Documentation & Links

ISSA - Information Systems Security Association

The Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) is a not-for-profit, international organization of information security professionals and practitioners. It provides educational forums, publications and peer interaction opportunities that enhance the knowledge, skill and professional growth of its members.

ISSA | ISSA Portland Chapter

grsecurity - enforce your Linux system security

Here is a bunch of links about the grsecurity patches for the Linux 2.4 kernel.

grsecurity Homepage | Gentoo Grsecurity v2 Guide | Homepage of The PaX Team | Debian Woody common problem with PAX and locale-gen/localedef

QOS under Linux 2.4

QOS is a concept used in providing better network services. QOS is often implemented to flag specific traffic as more important than others. An alternate use of QOS is simply to limit bandwidth usage.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

Posix threads programming

This document is an introduction to the Posix multi-threads programming method (Normalisation).
Posix threads programming

Introduction to Majordomo E-Mail Discussion Groups

An Introduction to Majordomo (Used in mailing-list management) Introduction to Majordomo E-Mail Discussion Groups

The linux-kernel mailing list FAQ

Some information about the Linux-kernel mailing-list The linux-kernel mailing list FAQ

The Linux Kernel

Linux kernel presentation The Linux Kernel

Linux kernel: Coding style

This is a very interesting document taken from the Linux kernel sources. It presents the way C programs should be written Linux kernel: Coding style

Linux kernel: Patchs submitting

This document is very interesting because it gives you the practical way of creating and submitting patches for Unix Software. This document is taken from the Linux kernel sources Linux kernel: Patchs submitting

BitKeeper usage (sources management)

More powerful than CVS and used for the Linux 2.5/2.6 kernel development
BitKeeper usage (sources management)
Bit Keeper in the Linux kernel documentation

Moving to GNU & GPL

Some documentation:

Moving to GNU & GPL | autoconf 2.53 | automake 1.6.1 | cvs 1.9 | ddd | sed 3.02 | tar 1.12

BitchX documentation

Nice doc for BitchX an IRC client for Unix systems BitchX documentation

French local culture in Portland

Alliance Francaise de Portland

Oregon Science Teachers Association

OSTA