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Disk Based Backups With Amanda On Debian Etch

Disk Based Backups With Amanda On Debian Etch

This document describes how to set up Amanda (The Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver) on Debian Etch. For this tutorial I chose Ubuntu v7.04 as a backup-client. The resulting system provides a flexible backup-system with many features. It will be able to back up multiple hosts via network to various devices. I chose the disk based backup for this howto.

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (Fedora 7)

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (Fedora 7)

This guide explains how to integrate eAccelerator into PHP5 on a Fedora 7 system. From the eAccelerator project page: "eAccelerator is a free open-source PHP accelerator, optimizer, and dynamic content cache. It increases the performance of PHP scripts by caching them in their compiled state, so that the overhead of compiling is almost completely eliminated. It also optimizes scripts to speed up their execution. eAccelerator typically reduces server load and increases the speed of your PHP code by 1-10 times."

Chrooted SFTP With MySecureShell On Debian Etch

Chrooted SFTP With MySecureShell On Debian Etch

This tutorial shows how to install MySecureShell on a Debian Etch system. MySecureShell is an SFTP server that is based on OpenSSH and can be configured in many ways, e.g. it has support for chrooting users into their homedirs or for limiting upload-/download bandwidths. MySecureShell makes SFTP available for users that do not have shell access so that these users do not have to use the insecure FTP protocol anymore.

Ventrilo Voice Communication Server In A Chrooted Environment On Ubuntu Feisty AMD64

Ventrilo Voice Communication Server In A Chrooted Environment On Ubuntu Feisty AMD64

This tutorial explains how to set up Ventrilo, a popular voice communication server, in a chrooted environment, and to run as a non-privileged user.  The main reason for doing this is security. Ventrilo is distributed only in binary format, which some people distrust. A chrooted environment means the program only has access to its home directory, not the entire system. Running it like this means that if there is a bug or exploit in Ventrilo, it is not likely to compromise the rest of the system.

Xen With Graphical User Interface On A Fedora 7 Desktop

Xen With Graphical User Interface On A Fedora 7 Desktop

This document describes how to set up Xen on Fedora 7. Xen enables the paravirtualization of your hardware for its virtual machines if you have a CPU with Vanderpool (Intel) or Pacifica (AMD) technology. The paravirtualization provides high performance to your virtual machines. Fedora's virt-manager provides an easy to use GUI for setting up and managing your virtual machines. It does not have the extensive features like VMware Server, but the basics are in place.

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (CentOS 5.0)

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (CentOS 5.0)

This guide explains how to integrate eAccelerator into PHP5 on a CentOS 5.0 system. From the eAccelerator project page: "eAccelerator is a free open-source PHP accelerator, optimizer, and dynamic content cache. It increases the performance of PHP scripts by caching them in their compiled state, so that the overhead of compiling is almost completely eliminated. It also optimizes scripts to speed up their execution. eAccelerator typically reduces server load and increases the speed of your PHP code by 1-10 times."

How To Compile rTorrent From SVN In Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

How To Compile rTorrent From SVN In Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

Torrent is a great way to transfer large files very quickly. However most torrent clients are gui based and have quite some impact on system resources (e.g. Azureus). rTorrent is a lightweight client running from the terminal. Being able to run it in a screen session (also upon boot) makes it ideal to also control it from a remote location.

Xen Cluster Management With Ganeti On Debian Etch

Xen Cluster Management With Ganeti On Debian Etch

Ganeti is a cluster virtualization management system based on Xen. In this tutorial I will explain how to create one virtual Xen machine (called an instance) on a cluster of two physical nodes, and how to manage and failover this instance between the two physical nodes.

Monitoring Network Latency With Smokeping (Debian Etch)

Monitoring Network Latency With Smokeping (Debian Etch)

This guide shows how to install and configure Smokeping on Debian Etch to monitor network latency. From the Smokeping web site: "SmokePing is a deluxe latency measurement tool. It can measure, store and display latency, latency distribution and packet loss. SmokePing uses RRDtool to maintain a longterm data-store and to draw pretty graphs, giving up to the minute information on the state of each network connection."

Watching Live-TV On Your Ubuntu Desktop With Zattoo

Watching Live-TV On Your Ubuntu Desktop With Zattoo

Zattoo delivers free Live-TV (P2P IPTV) to Linux, Windows, and Mac desktops. Depending on the country you live in you can select between multiple real TV stations to watch (if Zattoo is available in your country). This article shows how you can install the Zattoo player on an Ubuntu desktop.

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