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Installing Drupal 6.4 On A Lighttpd Web Server (Debian Etch)

Installing Drupal 6.4 On A Lighttpd Web Server (Debian Etch)

This guide explains how you can install Drupal 6.4 on a lighttpd web server on Debian Etch. Drupal comes with an .htaccess file with mod_rewrite rules (for Apache) that do not work on lighttpd. Without this .htaccess file it is not possible to have clean URLs in your Drupal installation. Fortunately there's a way to make lighttpd behave as if it could read the .htaccess file.

Checking Package Dependencies with apt-rdepends On Debian/Ubuntu

Checking Package Dependencies with apt-rdepends On Debian/Ubuntu

This short guide shows how you can check the dependencies of a package with the tool apt-rdepends on Debian and Ubuntu systems. The great thing about apt-rdepends is that it resolves dependencies recursively, i.e., not only does it show the direct dependencies of a package, but also the dependencies' dependencies. This is great, for example, if you want to rebuild a package from the sources, etc.

How To Block Spammers/Hackers With Apache2's mod_spamhaus (Debian Etch)

How To Block Spammers/Hackers With Apache2's mod_spamhaus (Debian Etch)

mod_spamhaus is an Apache module that uses DNSBL in order to block spam relay via web forms, preventing URL injection, block http DDoS attacks from bots and generally protecting your web service denying access to a known bad IP address.

Installing memcached And The PHP5 memcache Module On Debian Etch (Apache2)

Installing memcached And The PHP5 memcache Module On Debian Etch (Apache2)

This guide explains how to install memcached and the PHP5 memcache module on a Debian Etch system with Apache2. memcached is a daemon that can store objects in the system's memory (e.g. results of database queries) which can speed up your web site tremendously. You can use memcached over a network (i.e., install your web application on one server and memcached on another server), but usually you install both on one server to avoid the networking overhead.

Port-Forwarding With rinetd On Debian Etch

Port-Forwarding With rinetd On Debian Etch

This article shows how you can do port-forwarding with rinetd on Debian Etch. rinetd allows you to forward ports from one system to another. This useful if you have moved your web sites to a new server with a different IP address. Of course, you have modified your DNS records, but it can take a few days until DNS changes become effective, and that is where rinetd comes into play. If clients still use the old DNS records, rinetd can redirect them to the new server. With rinetd, you do not have to fiddle with iptables rules.

Installing Flash Player 9 On 64Bit Linux (x86_64)

Installing Flash Player 9 On 64Bit Linux (x86_64)

Someone said, Flash Player 9 doesn't run on 64 bit Linux, but sure it does... and you can install it, just follow the simple steps below.

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 And Lighttpd (Debian Etch)

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 And Lighttpd (Debian Etch)

This guide explains how to integrate eAccelerator into PHP5 and lighttpd on a Debian Etch system. From the eAccelerator project page: "eAccelerator is a free open-source PHP accelerator, optimizer, and dynamic content cache. It increases the performance of PHP scripts by caching them in their compiled state, so that the overhead of compiling is almost completely eliminated. It also optimizes scripts to speed up their execution. eAccelerator typically reduces server load and increases the speed of your PHP code by 1-10 times."

Automatic Cleaning Of Trash And/Or Junk Folders With ISPConfig (With Roundcube + Tmpreaper (Tmpwatch))

Automatic Cleaning Of Trash And/Or Junk Folders With ISPConfig (With Roundcube + Tmpreaper (Tmpwatch))

This short mini-howto will help you set up automatic cleaning of Trash- and Junkfolders. Most (web)mail clients (can) automatically create these. A lot of people don't clean there maildirectories causing Junk and Trash folders to grow massively in size and with ISPConfig (not yet) being able to set good maildirectory size limits the alternative is to have these folders cleaned after several days.

Running Vhosts Under Separate UIDs/GIDs With Apache2 mpm-peruser On Debian Etch

Running Vhosts Under Separate UIDs/GIDs With Apache2 mpm-peruser On Debian Etch

This article explains how you can install and configure apache2-mpm-peruser on a Debian Etch server. apache2-mpm-peruser is an MPM (Multi-Processing Module) for the Apache 2 web server, very similar to apache2-mpm-itk, but faster (almost as fast as apache2-mpm-prefork). mpm-peruser allows you to run each of your vhosts under a separate UID and GID - in short, the scripts and configuration files for one vhost no longer have to be readable for all the other vhosts. It is based on metuxmpm, a working implementation of the perchild MPM. The result is a sane and secure web server environment for your users, without kludges like PHP's safe_mode.

Forced Ads On ISPConfig With Debian Etch

Forced Ads On ISPConfig With Debian Etch

This howto forces ads on every single site that you have and cannot be deleted by users from the .htaccess - it does not even use .htaccess.

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