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Book review: Linux Network Administrators Guide


This is the 2nd edition of the Linux Network Administrator's Guide.
This book cleared up many questions I had, enabling my home network to run more efficiently and securely. For example, I learned about many options that can be adjusted in the kernel configuration to allow building a customized kernel which is optimized for your system and needs. This took me one step closer to being ready for my first attempt at compiling my own kernel. I also learned about and implemented some changes to my DNS configuration (improvements to /etc/hosts and /etc/resolv.conf), which resulted in faster name resolutions for web browsers and file managers.
 read more | mail this link | score:6489 | -Ray, June 17, 2003
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