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Capsicum: Lightweight Isolation for FreeBSD Processes
By David Chisnall
Jul 9, 2012
David Chisnall looks at Capsicum, a new capability-oriented security model in FreeBSD 9, and how it can be used to implement reduced and separated privilege with small modifications to existing applications.
Changes in Ubuntu: Five Stages of Grief
By Kyle Rankin
Dec 22, 2009
Kyle Rankin points out the most distressing changes in Ubuntu and explains why you need to suffer through them and ultimately come to acceptance.
ClamAV: A Workable Linux Anti-Virus Scanner
By A. Lizard
Apr 1, 2008
Internet consultant A. Lizard say yes, you need a good Linux antivirus program, and he shows you how to install ClamAV in a Debian environment.
Cluster and Complex Design Issues
By Sun Microsystems
Feb 8, 2002
This sample chapter from the Sun BluePrints book Designing Solutions with Sun Cluster 3.0 examines how failures occur in complex systems and shows methods that contain, isolate, report, and repair failures.
Clustering Overview
By Matthew D. Sherer
Nov 2, 2001
For years now, Linux has been used as a very cost-effective solution in clusters. Matt Sherer explores the common means of clustering today and looks at where Linux clustering is going in the future.
Community, Not Communism
By Russell Pavlicek
Sep 2, 2001
Russel Pavlicek shows how the Open Source community is improving the software-development process-and how beer has contributed to the movement.
Configuring an HP-UX Kernel
By Marty Poniatowski
Jun 24, 2005
This chapter covers the kernel-related commands, gives some examples of using the commands to modify and build kernels, and gives an overview of kcweb, the web-based system administration tool.
Configuring DNS on SLES 9
By Robb H. Tracy
Sep 23, 2005
This chapter will help you prepare for Novell's Certified Linux Engineer 9 exam with a focus on creating a domain name service using BIND. Sample lab exercises will help you practice for the exam.
Configuring OpenSSH for the Solaris Operating Environment
By Sun Microsystems
Mar 22, 2002
This article deals with server and client configurations, key management, and integration into existing environments for the Solaris Operating Environment (OE).
Converting an IDE HD Mass Storage to SATA Storage in Linux
By A. Lizard
Nov 2, 2007
A.Lizard shows what it takes to outfit your Linux box with a new SATA-generation hard drive.
Copyright Versus Free Software
By David Chisnall
Nov 16, 2007
David Chisnall examines the close relationship between copyright and Free Software.
Customizing Your Linux Desktop (or Making Your World Your Own)
By Marcel Gagné
Dec 30, 2005
In this chapter, you will learn how to make your system truly your own. You'll learn how to change your background, your colors, your fonts, and anything else you'll need to create a desktop as individual as you are.
Customizing Your Ubuntu Linux Desktop (or Making Your World Your Own)
By Marcel Gagné
Nov 10, 2006
Linux expert Marcel Gagne shows how to customize your Ubuntu Linux system to make it truly yours.
Datagrams and Multicasting (Part 1)
By Sean Walton
Jul 6, 2001
Get more performance out of the Internet with datagrams, multicasting, and improved reliability. (Part 1 of 2)
Datagrams and Multicasting (Part 2)
By Sean Walton
Jul 6, 2001
Get more performance out of the Internet with datagrams, multicasting, and improved reliability. (Part 2 of 2)
David Chisnall Presents a Developer's Reading List
By David Chisnall
Jan 4, 2012
Expert programmer David Chisnall provides a list of the 5 books he believes every programmer should read.
David Chisnall's CPU Feature Wishlist
By David Chisnall
Mar 13, 2009
David Chisnall wonders what a chip designed for the current crop of dynamic languages would look like.
Debugging Shell Scripts
By Sriranga Veeraraghavan
Sep 20, 2002
This lesson walks you through the various features of the shell along with some other techniques to help you track down and fix the bugs in your scripts.
Designing a Clustering Solution for Linux and NetWare with Novell Cluster Services
By Rob Bastiaansen, Sander van Vugt
Aug 18, 2006
Sander van Vugt and Rob Bastiaansen cover the functional and technical details you need to design your clustering solution for Linux and NetWare.
Different Types of Internet Packets
By Sean Walton
Jan 26, 2001
This selection from Linux Socket Programming discusses the four basic Internet packet protocols you can choose from, and presents their advantages, disadvantages, and typical uses.

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