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System administration related issues for unix/linux platforms. (Ubuntu, RH, CentOs, Fedora, Darwin, Solaris and more) Shell scripting, programming and administration. Security and firewall - iptable and UFW IT automation expert - techniques and technologies.

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I was a systems administrator for nearly a decade on the following unix systems: NeXTStep, Linux (all flavors), Sun Solaris and more. I have been a programmer in unix environments for the last 12 years. I am co-founder of XonaSoftware




BS in Electronic Engineering CS classes at Depaul University Certificates in: Java, NeXTStep Administration, Web Logic, XP, Spring and many more.

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2015-03-05 Knoppix:

Hi William,    Unfortunately, I've not had any experience with Knoppix. Though, most Linux distros are similar and core components coming from the same source.     My guess is that your not getting the

2014-04-25 Installing new programs on Linux Mint 16:

Hi Adonis,    I'm a little confused by the question but I'll do my best.    Let me take this one at a time:    1) Can't install any software through external drive.  First, and I apologize if you know

2014-01-17 Third Party Components/Controls Purchase Cost.:

Hi Prashant,    The answer to your question is very dependent on the specific situation. My rule of thumb, if the software development company is using the 3rd party component for a solution in which they


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