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Unattended Fedora 8 Installation With NFS And Kickstart

Unattended Fedora 8 Installation With NFS And Kickstart

This document describes how to set up an installation environment with kickstart and NFS. With the resulting system you will be able run unattended Fedora 8 installations on the client systems in your LAN - additionally, you will save lots of Internet bandwidth. The whole client configuration can be included into the kickstart file (especially the post-installation script) so you, the admin, will also save a vast amount of time.

Integrating XCache Into PHP5 (Fedora 8/CentOS 5.1 & Apache2)

Integrating XCache Into PHP5 (Fedora 8/CentOS 5.1 & Apache2)

This guide explains how to integrate XCache into PHP5 on a Fedora 8 or CentOS 5.1 system (with Apache2). From the XCache project page: "XCache is a fast, stable PHP opcode cacher that has been tested and is now running on production servers under high load." It's similar to other PHP opcode cachers, such as eAccelerator and APC.

How to add two-factor authentication to Google Apps for your Domain using open source software

How to add two-factor authentication to Google Apps for your Domain using open source software

Everybody loves GMail. With Google Apps for you Domain, you can use GMail with your own domain, allowing organizations to outsource their email - and the requisite anti-spam filtering to Google. Webmail is very convenient, but for frequent travellers and those who use public wifi, it can be quite dangerous. Logging in from a kiosk or shared computer is a sure way to get your username and password stolen by a keystroke logger. Using a public WiFi system can lead to a man-in-the-middle attack. In this document we will take advantage of two open source projects to add two-factor authentication to Google Apps. The first is Gheimdall, a a TurboGears project for Google Apps SSO service. Gheimdall supports PAM and LDAP authentication natively. It also includes sample code to add new authentication methods, which made it very easy to add two-factor authentication from WiKID. WiKID is a dual-source two-factor authentication solution that uses public key cryptography to strongly authenticate users.

Protect Your Files With TrueCrypt 5 On Fedora 8

Protect Your Files With TrueCrypt 5 On Fedora 8

This document describes how to set up TrueCrypt 5 on Fedora 8. Taken from the TrueCrypt page: "TrueCrypt is a software system for establishing and maintaining an on-the-fly-encrypted volume (data storage device). On-the-fly encryption means that data are automatically encrypted or decrypted right before they are loaded or saved, without any user intervention. No data stored on an encrypted volume can be read (decrypted) without using the correct password/keyfile(s) or correct encryption keys. Entire file system is encrypted (e.g., file names, folder names, contents of every file, free space, meta data, etc)."

How To Set Up Software RAID1 On A Running LVM System (Incl. GRUB Configuration) (Fedora 8)

How To Set Up Software RAID1 On A Running LVM System (Incl. GRUB Configuration) (Fedora 8)

This guide explains how to set up software RAID1 on an already running LVM system (Fedora 8). The GRUB bootloader will be configured in such a way that the system will still be able to boot if one of the hard drives fails (no matter which one).

Setting Up LVM On Top Of Software RAID Subsystem - RHEL & Fedora

Setting Up LVM On Top Of Software RAID Subsystem - RHEL & Fedora

Here is a quick look how to build an LVM on top of RAID 1 array, so that we combine the power of these two. This kind of setup is extremely useful in situations where we want a file server to store large amounts of data which provides a centralized backup, storage space for downloadable files via ftp/http, and that may grow enormously in the coming years after the initial setup.

Installing The Open Source Ticket Request System (OTRS) On Fedora 8

Installing The Open Source Ticket Request System (OTRS) On Fedora 8

This document describes how to set up the Open Ticket Request System (OTRS) on Fedora 8. Taken from the OTRS page: "OTRS is an Open source Ticket Request System (also well known as trouble ticket system) with many features to manage customer telephone calls and e-mails. The system is built to allow your support, sales, pre-sales, billing, internal IT, helpdesk, etc. department to react quickly to inbound inquiries."

Speed Up Your System With Preload On Fedora 8

Speed Up Your System With Preload On Fedora 8

This document describes how to install preload on Fedora 8. Preload is an adaptive readahead daemon - it will monitor which programs you use at the most. Parts of these programs will be cached to speed up their load time.

VMware Server v1.04 On Fedora 8 With Kernel 2.6.24

VMware Server v1.04 On Fedora 8 With Kernel 2.6.24

This document describes how to set up VMware Server v1.04 on Fedora 8 with the brand-new kernel 2.6.24 (2.6.24.3-12.fc8).

Osmo Personal Organizer On Fedora 8

Osmo Personal Organizer On Fedora 8

This document describes how to install and use Osmo on Fedora 8. Taken from the Osmo web page: "Osmo is a handy personal organizer, which includes calendar, tasks manager and address book modules. It was designed to be a small, easy to use and good looking PIM tool to help to manage personal information. In its current state the organizer is quite convenient to use - for example, the user can perform nearly all operations using the keyboard. Also, a lot of parameters are configurable to meet the user's preferences. On the technical side, Osmo is GTK+ based tool which uses a plain XML database to store all personal data."

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