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AliEn distributed virtual shell s/ware (?) + No Alien Idea "How Distributed Computing Will Change the Web" ZDNet AnchorDesk 27Dec00 * * *
Australian Grid Forum
BitKeeper "Scalable Distributed Software Config Management System" BitMover
BitTorrent distributed up/downloading Bram Cohen + The Linux Mirror Project TLMP "using the BitTorrent protocol" & Index of torrents + Azureus "BitTorrent Client" + BitTornado "Experimental BitTorrent Client" + TorrentFlux "PHP Torrent Client" + Linux & *BSD BitTorrents + OpenBits News etc ***
Computer Architecture & Parallel Systems Laboratory CAPSL Uni Delaware Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept + KylinCC & Delaware Iterative Multiprocessor Emulation System DIMES
ClusterWorld "Redefining High Performance Computing" mag "Internet's first general-purpose distributed computing project.. 1997"
EC-Bridge "EU-Chinese forum on eCollaboration, eLogistics, Research Networks & Broadband" conf series
Enabling Grids for E-sciencE [in Europe] EGEE + intranet gateway CERN + The UK e-Science Grid RJAllan Warrington "Supercomputer.. challenge" UniSanFran * * *
Ganglia "scalable distributed monitoring system for high-performance computing systems such as clusters and Grids"
Grid Computing Research Group "parallel/distributed processing model.. the most important research direction of modern computer science" High Performance Computing Institute Beijing Tsinghua Uni & Gelato Community "Advancing Linux Itanium" + SymbolicNet + Computer Architecture Uni Wisconsin-Madison
Ian Foster The Grid: Blueprint for a New Computing Infrastructure bk + Designing & Building Parallel Programs + links * * * * *
Carl Kesselman "distributed, multi-institutional collaborations.. virtual organizations" + Globus etc * * * * *
Linux clustering solutions are flurishing IBM NewsVac 27Aug04 + links
Lockheed Martin Corp Electronics Systems ATL Advanced Technology Laboratories: Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Processing, Embedded Processing - New Jersey & Philadelphia
MOSIX "Cluster & Grid management system for Linux 2.6 that provides a Single-System Image" was "cluster management system that can make an x86 Linux cluster run like a single high performance parallel computer" + openMosix Project "Linux kernel extension for single-system image clustering" + LTSP-MOSIX "Easy setup of a Mosix cluster" + Mosix Clusters of Surplus Machines "Providing Common Network Apps & Services" Ralphzilla
Panasas "Parallel Clustered Storage" US Eu As
Plan 9 Grid Bell Labs + Inferno Grid Solutions "on top of Windows, Linux & UNIX as well as natively" Vita Nuova
Dr Ruediger Berlich EGEE Germany * * * * * + gLite + DataGrid OSS + ROOT "O-O Data Analysis Framework" toolkit + Grid Computing using LCG-2 & AliEn
Scyld Computing Corp Enterprise Solutions - Beowulf Clustering Software + Ethercard Status, Diagnostic & Setup Utilities + Drivers etc * * *

VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) Conference + Messaging "one click video conversations" FOSS+ * * * * *
Asterisk "The Open Source Linux PBX" by Digium "low & high density telephony hardware & professional services" + NuFone Network "IAX SIP VoIP PSTN Asterisk Termination" US BBB "open source web conferencing system for on-line learning.. enables you to share documents (PDF & any office document), webcams, chat, audio & your desktop.. record sessions for later playback" java flash LGPL US
ClueCon "3-Day Telephony User & Developer Conference"
Consensus "Conference calling made easy" Global Communications
Core Us: Developing a Free Code Platform for Interactive Conferences disintermedia + links * * *
Cybertel Communications "CyberPhone or 'Cphone' is the next level of Internet Voice communications thanks to a patented breakthrough in VoIP technology" Cybertel Capital Corp
DigitNetworks "Join the voice revolution!" Store
Freshtel "Calling made simple" Firefly Aus
Google hangouts, iMessage, MiTM + Skype for Business was Microsoft Lync "coalition of security experts, developers, & a tech journalist.. established to develop an instant messenger & file transfer tool that leaves virtually no evidence of conversations or transfers having occurred.. to create a messenger platform that generates no meaningful, third-party metadata" + Ricochet Messenger
Jitsi Videobridge "WebRTC compatible Selective Forwarding Unit (SFU) that allows for multiuser video communication"
Lingo "The talk of broadband" Primus Telecomms US "open-source sip video-phone for linux & windows" Belledone Communications "open network for secure, decentralized communication" * * * "NZ Based Low Latency Voice Chat - By Gamers For Gamers"
Net2Phone "Communication without borders ..Voice calls from your PC to any phone"
OpenH323 Project "implementation of the ITU-T H.323 teleconferencing protocol" "multiparty WebRTC experience.. for embedding live video, voice, & messaging into your websites & mobile apps" OpenTok from
Quicknet MicroTelco Services & "secure & distributed voice, video & chat communication platform that requires no centralized server & leaves the power of privacy in the hands of the user" FOSS+ * * * * *
Rocket.Chat instance
Secure Messaging Scorecard "Which apps & tools actually keep your messages safe?" Electronic Frontier Foundation
Skype "P2P telephony" & Skype for Linux + In Internet Calling, Skype Is Living Up to the Hype New York Times 05Sep04 + See You Skype: 8 Alternatives That Are Worth the Hype "Skype might be good enough for your Grandma, but can it really be trusted for your business communications?" 17Jun15 + Skype for Linux is broken, and users aren't happy 24Feb16 + Simple Skype VoIP analog adapter haktronix Grynx * * * *
Slack team communication app
SofaSWITCH "distributed voip switch.. heavily reliant on the pwlib/opal libraries.. voxgratia" Derek Smithies Indranet Technologies
TelAppliant "IP Telephony Solution Providers for the UK"
Telegram, Watszap
The Onion Router Tor "Anonymity Online software & an open network that helps you defend against traffic analysis, a form of network surveillance that threatens personal freedom & privacy, confidential business activities & relationships, & state security" & wikipedia
TICSA - see
Topex "interface between PBX & GSM" etc Romania Dan Muresan
Tox Project & Tox Messenger - An Open Source alternative for Skype 12Mar16
VoicePulse Connect! "the first commercial-grade origination & termination service that supports both SIP & IAX"
VoIP magazine "The IP Communications Authority" QuarterPower Media
VoIP/Voice over IP Resource Channel Experts Exchange
Vonage "The Broadband Phone Company"
Vox Gratia "Open Source VoIP" Post Increment
Voxilla "A user's guide to the VoIP revolution" + Store * * * * *
Web Real-Time Communication WebRTC "API definition drafted by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that supports browser-to-browser applications for voice calling, video chat, & P2P file sharing without the need of either internal or external plugins" wikipedia "Modern, private communications. Crystal clear voice, video & group chats. No advertising. Your data, always encrypted" WebRTC & end-to-end encryption (using Axolotl, same protocol used in Whisper & Signal) FOSS+ * * *

Internet connection sharing & dial-up
Network Address Translation (NAT) IPMASQ portforwarding: netfilter/iptables "build internet firewalls.. use NAT & masquerading for sharing internet access" + Linux IP Masquerade HOWTO David Ranch + Linux IP Masquerade Resource site Ambrose Au + Networking TLDP ... + Intro to IP Rute bk *****
Connect "A Connection Resource Manager" PPP dial-up etc + Alt+Connect "Internet Connection Sharing, & dialup management software.. proxy dialer" + ClarkConnect "transforms standard PC hardware into a dedicated broadband gateway & easy-to-use server" + Masqdialer "easily accessible control of multiple dialout modem connections.. using IP Masquerade" & links
Debian etc GNOME PPP "A GNOME 2 WvDial front" Serbia-Montenegro (dpkg -i gnome-ppp) + pon/poff + GNOME Modem Lights ...
HOWTO: wvdial must use root permission - Fix for versions > 8.04LTS CrunchBang Linux "A Debian GNU/Linux Derivative"
KPPP on KDE + etc
Peng "ppp/cable dialer"
WvDial "makes it easy to connect your Linux workstation to the Internet. It will automatically detect your modem" + Dial On Demand with wvdial & pppd David Pashley
Firewalls InfoHelp Computer Security link page section * * * * *

Affordable Kiosks US & FireCast "Linux-based software platform for kiosks & digital signage" WireSpring Technologies
Firefox Extensions - Kiosk Browsing Mozilla Update + Kiosk Browser tutorial Win
[Global Internet Terminals US]
KDE Kiosk Mode HOWTO + KDE for System Administrators see Kiosk + mailing list + Kiosk Admin Tool for "KDE 3.2.2 or SUSE Linux 9.1"
Kiosk System Jim Cheetham CLUG Wiki
Opera's Kiosk Mode browser "information stand.. technical doc"
[Tech Directory Kiosks - links]
Apache Software Foundation web etc projects + Apache "Apache Support, Help & Resources!" + ApacheCon Europe 05 + Boa "Do you feel the Need for Speed?" + LightTPD "Security speed compliance & flexibility" + Caudium WebServer "written in Pike & in C" + Roxen WebServer + Netscape + Zeus ; AWStats "powerful & featureful tool that generates advanced web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics, graphically" + Webalizer "web server log file analysis" ; "DNS, BIND, DHCP, LDAP & Directory Services" Berkeley Internet Name Domain + BIND 9 Administrator Reference Manual & .pdf ; Icecast "Ogg Vorbis & MP3 streaming" ; Linux Terminal Server Project LTSP "platform for deploying diskless workstations that boot from a network server.. How do you reduce costs AND save the planet?" + K-12Linux in Schools Project + links ; ManageEngine "System Management - Windows Linux Solaris IBM-AIX FreeBSD HP-UX Tru64 monitoring" AdventNet ; Pound "reverse proxy, load balancer & HTTPS front-end for Web servers.. convenient SSL wrapper" Apsis IT Security ; ProFTPD "Highly configurable GPL-licensed FTP server software" ; Squid Web Proxy Cache ; Webmin "web-based interface for system administration for Unix.. BSD-like licence" *** ; Web Server Talk "discussion forum for Apache, IIS, WebSphere, Sendmail, & other servers for server admins" ; x11vnc "VNC server for real X displays"

Network software & utilities
Air Marshal "Wireless/Ethernet User Authentication Gateway" & Emerald "the world's leading provider of billing, customer care, & user authentication solutions for ISPs" IEA Software + old mail lists
Angel Network Monitor "Perl program to monitor the services on your network"
*Asterisk Linux "specialised version of Linux which operates thin client workstations connecting to all common forms of server - Windows, Citrix, Unix & Linux" Ackd NZ
Boot InfoHelp GNU/Linux Software link page section * * * * *
Big Brother Professional Edtn "web-based systems & network monitor" Quest + free Big Brother "monitors System & Network-delivered services for availability"
BitWizard B.V. "The Linux Experts.. highly sophisticated technical projects in the field of UNIX systems and TCP/IP networking technology"
Exploits various network projects etc "website specializing in free software & Internet networking technology" Brent Baccala Linux/NetMeeting kit + tcpmcu TCP Multipoint Control Unit etc
gems "broadcast your terminal" * * * * *
GNU Zebra "Free routing software" IP Infusion
Internet Software Consortium ISC "not-for-profit corporation dedicated to developing & maintaining production quality Open Source reference implementations of core Internet protocols" BIND DHCP etc
KNetLoad KDE KPanel + xnetload "graph of the traffic" + GKrellM "system monitors" + Netspeed_applet GNOME
I2P "anonymous network.. tunnels"
KNemo "KDE Network Monitor.. Tool"
LAN Information Server LISa "daemon.. end user systems.. network neighbourhood .. only relying on the TCP/IP stack" + smbclient patch KDE3
LinPopUp "A Linux Enhanced port of Winpopup"
Linux Terminal Server Project LTSP & Setting Up Your Own Diskless Workstations with LTSP Linux Planet 2Oct02
Mars network monitor "services-oriented network status monitor written in Java"
Mgetty + Sendfax Documentation Centre - Dialin Server Setup Guide etc
mon "Service Monitoring Daemon"
MPPE/MPPC kernel module Microsoft Point-to-Point Encryption / Compression
Multi Router Traffic Grapher MRTG "tool to monitor the traffic load on network-links" + Tobi Oetiker's Projects "Senior System Manager for the IT-Support Group" Dept Info Tech & Electrical Engineerng Swiss Federal Inst of Tech Zurich
Nagios "open source host, service & network monitoring" + links *
Netcat nc "simple Unix utility which reads & writes data across network connections, using TCP or UDP protocol"
Network Intelligence "traffic measurement & visualisation tool" Cisco routers Gadgets Software + BBNFC
Network Time Protocol "designed to synchronize the clocks of computers over a network" & "public ntp time server for everyone" & & UniCanty + Sources for Time Zone & Daylight Saving Time Data + OpenNTPd OpenBSD & tars
Nmap "utility for network exploration" etc
PDNSD Domain Name Caching "Speeding Up Your Net Browsing"
Poptop "PPTP Server for Linux.. Point to Point Tunneling Protocol.. used for establishing VPN" Virtual Private Network
PXES "Universal Linux Thin Client"
Samba "opening windows to a wider world" network shares + Aussie mirror "suite that provides seamless file & print services to SMB/CIFS clients" + SAMBA Project Documentation + SWAT The Samba Web Administration Tool + Setting Up the SAMBA Web Administration Tool RTFM + SAMBA VI: As a Domain Controller Mdk config *** + Installing Samba 3.0 on Fedora Core 1 GeekSpeek + smbd Samba NT Server Rute bk + Mounting smbfs Shares Permanently + distcc "fast, free distributed C/C++ compiler" + distcc optimizations links + Smb4K "A SMB share browser for KDE" + Samba-3: A Nine User Network Server InformIT 20Aug04
Satellite "track many remote machines with dynamic IP addresses in situations where public DNS services are inappropriate. It can log & alert an admin immediately when a site comes online or needs attention" Mark Pulford Aus
(Secure) SHell FileSystem Linux kernel module shfs "Mount ANY dir from ANY host in a SECURE way"
SME Server "e-smith server & gateway" Mitel Networks
TraffAcct "network traffic accounting package.. to simplify.. tracking & billing network usage" Hughes Technologies Aus
trickle "portable lightweight userspace bandwidth shaper" etc Marius Eriksen
Webmin "web-based interface for system administration"

AbsoluteValue Systems "The linux-wlan(tm) Company" Project US
Adding Wireless to a Linux-Based Laptop or Notebook PC MozillaQuest Jan02
Bluetooth: GNOME Bluetooth Subsystem Useful Info Co + KDE Bluetooth Framework sourceforge + What Is Bluetooth? + Motorola Bluetooth
Broadcom 43xx "Linux driver for the Broadcom bcm43xx wireless chips"
Freenet throttle Frottle "Packet Scheduling & QoS for Wireless Networks" WAFreeNet sourceforge
iwlist "Get more detailed wireless info from a wireless interface" CLI + iwconfig + ifconfig ...
Kannel WAP & SMS gateway
Kismet "802.11 layer2 wireless network detector, sniffer, & intrusion detection system"
Linux Zydas 1201 driver Sweex LC100020 USB 802.11b
RaLink 2400 Wireless LAN Card Linux Installation methods: Software Ackd
Recipe for a Linux 802.11b Home Network 03Jun01
Realtek 8192 wifi dongle RTL8192cu driver fix blog + Fix for RTL8192 usb 11n AND OTHERS & github link
Simon Kelley "Atmel at76c50x wireless chips ..setting up Actiontec PCMCIA" + dnsmasq listserv DHCP-helper etc UK
WifiScanner "to discover wireless node" GPL
Wireless providers news etc InfoHelp link page * * * * *
on Wireless Eric S. Raymond interview
Wireless LAN Card HOWTO (USB) 802.11 PDF file
Wireless LAN resources for Linux Jean Tourrilhes HP-sponsored
Wireless Networking FreeBSD Handbook, Advanced Networking + Wireless Network article

Antivirus Software "Linux & Unix resources"
ASUSTOR College NAS + Snapshot (computer storage) wikipedia & Btrfs * * * * *
File Server & Samba Server Configuration + How can I connect to a Samba server using its hostname instead of the IP? + Samba In Ubuntu Linux - Changing Ubuntu Workgroup & Ubuntu Tips - Create Samba File Server In Ubuntu 14.04 + Software RAID
A First Look at the New CIFS Driver Samba linux-mag 15May04
DNS HOWTO + Samba DNS & DNS Administration wiki
NCD Xterminal Explora howto Craig Falconer
The Network Administrators' Guide 1996 TLDP "GNU/Linux ABCs" etc + links + Win
Network File System "client computer to access files over a network much like local storage is accessed"
Serial Laplink HOWTO Willem Atsma + Direct Cable Connection Win95/Lnx Gazette

Misc + comms "messaging app.. for activists, journalists, & anyone else who needs a safe, easy & robust way to communicate.. [no] central server - messages are synchronized directly between the users' devices. If the Internet's down, Briar can sync via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or memory cards, keeping the information flowing in a crisis. If the Internet's up, Briar can sync via the Tor network, protecting users & their relationships from surveillance. Users who are online at different times can use Briar Mailbox to deliver their messages securely" Sublime Software Ltd FOSS+++ "Schedule a meeting or create an opinion poll.. a tool that serves you & does not use you" Fr FOSS+++ * * * * * "Software for an internet of people .. Email, chat, VoIP, web sites, file synchronisation, wikis, blogs, social networks, media hosting, backups, VPN.. home server system which enables you to self-host all of these things .. a set of bash scripts" FreedomBox project [defunct?]
Metro Ethernet Forum MEF
RFIDs: Technology Friend or Foe? informit 01Apr05 RFID Field Guide: Deploying Radio Frequency Identification Systems bk & here safari
Turris Omnia "hi-performance & open-source router.. center of your home" * * * * *

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