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This is my personal knowledge base. It's mainly about Linux engineering, development, system customization, and networking but also some things I might want to recall about other operating systems. So basically this an extension of my thoughts, but you are welcome to navigate around this wiki, hope it helps you too much.

If you want to make some comments or just say hello, you can send me an email to admin@bashlinux.com


Software Development

Interpreted Languages

SDKs

  • Android - Google mobile platform
  • Java - The Sun Microsystems Language
  • openFrameworks - C++ toolkit for creative coding
  • Qt4 - Cross-Platform application development framework

Web

Windows


System Administration

Authentication

  • PAM - Pluggable Authentication Modules
  • passwd - Password database

Boot

Cloud Computing

Configuration management & provisioning

  • Ansible - Radically simple IT automation tool
  • Cobbler - Network based OS installation
  • Puppet - Unix & windows configuration management tool

Content Management Systems

Data Encoding

Database

  • MySQL - The world's most poupular DB
  • Oracle - Specifically Oracle XE
  • Postgres - The world's most advanced DB
  • Vertica - BigData SQL analytic platform

Disk management and storage

  • Disk images - Partitions and FS
  • DRBD - Distributed storage system
  • LVM - An allocation mode
  • RAID - Hardware and Software RAID tools

Email

Encryption

  • OpenSSL - SSL and TLS Protocols
  • GnuPG - GNU Privacy Guard
  • SKS - GPG Keyserver

Filesystem

Kernel

Monitoring

  • M/Monit - Processes monitoring and management
  • Nagios - Hosts monitoring
  • SNMP - Simple Network Management Protocol

Network hardware

  • Brocade - Brocade/Foundry switches
  • Cisco - Routers and switches

Network services

  • DHCP - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • DNS - Domain Name System

Remote access

  • VNC - Graphical desktop sharing
  • VPN - Remote private access over public networks

Security

System services

  • IPTables - IP packets filter rules in the Linux kernel
  • SSH - Secure shell
  • Syslog - System log

Virtualization

  • KVM - Kernel-Based Virtual Machine
  • VMware - Server/Desktop Virtualization

Web services

  • Apache - HTTP Server
  • Nginx - Lightweight HTTP and mail proxy server

Operating Systems

GNU/Linux

  • CentOS - Free Red Hat Enterprise rebuild
  • Debian - The Universal Operating System
  • Fedora - RPM based with the latest in opensource
  • Ubuntu - DEB based distribution
  • Zentyal - Linux alternative for SMBs based on Ubuntu

Other Unix

Windows


Desktop Administration

Browser

GUI

  • GDM - Gnome desktop manager
  • Gnome - Desktop environment
  • Xorg - Implementation of the X Window System

Multimedia


Computer Hardware

Branded Sytems

  • AMD Geode - AMD mobile CPU on thin clients
  • Dell - Dell systems
  • Mac Mini - Apple small factor desktop
  • VIA CX700 - VIA Mobile CPU on small factor systems

Peripheral Devices

  • MSR - Magnetic Stripe Readers
  • Touchscreens - Resistive and capacitive touchscreens

Electronics

Development Boards

Embedded Linux

Microcontrollers

PCB

System-on-Chip

  • Cubox-i - Fanless nettop-class computer based on i.MX6
  • Raspberry Pi Tiny and affordable computer
  • VoCore - A coin-sized Linux computer with WiFi

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