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About “The Geek Stuff”

The main focus of this blog is Linux and Open Source Technologies.

I will be posting instruction guides, How-Tos, troubleshooting tips and tricks Linux and open source technologies. My focus is to write articles that will either teach you or help you resolve a problem.

In addition to Linux and open source technologies, occasionally I will also publish articles in the following categories.

  1. Databases (Oracle, MySQL, etc.)
  2. Hardware
  3. Security (Firewall, Network, Online Security, etc.)
  4. Storage
  5. Cool gadgets and websites
  6. Productivity (Too many technologies to explore, not much time available)
  7. Website Design
  8. Software Development

About Ramesh Natarajan

Ramesh Natarajan - The Geek Stuff


  • My name is Ramesh Natarajan. I live in Los Angeles, California. I have been adding 1′s and 0 ‘s for more than 17 years in the IT industry. I am very much interested in anything that runs on electricity. I have done intensive programming on several languages and C is my favorite. I have done lot of work on the infrastructure side in Linux system administration, DBA, Hardware, Storage (EMC), and Datacenter.
  • Currently I’m working as Director of Infrastructure at a Healthcare IT company in Los Angeles, responsible of keeping the 24×7 mission critical data center up and running, managing the DBA, Sysadmin, Network, Security and Storage group.
  • I have also developed Password Dragon – free, easy and secure password manager that runs on Windows, Linux and Mac.
  • I have also written few books, including the free eBook Linux 101 Hacks – Contains 101 practical examples to build a strong foundation in Linux
  • I’m always looking for ways to live the life to my full potential by constantly learning new things to improve myself. I’m a strong believer in sharing the knowledge with others. I hope you find my posts helpful. Visit Best of the Blog section to get started.
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My Mission Statement

To educate IT professionals in Linux and open source technologies by providing practical tutorials that solves real life IT problems. To learn and implement the latest IT infrastructure technologies. To share the knowledge with others.

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