Linux Journal Contents #50, June 1998
Virtual Domains and qmail
by Mike Thomas
Here's a way to get control of your mail with secure, high performance and freely available software called qmail.
PPPui: A Friendly GUI for PPP
by Nathan Meyers
Having problems setting up PPP? Mr. Meyers gives us a graphical interface to make it easy.
Quickly Setting Up PLIP and NFS
by Loris Renggli
Need to transfer files between your desktop and your laptop? Here's the easy way to do it by networking.
Introducing the Network Information Service for Linux
by Preston Brown
NIS is a system for sharing system information between machines. Mr. Brown tells us how to set up and use it.
Getting in the Fast Lane
by Michael Hughes
Here's how to set up a broadband connection for your home or office LAN.
News & Articles
The Coda Distributed File System
by Peter J. Braam
Carnegie Mellon University has developed an exciting file system. Mr. Braam, one of the developers, tells us all about it.
Magick with Images
by Steve Whitehouse
Mr. Whitehouse gives us an introduction to a free software package for manipulating images—ImageMagick.
Virtual Interview with Jeremy Allison and Andrew Tridgell
by John Blair
Author John Blair talks to two members of the Samba development team to discover some history and take a look at the future of the project.
Linux WAN Routers: Musings of a Network Administrator
by Tony Mancill
Another great use for Linux; Mr. Mancill tells us why his company picked Linux routers over the big names.
Linus Speaks at SVLUG meeting
by Chris DiBona
Caldera OpenLinux Version 1.2
by Sid Wentworth
Red Hat Linux 5.0
by Michael Taht and Retro
Linux and the PalmPilot This article contains all the information you need to run Linux on the Palm Pilot personal digital assistant.
by Michael J. Hammel
Administering Usenet News Servers
by Liam Greenwood
Samba: Integrating UNIX and Windows
by Dan Wilder
At the Forge Server-Side Includes
by Reuven M. Lerner
Don't want to learn CGI but still want dynamic web pages? Mr. Lerner introduces us to server-side includes.
Letters to the Editor
From the Editor
by Marjorie Richardson
Stop the Presses
Open Source Summit
by Eric Raymond
Linux Apprentice Understanding /dev
by Preston F. Crow
Understanding /dev This article gives us a basic introduction to device files and their uses.
Linux Means Business South African Business Uses Linux to Connect
by Paul Daniels
South African Business Uses Linux to Connect The story of a company replacing Windows systems with Linux to obtain better speed and greater reliability.
Mtool: Performance Monitoring for Multi-platform Systems
by Andrej Sostaric, Milan Gabor and Andreas Gygi
Linux Gazette An Intranet Filing System
by Justin Seiferth
An Intranet Filing System Mr. Seiferth offers us a solution for keeping track of shared files on over an Intranet that utilizes several operating systems.
Best of Technical Support
Practical Task Scheduling Deployment
One of the best things about the UNIX environment (aside from being stable and efficient) is the vast array of software tools available to help you do your job. Traditionally, a UNIX tool does only one thing, but does that one thing very well. For example, grep is very easy to use and can search vast amounts of data quickly. The find tool can find a particular file or files based on all kinds of criteria. It's pretty easy to string these tools together to build even more powerful tools, such as a tool that finds all of the .log files in the /home directory and searches each one for a particular entry. This erector-set mentality allows UNIX system administrators to seem to always have the right tool for the job.
Cron traditionally has been considered another such a tool for job scheduling, but is it enough? This webinar considers that very question. The first part builds on a previous Geek Guide, Beyond Cron, and briefly describes how to know when it might be time to consider upgrading your job scheduling infrastructure. The second part presents an actual planning and implementation framework.
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- Murat Yener and Onur Dundar's Expert Android Studio (Wrox)
- SUSE LLC's SUSE Manager
- Managing Linux Using Puppet
- My +1 Sword of Productivity
- Non-Linux FOSS: Caffeine!
- Doing for User Space What We Did for Kernel Space
- Google's SwiftShader Released
- SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 Released
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