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PDNSD HowTo - A DNS Caching Personal Server (Fedora 16)

PDNSD HowTo - A DNS Caching Personal Server (Fedora 16)

PDNSD is a non authoritative caching DNS server. It maintains a disk cache of the queries that your system performs and subsequent queries will be faster from the cache. It is safe enough to be used on a personal Unix/Linux system as a home Desktop or a Laptop.

Enabling Compiz On A Fedora 16 GNOME Classic Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

Enabling Compiz On A Fedora 16 GNOME Classic Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz on a Fedora 16 GNOME classic desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8100 here). With Compiz you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop. I will use the free nouveau driver in this tutorial instead of the proprietary NVIDIA driver. nouveau is an accelerated Open Source driver for NVIDIA cards that comes with experimental 3D support on Fedora 16 - on my test system 3D support was working without any problems.

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 16 i686 (GNOME)

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 16 i686 (GNOME)

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 16 desktop (GNOME) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

How To Upgrade From Fedora 15 To Fedora 16 (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade From Fedora 15 To Fedora 16 (Desktop & Server)

This article describes how you can upgrade your Fedora 15 system to Fedora 16. The upgrade procedure works for both desktop and server installations.

Serving CGI Scripts With Nginx On Fedora 15

Serving CGI Scripts With Nginx On Fedora 15

This tutorial shows how you can serve CGI scripts (Perl scripts) with nginx on Fedora 15. While nginx itself does not serve CGI, there are several ways to work around this. I will outline two solutions: the first is to proxy requests for CGI scripts to Thttpd, a small web server that has CGI support, while the second solution uses a CGI wrapper to serve CGI scripts.

Editing Images With Pinta

Editing Images With Pinta

This article is about how to use the Pinta graphical editor to edit pictures and covers some of its most important features. Pinta is a lightweight image editor for Linux and is far more easier to handle than Gimp but still has a large variety of tools and features to use. It can be used for quick editing like resizing images or adjusting the colours of photographs, but also for more professional tasks which depend on layered images and more. It is a good mixture between MS Paint and professional image editing tools and is recommendable for most purposes of image-editing-everyday-use.

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On Fedora 15

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On Fedora 15

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on a Fedora 15 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support.

Installing Alfresco 3.4.d On Fedora 15 (+ Tomcat + PostgreSQL)

Installing Alfresco 3.4.d On Fedora 15 (+ Tomcat + PostgreSQL)

This document describes how to install and setup Alfresco Content Server Community Edition by "Alfresco Software inc." on a Fedora 15 based webserver from a WAR package on a Tomcat webserver with PostgreSQL database as backend. This guide will not only help install the product, but also understand why certain points are done the way they are done (this is most helpful for users with little or no knowledge who, like me some time ago, have only started using Linux).

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 15

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 15

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a Fedora 15 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 15 (LAMP)

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 15 (LAMP)

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Fedora 15 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

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