Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 17th Dec 2006 18:30 UTC, submitted by falko
SuSE, openSUSE This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 10.2 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS), BIND DNS server, ProFTPd server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.).
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Don Grayson
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2006-01-01

You may as well ask what's so particular about reviewing each Linux distro. After all, they are modular, right?

"Linux" might be broadly considered modular, but each distro has it's own quirks and oddities that make it unique, that's why there are so many distros, each fits a certain niche.

There are also people who've never used SuSE's tools before and need a bit of help, which, considering the state of most Linux software documentation, everyone could use a bit of extra help now and again.

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jessta Member since:
2005-08-17

which, considering the state of most Linux software documentation, everyone could use a bit of extra help now and again.

It's interesting that people say that. I generally find that documentation on free software is better than commerical software that I've used. eg. Trying to find information about how things work and what can be configured in microsoft windows has been annoyingly difficult for me.

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linux-it Member since:
2006-07-13

that is indeed true.

Ever seen the helpful errors, warnings etc that w2003 produces? And even then, half of the generated messages are produced by MS itself and the reference they give then reports that there is no information available. Talking about dcumentation.

Same holds for other errors.

Some docs are bad, true, but the general linux documentation is much better compared to many commercial pieces of software.

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