The Most Complete Linux Reference
Netfilter/iptables on Linux
This document provides an introduction to the netfilter/iptables system, how it works, its advantages, installing and configuring, and how to use it to configure firewalls on Linux systems to filter IP packets.
NT vs. Linux Database Server Benchmark Comparisons
a survey of reported benchmarks allowing
comparison of the database performance of
NT and Linux.
OpenSSH key management, Part 3
take advantage of OpenSSH agent connection forwarding to enhance security, and see how popular keychain
shell script has evolved
OTN Linux Technology Center
The official resource for software technical advice and resources for Oracle support for Linux - including software downloads, sample code, installation guides, and discussion forums.
PC-Clone UNIX Hardware Buyer's Guide
A resource for information about how to buy and configure PC-clone hardware for cheap, powerful UNIX systems.
Porting MFC applications to Linux
porting Windows applications to Linux doesn't have to involve a retraining nightmare. Markus Neifer shows how to port MFC using wxWindows, giving a user's guide to this open source GUI toolkit and providing a complete, step-by-step porting example
PostgreSQL Technical Documentation
the PostgreSQL Technical Documentation website, with tutorials, articles, guides, performance, tuning information, links to PostgreSQL tools, and much more
Printer Compatability Listing
an interactive listing of printers and how well they work under Linux.
the official documentation for the Python programming language
Reduce your Linux memory footprint
In this article, learn how to accurately measure the amount of memory your Linux system uses. You also get practical advice on reducing your memory requirements using an Ubuntu system as an example.
References for TeX and Friends
an ongoing project with the aim of providing a help file for LaTeX (and his friends like ConTeXt, Metapost, Metafont, etc.) using a state-of-the-art source format, aka DocBook/XML
Rute Users Tutorial and Exposition
Rute is a technical reference and teaching tool for new GNU/Linux users as well as advanced administrators. ?It provides concise, thorough explanations and practical examples of each aspect of a Linux system. Read more
Self-Service Linux - Mastering the Art of Problem Determination
This book should be an essential part of every company's Linux adoption plan to keep the total cost of ownership down and improve the return on investment of their Linux strategy.
Solaris-to-Linux porting guide
takes a look at why you might want to port your application from Sun Solaris to Linux, and presents guidelines, suggestions, and resources to help. Included in the article is the authors' handy online tool that you can use to check the APIs used by your Solaris application for compatibility on Linux
a paper submitted at TUG 2002 held at Trivandrum India. This explains a FIFO based mechanism for the LATEX compiler to communicate with other processes and especially with a database engine
The Linux USB sub-system
an early draft of a guide to using and developing the USB sub-system under Linux
The Vim commands cheat sheet
The Vim commands cheat sheet is a reference sheet listing the most often used Vim commands.
Ubuntu - An Absolute Beginner's Guide
This book breaks down the barrier by teaching beginners about how to use Ubuntu.
Using the xinetd program for system administration
xinetd daemon is a replacement for inetd that offers many improved or new features, and easier configuration. This article explains the concepts behind inetd, and gives examples for setting up xinetd at your own site
Version Control with Subversion
Version Control with Subversion is a free book about the Apache Subversion version control system. Subversion manages files and directories, and the changes made to them, over time. This allows you to recover older versions of your data or examine the history of how your data changed. In this regard, many people think of a version control system as a sort of 'time machine'.