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Try safari.oreilly.com.  It is a great resource for all oreilly books and
texts from other publishers.  14.95 a month gets you 10 slots on your
"bookshelf".  I am a book hound and have seriously cut down on my
spending.  Barnes&Noble / Borders love me.
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> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 09:45:34 -0500
> From: Petre Scheie <petre maltzen net>
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] books (off topic maybe)
> To: "Support list for opensource software in schools."
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> Marcel Gagne has written a few books that I think are pretty good.  His
> "Linux
> System Administration" is a decent general purpose book. He's got a new
> one
> out--I forget the title--that seems to be getting decent reviews. OTOH, I
> own at
> least 20 O'Reilly books, and more than that in non-O'Reilly books because
> I've
> rarely found one book on a subject that covers everything I want.
>
> Petre
>
> Access Systems wrote:
>> On Fri, 15 Oct 2004, Martin Woolley wrote:
>>
>>
>>>On Friday 15 Oct 2004 12:51 pm, Mark Gumprecht wrote:
>>>
>>>>I, for one, am new to linux and basically have enough knowledge to be
>>>>dangerous. I've jumped in by using only linux on my work machine, no
>>>>matter how long it takes to figure it out. Are there any really good
>>>>books to help out newbies? I have checked out many, but they seem to be
>>>
>>>A general linux book is a jolly fine investment, the fatter the better.
>>>I have The Complete Reference: Linux Fourth Edition by Richard Peterson
>>>published by Osborne ISBN 0-07-212940-9, which covers RH7 (amongst
>>> others)
>>>and includes in it a RH7 CD (only one though).  You could have trouble
>>
>>
>> this book is so far over the head of the average newbie as to be more
>> confusing than it is worth.  I think I am in the same position and have
>> searched high and low, and spent hundreds of dollars on worthless books,
>> they are either too basic (linux for dummies) or like the "Complete
>> Reference so over the head of the mid line user.
>>
>> the bookss that have remained on the front of my shelf over the computer
>> are
>>
>> "linux Power Tools" Roderick Smith  publish by Sybex
>>
>>  .  still advanced but the step by step instructions are followable even
>> if you don't understand what your doing.
>>
>> an oldie but still a goodie
>>
>> "Red Hat Linux, fast and easy"  C & C Witherspoon  pub  by Prima tech
>>
>> now a good book but it only covers using the K desktop is
>>
>> "Linux in the Workplace"  Linux Journal Press, pub by No Starch
>>
>> now for open office org
>>
>> "OpenOffice.org Resource kit" is the kind of book I would like to see
>> for
>> all of linux, it is complete and fairly comprehensive without being over
>> your head, but it only covers Open Office
>>
>> good luck I am still looking for that book for the rest of us too.
>>
>> Bob
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> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 09:53:06 -0500
> From: Les Mikesell <les futuresource com>
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] Simple mail relay
> To: "Support list for opensource software in schools."
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> On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 06:42, Dimitri Yioulos wrote:
>
>> I have hylafax running on one of my servers, and it works very well.
>> Iâ??d like hylafax to notify me when a fax is successfully sent or
>> received.  My issue (and this would apply to other situations) is
>> that, while I have sendmail installed on the same box, it seems like
>> overkill to use it for this one simple task.  Is there a â??lighterâ??
>> relay agent (or is that MTA?), which would relay the fax info. to our
>> actual mail (also sendmail) server?
>
> For non-GUI apps, you can generally leave the allocation of resources
> up to the Linux kernel which does a very good job of it.  That is, even
> though sendmail is a big program, it won't consume much of your
> machine's resources when its only activity is periodically scanning
> your empty queue.  Unused parts of the program will either never be
> loaded or will be paged back out if something else needs the memory.
> And when you do have a job for it, using an old and well-tuned program
> is likely to be more efficient than some recent hack re-write.
>
> You can't take quite the same approach with GUI programs because they
> tend to be much bigger when they drag in the dozens of different
> toolkits and shared libraries that each uses.
>
> ---
>   Les Mikesell
>    les futuresource com
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> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 11:17:34 -0400
> From: "Shane Stafford" <staffords glenburn net>
> Subject: [K12OSN] Video issue 3dlabs Permedia card
> To: "Support list for opensource software in schools."
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> Cc: <k12osn redhat com>
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> no luck in getting this one to work and I have about 7 of these machines.
> Card appears to be a 8mb  3DLabs Accel Permedia 2V
>
> any ideas about what to put in lts.conf
>
> thanks in advance
> Shane
>
> Shane Stafford, MCSE, MCT
> Director Information Services Glenburn School and Town
> Educational System Integrator/Network Engineer
> S & B Consulting
>
>
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> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 10:33:42 -0500
> From: Les Mikesell <les futuresource com>
> Subject: Re: [K12OSN] sshvnc tools
> To: "Support list for opensource software in schools."
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> On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 08:08, Petre Scheie wrote:
>> I don't know if it would help you or not, but you might try running
>>
>> ssh -L 3700:ltspserver:5900 ltspserver
>>
>> from the remote site to your ltsp server (ltspserver), and then on the
>> remote
>> client run vncviewer and point it at localhost:3700.  This will run your
>> vnc
>> traffic through the SSH tunnel created in the first step.  Using sshvnc
>> does all
>> this for you automatically, as others have pointed out.  But trying this
>> might
>> tell you something about where your problem is depending on whether it
>> works or not.
>
> Vncviewer will do the grunge work of setting up the ssh tunnel
> for you if you use the -via option:
> vncviewer -via ltspserver localhost
> (the ssh server specified doesn't have to be the same as the
> vnc target as long as it can reach it).  Be sure you are using
> the correct name for the outside interface of the ssh server
> and the name or IP used on the inside for the vncserver if they
> are different.
>
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