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General Linux
Git version control system
Subversion version control system
The Subversion home page.
Version Control with Subversion
The Subversion book (multipage HTML edition) by Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, and C. Michael Pilato, published by 0'Reilly.
XSteve's Subversion page
With his "private cheat sheet" for Subversion.
General Networking
The RFC Editor site.
djbdns: Domain Name System tools
DNS Resources Directory (DNSRD)
Be warned -- DNS is complicated! (No wonder it breaks so often.)
Bare Bones Guide to HTML
HTML 4.01 Specification
HTML 3.2 Reference Specification
Cascading Style Sheets, level 2: CSS2 Specification
Web developer documentation on the Mozilla Developer Network (MDN)
Browser compatibility tables (Quirksmode)
Client Side State - HTTP Cookies
MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual
MariaDB Documentation (for version 10.*)
GIMP User FAQ (stylish pages, but hard to read)
GNU Image Manipulation Program User Manual
Unicode stuff.
Recursive Make Considered Harmful
Makes the case for using what is conceptually a single makefile split into modular components in order to handle intermodule dependencies, instead of separate makefiles with recursive make calls. Worth reading.

Bob Rogers <>