[Techtalk] student final project ideas

Mani A a.mani.cms at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 23:18:48 UTC 2007

On 10/31/07, Leslie Vincent <lvincent at dtcc.edu> wrote:
> What I'd like is something that they can find out how to do from
> googling for instructions from potentially several sources. The first
> time I taught this class, some of the students in it happened to have a
> little bit of Linux experience, so they were able to come up with
> topics on their own (using a linux box as a firewall, setting up a
> Linux box as a VOIP and game server, and creating a multi-boot system
> (XP/Linux) with shared files.  I'd like to create a list of ideas they
> can pick from or that might inspire ideas of their own. Sites that have
> linux projects that could be done by someone with this skill level in
> this time frame are also appreciated. Even some standard Linux
> administration tasks that simply wasn't part of this class might be
> good, if it's something they'd need to do regularly in the "real world."
1. Set up Xen box with Linux and BSD.

2. Set up a multi-boot system with different types of file-systems

3. Set up a Group-ware on linux

4. Rescue a broken system in which passwords are all forgotten, MBRs
have been overwritten, Grub super-disk does not work.



A. Mani

A. Mani
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