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Linux Server Hardening
For today's computing platforms, ease of access and openness is essential for web based communications. This is at odds with the increased necessity for comprehensive security measures in a world full of malware and hacking threats. More ...

Understanding the Linux Boot Process
In order to troubleshoot a Linux system that fails to boot, it is important to understand the boot process. Then we can identify at which stage of the booting sequence the failure occurred. More ...

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) With Ubuntu Linux
Ubuntu Linux is ideal for anyone who is concerned about security of a WAN based virtual desktop infrastructure. It is also perfect for organizations hosting their applications in the cloud, utilizing software-as-a-service through a web browser. More ...

Bootloaders In Linux
A boot loader is a program that controls the the initial sequence of operations performed in the process of starting the Operating System when the computer is switched on. More ...

Linux Server Step-by-Step Configuration Guide
This book contains no boring theory. Instead it's packed with 54 hands-on, step-by-step exercises and 185 graphics including screen captures showing you exactly what you should be seeing on your own screen. More ...

You Can Switch to Linux!
Books have been written with solutions for all the potential pitfalls the Linux-switcher faces. Instead of just telling you what to do, I?m going to tell you how to do things and explain why you're doing them. I'm going to focus on the things that are truly a challenge (and poorly documented), but still give you a head start on the easy stuff. More ...

How Linux Works
To master Linux, you need to understand its internals, like how the system boots, how networking works, and what the kernel actually does. Brian Ward makes the concepts behind Linux internals accessible to anyone curious about the inner workings of the operating system. More ...

Working With Files in Linux
With the availability of OpenOffice, a free Open Source version of Microsoft Office which includes a Word compatible word processor, an Excel compatible spreadsheet, and a PowerPoint compatible presentation application, you no longer need to use Microsoft Windows. More ...

Installing Software on Fedora
With windows, you execute the applications setup program (by double-clicking on setup.exe) and, 99 percent of the time, the application will install succesfully. Compare that to installing software on Linux, where you're supposed to search internet repositories and gather all the components required for the program. More ...

What is Linux?
Linux is an operating system that was not created by a corporation or by someone out to make money. The Linux core was created by Linus Torvalds who wanted to create a Unix-like system that would work on home computers. More ...

How to Switch to Ubuntu
Ubuntu is a free alternative to Windows which is fast and easy to use. You may want to switch to Ubuntu because of its robust security, speed, freedom, ease of use, low maintenance, and no price. This article will show you step by step how to switch from Windows to Ubuntu. More ...

What Is the Android Operating System?
Google's Android operating system is a version of Linux customized for mobile devices, developed by the company Android Inc., which was purchased by Google. It has gone through many updates, each version give the name of a different dessert. More ...