Linux in the Real World

 in
Find out how SSC uses Linux to produce all of their products, including this magazine.
Resources

Some of the tools mentioned in this article may not have been included with your Linux distribution.

  • NIS: Documentation is available from sunsite.unc.edu/mdw/HOWTO/NIS-HOWTO.html and binaries are available via ftp from sunsite.unc.edu in /pub/Linux/system/Network/admin/yp-clients.tar.gz.

  • Orion: This firewall was available for purchase from Zebu Systems, http://www.zebu.com or (206)-781-9566 and is based on the Mazama Packet Filter software, www.mazama.com.

  • smap: smap is part of the Trusted Information System's Firewall Toolkit at ftp://ftp.tis.com/pub/firewalls/toolkit/.

  • ssh: ssh has a home page at www.cs.hut.fi/ssh/.

  • Samba: Samba has a home page at lake.canberra.edu.au/pub/samba/samba.html.

  • Apache: Apache has a home page at www.apache.org.

  • xv: xv is available with some Linux distributions, and is available via ftp from ftp.cis.upenn.edu in /pub/xv/.

LaTeX, groff, sendmail, tar, diff, and other utilities mentioned in this article should be included with your Linux distribution.

Kevin Pierce is a Marketing Assistant at SSC. He grew up in New Hampshire, went to school at Florida State University, and reserves most Saturday afternoons for college football.

______________________

Free Dummies Books
Continuous Engineering

Learn:

  • What continuous engineering is
  • How to continuously improve complex product designs
  • How to anticipate and respond to markets and clients
  • How to get the most out of your engineering resources

Get your free book now

Sponsored by IBM

Free Dummies Books
Service Virtualization

Learn to:

  • Define service virtualization
  • Select the most beneficial services to virtualize
  • Improve your traditional approach to testing
  • Deliver higher-quality software faster

Get your free book now

Sponsored by IBM