Naming Schemes
User Name
Some Examples I consider bad Practice
The Dilemma with Host Naming Schemes
Encoding Names
Human Digestible Names
Things we should NOT encode/do with the Hostname
Things that make sense to encode respectively we should do with the Hostname
Practical Approach
Random Server (remote Access)
Usage Scenario for a Host Naming Scheme
Decoding the Hostname rd0
Adding Virtualization to the Mix
A few examples
Mapping Hostnames
User Password
Unrelated to User Name and Hostname
Related to User Name and Hostname
<user_name><host_name> Pair
One-way-function Command Sequence
System Request Keys
Linux Kernel Tuning using sysctl
Kernel Version / Date
Working with the sysctl Interface
Getting to Work
Tweaking /proc/sys/fs
Tweaking /proc/sys/vm
Tweaking /proc/sys/net
High Latency Connections
Number of usable Ports
Bandwidth (Window Size)
Receive Buffer
Closing Connections
Linux and its Partition Types
IM, IRC, MUC, Microblogging
IRC with Pidgin
Installation and Configuration
IRC and its Services
Creating an Account on some IRC Network
Creating and Registering a Nickname
Automatically Identifying
Pro-active Protection
Switching up a few Gears
Running our own IRC Channel
Channel Naming
Register a Channel
Take back what is Yours
Configure our IRC Channel
Deal with troublesome People
Channel Flags/Modes Templates and Access Lists
Access List
Microblogging with Pidgin
Instant Messaging / Multi User Chat
Iceweasel Add-ons
Smoothen Filenames
Example Shell Script
Example Usage