About nixCraft

NixCraft is an online community of new and seasoned Linux / Unix sysadmins who want to make the most of sysadmin-hood.


My mission is simple. i research and post cutting edge topics related to various open source software:

  1. Enterprise Linux distributions.
  2. Traditional Unix operating systems like OpenBSD/AIX/HP-UX etc.
  3. Cloud computing.
  4. Building scalable and high availability infrastructure.
  5. Networking/DNS/Web/Proxy/office servers.
  6. Security and firewalls.
  7. Automation and infrastructure deployment.
  8. Desktop Linux.
  9. Apple OS X Unix operating systems.
  10. Best practices for the sysadmin.

My tutorials are easy to follow and include plenty of screenshots/screencasts. While you are here, you may want to visit my Linux / UNIX tutorials collections. Perhaps you would like to read what site visitor say about nixCraft. If you’d like to contact me about helping you with a Linux or UNIX problem, just click here to visit Linux/UNIX tech support forum.

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If you have any questions, tips, recommendations, or want to report nixCraft site errors, be sure to contact me. Thanks!

About the author

nixCraft (www.cyberciti.biz and www.nixcraft.com) is a single man indie operation and online since 2000. The author/editor (Vivek Gite) is a seasoned sysadmin and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. He has worked with global clients and in various industries, including IT, education, defense and space research, and the nonprofit sector.


Please note that this is my personal site/blog. The views expressed here are mine alone and not those of my past/current employer.