Author Archives: Brent Saner

About Brent Saner

Brent Saner is a Technical Supervisor at A Small Orange. He works from his home in Louisiana.

Getting Started With Ubuntu: Enhancing Security (part 2 of 2)

Here’s the fourth installment of our “Getting Started With Ubuntu” series. Check out part 1 here and part 2 here, and the first part to this post here.  When last we left off, we were only half finished. What we just did was … Continue reading

Getting Started with Ubuntu: Enhancing Security (part 1 of 2)

Here’s the third installment of our “Getting Started With Ubuntu” series. Check out part 1 here and part 2 here.  GNU/Linux is a fantastically secure Operating System (given many of the alternatives). However, like any security measure, it is only … Continue reading

Getting Started with Ubuntu: Ubuntu + Ksplice

Here’s the second part in our “Getting Started With Ubuntu” blog series. Click here to read the first part, which focuses on SSH, and take a look at part three (“Enhancing Security”) here. Uptime is important. Not only for bragging … Continue reading

Getting Started with Ubuntu: SSH

Here’s the first part of a blog series focused on getting started with Ubuntu, courtesy of Brent, one of our talented Ninjas. Check out part 2 here, and part 3 here.  Ubuntu is quickly becoming a favorite among newcomers to … Continue reading

Remembering Seth Vidal

It’s not every day that we think about the people behind software unless one of them gets pretty rich (Gates), exemplifies innovation (Wozniak), is accused of pretty hefty legal charges (Reiser), or is quite eccentric (Stallman). However, we’re going to deviate … Continue reading