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screen: Keep Your Processes Running Despite A Dropped Connection

screen: Keep Your Processes Running Despite A Dropped Connection

I guess you all know this: you are connected to your server with SSH and in the middle of compiling some software (e.g. a new kernel) or doing some other task which takes lots of time, and suddenly your connection drops for some reason, and you lose your labour. This can be very annoying, but fortunately there is a small utility called screen which lets you reattach to a previous session so that you can finish your task. This short tutorial shows how to use screen for just this purpose.

Accessing Windows Or Samba Shares Using AutoFS

Accessing Windows Or Samba Shares Using AutoFS

You already installed Linux on your networked desktop PC and now you want to work with files stored on some other PCs in your network. This is where autofs comes into play. This tutorial shows how to configure autofs to use CIFS to access Windows or Samba shares from Linux Desktop PCs. It also includes a tailored configuration file.

How to perform a point in time restoration using ZRM for MySQL

How to perform a point in time restoration using ZRM for MySQL

ZRM for MySQL is a powerful, flexible and robust backup and recovery solution for  MySQL databases for all storage engines. With ZRM for MySQL a Database Administrator can automate logical or raw backup to a local or remote disk. In this How To, we attempt to explain how to recover from an user error at any given point in time.

Step-by-Step IPP based Print Server using CUPS

Step-by-Step IPP based Print Server using CUPS 

This tutorial describes how to install a Linux print server with CUPS. It also covers the installation and configuration of printer drivers on the print server as well as the printer setup on a Windows 2000 client.

Racoon Roadwarrior Configuration

Racoon Roadwarrior Configuration

Racoon Roadwarrior is a client that uses unknown, dynamically assigned IP addresses to connect to a VPN gateway (in this case also firewall). This is one of the most interesting and today most needed scenarios in business environment. This tutorial shows how to configure Racoon Roadwarrior.

Integrate Thunderbird with Active Directory

Integrate Thunderbird with Active Directory

To integrate Thunderbird to the AD, you must already have installed and configured Kerberos and Samba so that you can use the net ads to obtain the information you need. There are a lot of documentation out there to get to that point. I will just highlight the main points for the sake of completeness.

How to Build an Effective Mail Server Defense

How to Build an Effective Mail Server Defense 

When speaking of mail server-related security, one tends to limit the issue to message applied security measures, and even more to Antivirus and Antispam protection. This is however only one stage in the more complex process of securing your server. This article aims at identifying and explaining all security layers, highly important when choosing a certain mail server and consequently when configuring and using it.

Creating DjVu Documents Linux HOWTO

Creating DjVu Documents Linux HOWTO

This document explains some of the uses of djvulibre implementation of DjVu for creating quality DjVu documents in linux. DjVu format features bitmap document compression and hypertext structure. It is used by numerous web sites all around the world for storing and distributing digital documents including scanned documents and high-resolution pictures. One of the advantages of DjVu files is that they are notably small, often smaller than PDF or JPEG files with the same content. This makes DjVu a helpful tool for digitizing books and journals, especially scientific ones.

How To Know Which Linux Distribution You Are Using?

How To Know Which Linux Distribution You Are Using?

Here are a few ways to find out which linux distro you are using.

How To Install A Custom Iptables Firewall

How To Install A Custom Iptables Firewall

This guide is to show you how to edit your iptables if you're running on a server. This guide info came from iptables rocks, but I edited a bunch of data to make it suitable for what I want it to do

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