Are you teaching Linux? Will you be teaching Linux soon? Are you thinking about catching the Linux wave in the future? If you can say “yes” to at least one of these questions, this article is for you. TechRepublic has published some excellent articles about Linux. We’d like to take this opportunity to highlight some of the Linux articles that trainers might find most useful.

Linux jargon
If you’re new to Linux, you might want to catch up on the terms by reading Jargon Watch: Open-source, kernel, and SMP , by Mary Ann Fitzharris.

Linux certification
Bruce Maples’ article The unsettled world of Linux certification uncovers a tsunami of information on the availability of Linux certification. If you are considering obtaining Linux certification, this article will serve as a quick reference guide to get you started.

Linux tips you can teach
Looking for some Linux tips or information on the Linux OS? We have several:

Jack Wallen, Jr.’s tip, titled Access remote Linux hosts with NFS discusses the benefits offered by NFS, including centralized data housing.

Linux systems are stable, but they aren’t bombproof. In the article titled Do yourself a favor—create a Linux boot floppy , Wallen tells you how to save yourself from kernel panic by making a boot floppy for Linux.
If you have any Linux tips you’d like to share, please send us a note . If you’d like to comment on this article or any of the articles mentioned above, please post your comments at the bottom of the page.