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Com-Steel, L.L.C.

Company name: Com-Steel, L.L.C.
Contact: Scott Laird
Phone: (360)-733-3769
Fax: incoming


Com-Steel, L.L.C. 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 lpd (Unix, NFS clients)
    • Print spooler using samba (PC clients)
  • Fax spooler:

    • Fax server for incoming fax transmissions.
  • Modem communications:

    • Server answers the phone, provides PPP, SLIP or term logins.
    • Users can initiate PPP connections to remote systems.
  • Internet client software - WWW

    • NetScape Navigator.
  • Internet client software - mail

    • Other mail clients.
  • Network management:

    • Internet or WAN router.
    • Internet or WAN firewall.
    • NIS server.
  • 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.
    • Accepts telnet connections.
    • Accepts secure-shell (ssh) connections.
    • Services finger requests.
  • Network services provided to remote users over dial-up or the Internet:

    • HTTP (World-Wide Web) server or cache.
  • Software development tools:

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