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November 30, 2009  12:00 AM

Automate Linux system management with Puppet



Posted by: ITKE
Enterprise applications for Linux, tips

Pulling Strings with Puppet: Configuration Management Made Easy (Apress) introduces system administrators to the automation tool, Puppet. Beginning with installation and configuration, this Puppet reference manual...

January 31, 2008  3:11 PM

More Linux commands for your scripting pleasure



Posted by: SAS70ExPERT
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux basics, scripts, tips

One of our users, James Lowden, emailed us to say that our recent 77 useful Linux commands and utilities guide missed a couple of his favorites:

I'm a NetBSD...


January 16, 2008  11:08 AM

The ‘perfect’ CentOS 4.6 server



Posted by: SAS70ExPERT
CentOS, tips

The gang at howtoforge.com has posted another good guide. This one is a step-by-step for setting up a CentOS 4.6 based server for ISPs and...


November 13, 2007  12:52 PM

Tutorial on Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) Samba standalone server with tdbsam back end



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Samba, tips, Ubuntu Linux

From HowtoForge comes a timely tip and tutorial about the installation of a Samba fileserver on Ubuntu 7.10. The tutorial, submitted by Falko Timme, a system developer based in Germany, also lists how...


October 15, 2007  4:12 PM

OpenOffice: Take your pick



Posted by: ITKE
Linux blogs and news, Open source applications, OpenOffice, tips

While OpenOffice.org celebrates its seventh year with a new release, someone put his fork in OpenOffice's birthday cake. Go-oo get OpenOffice The Go-oo version of OpenOffice.org promises new, in-development features and...


October 3, 2007  7:49 AM

Ubuntu Gustsy Gibbon and Firefox update



Posted by: ITKE
Open source applications, tips, Ubuntu Linux

Some commentary on Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon and Firefox from SearchEnterpriseLinux.com reader C.K.:

I have an update to the FF3 in Ubuntu item; I was reading


July 31, 2007  9:00 PM

Linux backup: Seven backup dos and don’ts



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux basics, tips

Ready for some quick tips? Here are six best practices for handling backup, compliments of Anthony Johnson, president and CEO of Storix Inc.

  • Do get a full-system backup, not just your data.
  • Do verify your backups.
  • Do encrypt your backup data.
  • Do always test...


July 10, 2007  11:06 PM

22 super-useful Linux command line tools: IT pros’ choices



Posted by: ITKE
Administration, interoperability and integration, Linux basics, tips

Our readers and experts helped us create our first guide to the 50 most-used Linux command line tools. This wildly popular guide needs updating, so we asked our inner circle to pitch in again. First...


May 4, 2007  12:58 PM

Top 7 Things System Administrators Forget to Do



Posted by: ITKE
tips

The O'Reilly SysAdmin Network has an interesting list up today regarding the Top 7 Things Systems Administrators Forget to do that I think is worth a look. Just to give you a taste, here are the subject headlines:

1. Forgetting to...


April 30, 2007  12:41 PM

Enterprise Linux recap, week of April 23



Posted by: ITKE
MySQL, PostGreSQL, Red Hat, tips

The buzz from March's Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 announcement has seeped into the end of April, it would seem, as this week's recap is all about RHEL 5:

Oracle Linux gets backing from EMC, others It was another small...


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