I have sucessfully posted an article to the front of science.slashdot.org. Too bad it didnt make it to the front page, but that will happen someday.
Linux Administration Class
Linux Administration INFO 150D
Linux Administration Handbook (Prentice Hall, Green)
O'Reiley's Linux in a Nutshell (O'Reiley, White)
Linux Administration: A Beginner's guide (Osborne, Blue)
Hacking Exposed, 4th Ed. (Osborne, Red)
Week 0 - Basic Concepts - Linux Concepts, OS model, read sys-adm chapter.
Week 1 - Command and Control - Command line cmds, shells, editors, packaging, LinuxConf
Week 2 - Editing - Regular Expressions, searching, vi, emacs, sed, gawk
Week 3 - BASH scripting I- Shell Scripting, pattern matching, file I/O, C++, lots of reading, etc
Week 4 - BASH scripting II - More advanced scipts, make files, init scripts, examples in Linux, etc.
Week 5 - Hardware Interaction - Filesystems, memory, init scripts, modules, etc
Week 6 - Roll Your Own - Comiling kernel, installing Gentoo, configure modules, etc.
Week 7 - Networking - Serving www, ftp, nfs, samba with LAN. Read about DHCP, DNS
Week 8 - Networking and Security - more Apache, MySQL, permissions, Iptables, WinNT, logs, Hacking Exposed, etc.
Week 9 - GUI stuff - Read about low-level X, api, drivers, qt, tweaking X, compiling new QT, kde, etc.
All this for 1 credit, but I will have some wicked skills soon.
Just compiled a kernel for the first time. Only problem is with the SVGA console support, but overall is far better than the crappy one that SuSE came with, which would lock up.
This kernel is powering my Excalibur.Aswwc/DOT/net web host, which is home to my website. (ArthurK/DOT/com) Anyway, more later. Now I just need to find time to work on the actual website.
My First Mod Points!!!
What a nice Christmas present! I got 5 moderation points. Ahh, the power. Too bad they are gone so soon. Well, they were fun while they lasted!
o s-orbital o
I randomly have been thinking of quips to use for signatures.
Too bad I can only use one at a time. Anyway, this is a list that I will probably cirulate through.
"If Bill Gates had a dime for everytime Windows crashed...oh wait, he does."
"Infinity is composed of infinite amounts of infinity."
"Windows is a pane in the glass."
"(MSDOS>SYS needs to be >1024 bytes) XXXXXXXXXX...
What the hell is that? Unix would never have anything that stupid!"
"Everytime you point the cursor at a link, 3 more are pointing at the next link."
"If hippies like peace so much, why do they live on haight?"
"Why the hell does Microsoft advertise on Slashdot/OSDN?"
(My mind goes BSOD, more to come later...)