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Upgrade Your Desktop From Fedora 8 To Fedora 9 With PreUpgrade

Upgrade Your Desktop From Fedora 8 To Fedora 9 With PreUpgrade

This document describes how to upgrade your desktop from Fedora 8 to Fedora 9 via PreUpgrade. PreUpgrade provides a frontend that allows the user to easily download all packages that are needed for the distribution upgrade, and then perform the distribution upgrade.

How To Change Your Login Screen In Fedora 8

How To Change Your Login Screen In Fedora 8

This is a simple howto on changing your log on screen. This will also work with other distros. This is a very easy way to add more eye candy to your Linux system.

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 9

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 9

This document describes step-by-step how to set up a Fedora 9 desktop (GNOME). The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.

The Perfect Server - Fedora 9

The Perfect Server - Fedora 9

This is a detailed description about how to set up a Fedora 9 server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable) with PHP5 and Ruby, Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of Fedora 9, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well.

Enforce User Guidelines And Restrictions With Sabayon On Fedora 8 (Gnome)

Enforce User Guidelines And Restrictions With Sabayon On Fedora 8 (Gnome)

This document describes how to set up and use Sabayon on Fedora 8. Taken from the Sabayon page: "Sabayon is a system administration tool to manage GNOME desktop settings. Sabayon provides a sane way to edit GConf defaults and GConf mandatory keys: the same way you edit your desktop. Sabayon launches profiles in an Xnest window. Any changes you make in the Xnest window are saved back to the profile file, which can then be applied to user's accounts."

Integrating APC (Alternative PHP Cache) Into PHP5 (Fedora 8 & Apache2)

Integrating APC (Alternative PHP Cache) Into PHP5 (Fedora 8 & Apache2)

This guide explains how to integrate APC (Alternative PHP Cache) into PHP5 on a Fedora 8 system (with Apache2). APC is a free and open PHP opcode cacher for caching and optimizing PHP intermediate code. It's similar to other PHP opcode cachers, such as eAccelerator and XCache.

How To Set Up The Bti-Tracker BitTorrent Tracker System On Fedora/Centos/Redhat

How To Set Up The Bti-Tracker BitTorrent Tracker System On Fedora/Centos/Redhat

BtiTracker is a complete PHP tracker system for BitTorrent, easy to setup and configure. It comes with full remote admin management. This guide explains how to set it up on a Fedora/CentOS/RedHat system.

Unattended Fedora 8 Installation With NFS And Kickstart

Unattended Fedora 8 Installation With NFS And Kickstart

This document describes how to set up an installation environment with kickstart and NFS. With the resulting system you will be able run unattended Fedora 8 installations on the client systems in your LAN - additionally, you will save lots of Internet bandwidth. The whole client configuration can be included into the kickstart file (especially the post-installation script) so you, the admin, will also save a vast amount of time.

Integrating XCache Into PHP5 (Fedora 8/CentOS 5.1 & Apache2)

Integrating XCache Into PHP5 (Fedora 8/CentOS 5.1 & Apache2)

This guide explains how to integrate XCache into PHP5 on a Fedora 8 or CentOS 5.1 system (with Apache2). From the XCache project page: "XCache is a fast, stable PHP opcode cacher that has been tested and is now running on production servers under high load." It's similar to other PHP opcode cachers, such as eAccelerator and APC.

How to add two-factor authentication to Google Apps for your Domain using open source software

How to add two-factor authentication to Google Apps for your Domain using open source software

Everybody loves GMail. With Google Apps for you Domain, you can use GMail with your own domain, allowing organizations to outsource their email - and the requisite anti-spam filtering to Google. Webmail is very convenient, but for frequent travellers and those who use public wifi, it can be quite dangerous. Logging in from a kiosk or shared computer is a sure way to get your username and password stolen by a keystroke logger. Using a public WiFi system can lead to a man-in-the-middle attack. In this document we will take advantage of two open source projects to add two-factor authentication to Google Apps. The first is Gheimdall, a a TurboGears project for Google Apps SSO service. Gheimdall supports PAM and LDAP authentication natively. It also includes sample code to add new authentication methods, which made it very easy to add two-factor authentication from WiKID. WiKID is a dual-source two-factor authentication solution that uses public key cryptography to strongly authenticate users.

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