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This page provides an overview of 5 articles related to 'linux', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Linux refers to the family of Unix-like computer operating systems using the Linux kernel. Linux can be installed on a wide variety of computer hardware, ranging from mobile phones, tablet computers and video game consoles, to mainframes and supercomputers. Linux is a leading server operating system, and runs the 10 fastest supercomputers in the world. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Linux)

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Metadata related to 'linux' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'linux': 73 (4.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'linux' across all Ariadne articles: 209
  • Average number of references to 'linux' per Ariadne article: 2.86
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'linux': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'linux': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'linux':

  1. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. eddie young (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. emma tonkin (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. randy metcalfe (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

A Knight's Tale: Networked CD-ROM Redirectors

Jon Knight describes how MSCDEX.EXE and networked CD-ROM redirectors can introduce difficulties when using Windows 95 and NT to provide access to library CD-ROMs.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

ACORN Implemented

Jon Knight and Richard Goodman describe the technical implementation of the ACORN system.

July 1997, issue10, project update

Wire: Interview Via Email With Jon Knight and Martin Hamilton

In this interview we question Knight and Martin Hamilton and present their replies.

May 1997, issue9, regular column

Intranets

Jon Knight investigates what is meant by the current buzzword intranet and looks at how it may be applied in a library environment. A suggestion for a low cost entry level intranet solution is also given.

November 1996, issue6, tooled up

From the Trenches: Network Services on a Shoestring

Jon Knight describes how Linux is a cheap and useful operating system for library systems units and the like.

March 1996, issue2, tooled up

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