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How To Set Up SSH With Public-Key Authentication On Debian Etch

How To Set Up SSH With Public-Key Authentication On Debian Etch

This mini-howto explains how to set up an SSH server on Debian Etch with public-key authorization (and optionally with disabled password logins). SSH is a great tool to control Linux-based computers remotely. It's safe and secure.

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.

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.

How To Install VMware Server On OpenSUSE 10.3

How To Install VMware Server On OpenSUSE 10.3

Today, I will explain to you how to install VMWare Server on openSUSE 10.3. What this will do for you is be able to run Windows inside your Linux computer. If you have that Windows app that just doesn't run under Wine, then this is the setup for you.

Monitoring With Groundwork Open Source On CentOS 5.1

Monitoring With Groundwork Open Source On CentOS 5.1

Nagios is (in my opinion) one of the finest availability and monitoring solutions available. The stability, extendability and cost effectiveness (it is free under the GPL), are second to none (again, my opinion). That being said, it is far from being the easiest monitoring solution to implement. The build process itself, while not being overly complicated, can be vexing to new Linux users. That doesn't even include the configuration, which sometimes still makes me cringe.

XWiki On Debian 4 (Etch) - Tomcat - PostgreSQL (or MySQL)

XWiki On Debian 4 (Etch) - Tomcat - PostgreSQL (or MySQL)

XWiki is a professional wiki with enterprise features such as blog, strong rights management, LDAP authentication, PDF export, full skining and more. It also includes an advanced form and scripting engine making it a development environment for data-based applications. It has powerful extensibility features such as scripting in pages, plugins and a highly modular architecture.

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

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

This guide explains how to set up software RAID1 on an already running LVM system (Debian Etch). 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).

How To Extract Values From top And Plot Them

How To Extract Values From top And Plot Them

Many researchers who are doing performance evaluation and benchmarking need to capture the values of the CPU and the RAM. Others might need to capture the throughput as well. In this short tutorial I will show how I capture the CPU and RAM values from “top” and then extract them in one line command.

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.

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."

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