Topics covered in this section include:
|Section 4.2.1 Configuration|
|Section 4.2.2 Benchmarking|
|Section 4.2.3 Clustering|
|Section 4.2.4 Backup|
|Section 4.2.5 Recovery|
|Section 4.2.6 Security|
Battery-Powered, Battery Powered Linux Mini-HOWTO
Updated: December 1997. How to reduce a Linux system's power consumption by tweaking some of its configuration settings.
Bootdisk-HOWTO, The Linux Bootdisk HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. How to design and build your own boot/root diskettes for Linux.
BootPrompt-HOWTO, The Linux BootPrompt HOWTO
Updated: September 2001. A compilation of all the possible boot time arguments that can be passed to the Linux kernel at boot time. Includes all kernel and device parameters.
Config-HOWTO, Configuration HOWTO
Updated: November 2001. Aims at making the fine-tuning of your newly installed Linux box quicker and easier. You will find a set of configurations for the most common applications and services.
Filesystems-HOWTO, Filesystems HOWTO
Updated: August 2000. About filesystems and accessing filesystems.
HP-HOWTO, HP HOWTO - Utilisation and Configuration Guide of HP Products under Linux
Updated: December 2001. Describes the use of products available in the Hewlett-Packard (HP) catalog with Linux and some free software.
Installation-HOWTO, The Linux Installation HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. How to obtain and install Linux software. It is the first document which a new Linux user should read to get started.
Kernel-HOWTO, The Linux Kernel HOWTO
Updated: February 2002. A detailed guide to kernel configuration, compilation, upgrades, and troubleshooting for ix86-based systems.
KickStart-HOWTO, RedHat Linux KickStart HOWTO
Updated: January 1999. Briefly describes how to use the RedHat Linux KickStart system to rapidly install large numbers of identical Linux boxes.
Linux-Crash-HOWTO, Linux Crash HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Describes the installation and usage of the LKCD (Linux Kernel Crash Dump) package.
Linux+XFS-HOWTO, Linux + XFS HOWTO : Linux on Steroids
Updated: October 2001. Describes how to build a Linux system that runs on top of the SGI XFS journaling filesystem.
MultiOS-HOWTO, Managing Multiple Operating Systems HOWTO
Updated: February 2000. Covers the procedures for using removable hard disks to install and manage multiple alternative operating systems while leaving a single fixed disk to permanently house and protect the primary operating system.
Path, PATH HOWTO
Updated: November 1997. Describes common tricks and problems with Unix / Linux environment variables, especially with PATH variable.
Public-Web-Browser, Linux web browser station
Updated: October 2000. Describes the setup of Internet kiosk-type system based on Linux to be deployed to provide public Internet/webmail access.
Quota, Quota mini-HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. How to enable file system quota on a Linux host, assigning quota for users and groups, as well as the usage of miscellaneous quota commands.
Visual-Bell, Visible bell mini-Howto
Updated: December 2001. How to use termcap to configure a visual bell on one's system and describes how to disable audible bells on demand.
Benchmarking-HOWTO, Linux Benchmarking HOWTO
Updated: August 1997. Discusses some issues associated with the benchmarking of Linux systems and presents a basic benchmarking toolkit.
Beowulf-HOWTO, Beowulf HOWTO
Updated: November 1998. Introduces the Beowulf Supercomputer architecture and provides background information on parallel programming, including links to other more specific documents.
ADSM-Backup, Linux ADSM mini-HOWTO
Updated: January 1997. How to install and use a client for the commercial ADSM backup system for Linux/i386.
Backup-With-MSDOS, Backup-With-MSDOS mini-HOWTO
Updated: August 1997. How to use a Linux-compatible tape drive installed on an MS-DOS machine to back up the filesystem of a Linux machine.
Ext2fs-Undeletion, Linux Ext2fs Undeletion mini-HOWTO
Updated: February 1999. Presents a discussion of how to retrieve deleted files from a Second Extended File System.
Ext2fs-Undeletion-Dir-Struct, Ext2fs Undeletion of Directory Structures
Updated: November 2000. Describes a straight forward way of recovering whole directory structures, instead of file by file, that have been removed by a misplaced rm -rf
LILO-crash-rescue-HOWTO, LILO, Linux Crash Rescue HOWTO
Updated: February 2002. Discusses methods to recover from Linux system failures.
Bridge+Firewall, Linux Bridge+Firewall Mini-HOWTO
Updated: December 1997. A bridge is an intelligent connection wire between two network cards. A firewall is an intelligent insulator.
Bridge+Firewall+DSL, Bridge + Firewall + DSL Mini-HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. Configuring a Linux system to act as a firewall and bridge with a DSL network connection.
Domain, Setting Up Your New Domain Mini HOWTO
Updated: October 2000. Outlines the things you will probably have to do when you want to setup a network of computers under your own domain. Covers configuration of network parameters, network services, and security settings.
Firewall-HOWTO, Firewall and Proxy Server HOWTO
Updated: February 2000. Designed to describe the basics of firewall systems and give you some detail on setting up both a filtering and proxy firewall on a Linux based system.
Firewall-Piercing, Firewall Piercing mini-HOWTO
Updated: November 2001. Directions for using ppp over telnet to do network activities transparently through an Internet firewall.
Secure-POP+SSH, Secure POP via SSH mini-HOWTO
Updated: September 1998. How to set up secure POP connections using ssh.
Security-HOWTO, Linux Security HOWTO
Updated: February 2002. A general overview of security issues that face the administrator of Linux systems.
Security-Quickstart-HOWTO, Security Quick-Start HOWTO for Linux
Updated: February 2002. An overview of the basic steps required to secure a Linux installation from intrusion.
Security-Quickstart-Redhat-HOWTO, Security Quick-Start HOWTO for Redhat Linux
Updated: February 2002. An overview of the basic steps required to secure a Linux installation from intrusion (Redhat specific version).
Shadow-Password-HOWTO, Linux Shadow Password HOWTO
Updated: April 1996. How to obtain, install, and configure the Linux password Shadow Suite.
Snort-Statistics-HOWTO, Snort-Setup for Statistics HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Describes how to configure Snort version 1.8.3 to be used in conjunction with the statistical tools ACID (Analysis Console for Intrusion Databases) and SnortSnarf.
Term-Firewall, Using Term to Pierce an Internet Firewall
Updated: July 1996. Directions for using ``term'' to do network stuff through a TCP firewall that you're not supposed to be able to.
User-Authentication-HOWTO, User Authentication HOWTO
Updated: May 2000. Explains how user and group information is stored and how users are authenticated on a Linux system (PAM), and how to secure you system's user authentication.