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Setting Up An Iptables Firewall On Ubuntu With Firehol

Setting Up An Iptables Firewall On Ubuntu With Firehol

Everybody, who tried to configure an iptables firewall knows, that it can be quite a PITA. firehol is a tool that helps us to configure iptables according to our needs. In this How-To, I will discribe how to set up an iptables firewal using firehol that only allows SSH and ICMP (the protocol responsible for ping and traceroute). Also, only incoming connections are filtered, and outgoing connections are allowed.

Dual Monitor Setup On Ubuntu 7.10

Dual Monitor Setup On Ubuntu 7.10

This is a Howto about getting 2 (or with small modifications more) monitors working on Ubuntu 7.10 as a single big screen.

Managing The GRUB Bootloader With QGRUBEditor On Ubuntu 7.10

Managing The GRUB Bootloader With QGRUBEditor On Ubuntu 7.10

QGRUBEditor is a graphical frontend for managing the GRUB bootloader. By using QGRUBEditor, you do not have to mess around with the GRUB configuration in /boot/grub/menu.lst anymore. This article shows how to install and use QGRUBEditor on Ubuntu 7.10.

Setting Up An SSH Certificate For Ubuntu From A Mac

Setting Up An SSH Certificate For Ubuntu From A Mac

This howto should help you with setting up an RSA public and private key setup from a Mac to an Ubuntu box. Of course, this should be possible with other OS's but I have not tested it.

Open-Source Classroom Management With iTALC On Ubuntu 7.10

Open-Source Classroom Management With iTALC On Ubuntu 7.10

This document describes how to set up iTALC on Ubuntu 7.10. iTALC is an open-source classroom management solution that lets you view and control other computers in your network. It lets you remote-control other computers, show the teacher's screen on all students' computers, lock workstations, send text-messages to students, power on/off and reboot remote computers, etc.

Virus Protection With avast! Linux Home Edition On Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

Virus Protection With avast! Linux Home Edition On Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

This tutorial shows how you can install and use avast! Linux Home Edition on an Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon desktop. Although there aren't many Linux viruses out there, this can be useful if you often exchange files with Windows users - it can help you to not pass on any Windows viruses (that don't do any harm to Linux systems) to Windows users. avast! Linux Home Edition is free for private and non-commercial use.

How To Get Ubuntu System Facts With Facter

How To Get Ubuntu System Facts With Facter

Facter is a cross-platform Ruby library for retrieving facts from operating systems. It supports multiple resolution mechanisms, any of which can be restricted to working only on certain operating systems or environments. Facter is especially useful for retrieving things like operating system names, IP addresses, MAC addresses, and SSH keys. It is easy to extend Facter to include your own custom facts or to include additional mechanisms for retrieving facts.

Installing The Amazon MP3 Downloader On Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

Installing The Amazon MP3 Downloader On Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

This short guide explains how to install the Amazon MP3 Downloader on Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon). The Amazon MP3 Downloader is required for album purchases on Amazon.com, and makes downloading songs fast and easy.

RackTables On Ubuntu 7.10 Server

RackTables On Ubuntu 7.10 Server

In the words of the developers, RackTables is "A management framework for rackspace, IP addresses, servers, switches, routers and much more!". To me, it is the solution to a project that I have been working on for some time - a means of mapping out our data center at work. I have, for a long time, wanted a way to map out and make available in a web interface, our server racks.

Creating Snapshot-Backups with BackerUpper On Ubuntu 7.10

Creating Snapshot-Backups with BackerUpper On Ubuntu 7.10

BackerUpper is a tool similar to Apple's TimeMachine. It is intended to create snapshot-backups of selected directories or even your full hard drive. From the BackerUpper project page: "Backerupper is a simple program for backing up selected directories over a local network. Its main intended purpose is backing up a user's personal data." This article shows how to install and use BackerUpper on Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon).

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