Archive for 2006

Monday, May 1st, 2006

Got Root? All About Users and Permissions

By RobertHeller | Filed in Linux Articles | 5 comments

This article discusses permissions and users, including special users like the root user. Also covered are tools to securely delegate administrative tasks without creating security holes.

Friday, March 17th, 2006

Partitioning for Linux

By RobertHeller | Filed in Linux Articles | 3 comments

This article discusses some of the things to consider when planning the partitioning of a Linux system. These considerations include thoughts on how different directories will be used and how the usage of different directories might suggest how to partition your disk space. Also my thoughts on the relationship between backup strategies and partitioning are covered.