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Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure. This article explains how to set up ProFTPd with TLS on an Ubuntu 11.10 server.

Creating A Portable MySQL On CentOS 6 And Ubuntu 11.10 Linux From Sources

Creating A Portable MySQL On CentOS 6 And Ubuntu 11.10 Linux From Sources

This tutorial shows how to create a portable MySQL installation on GNU/Linux. At the end of this guide you will obtain a portable MySQL installation on a target directory with its own databases, binaries, logs, pid files, etc.  Consider always the use of a permission preserving packaging (like TAR) for moving the installation between systems or removable storages.

Installing Subversion And Configuring Access Through Different Protocols On Ubuntu 11.10

Installing Subversion And Configuring Access Through Different Protocols On Ubuntu 11.10

Subversion (svn) is an open-source version control system (VCS), used in the development of many software projects. This tutorial shows how to install Subversion on Ubuntu 11.10 and how to configure it to allow access to a repository through different protocols: file://, http://, https://, svn://, and svn+ssh://.

Tag Sound Files With Easytag (Linux Mint 12)

Tag Sound Files With Easytag (Linux Mint 12)

This tutorial is supposed to show you how to change your sound files' information like artist or title, also called tags, in a fast way using Easytag. I am using Linux Mint 12 as an operating system, however the steps should not differ greatly from other Ubuntu based distributions. Easytag is only capable of tagging MP3, MP2, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, MP4/AAC, MusePack or Monkey's Audio files.

The Perfect Media Server - Ubuntu 11.10 [Sabnzbd+/Sickbeard/Couch Potato/Headphones/Serviio]

The Perfect Media Server - Ubuntu 11.10 [Sabnzbd+/Sickbeard/Couch Potato/Headphones/Serviio]

This tutorial shows how to install Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) and all the programs needed for the perfect media server to download all your media and stream it to your PS3. This setup includes Sabnzbd+ (an Open Source Binary Newsreader written in Python), Sickbeard (a PVR for newsgroup users), Couch Potato (an automatic NZB and torrent downloader), Headphones (automatic music downloader for SABnzbd), and Serviio (a free media server).

Introduction To The Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop

Introduction To The Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop

This tutorial is supposed to guide the reader through the features of the Cinnamon desktop, Mint's new desktop environment to be used in Linux Mint 13. Cinnamon concentrates on holding on to classic design and functionality in times where Gnome 3 and Unity come up with different innovations to the user interface.

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 11.10

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 11.10

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 11.10 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Icinga Configuration For Nginx On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 11.10

Icinga Configuration For Nginx On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 11.10

Icinga is an enterprise grade open source monitoring system which keeps watch over networks and any conceivable network resource, notifies the user of errors and recoveries and generates performance data for reporting. It is a fork of Nagios. This tutorial explains how to serve the Icinga Web interface from an nginx server on Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 11.10 (the tutorial might work for Debian Squeeze as well but I didn't test; Squeeze's Icinga version is a lot older than the versions for Wheezy and Ubuntu 11.10, so there might be small differences).

Using PHP5-FPM With Apache2 On Ubuntu 11.10

Using PHP5-FPM With Apache2 On Ubuntu 11.10

This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 11.10 server with PHP5 (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites.

Installing Opera Widgets On Ubuntu Unity Desktop (Ubuntu 11.10)

Installing Opera Widgets On Ubuntu Unity Desktop (Ubuntu 11.10)

Opera Widgets, unlike most other browser plugins, can be downloaded to serve as browser-independent desktop widgets. These are managed through Opera Widget Manager, so the Opera process remains open (without running the browser). This tutorial explains how to use Opera Widgets as desktop widgets on Ubuntu 11.10.

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