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ZDNet UK


Company name: ZDNet UK
Contact: Chris Lewis
Phone: +44 171 903 6953
Fax: +44 171 903 6763
E-Mail: clewis@zd.com
WWW URL: http://www.zdnet.co.uk

UK's largest and most popular computing-related site, from the publishers of PC Magazine, PC Direct, PC Gaming World and IT Week.


ZDNet UK 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.
    • 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:

    • Document preparation with WordPerfect.
    • Other document management.
  • Internet client software - WWW

    • NetScape Navigator.
    • NCSA Mosaic.
    • Lynx.
    • Arena.
    • Other browsers.
  • Internet client software - mail

    • Pine.
    • Elm.
    • Mail.
    • Netscape's mail client.
    • Other mail clients.
  • 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.
    • Runs one or more database servers.
    • Other services.
  • Software development tools:

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