During the last few weeks after updating our site we have noticed a spike in users from around the world. After reading several emails and comments I’ve had requests on several subjects ranging from open source projects to contributing to the blog. If you feel you wish to join us feel free to join our IRC server and jump in on the topics.
Click over to our [Chat] page on how to join us.
– TechCafe Staff
I remember the days working as an IT Admin going to client sites popping in a USB or CD/DVD’s to reinstall or fix their computer. Although they are light to carry, why not just use your phone?
A friend of mine turned me onto an Android app called “DriveDroid”. Unfortunately I have not seen or played with an iOS version but the tool works like a charm. I recommend checking it out:
Years ago many of our networks were managed by Microsoft Windows but, today *NIX systems are growing in popularity in the server room and even in our own home. I and the majority of users on the TechCafe network use Linux from surfing the web to hosting servers. If you have not played with a Linux operating system, then I recommend giving it a try. ITS FREE, so why not?
Ramesh has put together 50 UNIX / Linux sysadmin related tutorials that I recommend bookmarking.
My favorite flavors of Linux:
Ever thought about getting a Cisco certification? Although buying books and study guides is a good option, I also recommend visiting Cisco’s Learning Network. Someone put together a great post on what to go over for the exam. Topics include:
- Study plan & Schedule
- Topics on the test
- Free books
- Free videos
- Free Router Simulators
- CCNA topics
As you can see we’re redesigning our site so you will see several changes over the coming weeks to months. We are still the same community however we’re hoping to bring more to the table such as blog posts, gaming, etc.
Feel free to reach out to us if you would like to contribute or have any ideas.