Updated: February 1998. Describes 3Dfx graphics accelerator chip support for Linux.
4mb-Laptops, 4mb Laptop HOWTO
Updated: April 2000. Put a "grown-up" Linux on a small-spec (4mb RAM, <=200mb hard disk) laptop.
Accessibility-HOWTO, Linux Accessibility HOWTO
Updated: October 2001. Covers the use of adaptive technologies that are available for Linux.
Accessibility-Dev-HOWTO, How to Develop Accessible Linux Applications
Updated: January 2002. Provides Linux software developers with guidelines and test cases for developing accessible Linux applications.
Acer-Laptop-HOWTO, Linux Installation on an Acer LapTop HOWTO
Updated: January 2001. Describes the inatllation of Linux on a Acer laptop and various issues related to this.
Adv-Bash-Scr-HOWTO, Advanced Bash-Scripting HOWTO
A guide to shell scripting, using Bash.
Replaced by the Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide.
Adv-Routing-HOWTO, Linux Advanced Routing & Traffic Control HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. A very hands-on approach to iproute2, traffic shaping and a bit of netfilter.
AI-Alife-HOWTO, Linux AI & Alife HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Information about, and links to, various AI related software libraries, applications, etc. that work on the Linux platform.
Alpha-HOWTO, Brief Introduction to Alpha Systems and Processors
Updated: June 1997. A brief overview of existing Alpha CPUs, chipsets and systems.
Updated: April 2000. Describes how to install, configure, and maintain a hardware RAID built around the 5070 SBUS host based RAID controller by Antares Microsystems.
Apache-Compile-HOWTO, Apache Compile HOWTO (Linux edition)
Updated: December 2001. Describes how to compile the Apache Webserver with important modules like mod_perl, mod_dav, mod_auth_ldap, mod_dynvhost, mod_roaming, mod_jserv, and mod_php.
Apache-Overview-HOWTO, Apache Overview How-to
Updated: March 2001. An overview of the Apache webserver and related projects. It provides pointers for further information and implementation details.
Apache-WebDAV-LDAP-HOWTO, Apache WebDAV and LDAP HOWTO
Updated: November 2001. Instructs how to install, configure, run and maintain a finely-tuned Apache-based WebDAV server.
Assembly-HOWTO, Linux Assembly HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. How to program in assembly language using FREE programming tools, focusing on development for or from the Linux Operating System on IA-32 (i386) platform.
Astronomy-HOWTO, Linux Astronomy HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Document shares tips and resources to utilize Linux solutions in the pursuit of Astronomy.
ATM-Linux-HOWTO, ATM on Linux HOWTO
Updated: October 2001. Describes how to install, setup, and configure the necessary drivers and tools to support ATM networking under Linux.
Authentication-Gateway-HOWTO, Authentication Gateway HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Document explains how to setup an authentication gateway.
AX25-HOWTO, Linux Amateur Radio AX.25 HOWTO
Updated: September 2001. How to install and configure support for the AX. 25 packet radio protocol utilized by Amateur Radio Operators worldwide.
Bandwidth-Limiting-HOWTO, Bandwidth Limiting HOWTO
Updated: November 2001. 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-Prog-Intro-HOWTO, BASH Programming - Introduction HOWTO
Updated: July 2000. This article intends to help you to start programming basic-to-intermediate shell scripts.
Bash-Prompt-HOWTO, Bash Prompt HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. Creating and controlling terminal and xterm prompts is discussed, including incorporating standard escape sequences to give username, current working directory, time, etc.
Belarusian-HOWTO, Linux Belarusian HOWTO
Updated: February 2001. Short guide in setting up Belarusian language support in Linux console, X Window System, web-browsers, text editors, etc. Charsets described are windows-1251, iso-8859-5 and koi8-ru. Written in English.
Belgian-HOWTO, The Belgian HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. How to tweak Linux for Belgian users; lists Linux user groups, businesses and other resources in Belgium.
Benchmarking-HOWTO, Linux Benchmarking HOWTO
Updated: August 1997. Discusses some issues associated with the benchmarking of Linux systems and presents a basic benchmarking toolkit.
Beowulf-HOWTO, Beowulf HOWTO
Updated: November 1998. Introduces the Beowulf Supercomputer architecture and provides background information on parallel programming, including links to other more specific documents.
Boot+Root+Raid+LILO, Boot + Root + Raid + Lilo : Software Raid mini-HOWTO
Updated: July 2000. A cookbook for setting up root raid using the 0.90 raidtools for bootable raid mounted on root using standard LILO.
Bootdisk-HOWTO, The Linux Bootdisk HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. How to design and build your own boot/root diskettes for Linux.
BootPrompt-HOWTO, The Linux BootPrompt HOWTO
Updated: September 2001. A compilation of all the possible boot time arguments that can be passed to the Linux kernel at boot time. Includes all kernel and device parameters.
BRIDGE-STP-HOWTO, Linux BRIDGE-STP-HOWTO
Updated: January 2001. Describes how to setup a bridge with the recent kernel patches and brctl utility by Lennert Buytenhek. With developer kernel 2.3.47 the new bridging code is part of the mainstream. On 20.06.2000 there are patches for stable kernels 2.2.14 and 2.2.15. What happens if a penguin crosses a bridge?
C++Programming-HOWTO, C++ Programming HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Discusses methods to avoid memory problems in C++ and also will help you to program properly in C++ language. Applies to all operating sytems.
C-C++Beautifier-HOWTO, C-C++ Beautifier HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Helps you to format (beautify) C/C++ programs so that they are more readable and conform to your site coding standards. Applies to all operating sytems.
C-editing-with-VIM-HOWTO, C editing with VIM HOWTO
Updated: January 2001. An introduction to editing C and other language files whose syntax is similar like C++ and Java in vi/VIM.
Cable-Modem, Cable Modem Providers HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Answers basic questions on how to connect your Linux box to cable modem or cable Internet provider.
Updated: January 2002. 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.
CD-Writing-HOWTO, CD-Writing HOWTO
Updated: July 2000. Explains how to write CD-ROMs under Linux.
CDROM-HOWTO, The Linux CD-ROM HOWTO
Updated: July 2001. How to install, configure, and use CD-ROM drives under Linux.
Chinese-HOWTO, Chinese HOWTO
Updated: June 1998. Demonstrates how to implement Chinese on Linux system, including those common problems encountered while using Chinese, the ways to obtain, and shows how to install and setup a variety of different Chinese software.
Chroot-BIND-HOWTO, Chroot-BIND HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. 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, Chroot-BIND8 HOWTO
Updated: July 2001. 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.
Cluster-HOWTO, Linux Cluster HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. How to set up high-performance Linux computing clusters.
Commercial-HOWTO, Linux Commercial HOWTO
Updated: March 1999. A listing of commercial software and applications which are offered for Linux.
Compaq-Remote-Insight-Board-HOWTO, HOWTO Use a Compaq Remote Insight Lights Out Edition for a Headless, Remote Linux Installation
Updated: October 2000. Describes the installation of Linux on a headless Compaq ProLiant server with a Compaq Remote Insight Lights-Out Edition card without physical access to the system.
Conexant+Rockwell-modem-HOWTO, Conexant/Rockwell modem HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. A guide to using Conexant and Rockwell chipset based Software modems under Linux.
Config-HOWTO, Configuration HOWTO
Updated: November 2001. Aims at making the fine-tuning of your newly installed Linux box quicker and easier. You will find a set of configurations for the most common applications and services.
Linux Consultants HOWTO
A listing of companies providing commercial Linux related support.
Replaced by the Linux Consultants Guide.
CPU-Design-HOWTO, CPU Design HOW-TO
Updated: June 2001. Helps people understand how a CPU is designed and manufactured. Contains references to various resources.
CVS-RCS-HOWTO, CVS-RCS HOWTO for Linux (Source Code Control System)
Updated: January 2002. A "practical guide" to very quickly setup a CVS/RCS source code control system.
Cyrus-IMAP, Cyrus IMAP HOWTO
Updated: October 2000. A comprehensive guide to installing, configuring, and running Cyrus Imap and Cyrus Sasl.
Danish-HOWTO, The Linux Danish/International HOWTO
Updated: March 2000. How to configure Linux and various Linux applications for Danish locale standards such as keyboard, font, paper-size etc.
DB2-HOWTO, DB2 Version 7.1 for Linux HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Explicit instructions on installing DB2 Universal Database Version 7.1 for Linux on the following Intel x86-based distributions: Caldera OpenLinux 2.4, Debian, Red Hat Linux 6.2, SuSE Linux 6.2 and 6.3, and TurboLinux 6.0.
Diald-HOWTO, Diald HOWTO
Updated: April 2000. Shows some typical scenarios for easy start using Diald. Replaces the Diald mini-HOWTO.
Diskless-HOWTO, Diskless Nodes HOWTO for Linux
Updated: December 2001. How to set up a diskless Linux box.
Diskless-root-NFS-HOWTO, Root over nfs clients & server HOWTO
Updated: March 1999. How to setup a server and configure clients for diskless operation from a network.
Diskless-root-NFS-other-HOWTO, Root over NFS - Another Approach
Updated: September 2001. Another approach to Diskless-root-NFS-HOWTO.
Distributions-HOWTO, English-language GNU/Linux Distributions on CD-ROM
Updated: January 2001. 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.
Further information on Linux Distributions can be found on the Linux Weekly News (LWN) site: Distributions section.
DNS-HOWTO, DNS HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. How to become a totally "small time" DNS admin.
DOS-Win-to-Linux-HOWTO, From DOS/Windows to Linux HOWTO
Updated: August 2000. Written for all the DOS and Windows users who have decided to switch to Linux.
DOSEMU-HOWTO, The dosemu HOWTO
Updated: March 1997. DOSEMU stands for DOS Emulation, and is an application that enables the Linux OS to run many DOS programs.
DSL-HOWTO, DSL HOWTO for Linux
Updated: January 2002. 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.
DVD-HOWTO, Linux DVD HOWTO
Updated: October 2000. An easy to follow explanation on how to get DVD movie play-back in Linux.
Ecology-HOWTO, Linux Ecology HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. Discusses ways Linux computers can be used as a means to protect our environment, by using its features to save power or paper.
Emacs-Beginner-HOWTO, Emacs Beginner's HOWTO
Updated: March 2001. Introduces Linux users to the Emacs editor.
Emacspeak-HOWTO, Installing Emacspeak HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Installation instructions for the Emacspeak audio desktop application for Linux.
Enterprise-Java-for-Linux-HOWTO, Enterprise Java for Linux HOWTO
Updated: November 2001. How to set up an Enterprise Java environment on Linux including a JDK, a Web server, supporting Java servlets, accessing a database via JDBC, and supporting Enterprise Java Beans (EJBs).
Updated: August 1999.
Ethernet-HOWTO, Linux Ethernet HOWTO
Updated: October 2000. Information about which ethernet devices can be used for Linux, and how to set them up (focused on the hardware and low level driver aspect of the ethernet cards; see Network HOWTO for software configuration information).
Event-HOWTO, Event HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. The purpose of this document is to show you how to create good presentations for almost any sort of Linux event.
Filesystems-HOWTO, Filesystems HOWTO
Updated: August 2000. About filesystems and accessing filesystems.
Finnish-HOWTO, Finnish HOWTO
Updated: October 2001. Describes how to localize GNU/Linux for Finnish users (written in Finnish).
Firewall-HOWTO, Firewall and Proxy Server HOWTO
Updated: February 2000. 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, Font HOWTO
Updated: March 2000. Provides a comprehensive source to act as a starting point for any and all font questions about Linux.
Framebuffer-HOWTO, Framebuffer HOWTO
Updated: February 2000. How to use the framebuffer devices in Linux with a variety of platforms. Also includes how to set up multi-headed displays.
Francophones-HOWTO, Le Francophones-HOWTO : Linux & la langue franšaise
Updated: December 2001.
From-PowerUp-To-Bash-Prompt-HOWTO, From Power Up To Bash Prompt
Updated: November 2000. 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.
Ftape-HOWTO, Ftape HOWTO
Updated: August 1998. Discusses essential do's and dont's for the ftape floppy tape driver under Linux. Focuses on the newest version (ftape-4.02 at the time of this writing).
GCC-HOWTO, The Linux GCC HOWTO
Updated: May 1999. Covers how to set up the GNU C compiler and development libraries under Linux; gives an overview of compiling, linking, running and debugging programs under it.
German-HOWTO, German HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Addresses Linux localization issues specific to German users (written in German).
Glibc2-HOWTO, Glibc 2 HOWTO
Updated: June 1998. Covers installing and using the GNU C Library version 2 (libc6) on Linux systems.
Hardware-HOWTO, Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Lists most of the hardware supported by Linux and helps you locate any necessary drivers.
Hebrew-HOWTO, The Hebrew HOWTO
Updated: September 1995. How to configure your Linux machine to use Hebrew characters on X-Windows and Virtual Consoles.
Hellenic-HOWTO, Hellenic HOWTO
Updated: August 1997. Addresses Linux localization issues specific to Greek users (written in Hellenic).
HOWTO-HOWTO, HOWTO HOWTO
Lists the tools, procedures, and hints to get LDP authors up to speed and writing.
Replaced by the LDP Author Guide.
HOWTO-INDEX, LDP HOWTO INDEX
Updated: frequently. Index to the Linux HOWTOs as well as other information about the LDP.
HP-HOWTO, HP HOWTO - Utilisation and Configuration Guide of HP Products under Linux
Updated: December 2001. Describes the use of products available in the Hewlett-Packard (HP) catalog with Linux and some free software.
i810-HOWTO, i810 with XFree86 4.x HOWTO
Updated: May 2001. Describes getting XFree86 4.x running on Intel's i810 graphics chipset by using special features of the 2.4.0 kernel.
IBM7248-HOWTO, Installing LinuxPPC-2000 on the IBM RS/6000 43P model 7248 HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. Describes the installation of LinuxPPC-2000 on the IBM RS/6000 43P model 7248 series.
Indic-Fonts-HOWTO, The Indic Fonts HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. A detailed guide on how to install and use Indic scripts (devanagri etc.) using UTF-8 encoding under GNU/Linux.
INFO-SHEET, Linux Information Sheet
Updated: September 1998. Provides basic information about the Linux operating system, including an explanation of Linux, a list of features, some requirements, and some resources.
Infrared-HOWTO, Linux Infrared HOWTO
Updated: April 2001. Introduction to Linux and infrared devices and how to use the software provided by the Linux/IrDA project.
IngresII-HOWTO, Ingres II HOWTO
Updated: September 2001. Helps install the Ingres II Relational Database Management System on Linux.
Installation-HOWTO, The Linux Installation HOWTO
Updated: September 2001. How to obtain and install Linux software. It is the first document which a new Linux user should read to get started.
Intranet-Server-HOWTO, The Linux Intranet Server HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. How to setup an Intranet using Linux as the server which binds Unix, Netware, NT and Windows together.
IP-Masquerade-HOWTO, Linux IP Masquerade HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. How to enable the Linux IP Masquerade feature on a given Linux host.
IPCHAINS-HOWTO, Linux IPCHAINS HOWTO
Updated: July 2000. How to obtain, install and configure the enhanced IP firewalling chains software for Linux, and some ideas on how you might use them.
IPX-HOWTO, Linux IPX HOWTO
Updated: May 1998. How to obtain, install and configure various tools available for the Linux operating system that use the Linux kernel IPX protocol support.
ISP-Hookup-HOWTO, ISP-Hookup HOWTO
Updated: March 1998. How to use Linux to connect to an Internet Service Provider via a dial-up modem TCP/IP connection (basic dial-up procedure and IP establishment, email and news handling is covered).
ISP-Setup-RedHat-HOWTO, "Pocket" ISP based on RedHat Linux
Updated: January 2001. Outlines the setup of a single RedHat box for dial-ins,virtual web hosting, virtual email, POP3 and ftp servers.
Italian-HOWTO, Linux Italian HOWTO
Updated: November 1998. Addresses Linux localization issues specific to Italian users (written in Italian).
Java-CGI-HOWTO, Java CGI HOWTO
Updated: December 1998. Explains how to set up your server to allow CGI programs written in Java and how to use Java to write CGI programs.
Java-Decompiler-HOWTO, Java Decompiler HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Will help you to de-compile the Java class programs.
JavaStation-HOWTO, Linux on the Sun JavaStation NC HOWTO
Updated: October 2001. Describes how to enable the GNU/Linux OS on the Sun JavaStation NC.
Jaz-Drive-HOWTO, Jaz-drive HOWTO
Updated: January 2000. Covers the configuration and use of the 1Gb and 2Gb Iomega Jaz drives under Linux.
Kernel-HOWTO, The Linux Kernel HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. A detailed guide to kernel configuration, compilation, upgrades, and troubleshooting for ix86-based systems.
Keyboard-and-Console-HOWTO, The Linux keyboard and console HOWTO
Updated: September 2001. Contains some information about the Linux (v2.0) keyboard and console, and the use of non-ASCII characters.
KickStart-HOWTO, RedHat Linux KickStart HOWTO
Updated: January 1999. Briefly describes how to use the RedHat Linux KickStart system to rapidly install large numbers of identical Linux boxes.
Kiosk-HOWTO, Kiosk HOWTO
Updated: October 1999. Provides a guide for setting up a WWW-based kiosk using Linux, X11R6, FVWM2, Netscape Navigator 4.X, and a customized trackball.
Kodak-Digitalcam-HOWTO, Kodak Digital Camera HOWTO
Updated: January 2001. Getting a Kodak digital camera working under GNU/Linux.
Laptop-HOWTO, Linux Laptop HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. Contains a concise survey of laptop-related (Linux content) documents, such as installation methods for laptops (via PCMCIA, without CD drive, etc.), laptop hardware features, and configurations for different (network) environments.
Large-Disk-HOWTO, Large Disk HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. All about disk geometry and the 1024 cylinder limit for disks.
LDAP-HOWTO, LDAP Linux HOWTO
Updated: July 2001. Information about installing, configuring, running and maintaining a LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) Server on a Linux machine.
LDAP-Implementation-HOWTO, LDAP Implementation HOWTO
Updated: March 2001. Describes the technical aspects of storing application data in a LDAP server. It focuses on the configuration of various applications to make them LDAP-aware.
LDP-Reviewer-HOWTO, Linux Documentation Project Reviewer HOWTO
Updated: May 2001. This document will help you review LDP documentation. It includes procedures, tips and techniques to make the process easier.
Lex-YACC-HOWTO, Lex and YACC primer/HOWTO
Updated: May 2001. Helps you get started using Lex and YACC.
LILO-crash-rescue-HOWTO, LILO, Linux Crash Rescue HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Discusses methods to recover from Linux system failures.
Updated: February 2001. Describes Linmodem (winmodem hardware) support under Linux.
Linux-Crash-HOWTO, Linux Crash HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Describes the installation and usage of the LKCD (Linux Kernel Crash Dump) package.
Linux From Scratch HOWTO
Describes the process of creating your own Linux system from scratch from an already installed Linux distribution, using nothing but the source code of software that we need.
Replaced by the Linux From Scratch guide.
Linux-Gamers-HOWTO, The Linux Gamers' HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. A stepping stone to get the most common problems resolved and to give people the knowledge to begin thinking intelligently about what is going on with their games.
Linux-Init-HOWTO, Linux 2.4.x Initialization for IA-32 HOWTO
Updated: May 2001. A description of the Linux 2.4 kernel initialization sequence on IA-32 processors.
Linux+IPv6-HOWTO, Linux IPv6 HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. The goal of this HOWTO is to answer both basic and advanced questions about IPv6 on the Linux operating system. This HOWTO will provide the reader with enough information to install, configure, and use IPv6 applications on Linux machines.
Linux+Windows-HOWTO, Linux + Windows HOWTO
Updated: November 1999. Aimed at assisting those who wish to use the features of both Linux and Windows on the same host.
Linux+Win9x+Grub-HOWTO, Linux+Win9x+Grub HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. How to use the GRUB bootloader to turn your computer into a Windows + Linux dual boot machine, without affecting your current Linux installation.
Linux+XFS-HOWTO, Linux + XFS HOWTO : Linux on Steroids
Updated: October 2001. Describes how to build a Linux system that runs on top of the SGI XFS journaling filesystem.
LinuxDoc+Emacs+Ispell-HOWTO, LinuxDoc+Emacs+Ispell HOWTO
Updated: February 1998. Aimed at writers and translators of Linux HOWTOs or any other paper for the Linux Documentation Project. Gives hints at using tools including Emacs and Ispell.
Loopback-Encrypted-Filesystem-HOWTO, Loopback Encrypted Filesystem HOWTO
Updated: November 1999. Explains how to setup and then use a filesystem that, when mounted by a user, dynamically and transparently encrypts its contents.
LVM-HOWTO, Logical Volume Manager HOWTO
Updated: May 2000. A very hands-on HOWTO for Linux LVM.
Mail-Administrator-HOWTO, The Linux Electronic Mail Administrator HOWTO
Updated: January 2000. Describes the setup, care and feeding of Electronic Mail (e-mail) under Linux. Primarily intended for administrators.
Mail-User-HOWTO, The Linux Mail User HOWTO
Updated: February 2001. An introduction to the world of electronic mail (email) under Linux. Focuses on user-level issues and typical configurations for Linux home and small-business machines connected to the net via an ISP.
Majordomo-MajorCool-HOWTO, Majordomo and MajorCool HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. Intended to guide a user through an installation of the Majordomo Mailing List Software and MajorCool (utility for managing Majordomo lists via a CGI script).
Masquerading-Simple-HOWTO, Masquerading Made Simple HOWTO
Updated: September 2001. Describes how to enable the Linux IP Masquerade feature on a given Linux host. Should be used as a complement to the the IP-Masquerade-HOWTO.
Medicine-HOWTO, Linux Medicine-HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. Some pointers to Linux software (mostly GPLed) for the medical sciences.
META-FAQ, Linux Meta-FAQ
Updated: October 1997. Mainly a list of valuable sources of information for Linux. Use these sources if you want to learn more about Linux, or have problems and need help.
MGR-HOWTO, The MGR Window System HOWTO
Updated: May 1996. Information on the installation, configuration and running of the MGR Window System.
MIDI-HOWTO, The Linux MIDI-HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Describes the hardware, software and procedures needed to play and sequence using MIDI under Linux.
MILO-HOWTO, Alpha Miniloader HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. Describes the Alpha Linux Miniloader (also known as MILO), a program for Alpha-based systems that can be used to initialize the machine and load Linux.
MindTerm-SSH-HOWTO, Encrypted Tunnels using SSH and MindTerm HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. How to use SSH and the Java-based program MindTerm to create quick, secure, and reliable VPN-like tunnels over insecure networks.
MIPS-HOWTO, Linux/MIPS HOWTO
Updated: January 2001. Describes the MIPS port of the Linux operating system, common problems and their solutions, availability and more.
Modem-HOWTO, Modem HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Help with selecting, connecting, configuring, trouble-shooting, and understanding modems for a PC.
Modem-Dialup-NT-HOWTO, Modem-Dialup-NT HOW-TO
Updated: October 2001. Helps you to setup a modem to do Dial-up Networking with a remote server like Windows NT RAS or Linux RAS (Remote Access Server).
Module-HOWTO, Linux Loadable Kernel Module HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. Explains what Linux loadable kernel modules (LKMs) are, and how to use and create them.
MP3-HOWTO, The Linux MP3 HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Describes the hardware, software and procedures needed to encode, play and stream MP3 sound files under Linux.
MP3-Box-HOWTO, MP3 Player Box HOWTO
Updated: April 2001. Describes how to build, configure, install, and use a custom MP3 player box. It lists the necessary hardware and answers a number of frequently asked questions.
Multi-Disk-HOWTO, HOWTO: Multi Disk System Tuning
Updated: June 2001. How best to use multiple disks and partitions for a Linux system.
Multicast-HOWTO, Multicast over TCP/IP HOWTO
Updated: March 1998. Tries to cover most aspects related to multicast over TCP/IP networks.
MultiOS-HOWTO, Managing Multiple Operating Systems HOWTO
Updated: February 2000. Covers the procedures for using removable hard disks to install and manage multiple alternative operating systems while leaving a single fixed disk to permanently house and protect the primary operating system.
Mutt-GnuPG-PGP-HOWTO, Mutt-i, GnuPG and PGP HOWTO
Updated: February 2000. Briefly explains how to configure Mutt-i, PGP and GnuPG in its different versions (2.6.x, 5.x and GnuPG).
NC-HOWTO, Linux Netstation HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Describes how to hook up a IBM Netstation to your local network using a Linux box as server.
NCD-HOWTO, Linux NCD mini-HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Describes how to hook up a NCD ThinSTAR to your local network using a Linux box as server.
NCURSES-Programming-HOWTO, NCURSES Programming HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. An "All in One" guide for programming with ncurses and its sister libraries.
Net-HOWTO, Linux Networking HOWTO
Updated: December 2000. Information about networking for Linux (relates only to version 4 of the Linux Networking Kernel or more specifically kernel releases 2.x and 2.2.x).
Previously called the Net 3/4 and Net-3 HOWTOs.
NetMeeting-HOWTO, Linux NETMEETING HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Describes how to make Microsoft NetMeeting interoperate with Linux.
Network-boot-HOWTO, Network boot and exotic root HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Explains how to quickly setup a linux server to provide what diskless linux clients require to get up and running, using an IP network.
Networking-Overview-HOWTO, The Linux Networking Overview HOWTO
Updated: July 2000. Overview of the networking capabilities of the Linux Operating System; provides pointers for further information and implementation details.
NFS-HOWTO, NFS HOWTO
Updated: December 2000. How to set up NFS clients and servers.
NIS-HOWTO, The Linux NIS(YP)/NYS/NIS+ HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. How to configure Linux as NIS(YP) or NIS+ client and how to install as a NIS server.
NLM-HOWTO, NetWare Loadable Module Programming HOWTO
Updated: August 2000. How to develop NetWare Loadable Modules under Linux, using GNU CC and nlmconv(1) from GNU binutils.
Online-Troubleshooting-HOWTO, Online Troubleshooting Resources HOWTO
Updated: July 2000. Directs Linux users to resources available on the Internet that provide access to a vast amount of Linux-related information useful in troubleshooting problems.
Optical-Disk-HOWTO, Linux - Optical Disk HOWTO
Updated: December 1998. Describes the installation and configuration of optical disk drives for Linux.
Oracle-7-HOWTO, Oracle 7 Database HOWTO
Updated: August 1998. A guide to installing and configuring the Oracle 7 Database Server on a Linux system.
Oracle-8-HOWTO, Oracle (8) for Linux Installation HOWTO
Updated: June 2000. A guide to installing and configuring the Oracle 8i Enterprise Edition for Linux.
PA-RISC-Linux-Boot-HOWTO, PA-RISC/Linux Boot HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Outlines the procedures for getting the current PA-RISC/Linux development kernel to boot on your PA-RISC system. It also explains the functions of PALO, the kernel loader for PA/Linux.
PalmOS-HOWTO, Palm OS Desktop HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Explains how to use your Palm OS device with a Linux system.
Parallel-Processing-HOWTO, Linux Parallel Processing HOWTO
Updated: January 1998. Discusses the four basic approaches to parallel processing that are available to Linux users: SMP Linux systems, clusters of networked Linux systems, parallel execution using multimedia instructions (i.e., MMX), and attached (parallel) processors hosted by a Linux system.
PCI-HOWTO, Linux PCI-HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Information on what works with Linux and PCI-boards and what does not.
PCMCIA-HOWTO, Linux PCMCIA HOWTO
Updated: May 2001. How to install and use PCMCIA Card Services for Linux.
Updated: April 2001. phhttpd is an HTTP accelerator. It serves fast static HTTP fetches from a local file-system and passes slower dynamic requests back to a waiting server.
PHP-HOWTO, PHP HOWTO
PLIP-Install-HOWTO, PLIP Install HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. How to install a Gnu/Linux distribution on a computer without Ethernet card, nor cdrom, but just a local floppy drive and a remote nfs server attached by a Null-Modem parallel cable.
Plug-and-Play-HOWTO, The Linux Plug-and-Play HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. How to get your Linux system to support Plug-and-Play.
Polish-HOWTO, Polish HOWTO
Updated: February 1999. Addresses Linux localization issues specific to Polish users (written in Polish).
Portuguese-HOWTO, Portuguese HOWTO
Updated: December 1999. Addresses Linux localization issues specific to Portuguese users (written in Portuguese).
PostgreSQL-HOWTO, Database-SQL-RDBMS HOWTO for Linux
Removed: January 2002. This HOWTO has been removed for review. Please visit the official PostgreSQL site for information on this topic.
PPP-HOWTO, Linux PPP HOWTO
Updated: July 2000. How to connect your Linux PC to a PPP server, how to use PPP to link two LANs together; provides one method of setting up your Linux computer as a PPP server. The document also provides help in debugging non-functional PPP connections.
Printing-HOWTO, The Linux Printing HOWTO
Updated: September 2000. A collection of information on how to generate, preview, print and fax anything under Linux (and other Unices in general).
Printing-Usage-HOWTO, The Linux Printing Usage HOWTO
Updated: February 1998. How to use the print system under Linux.
Process-Monitor-HOWTO, Process Monitor HOWTO for Linux
Updated: January 2002. How to monitor Linux/Unix processes and to re-start them automatically if they die (without any manual intervention).
Program-Library-HOWTO, Program Library HOWTO
Updated: September 2001. This HOWTO for programmers discusses how to create and use program libraries on Linux. This includes static libraries, shared libraries, and dynamically loaded libraries.
Psion-HOWTO, Linux and Psion HOWTO
Updated: November 1999. How to use Psion palmtops with Linux. Does not cover running Linux on a Psion palmtop.
Qmail-VMailMgr-Courier-imap-HOWTO, Qmail VMailMgr and Courier-Imap HOWTO
Updated: April 2000. Building a mail server that will support virtual domain hosting and provide smtp, pop3 and imap services, using a powerful alternative to sendmail.
Quake-HOWTO, Linux Quake HOWTO
Updated: August 1998. How to install, run and troubleshoot Quake, QuakeWorld and Quake II on an Intel Linux system.
Reading-List-HOWTO, The Linux Reading List HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Lists the books the author thinks are most valuable to a person trying to learn Unix (especially Linux) top to bottom.
RedHat-CD-HOWTO, Burning a RedHat CD HOWTO
Updated: March 2000. How to make your own CDs from the Red Hat Linux distribution equivalent to the ones commercially available from Red Hat.
Remote-Serial-Console-HOWTO, Remote Serial Console HOWTO
Updated: March 2001. Covers how to set up your hardware to use a serial console.
Root-RAID-HOWTO, Root RAID HOWTO cookbook
Updated: July 2000. This document only applies to the OLD raidtools, versions 0.50 and under. The workarounds and solutions addressed in this HOWTO have largely been made obsolete by the vast improvment in the 0.90 raidtools and accompanying kernel patch to the 2.0.37, 2.2x and 2.3x series kernels. You may find the detailed descriptions useful, particularly if you plan to run root raid or use initrd.
original description: A cookbook for creating a root mounted raid filesystem and companion fallback rescue system using linux initrd. Step-by-step instructions for both raid1 and raid5 md0 devices.
RPM-HOWTO, RPM HOWTO - RPM at Idle
Updated: November 1999. RPM is the RPM Package Manager. It is an open packaging system available for anyone to use. It allows users to take source code for new software and package it into source and binary form such that binaries can be easily installed and tracked and source can be rebuilt easily. It also maintains a database of all packages and their files that can be used for verifying packages and querying for information about files and/or packages.
RPM-for-Unix-HOWTO, RPM-for-Unix HOW-TO
Updated: September 2001. This document will help you to setup the Redhat RPM program on various Unix operating systems.
Sat-HOWTO, Sat (Satellite Technology) HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Investigates "State of Art" Sat connections in a Linux environment; how to get them faster and how to share them with many clients.
SCSI-2.4-HOWTO, The Linux SCSI subsystem in 2.4 HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Describes the SCSI subsystem as the Linux kernel enters the 2.4 production series. An external view of the SCSI subsystem is the main theme. Material is included to help the system administration of the Linux SCSI subsystem.
SCSI-Generic-HOWTO, The Linux SCSI Generic (sg) HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Describes the SCSI Generic driver (sg) found in the Linux 2.4 production series of kernels. Focuses on the interface and characteristics of the driver that application writers may need to know.
SCSI-Programming-HOWTO, The Linux SCSI programming HOWTO
Updated: May 1996. Deals with programming the Linux generic SCSI interface.
Check the SCSI-Generic-HOWTO for more current information.
Secure-Programs-HOWTO, Secure Programming for Linux and Unix HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Provides a set of design and implementation guidelines for writing secure programs for Linux and Unix systems.
Security-HOWTO, Linux Security HOWTO
Updated: March 2000. A general overview of security issues that face the administrator of Linux systems.
Security-Quickstart-HOWTO, Security Quick-Start HOWTO for Linux
Updated: November 2001. An overview of the basic steps required to secure a Linux installation from intrusion.
Security-Quickstart-Redhat-HOWTO, Security Quick-Start HOWTO for Redhat Linux
Updated: November 2001. An overview of the basic steps required to secure a Linux installation from intrusion (Redhat specific version).
Serbian-HOWTO, Serbian HOWTO
Updated: November 1998. Addresses Linux localization issues specific to Serbian users (written in Serbian).
Serial-HOWTO, Serial HOWTO
Updated: November 2001. Describes serial port features other than those which should be covered by other HOWTOs. Lists information on multiport serial cards and contains detailed technical information about the serial port itself.
Serial-Laplink-HOWTO, Serial Laplink HOWTO
Updated: July 2001. Details how to setup a "laplink" connection between two computers.
Serial-Programming-HOWTO, Serial Programming HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. How to program communications with devices over a serial port on a Linux box.
Shadow-Password-HOWTO, Linux Shadow Password HOWTO
Updated: April 1996. How to obtain, install, and configure the Linux password Shadow Suite.
Slovenian-HOWTO, Slovenian HOWTO
Updated: February 1999. Addresses Linux localization issues specific to Slovenian users (written in Slovenian).
Smart-Card-HOWTO, Smart Card HOWTO
Updated: September 2001. Information on smart card technology and its applications in Linux environment.
SMB-HOWTO, SMB HOWTO
Updated: April 2000. How to use the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol, also called the Session Message Block, NetBIOS or LanManager protocol, with Linux using Samba.
SMP-HOWTO, Linux SMP HOWTO
Updated: October 2000. Reviews main issues related to SMP configuration under Linux.
Snort-Statistics-HOWTO, Snort-Setup for Statistics HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Describes how to configure Snort version 1.8.3 to be used in conjunction with the statistical tools ACID (Analysis Console for Intrusion Databases) and SnortSnarf.
Software-Building-HOWTO, Building and Installing Software Packages for Linux
Updated: July 1999. A comprehensive guide to building and installing "generic" UNIX software distributions under Linux.
Software-Proj-Mgmt-HOWTO, Free Software Project Management HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. A guide to the non-technical aspects of free software project the non-technical aspects of free software project management; and was written to be a crash course in the people skills that aren't taught to commercial coders but that can make or break a free software project.
Software-RAID-HOWTO, Software-RAID HOWTO
Updated: January 2000 (latest version). How to use Software RAID under Linux. It addresses a specific version of the Software RAID layer, namely the 0.90 RAID layer made by Ingo Molnar and others. This is the RAID layer that will be standard in Linux-2.4, and it is the version that is also used by Linux-2.2 kernels shipped from some vendors. The 0.90 RAID support is available as patches to Linux-2.0 and Linux-2.2, and is by many considered far more stable that the older RAID support already in those kernels.
Software-RAID-0.4x-HOWTO, Software-RAID HOWTO (earlier implementation)
Updated: November 1998. How to use Software RAID under Linux. RAID stands for "Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks". For users of the Linux MD kernel extension, the associated tools, and their use. This HOWTO addresses an earlier implementation.
Software-Release-Practice-HOWTO, Software Release Practice HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. Describes good release practices for Linux open-source projects.
Sound-HOWTO, The Linux Sound HOWTO
Updated: July 2001. Describes sound support for Linux (hardware, configuration, etc).
Sound-Playing-HOWTO, The Linux Sound Playing HOWTO
Updated: August 1998. Lists applications for Linux that play various sound formats.
Spanish-HOWTO, Spanish Linux HOWTO
Updated: August 1996. Contains information on Linux in the Spanish environment, for developing software with Spanish support or how to get in touch with the Linux community in Spain (written in Spanish).
Updated: November 2000. Describes Linux on SPARC-based workstations.
Speech-Recognition-HOWTO, Speech Recognition HOWTO
Updated: October 2001. Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) on Linux is becoming easier. Several packages are available for users as well as developers. This document describes the basics of speech recognition and describes some of the available software.
SRM-HOWTO, SRM Firmware HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. Describes how to boot Linux/Alpha using the SRM console, which is the console firmware also used to boot Compaq Tru64 Unix (also known as Digital Unix and OSF/1) and OpenVMS.
SSL-Certificates-HOWTO, SSL Certificates HOWTO
Updated: November 2001. How to manage a certificate authority (CA), and issue or sign certificates to be used for secure web, secure e-mail, or signing code and other usages.
SSL-RedHat-HOWTO, Building a Secure RedHat Apache Server HOWTO
Updated: February 2001. Explains how PKI and SSL work together. It is essential to understand how the SSL protocol works to successfully deploy a secure server.
Sybase-ASA-HOWTO, Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere for Linux HOWTO
Updated: April 2001. Guides you through the installation of SQL Anywhere Studio 7.0.2 for Linux and the basic operation and administration of Adaptive Server Anywhere databases.
Tango-HOWTO, Tango 2000 HOWTO
Updated: July 2000. Describes the installation, configuration, and basic troubleshooting of Pervasive Software's Tango Application Server on Sun Solaris and various flavours of Linux.
TclTk-HOWTO, The Linux Tcl and Tk HOWTO
Updated: November 1998. Describes the Linux approach to Tcl, a scripting language.
TeTeX-HOWTO, The teTeX HOWTO: The Linux-teTeX Local Guide
Updated: November 1998. Covers the basic installation and usage of the teTeX TeX and LaTeX implementation, plus auxiliary packages like Ghostscript.
Text-Terminal-HOWTO, Text-Terminal HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Explains what text terminals are, how they work, how to install and configure them, and provides some info on how to repair them.
Thai-HOWTO, The Linux Thai HOWTO
Updated: August 1998. How to use Thai language with Linux. This will cover setting Thai fonts, Thai keyboard and some Thai applications.
Thinclient-HOWTO, Thin Client: New User Guide
Updated: November 1999. How to turn inexpensive legacy computers into fast terminals.
Tips-HOWTO, The Linux Tips HOWTO
Updated: June 1998. Contains those hard to find hints and tweekings that make Linux a bit nicer.
Turkish-HOWTO, Turkish HOWTO
Updated: September 1999. Addresses Linux localization issues specific to Turkish users (written in Turkish).
UMSDOS-HOWTO, UMSDOS HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Explains how to use Umsdos (a linux file system) in different configurations, and its operation.
Unicode-HOWTO, The Unicode HOWTO
Updated: August 2000. How to change your Linux system so it uses UTF-8 as text encoding.
Unix-and-Internet-Fundamentals-HOWTO, The Unix and Internet Fundamentals HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Describes the working basics of PC-class computers, Unix-like operating systems, and the Internet in non-technical language.
Unix-Hardware-Buyer-HOWTO, The Unix Hardware Buyer HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. This is your one-stop resource for information about how to buy and configure Intel hardware for cheap, powerful Unix systems.
UPS-HOWTO, The UPS HOWTO
Updated: November 1997. Helps you connect an uninterruptable power supply to a Linux box.
User-Authentication-HOWTO, User Authentication HOWTO
Updated: May 2000. Explains how user and group information is stored and how users are authenticated on a Linux system (PAM), and how to secure you system's user authentication.
User-Group-HOWTO, Linux User Group HOWTO
Updated: April 1998. A guide to founding, maintaining, and growing a Linux User Group.
UUCP-HOWTO, The Linux UUCP HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Describes the setup, care & feeding of UUCP under Linux.
VAR-HOWTO, Linux VAR HOWTO
Updated: August 1999. Contains a listing of service companies which do not manufacture hardware or create packaged software, but add value to existing products.
VCR-HOWTO, VCR-HOWTO - Using your GNU/Linux computer as a VCR
Updated: July 2001. A guide to setting up your GNU/Linux workstation as a digital VCR using the video4linux driver and a supported tuner card.
Vim-HOWTO, Vim Color Editor HOWTO (Vi Improved w/syntax color highlighting)
Updated: October 2001. A guide to very quickly setup Vim color editor on Linux or Unix systems.
Virtual-Services-HOWTO, Virtual Services HOWTO
Updated: August 1998. How to virtualize a service.
VMailMgr-HOWTO, VMailMgr HOWTO
Updated: April 2000. Explains how to setup VMailMgr to support pop3 virtual domain services in conjunction with Qmail.
VME-HOWTO, VME HOWTO
Updated: June 2001. Shows the embedded system community how to run Linux on their VMEbus Pentium and other PCI local bus based VMEbus processor designs.
VMS-to-Linux-HOWTO, From VMS to Linux HOWTO
Updated: September 1999. Aimed at all those who have been using VMS and now need or want to switch to Linux.
VoIP-HOWTO, VoIP Howto
Updated: December 2001. Voice Over IP is a new communication means that let you telephone with Internet at almost null cost. This document covers how this is done.
VPN-HOWTO, VPN HOWTO
Updated: December 1999. How to set up a Virtual Private Network with Linux.
VPN-Masquerade-HOWTO, Linux VPN Masquerade HOWTO
Updated: October 2000. How to configure a Linux firewall to masquerade IPsec- and PPTP-based Virtual Private Network traffic, allowing you to establish a VPN connection without losing the security and flexibility of your Linux firewall's internet connection and allowing you to make available a VPN server that does not have a registered internet IP address.
Wacom-Tablet-HOWTO, Wacom Tablet HOWTO
Updated: August 2001. Installation of (not only) Wacom graphic tablets under linux and/or xfree86.
Wearable-HOWTO, Wearable HOWTO
Updated: November 2000. Nomadism is one of the major trends of our society, now most of the people can work with a laptop computer, but few did the next step: to live, or if you prefer to wear one computer - that is a wearable.
WikiText-HOWTO, LDP WikiText Editing HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. Explains how to use the LDP WikiText editing format to create DocBook documents for the LDP.
Windows-LAN-Server-HOWTO, Windows LAN server HOW-TO
Updated: September 2000. Intended to assist those who wish to consider Linux as a server within an office environment which has PC's primarily running Microsoft Windows 9x.
Winmodems-and-Linux-HOWTO, Winmodems-and-Linux HOWTO
Updated: April 2001. Helps users get a Winmodem working under Linux.
Wireless-HOWTO, Wireless HOWTO for Linux Systems
Updated: December 2001. Document explains how to setup Wireless in Linux, compatibility problems, something about geographic requirements and more.
Wireless-Sync-HOWTO, Wireless Sync HOWTO
Updated: December 2001. Explains how to perform a wireless, network sync between a Handspring Visor and jpilot or jpilot-sync.
WWW-HOWTO, Linux WWW HOWTO
Updated: August 1999. Information about setting up WWW services under Linux (both server and client).
WWW-mSQL-HOWTO, A mSQL and perl Web Server HOWTO
Updated: September 1997. How to build a SQL client/server database using WWW and HTML for the user interface.
XDMCP-HOWTO, Linux XDMCP HOWTO
Updated: March 2001. How to setup XDMCP ("X Display Manager Control Protocol").
XFree86-HOWTO, The Linux XFree86 HOWTO
Updated: September 2001. How to obtain, install, and configure version 4.0 of the XFree86 version of the X Window System (X11R6) for Linux systems.
XFree86-Touch-Screen-HOWTO, Linux Touch Screen HOWTO
Updated: January 2002. How to set up a touch screen input device under XFree86.
XFree86-Video-Timings-HOWTO, XFree86 Video Timings HOWTO
Updated: October 2001. How to compose a mode line for your card/monitor combination under XFree86.
Xinerama-HOWTO, Using the Xinerama Extensions to MultiHead X v.4.0
Updated: November 2000. How to configure XFree86 Version 4.0 with Multiple monitors and the Xinerama extentions.
XML-RPC-HOWTO, XML-RPC HOWTO
Updated: April 2001. Describes how to use XML-RPC to implement clients and servers in a variety of languages. Provides example code; applies to all operating systems with XML-RPC support.
XWindow-Overview-HOWTO, X Window System Architecture Overview HOWTO
Updated: May 2001. Provides an overview of the X Window System's architecture.
XWindow-User-HOWTO, The X Window User HOWTO
Updated: September 1999. Information on configuring the X Window environment for the Linux user, as well as for the beginning system administrator attempting to sort through the many configuration options and details of X Window.