[SATLUG] Home uses for CLI

Enrique Sanchez Vela esanchezvela at yahoo.com
Sat Mar 28 12:40:43 CDT 2009


Support the troops, bring them home.


--- On Sat, 3/28/09, Matt Graham <matthewalan77 at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Matt Graham <matthewalan77 at gmail.com>
> Subject: [SATLUG] Home uses for CLI
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Saturday, March 28, 2009, 9:58 AM
> Hey Guys,
> I successfully loaded xubuntu 8.04 on a laptop with not
> enough resources to
> run X.  What are some practical home uses for a Linux
> command line?  For work I would have a pretty awesome
> console\telnet machine
> but am struggling to fine a beneficial home use.
> Thanks,
> Matt
> -- 

it could be used as a cable router, nice squid proxy/cache gateway, firewall, sniffer, etc. 

just make sure you power it and your lights off today for an hour at 8:30 PM  your local time.


best regards,


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