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Linux Journal December 1999

Oct 31, 1999, 23:12 (1 Talkback[s])

The December 1999 issue of Linux Journal (#68) will be mailed from the printers in Waseca, Minnesota on November 12, 1999. Linux Journal Contents -- #68 -- December 1999

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  • System Administration by Marjorie Richardson


  • Workings of a Virtual Private Network, Part 1 by David Morgan Everything you want to know about VPNs: what they are andhow they work.
  • Corporate Linux: Coexisting with the Big Boys by Markolf Gudjons Moving Linux up to major leagues in large scale productionnetworks.
  • Post-Installation Security Procedures by Eddie Harari Tired of worry about crackers? Here's what to do.
  • Securing Name Servers on UNIX by Nalneesh Gaur How to protect this important part of your Internetconnection.
  • 1999 Editor's Choice Awards by Jason Kroll, Marjorie Richardson, Doc Searls and Peter Salus Who won? Find out here.


  • X-ISP by Ibrahim Haddad
  • Web-Based Fax Tools by Marcel Gagne
  • Hell's Kitchen Systems, Inc. by Craig Knudsen
  • Guido van Rossum by Phil Hughes
  • Free Clues from Eric by Doc Searls


  • Product Reviews
    • Diffpack by Jim Moore
    • Castlewood Orb by Patrick Lambert
    • MailStudio 2000 by Jason Kroll
  • Book Reviews
    • Developing Linux Applications with GTK
    • and GDK by Michael Hammel


  • Take Command: lpd: Getting the Hard Copy by Michael Hughes
  • Kernel Korner: Implementing Linux System Calls by Jorge Manjarrez-Sanchez
  • At the Forge: A Web-Based Clipping Service by Reuven M. Lerner
  • The Cutting Edge: Effectively Utilizing 3DNow! in Linux by Jonathan Bush and Timothy S. Newman
  • Focus on Software by David A. Bandel


  • Letters
  • upFRONT
  • Penguin's Progress: Millennial Musings--Y2K by Peter Salus
  • Linux for Suits: A Tale of Two Markets by Doc Searls
  • Best of Technical Support
  • New Products
    • DupliDisk RAIDcase, ARCO Computer Products, Inc.
    • REALTIME Product Suite, Advanced Management Solutioins
    • Aplio/PRO, Aplio, Inc.
    • Clustor 2.0, Active Tools Inc.
    • OpenLinux 2.3, Caldera Systems, Inc.
    • V2.0 GNUPro Dev Kit for Linux, Cygnus Solutions
    • FortranPlus Explorer, N.A. Software Ltd.
    • ICEbox DS 2000, TA 2000 and NAS 1000, LAND-5 Corporation
    • LightningFAX v6.5.1, Interstar Technologies Inc.
    • OmniServer version 1.0 Omnicentrix Corporation
    • PCI-basce S514 Card, Sangoma Technologies Inc.
    • PostShop, ScanShop, OCR Shop 4.5
    • Xess, Business Logic Corporation
    • Instant Extranet Server [IXS], V-ONE Corporation
  • Advertisers Index

Strictly On-Line

  • Army National Guard Using Linux by Richard Ridgeway
  • Transparent Firewalling by Federico and Christian Pellegrin
  • Customizing the XDM Login Screen by Brian Lane
  • Kerberos by Cosimo Leipold
  • What Can You Expect? by Denny Fox
  • The Use of Linux in an Embedded System by Dave Pfaltzgraff
  • Building a Firewall with IP Chains by Pedro Bueno
  • Porting Progress Applications to Linux by Thomas Barringer

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