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Welcome to the Software & Computers section of the Public Library at dlhoffman.com. Here you will find information about computers, networking, programming, and software. You can browse through the library by choosing one of the sections listed below or you can search for specific keywords by using the search form on the left.
> Books (online copies of full length books)
> The Internet
> Linux
> Open Source Software
> World Wide Web
We are constantly adding new pages, mirrors, and links to the library so check back often for new entries. Most of the pages listed are local to the dlhoffman.com web site but some are not.


  Software
> DICT.ORG . The Dict Development Group's home pages with the latest on the dictd free dictionary server software.
> GD.pm . A port of Thomas Boutell's gd graphics library. GD allows you to create color drawings using a large number of graphics primitives, and emit the drawings as GIF files.
> Grokking the Gimp . Carey Bunks' great introduction to using the GIMP. From the intro...
Working with digital images requires some understanding of what needs to be done. It's not a ``choose the right tool, one click, and you're done'' subject. Most books on digital image manipulation would have you believe the contrary...and perhaps they're right. However, that is not what this book is about. It is not about tips and tricks, and it's not a collection of recipes for solving someone's favorite image manipulation problems. It is first about understanding image manipulation concepts, second about knowing which GIMP tools are most effective, and third about the savvy use of these tools.
> GTK+ . Documentation for the GIMP Toolkit. GTK+ is a library for creating graphical user interfaces for the X Window System. Available from this site are the following: For more information and the latest software to download see the GTK home pages.
> Majordomo FAQ . An HTML version of the Majordomo FAQ maintained by David Barr.
> MySQL Documentation . MySQL is a small, fast and capable relational database in the tradition of Hughes Technologies Mini SQL database. The MySQL database system is free for most uses.
> The Network Time Protocol (NTP) Distribution . Documentation for the xntpd time server software.
> PC Webopedia. A complete, searchable reference dedicated to computer technology.
> PostgreSQL Documentation . PostgreSQL is a sophisticated Object-Relational DBMS, supporting almost all SQL constructs, including subselects, transactions, and user-defined types and functions. It is the most advanced open-source database available anywhere.MySQL
> RasMol V2.5 . Documentation for Roger Sayle's Molecular Visualisation Program.
> Reference Cards . Quick reference cards for apache, Emacs, mod_perl and others from refcards.com TM.
> RGB to Color Name Mapping . A composite of MIT's Xconsortum red/green/blue (RGB) color specifications.
> Using Samba If you've heard about Samba and you want to see what it can do for you, this is the place to start. In this online version of the O'Reilly book by Robert Eckstein, David Collier-Brown, and Peter Kelly will get you started on the path to understanding Samba and its potential. Before long, you will be able to provide Unix services to all your Windows machines - all without spending tons of extra time or money.
> XBanner Users Manual . The purpose of XBanner is to make the XDM login screen beautiful, as opposed to the dull and gray login screen that the vanilla XDM gives.

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