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- 2010-Oct-25: Linux Kernel Development by Robert Love as reviewed by Slashdot. 
- 2008-May-20: A Slashdot book review of Linux Networking Cookbook by Carla Schroder, ISBN: 0596102488. 
A Howto manual for Debian
Hardening Red Hat Linux Production Systems, a Linux Security HOWTO.
The firewall configuration
scripts from arnos.
The FireHOL site, this has a
good guide to using FireHOL to configure your Linux iptables firewall.
A brief guide to setting
up a Linux server, with some emphasis on security configuration
(written by a linode user).
The Netfilter FAQ.
This has a list of other iptables related documentation as well
A set of tutorial pages on setting up
Debian from AboutDebian.com
Seifried Information Security, this site has a number of guides and
articles about Linux security topics, including the Linux Administrators's Security
Guide, and Firewalling
Slashdot discusses testing a Linux
box to see
if it has been cracked
discusses essential steps to securing your Linux-based server
Slashdot book review of: Embedded
Linux Primer, by Christopher Hallinan, ISBN: 0131679848.
Slashdot book review of: Linux
Programmer's Toolbox, by John Fusco, ISBN: 0132198576.
This talks about programming in the Linux environment.
Slashdot book review of: Linux
Appliance Design, by Bob Smith, John Hardin, Graham Phillips and
Bill Pierce, ISBN 1593271409.
This book focuses on building a Linux based system that is dedicated to
performing a single task from booting to shutdown.
Slashdot book review of: Ubuntu
Linux for non-geeks, by Rickford Grant, ISBN: 1593271182.
to build your own Linux distribution
How to enable
HTTPS for Apache
Building an encrypted
file (the details are here) server this
is based on OpenBSD
Cookbook, by Carla Schroder, ISBN: 0596006403.
How to mount
a Windows share from some Windows workstation or server onto your
linux files system so you can work with it from the shell.
The Official SAMBA-3 Howto and
Reference Guide, edited by John H. Terpestra and Jelmer Vernooij, ISBN: 0-13-145355-6,
is a pretty good compendium of information on Samba, it is also available
Knoppix Hacks, edited by Kyle Rankin, ISBN: 0-596-00787-6,
weighing in at just 314 pages this makes a change from the usual
enormous computer book. While not a comprehensive guide to Linux, it
has a lot of useful information and often gives you the initial bit of
information that you need to start experimenting and searching more
A Slashdot review of: Linux Application Development, by Michael K. Johnson and Erik W. Troan, ISBN: 0321219147
The Linux Cookbook: Tips and Techniques
for Everysay Use, by Michael Stutz, is discussed on Slashdot
A Slashdot book review of: Moving
to the Linux Business Desktop, by Marcel Gagne, ISBN: 0131421921,
discusses the various issues that face someone trying to use Linux to
replace a Windows desktop for business desktop use.
Q&A Wiki, this is focused on new users
Documentation Project has a good set of current and older Linux
is assembling a Wiki based document set for Linux
The Mysterious World of Time Zones
dns2go on Linux
dns2go is a commercial dynamic DNS service (there are also free
services from others too).
- this software can be found at deerfield.com,
link is a bit difficult to spot on their downloads page
- a useful mini-howto is located here
- starting and stopping under Debian can be done from the command
apache2 -k restart
apache2 -k stop
apache2 -k start
- removing the encryption from the server SSL key file can be done
openssl rsa -in ssl.key.encrypted -out
which one might want to do to avoid having to type in a password by
hand whenever the server is restarted.