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10 things that rocked the Linux world

Sep 29, 2009, 10:34 (1 Talkback[s])

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"2. Samba
Andrew Tridgell's Samba on Linux predates developerWorks by a good five or six years, but his implementation of Microsoft's Server Message Block (SMB) protocol is such an important component of mixed networks everywhere that we really didn't feel right not including it here.

"4. SELinux
Released under the GPL by the US National Security Agency in early 2001 and merged into the kernel since 2.6.0, Security Enhanced Linux provides support for a number of access control policy models, such as mandatory access control and role-based access control."

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