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This wiki is mainly intented to be used by Linux enthusiasts and administrators. Veterans might feel it boring, but will be apt for newbie administrators. Very detailed, fully tested documentations on various package installations, How-Tos etc, will be published from experienced users in this Wiki which will benifit the community. This guide is a constantly evolving work-in-progress. Your help in testing and perfecting this guide is needed

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MRTG installation in Linux

The Multi Router Traffic Grapher MRTG is a tool to monitor the traffic load on network links. MRTG generates HTML pages containing graphical images which provide a live visual representation of the traffic. (read more..)

LAMP in Fedora Linux

The acronym LAMP (or L.A.M.P.) refers to a set of free software programs commonly used together to run dynamic Websites or Servers.

* Linux, the operating system
* Apache, The web server.
* MySQL, the database management system.
* PHP (Sometimes Perl or Python), the programming language (read more..)

Squid as Transparent Proxy

Squid is a popular open source (GPL) proxy server and web cache. It has a variety of uses, from speeding up a web server by caching repeated requests, to caching web, DNS, and other network lookups for a group of people sharing network resources.It is primarily designed to run on Unix-like systems. (read more..)

RPM Documentation

RPM is also called as the Red Hat Package Management system. This is an freely published set of specifications and tools to allow Linux and Unix vendors to package their software in a way that is amenable to automated installation upgrade, removable and administration. Although it has Red Hat's name in it —- it has been adopted by most of the major Linux distribution maintainers. (read more..)

Kernel Compilation in Ubuntu and Debian Linux systems

This is how to compile a Kernel from Kernel.org in a Debian or Ubuntu machine. This guide defines the simplest methods and commands for achieving a kernel from the current config file (read more..)

Kernel Compilation in Fedora Linux systems

This is how to compile a Kernel from www.kernel.org in a Fedora Linux machine. This is a bit detailed guide for configuring the Kernel (read more..)

Firewall using IPTABLES

This is actually a script done completely using IPTABLES which can protect the Gateway as well as the client machines from attacks from the outside world. Use of SysCtl tweaks in this script does a good job in stopping many known type of attacks like DoS or IP Flooding etc. (read more..)

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Embedded Systems and Real Time Operating Systems

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