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How to Build a SOHO Firewall on Unix-clone Systems Like Linux
With telecommuters and small-office workers relying more on the Internet, security is becoming an increasingly important issue for systems administrators. To combat the wily hacker, many companies are turning to lightweight Linux-based firewalls. But doing so is no small feat, especially for the Unix-weary. To assuage any fears, this article will show you how to set up a Linux-based personal firewall for the SOHO (small office, home office), broadband-attached network. It also takes a look at several SOHO firewalls and determines whether or not they can keep your systems safe from intruders.
Review: Mac OS X: Still Preparing for the Enterprise
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UnixWorld Q and A
Matthew and Richard Stones, joint authors of Beginning Linux Programming, answer UNIX questions.
Tutorial: Getting the Most From Your Shell
Procmail: A One-size-fits-all mail processor
Answers to Unix
Ray Swartz answers your Unix related questions in his column
Can a Pipe Have More Than One Exit?
VInsight, Update 2000, Permissions on Open Files