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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."

Installing mod_geoip for Apache2 On Debian Etch

Installing mod_geoip for Apache2 On Debian Etch

This guide explains how to set up mod_geoip with Apache2 on a Debian Etch system. mod_geoip looks up the IP address of the client end user. This allows you to redirect or block users based on their country. You can also use this technology for your OpenX (formerly known as OpenAds or phpAdsNew) ad server to allow geo targeting.

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.

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.

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.

Zimbra Collaboration Suite Open Source Edition On CentOS

Zimbra Collaboration Suite Open Source Edition On CentOS

This tutorial shows how to set up Zimbra Collaboration Suite - Open Source Edition on CentOS. This tutorial covers installation of CentOS, dependencies for ZCS and setup of Split DNS when working behind a firewall. This tutorial is based on the way I set this server up and is only a suggestion. It carries no guarantees and it is highly suggested that you do this on a test server first to verify functionality. If you don't have a test server available you should download VMWare Server 1.0 and perform this tutorial on a test virtual server.

Enabling MSSQL for PHP5 On Debian Lenny (testing)

Enabling MSSQL for PHP5 On Debian Lenny (testing)

Recently I did an install of Debian Etch 4.0 to prepare it for ispconfig. Knowing I had a website that needed MSSQL support I had to figure out how to accomplish this. There may be an easier way I don't know, but this daunting task worked this way.

How To Reset A Forgotten Root Password With Knoppix

How To Reset A Forgotten Root Password With Knoppix

This guide explains how you can reset a forgotten root password with the help of the Knoppix Linux Live-CD. Afterwards you can log in to your system as root again.

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