and Windows Terminal Services

    by jcannon on June 17, 2008 02:10pm Abstract : Microsoft Terminal Services provides an important set of functionality for remote administration and centralized application management.  This service allows administrators to log in remotely and with...
  • Technical Analysis: Remote Administration of Windows Systems with SSH

    by jcannon on June 11, 2008 11:22am Abstract : SSH has largely replaced Telnet for remote administration of UNIX and Linux systems, but has not yet been used much on Windows. SSH is generally considered to be more secure than Telnet and the Berkeley remote...
  • Go Hybrid

    by Paula Bach on June 09, 2008 05:29pm I am back in Redmond. For those of you who don’t know, I spent last summer here in the open source software lab conducting research on integrating usability into open source. My last blog talked about how I have...
  • Sandcastle Removed from Codeplex

    by Sam Ramji on June 06, 2008 04:48pm A number of people have alerted me in the last 24 hours that a Microsoft project called Sandcastle , located on Codeplex, used the Ms-PL and called itself “open source” yet never posted the source code. This is unacceptable...
  • Technical Analysis: OpenSSH on Linux using Windows/Kerberos for Authentication

    by jcannon on June 06, 2008 12:35pm Abstract : Secure remote access to UNIX and Linux systems is generally accomplished through SSH. The most frequent implementation of that protocol is OpenSSH, originally written for the OpenBSD project but now ported...
  • Microsoft & Sourceforge

    by jcannon on June 05, 2008 12:36pm Over the past four years, we’ve been working with Sourceforge on a number of unique programs to help connect developers with the code and communities that interest them. In 2004, we started the Windows Installer...