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IHLFS: Full Control Over What You're Installing

IHLFS: Check What You're Installing (And More)

Here I describe the tool IHLFS which enables you to have full control over the install process. It works with installation from source, but also with a installation command like RPM. The user can view all the changes before a final install is performed. The user has the choice anytime to move the changes to the real system or not. It's based on the unionfs filesystem, combined with well chosen mounts and chroot.

Step-by-Step IPP based Print Server using CUPS

Step-by-Step IPP based Print Server using CUPS 

This tutorial describes how to install a Linux print server with CUPS. It also covers the installation and configuration of printer drivers on the print server as well as the printer setup on a Windows 2000 client.

How To Compile A Kernel - The Fedora Way

How To Compile A Kernel - The Fedora Way

Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on Fedora systems. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if you need features that are not in there.

Racoon Roadwarrior Configuration

Racoon Roadwarrior Configuration

Racoon Roadwarrior is a client that uses unknown, dynamically assigned IP addresses to connect to a VPN gateway (in this case also firewall). This is one of the most interesting and today most needed scenarios in business environment. This tutorial shows how to configure Racoon Roadwarrior.

Install Slackware 11.0 in a VMware ESX Server 2.5.x VM

Install Slackware 11.0 in a VMware ESX Server 2.5.x VM

This guide will help you install Slackware in a safe VMware virtual environment, with its own unique quirks to take care off. Slackware is not officially supported on VMware, but it can be installed without too many problems, once you got past choosing 'scsi.s' and '/dev/sda', in the beginning and remember to install lilo on the MBR.

SIEVE Language for Mail Filtering Quick Guide

SIEVE Language for Mail Filtering Quick Guide

SIEVE is a language created and used for mail filtering that broadens the filtering options generally provided by mail servers or Antispam/Antivirus applications. They work basically by comparing different keys using different comparators and comparison methods, against headers of a mail message. Based on the result of the comparison, you can apply different actions to the corresponding mail message, i.e. reject, discard, redirect, etc.

Step-By-Step Configuration of NAT with iptables

Step-By-Step Configuration of NAT with iptables

This tutorial shows how to set up network-address-translation (NAT) on a Linux system with iptables rules so that the system can act as a gateway and provide internet access to multiple hosts on a local network using a single public IP address. This is achieved by rewriting the source and/or destination addresses of IP packets as they pass through the NAT system.

Enhance Your Mail Server With ASSP (Anti-Spam SMTP Proxy)

Enhance Your Mail Server With ASSP (Anti-Spam SMTP Proxy) 

ASSP stands for Anti-Spam SMTP Proxy. The ASSP server project is an Open Source platform-independent transparent SMTP proxy server that leverages numerous methodologies and technologies to both rigidly and adaptively identify spam. In short ASSP is the most kickass solution that is both free and works great. It reduced spam to an absurd minimum for me.

HowTo Install AWStats With Some PlugIns On A Server With ISPConfig

HowTo Install AWStats With Some PlugIns On A Server With ISPConfig

HowTo install AWStats with some PlugIns on a Server with ISPConfig: based and abutted to the instructions for installation of AWStats-installer of jnsc I wrote this HowTo for installations with some plugins.

KnowledgeTree DMS On An ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

KnowledgeTree DMS On An ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

KnowledgeTree is a commercial open source document management system (DMS). A powerful tool that allows your organisation to secure, share, track and manage the document and records you depend on. With this howto, I guide you to setup the latest open source version of KnowledgeTree, which is version 3.1b at the moment.

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