Linux Journal Contents #161, September 2007

Linux Journal Issue #161/September 2007

Get out your drool bib before you pick up this issue of Linux Journal. We've got the dilly on a superb notebook/tablet PC for Linux, Nokia's latest and greatest hand-held, and a $4,000 Ultimate Linux Box packed with power at every level. Everything is top-notch and nothing is out of reach, but even if you are on more of a budget, we have a next-best-thing configuration for the Ultimate Linux Box, too.

As always, there's much more. We compare the performance of $7,000 servers, give you an overview of the Fedora Directory Server, and we'll introduce you to Stream Control Transport Protocol, a better protocol than TCP.

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