Reset a MySQL root password

So you've managed to misplace your root login for a MySQL database? Not to worry, the following procedure will guide you though resetting the root password on a MySQL database in 7 easy steps.

Intel Lynnfield Core i5-750 Processor Review

The Core i5 750 is the first release in a series of processors based on a mainstream version of the highly successful Intel Core i7 platform. This quad-core processor utilizes the Lynnfield architecture and offers what the Nehalem-based processor family couldn’t – an affordable mid-range processor. The price point for the i5-750 is just $199. Though limited to one thread per core without Hyper-Threading Technology, the i5-750 is clocked at 2.66 GHz, features a large 8MB L3 cache and a new version of Intel's Turbo Boost Technology that dynamically overclocks the individual processor cores depending on workload.

DNS Blacklist with Exim

By setting the anti-spam DNS Blacklist feature in Exim you can eliminate a majority of your daily spam in a few simple steps.

Crucial M225 128GB Solid-State Drive Review

In this review we're going to take a look at the Crucial M225 128GB Solid State Drive and the benefits of making the switch from a standard hard disk to Solid-State. Before we begin, I'd like to go over a general introduction to Solid State Drives for those individuals unfamiliar with the technology.

Seagate BlackArmor NAS 420 Review

Known for manufacturing storage solutions in the enterprise, desktop, mobile computing, consumer and retail markets. It was only a matter of time before Seagate introduced their very own Network Attached Storage (NAS) product, the Seagate BlackArmor NAS. No, BlackArmor isn't some epic World of Warcraft item to lust over. This is serious business, just as backing up your data should be.

Guide To Building An Open Source HTPC / Media Center on Ubuntu

You have likely seen a few commercial Media Center products in stores. Not surprisingly most of these are built on Windows Media Center software, or use proprietary software which of course inflate the overall price. In my opinion, Open Source software can be used to build a far superior HTPC/Media Center than any commercial software product out there. So I've written this guide in an effort to help you save some money and point you in the right direction when building your very own HTPC/Media Center. Guide To Building An Open Source HTPC / Media Center on Ubuntu.

Linux and Open Source news updated every 15 minutes

As most of you know, earlier this year Linuxlookup decided to cease our daily news feature in order to focus on other projects. Today we'd like to introduce you to one of them. The new daily destination for all your Linux and Open Source news headlines, updated every 15 minutes,

A new direction for Linuxlookup

I've contemplated the direction of Linuxlookup for quite some time now. Though the decision was a difficult one, I assure you this is only short term. As of today, hourly news updates will cease. All man hours wil be dedicated to another Linux community project which will be launching soon. A redesign of Linuxlookup is also in the works.

Update: 07/25/2008
- New Linux News site:
- New Hardware Review site: Coming soon.
- Two undisclosed projects: Coming soon.

More details available in the coming weeks, check back for updates.

-Tyler DeGiacomo