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Linux Journal Issue #173/September 2008


Power Up Your E-Mail with Mutt  by Victor Gregorio
See how Mutt's text-based display outperforms the rest.
Nginx: the High-Performance Web Server and Reverse Proxy  by Will Reese
A leaner, meaner Apache.
djbdns: More Than Just a Mouthful of Consonants  by Cory Wright
Upgrade from BIND to djbdns.
Xtreme Illustrations  by Dan Sawyer
Check out Xara Extreme, a Linux-compatible alternative to Inkscape.
Take a Ride on the Gentoo Train  by Mike Diehl
Gentoo, power and flexibility, but not for the faint of heart.


The Story of Firefox: from Underdog to Superhero  by James Gray
The fascinating story of how Firefox went from underdog to top-dog browser.
State of the Art: Linux Audio 2008  by Dave Phillips
How does Linux sound these days? Dave Phillips gets his groove on in Part I of his survey of Linux audio capabilities.


Shawn Powers' Current_Issue.tar.gz  When Underdogs Take Over the World  
Reuven M. Lerner's At the Forge   Shoehorning Data into a Database  
Marcel Gagné's Cooking with Linux   Browsers with the Speed of Lightning  
Dave Taylor's Work the Shell   Spreading Out Numbers  
Mick Bauer's Paranoid Penguin   Secured Remote Desktop/Application Sessions  
Kyle Rankin's Hack and /   Do the Splits  
Doc Searls' EOF   What Happens after Next February?  


Simplifying Backups with Zmanda Recovery Manager  by Alolita Sharma

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