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Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Fedora 9 (i386)

Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Fedora 9 (i386)

The Xbox Media Center (XBMC) is a media center application for Linux, Mac, and Windows that allows you to manage/watch/listen to/view your videos, music, and pictures. It has a nice interface, can be controlled from the desktop or a remote control or via its built-in web interface, and it can be extended by custom scripts. This guide shows how you can install XBMC on a Fedora 9 desktop (i386).

Integrating APC (Alternative PHP Cache) Into PHP5 And Lighttpd (Fedora 9)

Integrating APC (Alternative PHP Cache) Into PHP5 And Lighttpd (Fedora 9)

This guide explains how to integrate APC (Alternative PHP Cache) into PHP5 and lighttpd on a Fedora 9 system. APC is a free and open PHP opcode cacher for caching and optimizing PHP intermediate code. It's similar to other PHP opcode cachers, such as eAccelerator and XCache.

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 And Lighttpd (Fedora 9)

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 And Lighttpd (Fedora 9)

This guide explains how to integrate eAccelerator into PHP5 and lighttpd on a Fedora 9 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."

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 9

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 9

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a Fedora 9 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Installing Flash Player 9 On 64Bit Linux (x86_64)

Installing Flash Player 9 On 64Bit Linux (x86_64)

Someone said, Flash Player 9 doesn't run on 64 bit Linux, but sure it does... and you can install it, just follow the simple steps below.

uvhd - File Investigation Utility

uvhd - File Investigation Utility

'uvhd' is a binary file investigation utility. It displays the contents of any file in vertical hexadecimal format, and prompts for commands to browse, search, select, update, scan/replace, print, translate, etc. uvhd is an interactive utility with a command line interface and 18 help screens.

Preventing Brute Force Attacks With Fail2ban On Fedora 9

Preventing Brute Force Attacks With Fail2ban On Fedora 9

In this article I will show how to install and configure fail2ban on a Fedora 9 system. Fail2ban is a tool that observes login attempts to various services, e.g. SSH, FTP, SMTP, Apache, etc., and if it finds failed login attempts again and again from the same IP address or host, fail2ban stops further login attempts from that IP address/host by blocking it with an iptables firewall rule.

How To Install Hamachi On Fedora 9

How To Install Hamachi On Fedora 9

This tutorial explains how to install Hamachi on a Fedora 9 server. Hamachi is a VPN service that easily sets up in 10 minutes, and enables secure remote access to your business network, anywhere there's an Internet connection. It works with your existing firewall, and requires no additional configuration. Hamachi is the first networking application to deliver an unprecedented level of direct peer-to-peer connectivity. It is simple, secure, and cost-effective.

How To Set Up WebDAV With Lighttpd On Fedora 9

How To Set Up WebDAV With Lighttpd On Fedora 9

This guide explains how to set up WebDAV with lighttpd on a Fedora 9 server. WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning and is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol that allow users to directly edit files on the lighttpd server so that they do not need to be downloaded/uploaded via FTP. Of course, WebDAV can also be used to upload and download files.

How To Remotely Install Debian Over A RH Based Distro

How To Remotely Install Debian Over A RH Based Distro

Ocassionally, servers need to be retasked for various reasons.  It has always been a challenge when the server has a distribution other than what I need. I do not want to drive to the data center to swap CDs around, so I decided to see if there was a way to remotely install the machine.  I found some notes by Erik Jacobsen and used them to come up with an up-to-date how-to.

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