- ADSL Bandwidth Management HOWTO - describes how to configure a
Linux router to more effectively manage outbound traffic on an ADSL modem or other device with similar bandwidth properties (cable modem,
ISDN, etc). Emphasis is placed on lowering the latency for interactive traffic even when the upstream and/or downstream bandwidth is fully
- GNU/Linux AI & Alife HOWTO - mainly contains information about, and links to,
various AI related software libraries, applications, etc. that work on the GNU/Linux platform.
- Linux ATA RAID HOWTO - RAID is not limited to expensive SCSI disks anymore as more
and more motherboard manufacturers are introducing motherboards with onboard RAID support for inexpensive IDE disks, known as ATA RAID.
Promise Technolgy and HighPoint are two companies that dominate this ATA RAID market. This HOWTO document explains how to install Linux on
an Intel Pentium compatible computer with an ATA RAID Controller (onboard chip or seperate card), single or multiple processors and atleast
two hard disks. Currently, this document covers installing RedHat Linux 7.2 with Promise FastTrack ATA RAID Controller only.
- ATM on Linux HOWTO - describes how to install, setup, and configure the necessary
drivers and tools to support ATM networking under Linux.
- Linux Amateur Radio AX.25 HOWTO - The Linux operating system is perhaps the only
operating system in the world that can boast native and standard support for the AX.25 packet radio protocol utilized by Amateur Radio
operators worldwide. This document describes how to install and configure this support.
- How to Develop Accessible Linux Applications - provides Linux software
developers with guidelines and test cases for developing accessible Linux applications.
- Linux Accessibility HOWTO - The Linux Accessibility HOWTO covers the use of
adaptive technologies that are available for the Linux operating system, as well as the software applications and hardware devices that can
be installed to make Linux accessible to users with disabilities. The information provided targets specific groups of individuals with
- Linux Installation on an Acer LapTop HOWTO - This document describes how to
install Linux on a Acer LapTop and Various issues related to this. The reader is expected to have some knowledge about Linux Installation.
- Linux Advanced Routing & Traffic Control HOWTO - A very hands-on approach to iproute2,
traffic shaping and a bit of netfilter.
- Apache Compile HOWTO - describes howto compile the Apache Webserver with the
most important modules like mod_perl, mod_dav, mod_auth_ldap, mod_dynvhost, mod_roaming, mod_jserv, and mod_php
- Apache Overview HOWTO - gives you an overview of the different Apache
projects, such as the Apache HTTP server and the Tomcat Servlet and JSP engine. It provides pointers for further information and
- Apache based WebDAV Server with LDAP and SSL - HOWTO on installing a
Apache based WebDAV server with LDAP for authentication and SSL encryption.
- Linux Assembly HOWTO - This is the Linux Assembly HOWTO, version 0.6f. This
document describes how to program in assembly language using free programming tools, focusing on development for or from the Linux Operating
System, mostly on IA-32 (i386) platform. Included material may or may not be applicable to other hardware and/or software platforms.
- Linux Astronomy HOWTO - shares tips and resources to utilize Linux solutions in
the pursuit of Astronomy.
- Authentication Gateway HOWTO - There are many concerns with the
security of wireless networks and public access areas such as libraries or dormitories. These concerns are not met with current security
implementations. A work around has been proposed by using an authentication gateway. This gateway addresses the security concerns by forcing
the user to authenticate in order to use the network.
- Linux BRIDGE-STP-HOWTO - describes how to setup a bridge with the recent kernel
patches and brctl utility by Lennert Buytenhek. and tries to explain about the STP implementation in this code.
- Bandwidth Limiting HOWTO - describes how to set up your Linux server to
limit download bandwidth or incoming traffic and how to use your internet link more efficiently.
- BASH Programming - Introduction HOW-TO - intends to help you to start
programming basic-intermediate shell scripts. It does not intend to be an advanced document (see the title).
- Bash Prompt HOWTO - Creating and controlling terminal and xterm prompts is
discussed, including incorporating standard escape sequences to give username, current working directory, time, etc. Further suggestions are
made on how to modify xterm title bars, use external functions to provide prompt information, and how to use ANSI colours.
- Linux Benchmarking HOWTO - some issues associated with the benchmarking of
Linux systems and presents a basic benchmarking toolkit, as well as an associated form, which enable one to produce significant benchmarking
information in a couple of hours.
- Beowulf HOWTO - introduces the Beowulf Supercomputer architecture and provides
background information on parallel programming, including links to other more specific documents, and web pages.
- The Linux BootPrompt-HowTo - a compilation of all the possible boot time
arguments that can be passed to the Linux kernel at boot time. A discussion of how the kernel sorts boot time arguments, along with an
overview of some of the popular software used to boot Linux kernels is also included.
- The Linux Bootdisk HOWTO - describes how to design and build boot/root diskettes
for Linux. These disks can be used as rescue disks or to test new system components. You should be reasonably familiar with system
administration tasks before attempting to build a bootdisk.
- C++ Programming HOW-TO - provides a comprehensive list of C++ URL pointers,
links to C++ online textbooks, and programming tips on C++. This document also provides a C++ library which imitates Java-language, and
which has various methods to avoid memory problems in C++. Using this library you can compile Java's source code under C++. This document
serves as a "Home of C++ language".
- C-C++ Beautifier HOW-TO - This document will help you to format (beautify)
the C/C++ programs so that it is more readable and confirms to your site C/C++ coding standards.
- C editing with VIM HOWTO - gives an introduction to editing C and other
language files, whose syntax is similar, like C++ and Java in vi/VIM.
- English-language GNU/Linux distributions on CD-ROM - intended to show
prospective users or administrators of a GNU/Linux system the range of choices open to them when deciding on a distribution for the first
time. It also aims to help experienced users track the state of the GNU/Linux distributions market.
- CD-Writing HOWTO - explains how to write CD-ROMs under Linux.
- The Linux CD-ROM HOWTO - describes how to install, configure, and use CD-ROM drives
under Linux. It lists the supported hardware and answers a number of frequently asked questions.
- CDServer-HOWTO - describes the steps and commands you can use to setup your own CD
Server using Linux and some built-in Unix commands along with other freely available software packages. The CD Server can then share the
CD's via the network to Windows and/or other client machines.
- CPU Design HOW-TO - CPU is the "brain" of computer and is a very vital
component of computer system and is like a "cousin brother" of operating system (Linux or Unix). This document helps companies,
businesses, universities and research institutes to design, build and manufacture CPUs. Also the information will be useful for university
students of U.S.A and Canada who are studying computer science/engineering.
- Complete System Performance Monitor HOWTO - provides an overview of the Complete System
Performance Monitor, including a description of the product and installation and configuration information.
- CVS-RCS-HOWTO Document for Linux (Source Code Control System) - a "practical
guide" to very quickly setup CVS/RCS source code control system. This document has custom shell scripts that are wrappers on top of
CVS. These scripts provide an easy user interface for CVS. Several shell scripts are provided to make RCS easier to use.
- Cable Modem Providers HOWTO - attempts to answer basic questions on how to connect
your Linux box to cable modem or cable Internet provider.
- Caudium HOWTO - an overview of the Caudium server. New users will learn how to set a
basic virtual server up. More experienced users will find useful tips on development and optimization.
- Linux Chinese HOWTO English Version - demonstrates how to implement Chinese
available on Linux system, including those common problems encountered on Linux/UNIX system while using Chinese, the ways to obtain, and
shows how to install and setup a variety of different Chinese softwares.
- Chroot-BIND HOWTO - describes installing the BIND 9 nameserver to run in a
chroot jail and as a non-root user, to provide added security and minimise the potential effects of a security compromise.
- Chroot-BIND8 HOWTO - describes installing the BIND 8 nameserver to run in a
chroot jail and as a non-root user, to provide added security and minimise the potential effects of a security compromise.
- HOWTO Clone Disk Images on Linux Booted from a Network - describes a setup that allows
a machine to boot Linux from BOOTP/TFTP, using the Grub boot loader, and save and restore disk and partition images to and from a TFTP
- Linux Cluster HOWTO - How to set up high-performance Linux computing clusters.
- Linux Commercial HOWTO - contains a listing of commercial software and
applications which are offered for Linux.
- HOWTO Use a Compaq Remote Insight Lights Out Edition for a -
describes how to install Linux on a headless Compaq ProLiant server with a Compaq Remote Insight Lights-Out Edition card without physical
access to the system. The installation is done remotely through the use of a Java-enabled browser.
- CompaqT1500-Linux HOWTO - Lists the procedures and tools needed to boot the
Compaq T1500, using a Netboot of both the native file system and a generic Linux installation.
- Conexant/Rockwell modem HOWTO - A guide to using Conexant and
Rockwell chipset based Software modems under Linux.
- Configuration HOWTO - aims at making the fine--tuning of your newly installed Linux
box quicker and easier. Here you will find a set of configuration tips for the most common applications and services.
- Cyrus IMAP HOWTO - A comprehensive guide to installing, configuring, and running Cyrus
Imap and Cyrus Sasl
- DB2 Version 7.1 for Linux HOWTO - gives you explicit instructions on installing DB2
Universal Database Version 7.1 for Linux
- DNS HOWTO Nicolai Langfeldt - HOWTO become a totally small time DNS admin.
- From DOS/Windows to Linux HOWTO - dedicated to all the (soon to be former?)
DOS and Windows users who have decided to switch to Linux, the free UNIX clone. The purpose of this document is to help the reader translate
his or her knowledge of DOS and Windows into the Linux environment, as well as providing hints on exchanging files and resources between the
- The dosemu HOWTO - Frequently Asked Questions' (FAQ) / HOWTO document for dosemu.
- DSL HOWTO for Linux - examines the DSL family of high speed Internet services now being
deployed in various markets worldwide. Information is included on the technology behind DSL as well as subscribing, installing, configuring,
and troubleshooting, with an emphasis on how this impacts Linux users.
- Linux DVD HOWTO - A (hopefully) easy to follow explanation on how to get DVD movie
playback in Linux.
- Deciding if Linux is Right for You - meant for you if you are considering the
Linux operating system, or wondering whether Linux has what you want in comparison to what you are currently using.
- Diald Howto - shows some typical scenarios for easy start using Diald. These scenarios
include a connection from a standalone computer to an ISP using PPP over a modem without using
to a proxy/firewall server with different Internet connections through various ISPs.
- Diskless Nodes HOW-TO document for Linux - describes how to set up a diskless Linux
box. As technology is advancing rapidly, network-cards are becoming cheaper and much faster - 100 MBits ethernet is standard now and in
about 1 to 2 years 1000 MBits i.e. 1GigBits ethernet cards will become an industry standard.
- Root over nfs clients & server Howto. - Howto setup a server and
configure clients for diskless operation from a network.
- Root over NFS - Another Approach - does not intend to replace the
existing Root over NFS Howto's. It is just another approach, particularly useful in large system installations.
- DocBook Demystification HOWTO - attempts to clear the fog and
mystery surrounding the DocBook markup system and the tools that go with it.
- DocBook XML/SGML Processing Using OpenJade - explains setting up
OpenJade to process SGML/XML DocBook documents.
- Linux Ecology HOWTO - discusses ways Linux computers can be used as a means to
protect our environment, by using its features to save power or paper. Since it does not require big hardware, Linux may be used with old
computers to make their life cycle longer.
- Emacs Beginner's HOWTO - introduces Linux users to the Emacs editor. It
assumes minimal familiarity with
vi or a similar editor.
- Installing Emacspeak HOWTO - contains the installation instructions for the
Emacspeak audio desktop application for Linux.
- HOWTO Encourage Women in Linux - explains some of the difficulties and
biases women face in the Linux community and examines various strategies for addressing those difficulties in order to encourage more
participation by women.
- Enterprise Java for Linux HOWTO - How to set up an Enterprise Java
environment on Linux including a Java Development Kit, a Web server, supporting Java servlets, accessing a database via JDBC, and supporting
Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs).
- Ethernet Bridge + netfilter Howto - Setting up an ethernet bridge
gives us the chance to integrate a surveying and/or regulating instance transparently into an existing network. This setup requires no
changes to the logical network topology. It is accomplished by plugging the ethernet bridge in the physical network topology between the
network itself and the routing instance (that piece of hardware connected to the Internet).
- Linux Ethernet-Howto - a compilation of information about which ethernet devices
can be used for Linux, and how to set them up.
- Event HOWTO - The purpose of this document is to show you how to create good
presentations for almost any sort of Linux event.
- Filesystems HOWTO - This small HOWTO is about filesystems and accessing
filesystems. It is not Linux- or Unix-related document as you probably expect.
- Firewall and Proxy Server HOWTO - designed to describe the basics of firewall
systems and give you some detail on setting up both a filtering and proxy firewall on a Linux based system.
- Font HOWTO - Provides a comprehensive source to act as a starting point for any and all
font questions about Linux.
- Framebuffer HOWTO - describes how to use the framebuffer devices in Linux with a
variety of platforms. This also includes how to set up multi-headed displays.
- From-PowerUp-To-Bash-Prompt-HOWTO - a brief description of what
happens in a Linux system, from the time that you turn on the power, to the time that you log in and get a bash prompt. Understanding this
will be helpful when you need to solve problems or configure your system.
- GCC Frontend HOWTO - Creating a new GCC front end
- The Linux GCC HOWTO - covers how to set up the GNU C compiler and development libraries
under Linux, and gives an overview of compiling, linking, running and debugging programs under it..
- Game Server HOWTO - explains how to install, configure and maintain servers for
various popular multiplayer games.
- HP HOWTO - describes the use of products available in the Hewlett-Packard (HP) catalog
with Linux and some free software.
- Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO - attempts to list most of the hardware known to
be either supported or unsupported under Linux.
- Designing Integrated High Quality Linux Applications - tries to clarify
some issues and give tips on how to create Linux applications highly integrated to the Operating System, security and easy of use.