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Linux Journal: DNS: The Bind Leading the Bind

Jun 19, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tom Adelstein)

"Hiding beneath the surface of your web browser, email and instant messaging lies a phone book for computers on the Internet. We call it Domain Name System or DNS. It looks up the names of other computers and calls them to chat, shake hands or whatever PCs do with their own kind.

"Aside from hiding beneath hundreds of millions of people's awareness, some people know that DNS seems to like Linux. In fact, they're sort of made for each other. You can get Linux for free and the software for DNS comes packaged with Linux distributions and it's also free..."

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