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General technical introduction to Linuxconf

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Linuxconf has been in development for more than 3 years. With now close to 80,000 lines of source code, quite a lot can be said about it: It does many things, it is sophisticated, and it addresses many concept no other tool has ever touched. This document will try to pinpoint the important features that are worth looking at.

1. Basic technical details

2. Architecture

3. Boot time control

4. Control of service activity

5. The user interface

6. User privileges

7. User account management

8. File system management

9. Mail/sendmail configuration

10. DNS configuration

11. Activating changes

12. The dropins and sysv init scripts

13. System profile versioning

14. Multiple machine management


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