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  • Use SSHFS With rdiff-backup.

    Author: stefbonTags: Comments: 4

    Use SSHFS With rdiff-backup An excellent tool to create backups is rdiff-backup. It is based on SSH, and the feature of SSH to execute a command on a remote system, as long as you can log in to this machine with SSH. Now I've been experimenting with SSHFS, and one of the things it can be used for is rdiff-Backup. Sshfs is a FUSE module, which allows you to mount the remote system.

  • Chrooted SSH/SFTP Tutorial (Debian Etch)

    VMWare Image Download Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 14

    Chrooted SSH/SFTP Tutorial (Debian Etch) This tutorial describes two ways how to give users chrooted SSH access. With this setup, you can give your users shell access without having to fear that they can see your whole system. Your users will be jailed in a specific directory which they will not be able to break out of. The users will also be able to use SFTP in their chroot jails.

  • DSPAM WebUI with Virtual Users on Debian Sid

    Author: jonasjanssonTags: , , Comments: 1

    DSPAM WebUI with Virtual Users on Debian Sid This howto is based on DSPAM With Embedded ClamAV Integrated Into Postfix With Virtual Users And Domains. To be able to use the DSPAM WebUI, and to let users take care of their own spam and train DSPAM themselves, you will have to install dspam-webfrontend.

  • WhereAmI - ifPlugd - WIFI (WEP/WPA)

    Author: cliffordhTags: Comments: 0

    WhereAmI - ifPlugd - WIFI (WEP/WPA) This tutorial describes how to configure automatic network setup, based on where you are on a Debian Etch server. Whereami is a program that runs checks on your current interfaces to check which network you are on. ifplugd is a daemon that checks for a link on your network card. It can run programs on link up and down.

  • How To Set Up A Facebook RSS Feed Reader Application For Your Blog

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 6

    How To Set Up A Facebook RSS Feed Reader Application For Your Blog This guide shows how you can build an RSS feed reader application for the social network Facebook that will display your blog's/web site's RSS feed on the profile pages of Facebook users (that have installed the RSS feed reader application). Each item of the RSS feed will have a Share button so that people can share the story with their friends, and the application will have an Invite link so that people can invite up to ten friends at once to also install this feed reader application. I will use PHP5 to build the RSS feed reader application. To parse the RSS feed and generate HTML from it, I will use Magpie RSS.

  • How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Mandriva 2007 Spring

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 1

    How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Mandriva 2007 Spring Normally Linux systems can only read from Windows NTFS partitions, but not write to them which can be very annoying if you have to work with Linux and Windows systems. This is where ntfs-3g comes into play. ntfs-3g is an open source, freely available NTFS driver for Linux with read and write support. This tutorial shows how to install and use ntfs-3g on a Mandriva 2007 Spring desktop to read from and write to Windows NTFS drives and partitions.

  • Set Up PC-BSD v1.4 beta

    Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 0

    Set Up PC-BSD v1.4 beta This document describes how to set up PC-BSD v1.4 beta. PC-BSD is released under the BSD license.

  • Sending Email From PHP

    Author: fwantuchTags: Comments: 5

    Sending Email From PHP This tutorial shows how you can easily send email messages from a PHP-enabled web server. It can be utilized for processing forms data, sending alerts, etc. It also explains a bit about email headers formatting.

  • Optical Character Recognition With Tesseract OCR On Ubuntu 7.04

    Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 6

    Optical Character Recognition With Tesseract OCR On Ubuntu 7.04 This document describes how to set up Tesseract OCR on Ubuntu 7.04. OCR means "Optical Character Recognition". The resulting system will be able to convert images with embedded text to text files. Tesseract is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.

  • Booting On PXE And On A Customized Debian System

    Author: olivierb2Tags: Comments: 7

    Booting On PXE And On A Customized Debian System This document describes how to boot on a Debian system with a PXE boot. It is not recommended to use this tutorial for many PXE clients, but you can use it for network deployement, for example.