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Civics
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LibertyReligious LibertyNo Central CensorSoftware FreedomPrivacy
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JusticeOpen For EveryoneDue ProcessChecks and BalancesRule by Law
UnionFederationUnited We Serve  
OpenBSD
OpenBSDIntro   
Virtual MachinesBuyvm GuideVMM Install GuideVMM User GuideVMM Linux Guide
 VMM Debian Guide   
Bare MetalDellSupermicroBeagleBone Black 
UpgradeOpenBSD 6.7 UpgradeOpenBSD 6.8 UpgradeOpenBSD 6.8 Sysupgrade 
InstallOpenBSD 6.7 InstallOpenBSD 6.8 InstallOpenBSD Ramdisk Install 
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Networking
TCP/IPIPv4IPv6sockets?Netmasks?
 Anycast Addresses   
ConfigureStatic NetworkingChange Static Networkifconfig?route?
 dhcpd?npppdpppoentpd
Firewall
Packet FilterPF Guide?PF for StablePF for Testingpfbadhost
DDoS DefenseSSDP attackTCP ack floodTCP reset floodSYN Flood?
 HTTP Flood?NTP Amplification?UDP Floodamplification attack
Troubleshooting
Network Layerpingnetcattcpdump 
ApplicationTelnet HTTPOpenSSL HTTPOpenSSL IMAPOpenSSL SMTP?
DNS
DNS OverviewDNS RecordsFQDNName Registrarsvhost
 FreeDNS vhosts
Authoritative
nsdnsd master slaveTroubleshoot Nsd?rDNSZone File
delphinusdnsd    
Caching
unbounddigunbound adblock  
DNS Blacklists?rbldns   
Cryptography
Signing
gnupgnetpgpsignify  
VPNs
IPSecikedConfigure ikedVPN clients  
Tor
TortorsocksHidden Services?IRC with Tor? 
TLS
acme-clientrelayd TLS Acceleration  
SSH
 sshd?ssh?SSH keysSSH backdoor
File Transfer
sftpchrooted sftp   
Coins
bitcoinmonero   
Web?
OpenHTTPdOpenHTTPd HostingHTTP open proxiesPerl for OpenHTTPdphp
Applications
PHPdokuwikipmwikiSquirrelMailWordpress?
 OSCommercecumulus clips?fluxbb?Question2Answer?
 h5ai?manna?EasyApp
Ccgitgotweb  
IRC
IRC Guides
IRCIRC101Channel Op Guide?Oper GuideServices Guide?
 unrealircd   
Bouncers
ZNCchroot zncZNC adminZNC SupportZNC modules
PsyBNCpsybnc   
BNCsilines   
Ident
Identidentdoidentd installoidentd for znc 
Clients
ii?sic?   
Servers
ngircd installngircd linkngircd ssl  
ngircdlinkhopmacopm Test hopm
Services
achurchanope
Relays
pylinkbitlbeematterbridge?
Bots
Eggdropeggdroptcltls  
Channelwraith   
Custombiblebot?botnowcensordircrelayd?
Languages
PerlCPAN?   
Kornunix101?   
C    
Mail
OpenSMTPdopensmtpdopensmtpd relayopensmtpd-2Mail Open Proxy
Spamdkimproxydmarcspf?dkim?
 spamd?   
Maildovecotmlmmj  
Clientsalpine?mutt?fdm 
System Admin
DisksAdding a New Diskfdisk?disklabel?Growfs partition
pkgpkglocatedbports  
Utilitiessudo, doassyspatchcron?rcctl?
 symbolic linkstmux ConfigXTerm 
Backupsdumprestore?openrsync 
iplookup?vimg?base64Chinese
Games
Minetest    
MiscFreeCiv?OpenTTD?  
Telephony
SIPasterisk?   
MediaImageMagickvorbissndiodsox
 icecastffmpeg?   
News
leafnodeWeb News InstallNews clientsINN 
Gopher
gophergophernicusgeomyidae?Bucky Install? 
Alt Social Media
prosodybiboumimatrixfediverse 
Misc?
Hosting
Hosting ProvidersOpenHTTPd Hostingvmm
Security
HardeningchrootPassword Mgmt  
PhishingDenial of Service?Spam?0days?
Rootkits?Chrootpledge?unveil?
Database Permissions?
Secure web apps?Trust?Default Deny?
login.confIntrusion detection system?
setuid binariessystem accounting?file quotas?
File PermissionsShell AccountsPolicing Guide
oath-toolkit?