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Firewall Overview: Firewall Settings to Protect and Repel

You can never be too careful when connecting your computer to the outside world. The first and most important line of defense for any Linux system is the firewall. This software tool erects a barrier, hence the name firewall, at the point of entry to your computer which typically means your network connection to the Internet. In reality this could be a wired or wireless Ethernet connection or even a dial-up modem.

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Samba Server vs. NFS Server

When sharing files, just like with anything on Linux, you have more then one option, and you should make your choice based on what you need.
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The Fight Over Open Source 'Leeches'

"Leeches" -- that's how Dave Rosenberg, co-founder and former CEO of MuleSource, and now part of the founding team of RiverMuse, refers to companies that use open source technology but don't give back to the open source community.
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SugarCRM 5.5 Expands Open Source CRM

Web Services, Mobility and multi-user management added to the mix as vendor takes on proprietary challenges.
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Ingres Adds Red Hat's JBoss To Database Middleware Stack

Using the stack will let developers avoid leaning on stored procedures or triggers written in a vendor's proprietary form of SQL.
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