Here's how I set up two PPPoE modems under Linux so that my default route always pointed to a working link.
Installing Eeebuntu 2.0 on an EeePC 4G (701) worked fine.
Many small CGI programs need little in the way of access control: anyone may read, but only certain users are allowed to write. Here's an unobtrusive way to implement this scheme.
I have been using dedicated servers at Hetzner for more than fifteen years for myself and for work, and it's been a good experience overall.
My summary of things you need to understand when installing Postgres. Originally written for Postgres 7.4; the concepts still apply, but the details are long outdated.
This chapter was commissioned by SAMS Publishing for "Red Hat Linux 7.2 Unleashed" in 2001. They graciously allowed me to reproduce the text here (with minor edits).