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Installing Apple's Safari Browser On Ubuntu 7.10 With PlayOnLinux

Installing Apple's Safari Browser On Ubuntu 7.10 With PlayOnLinux

This guide explains how you can install Apple's Safari browser on Ubuntu 7.10. As there is no Linux version of Safari, we will run it under Wine. We will use a tool called PlayOnLinux to install Safari under Wine. With PlayOnLinux you can install lots of Windows games and some Windows applications (such as Office 2003, IE6, MS Money, etc.) on Linux. Installing Safari on Linux is good for people such as web designers who have switched to Linux but still need to test their web sites in other browsers.

How To Install MySQL 4.1 And PHP4 On Debian Etch

How To Install MySQL 4.1 And PHP4 On Debian Etch

MySQL 4 and PHP 4 are quite old, but you might have PHP applications on your server that require PHP4 and MySQL 4. The problem is that Debian Etch comes with MySQL 5 only, and its PHP4 packages depend on MySQL 5 and don't work with MySQL 4. This guide shows how you can install MySQL 4.1 on Debian Etch along with PHP4 packages that work with MySQL 4.1.

Simple Home File Server (Based On Ubuntu)

Simple Home File Server (Based On Ubuntu)

This tutorial explains how to turn an old PC with additional hard disks into a simple home file server. The file server is intended for home use. The home file server is accessible by Windows and Linux computers in the home network.

How To Install And Use The djbdns Name Server On Debian Etch

How To Install And Use The djbdns Name Server On Debian Etch

djbdns is a very secure suite of DNS tools that consists out of multiple parts: dnscache, a DNS cache that can be used in /etc/resolv.conf instead of your ISP's name servers and that tries to sort out wrong (malicious) DNS answers; axfrdns, a service that runs on the master DNS server and to which the slaves connect for zone transfers; and tinydns, the actual DNS server, a very secure replacement for BIND.

CentOS 5 - Home Gateway Firewall With DHCP Server For Connection Sharing

CentOS 5 - Home Gateway Firewall With DHCP Server For Connection Sharing

If you're trying to set up a home network, you probably want to set up a permiter facing computer connected to your DSL/Cable modem, and then put all of your computers behind that firewall box to keep them safe. This tutorial will show you how to use a single external connection on the gateway computer (using Iptables firewall), and a second internal connection on the same box so you can connect the computers on the inside of your home/office to it.

Using The Bazaar Version Control System (VCS) On Debian Etch

Using The Bazaar Version Control System (VCS) On Debian Etch

Bazaar is a distributed version control system (VCS) available under the GPL; it's similar to Subversion (svn). Bazaar is sponsored by Canonical, Ltd., the company that develops the Ubuntu Linux distribution, and therefore the Ubuntu project is the most prominent user of Bazaar. This article explains how to set up and use Bazaar on a Debian Etch system, and how to configure an SFTP-/HTTP server to host your Bazaar repository.

Installing Metasploit 3.0 On Ubuntu 7.10

Installing Metasploit 3.0 On Ubuntu 7.10

The Metasploit Project is an open source computer security project which provides information about security vulnerabilities and aids in penetration testing and IDS signature development. Its most well-known sub-project is the Metasploit Framework, a tool for developing and executing exploit code against a remote target machine. Other important sub-projects include the Opcode Database, shellcode archive, and security research. (Wikipedia).

Three Ways To Access Linux Partitions (ext2/ext3) From Windows On Dual-Boot Systems

Three Ways To Access Linux Partitions (ext2/ext3) From Windows On Dual-Boot Systems

If you have a dual-boot Windows/Linux system, you probably know this problem: you can access files from your Windows installation while you are in Linux, but not the other way round. This tutorial shows three ways how you can access your Linux partitions (with ext2 or ext3 filesystem) from within Windows: Explore2fs, DiskInternals Linux Reader, and the Ext2 Installable File System For Windows. While the first two provide read-only access, the Ext2 Installable File System For Windows can be used for read and write operations.

TrueCrypt With GUI On Ubuntu 7.10

TrueCrypt With GUI On Ubuntu 7.10

This document describes how to set up TrueCrypt with GUI on Ubuntu 7.10. TrueCrypt is a free open-source encryption software for desktop usage.

Intrusion Detection: Snort, Base, MySQL, and Apache2 On Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) (Updated)

Intrusion Detection: Snort, Base, MySQL, and Apache2 On Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) (Updated)

In this tutorial I will describe how to install and configure Snort (an intrusion detection system (IDS)) from source, BASE (Basic Analysis and Security Engine), MySQL, and Apache2 on Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon). Snort will assist you in monitoring your network and alert you about possible threats. Snort will output its log files to a MySQL database which BASE will use to display a graphical interface in a web browser.

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