Rick Moen's home page
Bay Area Linux Events
Linuxmafia Knowledgebase
Rick's Rants
Linux Gazette
Linux Weekly News daily
Linux Weekly News
Need To Know Now (UK)
Risks Digest (UK)
0xDeadbeef list archive
HotAIR: Annals of Improbable Research
Cafe Scientifique
LinuxHQ (kernel info. from LinuxOnline)
Linux Today
The Register
The Inquirer
I, Cringely (at PBS)
Internet FAQ Consortium
Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
RFC Editor
Yahoo Maps
Bay Area Transit Information
TheRef Drive and Controller Guide
Tom's Hardware Guide

Blogs I Actually Care About

Don Marti (current blog)
Don Marti (pre-Sept. 2008)
Russell Coker
Jeremy Allison
Mark Pilgrim (to Oct. 2011)
Charlie Petit / Scrivener's Error
Nate Silver / Five Thirty Eight
Paul Krugman / The Conscience of a Liberal
Borowitz Report

Search and Reference

How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
Filesystem Hierarchy Standard
OpenSRS Whois Lookup Utility
Internet FAQ Consortium
Bay Area Transit Information
Yahoo Maps
Constitution of the United States search
WebCrawler Search
Yahoo People Search (Four11) ftp archive
AllTheWeb ftp search
Google Groups (Deja News)
WebCrawler (was Magellan)

User Groups

San Francisco Users Groups - by date
Bay Area Linux Events
Linux Online LUG List


It's All in the Packaging [DRAFT] Debian config. files
Debian: Current problems with "testing" branch
Debian GNU/Linux FTP Mirror Setup
I Built a Custom Debian CD from Knoppix LG #87
Debian Remote Install HOWTO
Position Statement about the GFDL
DebianGnuLinuxPackages - DocBook Wiki
Installing Debian from an USB memory stick (USB key)


Linux Today
Linux Weekly News
Linux Weekly News daily
LinuxHQ (kernel info from LinuxOnline)
Linux Gazette
Release 1.0 (Esther Dyson)
Need To Know Now (UK)
The Crypt Newsletter
Risks Digest (UK)
Risks Digest ftp (US)
I, Cringely (at PBS)

Security and SysAdmin

Jim Dennis's Techie Links
The Open-IT Project :: LDAP Tools
SNARE IDS (SysAdmin mag.)
ZoneMaster (tools for DNS zonefiles)
Hubba's UNIX resources
Traffic shaping (oreillynet)
Chal. of combining L3 switching w/true routing
What all netadmins know (book)
Secure Business Quarterly
Peon's Guide to Secure System Development
g4u - Harddisk Image Cloning for PCs
Recover homepage
Tapeware: Backup
GPG Keysigning Party HOWTO
OpenPrivacy Initiative
Tom McCune's PGP Page
integrit file verification system
Exploit world: Remote vulnerabilities
Secure Programming for Linux and Unix HOWTO
Apache, MODSSL Key, CSR Generation
Jadev iptables tutorial
The Register: iTunes, Jon Johansen
[CLUG] *DSL, Firewalls, IPTables & more - a simple discussion.
MandrakeSecure: Using OpenLDAP For Authentication
Linux 2.4 stateful firewall design
SshClients - SysadMoin
Looking securely at TCP/IP -- Linux Exposed
Linux LAN & Internet Firewall Security FAQ
Spam Links - Tracking Spam
The kiofish home page
MonMotha's IPTables Firewall
Linux Firewall Configuration
Halting Linux firewalls
The Sysadmin Disaster of the Month
CMOS LILO, NT passwords - Data recovery
Katspace Linux Tips + Tricks
Linux Kernel Rebuild Procedure
Linux Filesystems
TrinityOS: A Guide to Configuring Your Linux Server for Performance, Security, and Managability
System Administration Made Difficult
Linux Keyboard binding DataBase
SAGE - Home Page
SANS HomePage
IEEE Consultants- Bay Area
SSH tutorial (Kimmo Suominen)
Replay Crypto Archives
Dan Farmer's site, security pages
Unix SysAdm Resources (Stokely)
Sysadmin Resources (Oleg Bartunov)
VPNs (Tom Dunigan)
MindSource BOF
CERT (Aus.)
Sniffit Page
Apache HTTP Server: Security Tips
Unix Security (Matthew Deter)

Apps and window managers

X Window Managers (Chapman)
Linux Business Applications
SAL: Scientific Applications on Linux
Linux Links: Software : Emulators
RPM repository on
The vi Powered! logo (U.S. Mirror)
Paul J. Lucas's Software
MySQL Gotchas

Mail and Calendar

Email Client Index
Stupid Email Disclaimers
Jeff Waugh's procmailrc
Procmail (Alcor)
Procmail (Infinite Ink)
Filtering Mail FAQ
alt.spam FAQ by Ken Hollis
Exim SpamAssassin at SMTP
phpMyCal: Editable shared iCal server
The Exchange Server Replacement HOWTO
Review: The Exim SMTP Mail Server
Exporting MS Exchange 5.5 Users to Postfix
Weaning users from microsoft mail products (exchange, outlook)


The SIG11 problem
Free Builder Project (Java IDE)
Software Constr. and Mgmt. Tools
Joel on Software: The Law of Leaky Abstractions
Java, what's it good for?
SFpcUG Perl Tutorial
Vi IMproved - Vim ebook
DocBook XML/SGML Processing Using OpenJade
Java, The Chicken of Tomorrow
CPAN Search


GPL Flash Library
phpBB :: Creating Communities
Apache Performance Notes
Composing Good HTML
HSC: HTML Sucks Completely
CGI Res. Index: Progs/Scripts: Perl: Upload
SP SGML Generator
Why the web sucks II
Object Header lines in HTTP
NCSA Beginner's Guide to HTML
Web Pages That Suck
HTML operating data
JZ Presents: Pardon My Icons
Background textures
ESR's HTML Hell Page
High Pass Filter
Bobby validator
LAMPS Tutorial - Linux, Apache 2.0, MySQL, PHP4, ModPerl, PostgreSQL, PDFLib and Mod_SSL HowTo
DAVforge: Welcome


Linux pre-installation checklist
RAID Solutions for Linux
Linux External Parallel Port Page
Linux Parallel Port Home Page
The Linux Laptop Home Page
An Inexpensive Console Server
Tom's Hardware Guide
Scsi FAQ
PC Hardware FAQ
EIDE FAQ, etc. (den Haan)
Motherboard HomeWorld
ESC Technologies: 800-427-3726
Navas 28800-56K Modem FAQ
TheRef Drive Controller Guide
BIOS IDE Hard disk limitations
CPU taxonomy
Felix von Leitner on gigE NICs for Linux 2.4
Linux kernel devices.txt file
Home built CD changer contraption
PC BIOS replacement firm

Licensing and Law

Licensing HOWTO
EFF "Legal Issues - 'Cyberspace Law for Non-Lawyers' Course" Archive
Licence Quick Reference
SCO v IBM info website
DiDio finds SCO's "proof" credible
*The OEM Software Licensing Site--Stromian Technologies
USPTO: What must the Application Include?
SCO-Linux Timeline
Licensing HOWTO
15 USC 1062, Publication (BitLaw)
Credit Suisse Group on behalf of Bank Leu AG v leu enterprises unlimited - Case No. 102972

Industry politics

dmr on Unix history
Four Phases of Linux Acceptance
Six Stages of Field Service Support
Linux isn't ready for the desktop quite yet.
Joe Manojlovich's Tips and Tricks
Microsoft EULAs
The Case for Linux in Universities
Art of Turboing
Almost Perfect, book by W. E. Peterson
Grygus on 2003 And Beyond


9 Layer OSI Model.
A Cthulhu Hymnal
Babylon 5 Quotations
The Surrealist Compliment Generator
Elements (Tom Lehrer)
HotAIR: Annals of Improbable Research
0xDeadbeef list archive
: A2Z : Entertainment Leisure : Humor
Web Pages That Suck
Telnet to port 80
NFR Traffic Tickets
Official CEPCI Site
Snoot Empire
C. Leggett's Quotations
Whitney Williams's No Frills Home Page
Kevin Kelm's "57% shinier" Home Page
\WorldWide Scan Network
Mozilla Triumphant
Crypt Newsletter's Joseph K Guide
"Tired" parody site
Gilbert and Sullivan Parody Archive
Your Worst Nightmare (sysadmin humour)
Simon's Travaglia's page
BofH at
BofH: Datamation collection at Nepean
BofH: Network Week
BofH in NL
Man of Steel, Woman of Kleenex
Internet Songbook ftp archive
BofH at Datamation
99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall
Hello, World Page!
RaNdOm AcCeSs HuMoR 96 (RAH96!)
HAQUE.NET > Evil VeriSign
Swedish Chef gifs and audio files
Latin proverb and sayings > Estimating the Airspeed Velocity of an Unladen Swallow

BBSes, telnettable

DIRECT DIAL - November 1995
Amiga Telnet Gateways, BBSi and Online Services
LOIS General Info: the Link Online in Santa maria


The Subjunctive
Out-of-state emps. and non-competes
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (game)
USAJOBS Federal jobs site
MEMRI: Middle East Media Research Institute
Weather for CA
Norway Info
Separation of Norway from Sweden
Social Security Number FAQ
Web Doctor Consulting (Erica Sadun)
Salon Magazine
Ibis Cycles
A Performance-Based Roadmap to a Permanent Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
TopoZone - The Web's Topographic Map, and more!

SF and Fantasy

Free Speculative Fiction and Fantasy Stories Online
Booksmith, San Fran/Internet book sales
Advanced Book Exchange
Enchanted Duplicator
Doug Ingram's book reviews
Alexandria Digital Literature
LoneStarCon 2, the 1997 Worldcon
Webmastering the Worldcon
NESFA, Boskone, and NESFA Press
rec.arts.sf.written.robert-jordan FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Wheel of Time Index
Bujold ftp archives at Herald
Bujold's "Memory" book review
Good and the Bad (David Brin)
Dream Cafe (Steven Brust)
SF Literature (Max Rible)
Eye of Argon

Weird stuff

Embodiment of the Beast (Rational Recovery)
Obediance to Authority
Virus Myths (, was
CIAC Internet Hoaxes


Alien Autopsy: Faked or Fiction
National UFO Reporting Center (Glenn Campbell)
Area 51 (Glenn Campbell)
Anomalous Images UFO Files
The Black Vault
Saucer Smear (Jim Moseley)

Skeptic groups/periodicals

British Columbia Skeptics Home Page
Cincinnati Skeptics
New England Skeptical Society
Foundations for Critical Thinking (Sonoma State)
Skeptic's Dictionary
CSICOP / Resources / INSO
Indian Skeptic
Inquiring Skeptics of Upper New York
IUFOS - Internet UFO Skeptics
National Center for Science Education
Skeptics Canada
REALL in Illinois
Skeptics Society
Skeptic magazine (UK/Ireland)


National Science Teachers' Organization
The Talk.Origins Archive
Parent Co. (creationist textbook)
Creation Research Society

False Profits: Analysis of Network MLM
Prometheus Books US
Prometheus Books UK
Abraham Kovoor: Rationalist of India
Dick Jones on general semantics
Carl Sagan on Balooney Detection
Scientifization of Culture (Eysenck)
AFU Urban Legends Archive
Farsight Institute (Remote Viewing)
Controlled Remote Viewing
Alex Chiu's Eternal Life Device
Bob Carroll's skeptic stuff
Skeptics info (Royston Paynter)
Darwin Awards
Michael Sofka (NY Skeptics)
Myths of Skepticism (Sofka)
SKEPTIC Annotated Bibliography
Straight Dope (Cecil Adams)
Planetos - an Online Journal (Astrology)
Anson Kennedy