This documentation is slowly begin moved & re-organized under Praxis How To.
This section is a series of documents about using Free and Open Source (FOSS) in the small business enterprise. Edoceo specializes in introducing companies to Open Source and supporting the companies that are already using these technologies. The articles are written with skilled computer professionals (>=8yrs) and moderately skilled Linux users in mind (~3-5yrs).
All of this documentation is based on experiences with the Debian, Gentoo or Ubuntu/Kubuntu GNU/Linux distributions.
These alternative to expensive distributions, like RedHat or Novell, will truly deliver the lower TCO promises made by Open Source.
The information can be applied to any Linux distribution with slight changes to paths and such.
For one the
emerge commands may not available so some other package manager must be used or manual installs must be performed.
Those topics are not covered here.
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Basic network services typically found in business environments.
Dedicated Database servers, ideally this is the servers single role.
HTTP and HTTPS Server options. Ideally this is a servers single role.
Other network type applications, many times this server will host multiple applications.
Usage of XFCE and various other desktop basics