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Ghosting The Machine

Ghosting The Machine

This is a short but potentially extremely handy guide to ghosting one Linux box to another (or simply making a full backup of a desktop/server). You might have a small office where you customise one desktop just how you like it and need to roll this out to N other PC's or simply want a backup of a server or desktop to another machine or even to an image file. The main tool here is netcat which is extremely powerful and has a multitude of other great uses that won't be covered here.

How To Install Alfresco Community 3.3 On Ubuntu Server 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

How To Install Alfresco Community 3.3 On Ubuntu Server 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

This guide explains how to install Alfresco Community 3.3 on Ubuntu Server 10.04 (Lucid Lynx). Alfresco is the Open Source Alternative for Enterprise Content Management (ECM), providing Document Management, Collaboration, Records Management, Knowledge Management, Web Content Management and Imaging.

HowTo: Install Memcached With repcached "Built-In Server Side Replication" On Debian Lenny

HowTo: Install Memcached With repcached "Built-In Server Side Replication" On Debian Lenny

People probably know about memcached and its high performance name-value based memory object cache interface. Its main purpose is to provide an easy to use distributed caching engine in a multinode environment. Have you ever wanted to let memcached handle replication?

Boot Linux Over HTTP With netboot.me

Boot Linux Over HTTP With netboot.me

This tutorial shows how you can boot Linux over HTTP with netboot.me. All that users need is Internet connectivity and a small program (gpxe) to boot the machine. This gpxe program provides network booting facility. netboot.me allows you to boot into the following distributions: Debian, Fedora, OpenSUSE, and Ubuntu. netboot.me provides gpxe images for USB sticks, CDs, and also for floppies, i.e., you can boot from a USB sticks, a CD, or a floppy.

How To Defend slowloris DDoS With mod_qos (Apache2 On Debian [Lenny])

How To Defend slowloris DDoS With mod_qos (Apache2 On Debian [Lenny])

mod_qos gives some fine-grained opportunities to scale the number of used connections and to defend an attack according to bandwidth limits. Unfortunately it is only available as source-package and there are many possible settings, wich might be hard to setup for this special case. So I provide the way that helped me.

Installation Of OpenERP Server 5.0, OpenERP GTK Client 5.0 And OpenERP Web Client 5.0.1 On Ubuntu Server 9.04 - Page 3

Fixing openerp-web init script bug

$ sudo mkdir /home/openerp

$ sudo chown openerp.nogroup /home/openerp

 

HTTPS with Apache

$ sudo apt-get install apache2

$ sudo a2enmod ssl

$ sudo a2ensite default-ssl

$ sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

 

Forcing Apache to redirect HTTP traffic to HTTPS

Choose a ServerName/URL for your OpenERP Web service, like openerpweb.com:

$ sudo vi /etc/apache2/sites-available/default

How To Install Hamachi On Fedora 9

How To Install Hamachi On Fedora 9

This tutorial explains how to install Hamachi on a Fedora 9 server. Hamachi is a VPN service that easily sets up in 10 minutes, and enables secure remote access to your business network, anywhere there's an Internet connection. It works with your existing firewall, and requires no additional configuration. Hamachi is the first networking application to deliver an unprecedented level of direct peer-to-peer connectivity. It is simple, secure, and cost-effective.

The Bash Script To Configure The Firewall Using IPTABLES

About the Script:

This script is about to build a firewall in Linux OS by using iptables, the user only needs to follow and answer the simple and easy steps and the script will generate the user specified iptables rule in its original form.

I HAVE TESTED THE SCRIPT ON PCLINUXOS, FEDORA-9, DREAM_LINUX, UBUNTU-8.

This is my iptables Version 1.0 (USMAN AKRAM - Lucky)

Installing ehcp (Easy Hosting Control Panel) On Any Debian Or Apt-Get Based Distro, Including Ubuntu

Installing ehcp (Easy Hosting Control Panel) On Any Debian Or Apt-Get Based Distro, Including Ubuntu

In this tutorial I will show you howto install ehcp on any debian based distro, or any distro that has apt-get support. ehcp stands for Easy Hosting Control Panel. It may be used by anyone wanting to host multiple domains in his dedicated/vps server. It is a hosting control panel under development.

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