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This page provides an overview of 73 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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Review: in the Beginning... Was the Command Line

Madeleine Shepherd reviews 'In the Beginning... was the Command Line' by Neal Stephenson.

March 2000, issue23, review

Setting up an Institutional E-Print Archive

Stephen Pinfield, Mike Gardner, and John MacColl with some practical advice on setting up an e-print archive.

April 2002, issue31, feature article

Software Choice: Decision-making in a Mixed Economy

Randy Metcalfe considers the role of free and open source software in UK Further and Higher Education.

January 2005, issue42, feature article

Support Models for Open Source Deployment

Sebastian Rahtz and Randy Metcalfe report on OSS Watch's one-day conference on support models held in London in June 2004.

July 2004, issue40, event report

The 4th WWW Conference in Boston

Debra Hiom and John Kirriemuir provide an informal report from the "cutting edge" of Web development.

January 1996, issue1, feature article

The Intellectual Property Rights Workshop

William J. Nixon and Jessie Hey co-report on the JISC IPR workshop held in London, May 2003.

July 2003, issue36, event report

The Unix Column: 'Sandboxes Using Chroot'

Ian Peacock explains how the proliferation of network software brings increasing concerns about security, which can be countered by 'restricted perspectives'.

June 1999, issue20, tooled up

Through the Web Authoring Tools

Paul Browning offers a technical review of new approaches to Web publishing.

April 2004, issue39, tooled up

Towards Virtualisation: A New Approach in Server Management

Eddie Young provides an account of trials and implementations carried out here after Matt Thrower gives us the background and benefits of employing virtualisation.

April 2007, issue51, feature article

Transatlantic Bandwidth: How to Save Money on Your Costs

Sally Hadland, Information Officer at the Higher Education National Software Archive (HENSA), describes how using HENSA can save on transatlantic bandwidth.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

UK Reading Experience Database

Bethan Ruddock reports from the launch event for the UK Reading Experience Database, held at the Betty Boothroyd Library, the Open University, Milton Keynes, on 24 February 2011.

July 2011, issue67, event report

Unicode and Historic Scripts

Deborah Anderson provides us an overview of the progress made in bringing historic scripts to the Unicode Standard.

October 2003, issue37, feature article

Unix and the Web: Providing Web Access to Your Email

Brian Kelly introduces a regular column on Unix and Web issues by describing how a combination of Apache, PHP and IMP can make email folders available using a web browser.

March 1999, issue19, tooled up

Video Streaming of Events

Greg Tourte and Emma Tonkin describe the set-up and use of video streaming technology at the IWMW 2006 event.

October 2006, issue49, feature article

Virtual Rooms, Real Meetings

Andy Powell takes a brief look at VRVS, a desktop video-conferencing tool that can be used to support collaborative activities between groups of geographically distributed researchers.

October 2004, issue41, tooled up

Web Cache: The National JANET Web Cache Progress Report

George Neisser discusses the plans of the National Caching Service.

December 1999, issue22, tooled up

Web Curator Tool

Philip Beresford tells the story (from The British Library's perspective) of the development of new software to aid all stages of harvesting Web sites for preservation.

January 2007, issue50, feature article

Web Focus: Let's Get Serious about HTML Standards

Brian Kelly encourages authors to treat compliance with HTML standards seriously.

October 2002, issue33, tooled up

Web Focus: Mobile E-Book Readers

Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus, writes about Mobile E-Book Readers in his regular column.

January 2002, issue30, tooled up

Web Focus: The Web On Your Phone and TV

Brian Kelly looks at the Web Beyond the PC.

January 2001, issue26, tooled up

Web Focus: The Web on Your TV

Brian Kelly takes a look at a digital TV box which provides Web and email access in your living room.

July 2004, issue40, tooled up

Web Mirrors: Building the UK Mirror Service

Report on the UK Mirror Service by Mark Russell.

December 1999, issue22, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey of Web Server Software Used by UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly with an update of his survey of server software used by central Web sites in UK Universities.

January 2003, issue34, tooled up

Web Watch: A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly A Survey Of Web Server Software Used In UK University Web Sites.

September 2000, issue25, tooled up

Web Watch: WebWatching eLib Project Web Sites

Brian Kelly is WebWatching the eLib Project Sites.

January 2001, issue26, tooled up

What Is Apache?

Eddie Young gives the essentials of "Apache", the widely used Unix-based web server software.

March 1999, issue19, tooled up

Windows Explorer: The Index Server Companion

Brett Burridge describes the Index Server Companion, an application he has created that allows Microsoft Index Server to index content from remote websites and ODBC databases.

October 2002, issue33, tooled up

Windows NT Explorer

Brett Burridge introduces his regular column on Windows NT with a description of Site Server's search facility.

March 1999, issue19, tooled up

Windows NT Explorer

Brett Burridge discusses Active Server Pages (ASP) - one of the most useful facilities provided by Windows NT server.

June 1999, issue20, tooled up

Wire: Dave Beckett, Interviewed

Dave Beckett is subjected to an interview via email.

May 1996, issue3, regular column

Wire: Email Interview with Chris Lilley

Chris Lilley submits to an interview by email.

March 1996, issue2, regular column

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

ZOPE: Swiss Army Knife for the Web?

Paul Browning looks at this multiple authoring environment.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

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