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By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2006-03-06 Print this article Print

Native Linux distribution tools Each of the Linux distributions that InterStructures supports ships with its own administrative tools, many of which arent too tough to learn; terminal access over SSH (Secure Shell) or GUI remote control with VNC (virtual network computing) offers good remote administration options, at least in moderately sized networks

Webmin Web-based Linux system administration tool, developed in large part by Jamie Cameron, that works with most Linux distributions and covers a broad range of server components (

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