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Fdutils FAQ

Frequently asked question about the Linux floppy driver.
Fdutils: Linux floppy utilities

Fdutils is a collection of utilities for configuring and using the Linux floppy driver, for formatting extra capacity disks (up to 1992K on a high density disk), for sending raw commands to the floppy controller, for automatic floppy disk mounting and unmounting, etc. This manual describes these utilities, and also the floppy driver itself.
LPRng Reference Manual

The LPRng Printing Software consists of the LPRng print spooler, the ifhp print filter, and the LPRngTool graphical user interface.
Linux 2.4 NAT HOWTO

This document describes how to do masquerading, transparent proxying, port forwarding, and other forms of Network Address Translations with the 2.4+ Linux Kernels.
Linux 2.4 Packet Filtering HOWTO

This document describes how to use iptables to filter IP packets for the 2.4+ Linux kernels.
The GNU Accounting utilities

The GNU Accounting utilities for process and login accounting GNU Accounting Utilities is a set of utilities which reports and summarizes data about user connect times and process execution statistics.
 
"Login accounting" provides summaries of system resource usage based on connect time, and "process accounting" provides summaries based on the commands executed on the system.
The GNU time Command

The GNU 'time' command runs another program, then displays information about the resources used by that program, collected by the system while the program was running. You can select which information is reported and the format in which it is shown, or have `time' save the information in a file instead of display it on the screen.
The Linux-PAM System Administrators' Guide

This manual documents what a system administrator needs to know
 about the Linux-PAM library. It covers the correct syntax of the PAM
 configuration file and discusses strategies for maintaining a secure system.
The Printing Cookbook

This is a set of Recipes for Printing, a set of procedures that can be used to set up and diagnose printing in a range of system environments. The main emphasis will be on using the LPRng print spooler, either by itself or with other print spooling systems.
cracklib2 - a pro-active password checker library

cracklib is a library containing a C function which may be used in a passwd like program. The idea is simple: try to prevent users from choosing passwords that could be guessed by crack by filtering them out, at source. cracklib is NOT a replacement passwd program. cracklib is a LIBRARY.
cracklib2 - utilities

Run-time support programs which use the shared library in cracklib2 including programs to build the password dictionary databases used by the functions in the shared library.


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