Category: Events

Linux Server Admin Tutorial this Tuesday

This Tuesday March 15th at 7pm, Shane Tuohy, Chief Admin from NUI Galway’s Computer Society, will be giving a system admin tutorial for basic management of Linux servers. Shane will demonstrate the command line tools required and expected of all sysadmins, including an “Admin Toolbox”, a guide to essential server maintenance and an explanation of […]

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Introduction to Linux class this Tuesday

Want to try Linux? There’s a class for that! Back by popular demand, 091 Labs’ Introduction to Linux class will be covering the installation and setup of Ubuntu 10.10, including configuring it to work seamlessly with your Windows files. We’ll even show you how to setup all the cool goodies! The class will cost just […]

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Got Root Yet? Linux Cracking Competition

‘Got Root Yet?’ is a competition where competitors attempt to break into a vulnerable Linux server set up on our private local area network. It is the first event of its type being held in 091 Labs and promises to be an exciting and educational night, where participants will learn some of the most fundamental […]

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Workshop: Protect your (Ubuntu) laptop in one hour

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This post started off in my head as a guide to firewalling your home server, but it gradually evolved, mentally, into a workshop for securing the information on your Linux laptop with GRUB, KeePass and Truecrypt. Click the (awesome Hackers) image below to RSVP your place for this once-off workshop!

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Devil’s Advocate: The Microsoft Kinect Hacks

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One of the sexist hardware hacking projects in the recent past has been the effort to open up Microsoft’s Kinect sensor bar to allow its control via USB from your personal computer. On November 7, a hacker claimed the USD $2,000 bounty for an open-sourced driver. It’s all standard (albeit cool) stuff. Microsoft’s reactions to […]

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