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NetInstaller 1.04 - NetInstaller lets you create setup wizards for Web applications written in PHP. Users only have to upload two files; everything else will be decompressed online on the server, created, and configured. This eliminates the need to perform tedious permission changes (with chmod) or to upload of hundred of files in order to install a PHP application onto a Web server.

User-mode Linux Kernel

User-mode Linux Kernel - User-Mode Linux is a safe, secure way of running Linux versions and Linux processes. Run buggy software, experiment with new Linux kernels or distributions, and poke around in the internals of Linux, all without risking your main Linux setup.

Booting Linux Faster

Booting Linux Faster - This article shows you how to improve the boot speed of your Linux system without compromising usability. Essentially, the technique involves understanding system services and their dependencies, and having them start up in parallel, rather than sequentially, when possible.

Berkeley DB Tutorials and Reference Guide

Berkeley DB Tutorials - Berkeley DB is an open source embedded database library that provides scalable, high-performance, transaction-protected data management services to applications. Berkeley DB provides a simple function-call API for data access and management.

Fluid Dynamic Software - Perl CGI Scripts

Fluid Dynamic Software - Provides Perl CGI tools for webmasters. I have used some of their scripts in the past. Great for Perl learners. Free and Shareware !!


SmsSend - SmsSend allows you to send free SMS to any GSM, connecting to Internet sites using scripts. It is available both for Windows and Unix.

Writing Less Code with Perl

One of the most boring programming tasks in the world has to be
pulling data out of a database and displaying it on a web site. Yet
it's also one of the most ubiquitous. Perl programmers being lazy,
there are tools to help make boring programming tasks less painful, and two of these tools, Class::DBI and the
Template Toolkit, create a whole which is far more
drudgery-destroying than its parts.

Both these tools can do more complicated stuff than that described in
this article, but my aim is to motivate people who may not have tried
them out to give them a go and see how much work they can save you for
even simple tasks.

Emacs Beginner's HOWTO

Emacs Beginner's HOWTO - A part of the Linux Documentation Project by Jeremy D. Zawodny. This document introduces Linux users to the Emacs editor. It assumes minimal familiarity with vi or a similar editor...

There are other very intersting readings/posts and projects!

VOCP System

VOCP - Much more than an answering machine, VOCP transforms your computer into a full-featured call answering and voice messaging system. With the VOCP System, you can create an unlimited number of voicemail, pager and command shell boxes which callers will navigate using their touch tone telephone. You can send and receive faxes, listen to your email using text-to-speech, filter and redirect calls based on caller ID information, run programs through the telephone and more.

Windows to Linux Migration...

I must have started using Linux only a year back but never looked back after that. The reason to switching to Linux was the very fragile Win98 which seemed to crash ever so often, loosing a lot of time and work. Anyway, here's how a Microsoft Certified guy tackles Linux...

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