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Weekend Project: Set Up Squid on Linux as a Caching Web Proxy

The Squid proxy server can function in many roles — HTTP accelerator, traffic filter, network logger, etc. — but its primary function is caching frequently-requested Web resources to save WAN bandwidth. A transparent caching proxy can intercept and cache HTTP traffic for your entire LAN, without the need to individually configure each browser. Because Squid has so many options, though, you need to set it up and test it before rolling it out in a production environment — making it a perfect weekend project.

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Essentials of Bash Scripting: Using Loops

An essential rule of system administration: If you need to do something often, try to write a script to do it for you. If you need to do something several times within a script, you'll need to be able to use loop statements to repeat something until done. With GNU Bash, you'll do this with for, while, and until statements.

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Level Up to IPv6 with Ubuntu 10.10 on Comcast

Comcast has started IPv6 trials. If Comcast is your ISP, you can get started using IPv6 on Linux right away, with just a few simple steps. Ready to join the next-generation network? We'll show you how to get Ubuntu 10.10 on Comcast IPv6 in no time.

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Use Evolution to Connect to Microsoft Exchange on Linux

If you're a Linux user in a Exchange environment, you don't have to give up Linux to communicate with your co-workers — just embrace Evolution. Using Evolution and the MAPI plugin, Linux users can connect to Microsoft Exchange with almost no trouble at all.

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Weekend Project: Get Started with Btrfs

The B-tree file system Btrfs is a next-generation filesystem for Linux, and although it is still undergoing rapid development, you can use it for day-to-day tasks. Even if you are not prepared to migrate your production servers over to Btrfs, you should take some time to explore what it can do. It offers significant time- and space-efficiency improvements over ext3/ext4 — not to mention considerably simpler volume management.

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