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Takoma Academy


Company name: Takoma Academy
Contact: George Lewis
Phone: 301 434 4700
Fax: 301 434 4814
E-Mail: schvin@bigfoot.com
WWW URL: http://www.ta.edu

We are a private high school in Takoma Park, MD.


Takoma Academy uses Linux for the following functions:

  • X-Windows:

    • X-Windows terminal (display, keyboard, mouse -- applications run elsewhere)
    • X-Windows server (runs applications, possibly exports display)
  • Network file server:

    • Samba server for a network of PCs.
    • NFS server for other PCs and Unix systems.
  • Modem communications:

    • Server answers the phone, provides shell logins.
    • Server answers the phone, provides PPP, SLIP or term logins.
  • Office productivity software:

    • Document preparation with WordPerfect.
    • Document preparation with LyX.
  • Internet client software - WWW

    • NetScape Navigator.
    • Lynx.
    • Arena.
  • Internet client software - mail

    • Pine.
    • Netscape's mail client.
  • Network management:

    • Internet or WAN router.
    • Internet or WAN firewall.
  • Electronic mail server:

    • POP-3 server.
    • SMTP server (sendmail, others).
  • Network services provided to local users:

    • HTTP (World-Wide Web) server or cache.
    • ''Regular'' (user-ID and password required) ftp server.
    • Anonymous ftp server.
    • Accepts telnet connections.
    • Accepts secure-shell (ssh) connections.
    • Services finger requests.
    • Runs one or more database servers.
  • Network services provided to remote users over dial-up or the Internet:

    • HTTP (World-Wide Web) server or cache.
    • ''Regular'' (user-ID and password required) ftp server.
    • Anonymous ftp server.
    • Accepts telnet connections.
    • Accepts secure-shell (ssh) connections.
    • Services finger requests.
    • Runs one or more database servers.
  • Software development tools:

    • C and/or C++
    • Perl
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