Conventions used in this document


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Conventions used in this document

The following conventions are used in this document when it comes to commands, files and other specific information.

  • Long code excerpts and command-outputs are printed like shown below. This includes screendumps and larger examples taken from the console.

    [blueflux@work1 neigh]$ ls
    default  eth0  lo
    [blueflux@work1 neigh]$
  • All commands and program names in the tutorial are shown in bold typeface. This includes all the commands that you might type, or part of the command that you type.

  • All system items such as hardware, and also kernel internals or abstract system items such as the loopback interface are all shown in an italic typeface.

  • computer output is formatted in this way in the text. Computer output could be summed up as all the output that the computer will give you on the console.

  • filenames and paths in the file-system are shown like /usr/local/bin/iptables.