William von Hagen Archive

Ubuntu Tips and Tricks
Ubuntu’s rich set of tools make system administration a snap
Double Agents
Whether you're thinking about adding Apache or SAMBA to your Windows network or you're already running them, the trick is making the integration seamless. Here's how to do it.
Distributed Authentication for Linux:
If you've networked more than one or two systems together, you already know how difficult it is to maintain consistent user and password information across all your machines. Here's a better way.
Start Me Up
Starting up a Linux box is entirely different from starting up a Windows or MacOS machine. To take advantage of all that Linux has to offer, you need to understand what run levels are and how they work. We walk you through it.
Distributed Filesystems for Linux
Linux has always made a great file server, but now a whole new breed of open source filesystems is taking the file server idea to the next level. We show you what they are and tell you how they work.
Using DNS
Is managing the host name and IP address information on your network getting to be a hassle? We explain configuring the Domain Name Service (DNS) in plain English.
Yes! It Works With NetWare:
From the late 80s to the early 90s Novell NetWare was the