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The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 11.4 (GNOME)

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 11.4 (GNOME)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 11.4 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.

The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 11.4 x86_64 [ISPConfig 2]

The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 11.4 x86_64 [ISPConfig 2]

This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 11.4 server (x86_64) that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. In the end you should have a system that works reliably, and if you like you can install the free webhosting control panel ISPConfig 2 (i.e., ISPConfig runs on it out of the box).

How To Install Apache-Solr And Use It With Drupal And ISPConfig (OpenSUSE/Debian)

How To Install Apache-Solr And Use It With Drupal And ISPConfig (OpenSUSE/Debian)

Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from the Apache Lucene project. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling. I use this on OpenSUSE and Debian (minor tweaks on Debian, just paths to correct but it's almost the same). Packages from 4 of March 2011.

How To Upgrade OpenSUSE 11.3 To 11.4 (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade OpenSUSE 11.3 To 11.4 (Desktop & Server)

This guide shows how you can upgrade your OpenSUSE 11.3 desktop and server installations to OpenSUSE 11.4.

The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 11.4 x86_64 [ISPConfig 3]

The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 11.4 x86_64 [ISPConfig 3]

This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 11.4 64bit (x86_64) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable) with PHP, CGI and SSI support, Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH, TLS and virtual mail users, BIND DNS server, Pureftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.

How To Integrate ClamAV Into PureFTPd For Virus Scanning On OpenSUSE 11.3

How To Integrate ClamAV Into PureFTPd For Virus Scanning On OpenSUSE 11.3

This tutorial explains how you can integrate ClamAV into PureFTPd for virus scanning on an OpenSUSE 11.3 system. In the end, whenever a file gets uploaded through PureFTPd, ClamAV will check the file and delete it if it is malware.

How To Install Railo 3.2 Under OpenSUSE 11.3 Running Apache2 Tomcat 6 Virtual Host

How To Install Railo 3.2 Under OpenSUSE 11.3 Running Apache2 Tomcat 6 Virtual Host

Railo Server 3.2 Final (3.2.1.000) has been released. As you know Railo is an Open Source ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML) engine. It is free and pretty fast. For the new 3.2 version railo stop running resin, but tomcat as the default web server. Instead of compile apache2 with tomcat 6 by yourself, the railo team had created the default installation script which help you setup railo on tomcat6 and using apache2 to connect to tomcat via mod_jk. Instead of using tomcat default webapps directory, we will modify the server.xml file and DocumentRoot will point back to default apache DocumentRoot directory defined under the virtual host configuration file.

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.0 On A Headless OpenSUSE 11.3 Server

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.0 On A Headless OpenSUSE 11.3 Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.0 on a headless OpenSUSE 11.3 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 11.3

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 11.3

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more. This tutorial shows how you can install Cherokee on an OpenSUSE 11.3 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Virtualization With KVM On An OpenSUSE 11.3 Server

Virtualization With KVM On An OpenSUSE 11.3 Server

This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on an OpenSUSE 11.3 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

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