OS - Linux
OS - Linux
OS - Linux
Linux for hearts and minds
This list does not attempt to be exhaustive. It provides links to sources we have found particularly useful, and to other more comprehensive lists of sources on the subject.
Linux International "a non-profit association of groups, corporations and others that work towards the promotion of growth of the Linux operating system and the Linux community.
Documents The Linux Documentation Projet
Linux (a homepage)
Linux/ Open Source Channel at Internet dot com
Linux Distributions DistroWatch
Linux Distributions Linux HQ
Linux Distributions Linux Online
Libranet Debian based commercial distro
Yellowdog Linux for Apple PPC & G series & IBM RS/6000
Free Standards Group Linux Internationalization Initiative
See also Encrypted FileSystems for Linux
NSA - Security Enhanced Linux National Security Agency
Linux - Mandrake high security default installation option in Mandrake 7.0 onwards
See also Linux Encryption Solutions
GPG - The GNU Privacy Guard (Open PGP)
Project Ägypten (Free Software Sphinx-Clients) for Linux "The Sphinx project launched by German authorities aims to improve secure email exchange... Proprietary products are already on the way, but with the project Ägypten there is now also a Free Software solution going to be realized for popular mail user agents (sphinx-enabling KMail and mutt are essential goals)."
Encrypting your Disks with Linux Doobee. R. Tzeck
Encrypting Disks (Linux) HowTo
PPDD requires recompiling (patching) the Linux kernel to allow strong encryption and a special device. Good documentation.
TCFS involves the running of a daemon which exports an encrypted filesystem as an NFS share.
Crypto Kernel Patch a patch for any given Linux kernel to make the loopback device use encryption algorithms.
Linux Security on Google
Bash Bourne again shell, Linux standard
Fluxbox a minimalistic window manager with tabbing & grouping
Ion - Search for a graphical usable interface not for everyone, but my pick
Ext3fs (Ext2 with metadata journalling (and completely reversible)).
JFS Journaled File System Technology for Linux, IBM. Data+metadata journalling
ReiserFS Metadata journalling + filesystem in B-trees (enhance access speeds), (uses a hashing algorithm to sort the files).
Tux2 phase-tree filesystem. by Daniel Phillips.
Linux from Scratch Installing Linux from scratch
Recommended text to buy:
see also the free online:
Geocrawler Linux e-mails, "Knowledge Archive"
New Linux Users Michael Burns (focus on Red Hat)
Just Linux portal - a complete guide to the Linux community
Generic Linux Links Emuse
UNIX is a four letter word Christopher C. Taylor
LAME - Linux Administration Made Easy by Steve Frampton
Linux World Night Hawk
Linux Power Org Question and Answer Archives
Linux Lounge - Ziff Davis UK
Linux for Business Users - Ziff Davis
Debian a free/open distribution and massive resource
The Gimp by SSC and edited by Michael J. Hammel
Samba - file services
OpenLDAP Open source implementation of the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol.
Predawnia chat and Linux resource
VIM (vi improved) not for everyone - but my pick
Vim Cookbook by Steve Oualline
Nedit (all purpose editor - programming, web... - for Linux)
Open Source Editors Google Directory
Linux Editors Google Directory
Code Crusader (code development environment - for UNIX)
a free, integrated office suite by KDE (K Desktop Environment)
Star Office Sun
AbiWord seamlessly cross-platform, Open Source Word Processor by AbiSource
DB2 for Linux IBM
Nola Software "accounting, inventory, point of sale, contact management, billing, purchasing, and reporting all in one integrated package" & with "Rock solid stability" (uses Apache & MySQL) license GPL
SQL-Ledger Accounting "a multiuser, double entry, accounting system written in Perl. Data is stored in a SQL server, display and data entry is through a GUI or text based browser." license GPL
WyattERP - Enterprise Resource Planning "from contact management to sales/orders, fulfillment to shipping, invoicing to accounting, from vendor management to purchase orders, receiving to inventory, human resources to payroll, in one fully integrated solution." license OPL (Open Public License)
GnuCash (Personal) Accounting Software for Linux
The SANE project Scanning software (Linux)
Samba - file services
Wine "a free replacement of Windows for Unix"
Plex86 - OS Freedom of Choice!
VMware - OS Freedom of Choice!