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The Star (Malaysia): It Makes Good Business Sense

Dec 14, 1999, 19:52 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Anita Matthews)

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"My Directory's capital was only RM200. With only a Red Hat Linux 6.0 server, Yeak says he can provide virtual web and ftp hosting; play MP3 songs and VCDs; carry out software development; do SMB file sharing, AppleTalk file-sharing and DHCP (dynamic host configuration protocol); and have it act as an e-mail, DNS, firewall and proxy server. Remote access? No problem. X-windows? Of course."

"All this on a mere -- relatively speaking -- Pentium II 233MHz PC with 128MB RAM...."

"Linux has not only opened up Yeak's business world, but played a key part in his venture into community work."

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