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Latin America Data Base

Company name: Latin America Data Base
Contact: Nathan Wallwork
Phone: (505)277-6838

The Latin America Data Base is a news and educational service on Latin America. Each week we publish three electronic newsletters covering policital and economic affairs in Mexico, Central America and South America.

We are also converting Spanish publications from Latin America into html format and maintain a searchable archive of these publications.

Latin America Data Base 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.
    • File server for other types of clients.
  • Print server:

    • Print spooler using lpd (Unix, NFS clients)
    • Print spooler using samba (PC clients)
  • Office productivity software:

    • Other document management.
  • Internet client software - WWW

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

    • Pine.
    • Mail.
  • Electronic mail 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.
    • Other services.
  • Network services provided to remote users over dial-up or the Internet:

    • HTTP (World-Wide Web) server or cache.
    • Accepts telnet connections.
    • Accepts secure-shell (ssh) connections.
    • Services finger requests.
  • Software development tools:

    • C and/or C++
    • Perl
    • Tcl/Tk
    • Bourne, Korn, C or another shell; using sed, awk, grep and similar tools.
    • Others.
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