Articles by Carla Schroder 

Fedora Core 6: Beauty or Beast? (Part 2)

Part two of our look at Fedora Core 6 considers virtualization, smart cards and eyecandy before rendering judgment on whether this bleeding-edge distro belongs on a production system.

VoIPowering Your Office with Asterisk: Installing AstLinux on Soekris 4801

Here's a simple, neat solution for the small office, running on a miniaturized, dedicated device.

Fedora Core 6: Beauty or Beast?

Our first look at Fedora Core 6 duly notes the disclaimers before getting down to cases: Do you want it on your network?

VoIPowering Your Office with Asterisk: Running AstLinux From the LiveCD

AstLinux is so compact you can easily run it from a CD—or even a USB flash drive.

What Does Free Software Really Cost?

Opinion: TCO? ROI? CAL? Help? Figuring the difference in cost between Windows vs. Linux takes some basic math and some common sense.

Tips and Tricks for the Linux Admin: Roll Your Own

Linux offers a wealth of roll-your-own options to solve all sorts of problems. The hard part is choosing which one.

VoIPowering Your Office with Asterisk: Introducing AstLinux, "The Professional's PBX"

Here's a version of the product for people who believe that the best things come in small packages.

Buck DNS Monoculture with BIND Alternatives (Part 3)

With Dnsmasq, internal DNS and DHCP services are a snap.

VoIPowering Your Office with Asterisk: Making Skype Play Nice

Skype is a VoIP force to reckon with. While proprietary—and therefore cranky—it can be made to work with Asterisk.

Buck DNS Monoculture with BIND Alternatives (Part 2)

MaraDNS provides an easily configured DNS cache and local nameserver.

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