My Internet connection is unstable. I do realize ISPs generally claim
some downtime is expected, and service is not guaranteed, and countless
other excuses are common for intermittent service. I currently pay
$120/month for business-class service, however, and I expect to get
reliable Internet access on a regular basis. more>>
Here at Linux Journal, we love system administrators.
because many of us are system administrators, but more than that, we all
realize just how important sys more>>
How’d Ya Do That?
I tend to read science fiction or fantasy for entertainment and/or escape from reality. more>>
I remember my first colocated server rather fondly. It was a 1U Supermicro that had
been decommissioned from my employer after a few years’ service. Although it was too
old and slow for my company, the 800MHz CPU, 1GB RAM and 36GB SCSI storage was
perfect for my needs back in 2005. A friend was kind enough to allow me to colocate
the server at his facility for free. more>>
Ever since the announcement of the Raspberry Pi, sites all across the
Internet have offered lots of interesting and challenging uses for this
exciting device. Although all of those ideas are great, the most obvious
and perhaps least glamorous use for the Raspberry Pi (RPi) is creating
your perfect home server.
“Knowledge is Power,” said James Broughton. more>>
In this article, I’ve decided to follow up on a topic I wrote about not
in my column directly, but as a feature article called “PXE
the April 2008 issue. more>>
The other day in the Linux Journal IRC room (#linuxjournal on Freenode),
I was whining to the channel about no-ip.com deleting my account
without warning. My home IP address hadn’t changed in a couple months,
and because there was no update, it appeared abandoned. more>>
New Linux users often ask me “what is the best way to learn about
My advice always comes down to this: install and use Linux (any distribution
will do but something stable works better), and more>>
Do you routinely make changes to more than a dozen machines at a time?
Read this article to find out about a tool to make that task much easier.