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Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (OpenSUSE 12.2)

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (OpenSUSE 12.2)

EncFS provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to provide the filesystem interface. It is a pass-through filesystem, not an encrypted block device, which means it is created on top of an existing filesystem. This tutorial shows how you can use EncFS on OpenSUSE 12.2 to encrypt your data.

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On OpenSUSE 12.2

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On OpenSUSE 12.2

This tutorial describes how you can install Apache2 with mod_fcgid and PHP5 on OpenSUSE 12.2. mod_fcgid is a compatible alternative to the older mod_fastcgi. It lets you execute PHP scripts with the permissions of their owners instead of the Apache user.

Serving CGI Scripts With Nginx On OpenSUSE 12.2

Serving CGI Scripts With Nginx On OpenSUSE 12.2

This tutorial shows how you can serve CGI scripts (Perl scripts) with nginx on OpenSUSE 12.2. 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.

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 12.2

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 12.2

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 an OpenSUSE 12.2 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support.

Virtualization With KVM On An OpenSUSE 12.2 Server

Virtualization With KVM On An OpenSUSE 12.2 Server

This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on an OpenSUSE 12.2 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On OpenSUSE 12.2

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On OpenSUSE 12.2

This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on OpenSUSE 12.2. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk.

How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On OpenSUSE 12.2

How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On OpenSUSE 12.2

This guide explains how to set up WebDAV with Apache2 on an OpenSUSE 12.2 server. WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning and is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol that allow users to directly edit files on the Apache server so that they do not need to be downloaded/uploaded via FTP. Of course, WebDAV can also be used to upload and download files.

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 12.2 (GNOME Desktop)

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 12.2 (GNOME Desktop)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 12.2 desktop 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.

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On OpenSUSE 12.2

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On OpenSUSE 12.2

This guide explains how to set up mod_chroot with Apache2 on an OpenSUSE 12.2 system. With mod_chroot, you can run Apache2 in a secure chroot environment and make your server less vulnerable to break-in attempts that try to exploit vulnerabilities in Apache2 or your installed web applications.

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (OpenSUSE 12.2)

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (OpenSUSE 12.2)

phpvirtualbox is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries to resemble the VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox on headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on an OpenSUSE 12.2 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox.

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