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Virtual Hosting With vsftpd And MySQL On Ubuntu 12.10

Virtual Hosting With vsftpd And MySQL On Ubuntu 12.10

Vsftpd is one of the most secure and fastest FTP servers for Linux. Usually vsftpd is configured to work with system users. This document describes how to install a vsftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine.

Rollback To A Working State With btrfs + apt-btrfs-snapshot On Ubuntu 12.10

Rollback To A Working State With btrfs + apt-btrfs-snapshot On Ubuntu 12.10

This tutorial explains how you can revert failed apt operations (like apt-get upgrade) and roll back to the previous system state with apt-btrfs-snapshot on an Ubuntu 12.10 system that uses the btrfs file system. apt-btrfs-snapshot creates a snapshot of the system before the apt operation. Being able to easily restore the previous system state after a failed apt operation takes away much of the pain system administrators have to deal with normally and is one of the greatest features of the btrfs file system.

The Perfect Push Mail Server - Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) With ISPConfig 3 & Z-push

The Perfect Push Mail Server - Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) With ISPConfig 3 & Z-push

This tutorial describes the installation and configuration of Z-push on a Debian Squeeze server with ISPConfig 3. Z-push is an open-source application to synchronize ActiveSync compatible PDAs and mobile phones. Z-Push was initially developed by Zarafa Deutschland GmbH (Germany). At the end of this tutorial, your customers should be able to sync their mobile phones, by using push technology, with their e-mail accounts stored on your server.

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 12.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On OpenSUSE 12.2

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On OpenSUSE 12.2

This tutorial describes how you can install Apache2 with mod_fcgid and PHP5 on OpenSUSE 12.2. mod_fcgid is a compatible alternative to the older mod_fastcgi. It lets you execute PHP scripts with the permissions of their owners instead of the Apache user.

How To Install MySQL 5.6 On Ubuntu 12.10 (Including memcached Plugin)

How To Install MySQL 5.6 On Ubuntu 12.10 (Including memcached Plugin)

According to What's New in MySQL 5.6, MySQL 5.6 will bring some performance improvements over MySQL 5.5. If you want to test out MySQL 5.6, you have to install one of the development releases from the MySQL downloads page because there is no stable release yet. This tutorial explains how to install the MySQL 5.6.8rc1 (Linux Generic) development release on an Ubuntu 12.10 server.

How To Clone And Simulate Network Devices On Linux

How To Clone And Simulate Network Devices On Linux

This guide shows how to clone and simulate devices using free and commonly used tools. This could be helpful while conducting network stress-tests, network audits, etc.

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 12.10

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 12.10

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 12.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Kubuntu uses the KDE desktop environment.

Set Up DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) Working With Postfix On CentOS Using OpenDKIM

Set Up DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) Working With Postfix On CentOS Using OpenDKIM

This tutorial shows how to get DKIM working on a CentOS box running Postfix using OpenDKIM, I'll also cover some simple trouble shooting tips and advice for future upgrade on your OpenDKIM installation.

Serving CGI Scripts With Nginx On OpenSUSE 12.2

Serving CGI Scripts With Nginx On OpenSUSE 12.2

This tutorial shows how you can serve CGI scripts (Perl scripts) with nginx on OpenSUSE 12.2. While nginx itself does not serve CGI, there are several ways to work around this. I will outline two solutions: the first is to proxy requests for CGI scripts to Thttpd, a small web server that has CGI support, while the second solution uses a CGI wrapper to serve CGI scripts.

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