the LARK

What is the LARK?

It is an acronym from:  Linux Advanced Resources and Knowledge

and is designed to deliver accurate information about Linux System Administration topics like: installing linux and managing software / using the shell / working with files / manipulating text / administering file-systems / backups and removable media / checking and managing running processes / managing the system / managing network connections / accessing network resources / doing remote system administration / locking down security and other cool stuff.

Thus, the LARK project came to life as it’s author decided to transform his old website dedicated to his books, into his “notebook” of Linux System Administration solutions while preparing for (inter)national certification. He decided to mainly use Ubuntu LTS and openSUSE Leap as his distributions of choice. Furthermore, this website will include mush more than just Linux administration subjects. Just stay tuned and read the upcoming articles in the Linux ToolBox section. Enjoy!

Nevertheless, this website would not have been possible without the help of dozens of resources available on-line and on paper. Thus the author would like to thank all the dedicated and talented individuals part of various Linux communities, who are spreading the knowledge about open source and free software.

What else?

According to Dictionary.com website, a lark is, (besides “any of numerous, chiefly Old World oscine birds, of the family Alaudidae, characterized by an unusually long, straight hind claw, especially the skylark, Alauda arvensis”),  “something extremely easy to accomplish, succeed in, or to obtain“.

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About the Author

The Author.

Alexandru Calcatinge is an architect driven by the Open Source Software ideology. He is a graduate in Architecture and has a PhD in Urban Planning. He loves to use open-source software and writes “how-to” articles related to Linux administration using Ubuntu LTS and openSUSE  Leap – his Linux distributions of choice when it comes to stability, usability and security.

Currently, he is a University Lecturer in Urban Planning,  teaching History of Architecture and Urbanism, Design Studios, Architectural Programming and Cultural Landscapes and Development. He published several books on Cultural Landscape studies (hence the Cultural Landscape section of this website) and in his spare time he is using his skills in Linux System and Network Administration.

Cultural Landscapes

Just for fun. Some old stuff to take a break from Linux.

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