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Linux Today


Company name: Linux Today
Contact: Dwight Johnson
Phone: 360-681-6961
E-Mail: dwj@linuxtoday.com
WWW URL: http://linuxtoday.com

Web-based daily Linux and open-source news reporting service.


Linux Today 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.
  • Print server:

    • Print spooler using samba (PC clients)
  • Modem communications:

    • Users can dial-out using a (possibly shared) shared modem.
    • Users can initiate PPP connections to remote systems.
  • Office productivity software:

    • Document preparation with ApplixWare.
    • Document preparation with TeX, LaTeX and derivatives.
  • Internet client software - WWW

    • NetScape Navigator.
    • Lynx.
  • 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.
    • IMAP server.
    • SMTP server (sendmail, others).
    • SMTP mail router.
  • 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 secure-shell (ssh) connections.
    • 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 secure-shell (ssh) connections.
    • Runs one or more database servers.
  • Software development tools:

    • C and/or C++
    • Perl
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