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October 2000 Issue of Linux Magazine now Online

Dec 22, 2000, 20:24 (0 Talkback[s])

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Abstracts:

FEATURES
Linux System Security:What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You
by Dave Wreski

Whether you're managing a major network installation or a single workstation, if your systems are connected to the Internet, they're at risk. Understanding the basics of Linux security is your best defense.

Friendly, Big and Blue: Is IBM Becoming Linux's Father Figure?
by Robert McMillan

More then any other large traditional technology company, IBM has embraced the open source community. But what is their long-term strategy for Linux? Read on...

The Great Slashdot Sellout: The Guys From Holland, MI Tell All In This Riveting Expose
by Robert McMillan

Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda and Jeff "Hemos" Bates share their thoughts on growing up, getting famous, and the responsibility that comes with having the biggest megaphone in the world.

Linux Clusters: Build Your Own Supercomputer
by Kevin Railsback

From predicting the weather to keeping your e-commerce Web site running 24/7, nothing does the trick like a cluster of Linux systems. We show you what clusters can do, and how to set one up.

DEPARTMENTS

Newbies
by Bill McCarty
Installing Software Packages -- Part III

In the Trenches
by Jon Udell
Why Linux Should Embrace and Extend Microsoft.NET

On the Desktop
by Jason Perlow
Compiling and Installing KDE 2.0

Guru Guidance
by AEleen Frisch
Keeping Track of What Goes On -- Part II

Compile Time
by George Lebl
Object Oriented Programming in C

Perl Of Wisdom
by Randal L. Schwartz
Throttling Your Web Server

Tech Support
by Gaylen Brown
Using cdrecord to Backup Files