HowtoForge provides user-friendly Linux tutorials.

  • Quick And Dirty Wpad.dat On Ipcop Box

    Author: dennyhalimTags: Comments: 1

    Quick And Dirty Wpad.dat On Ipcop Box wpad is short for Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol. It's used to tell your browser what proxy it can use without having to go to each and every pc on your network to do so. This is a quick and dirty howto. It was tested and worked out ok on my system. But I don't guarantee it won't break yours.

  • How To Mark Yourself As A HowtoForge Supporter

    Author: adminTags: Comments: 0

    How To Mark Yourself As A HowtoForge Supporter After you have become a HowtoForge Supporter, you can change the way your username appears in the HowtoForge forum. Your username will then be decorated with two golden stars and be shown as a member of the HowtoForge Supporters group: This is how you activate it in three easy steps: Log in on the HowtoForge web site, then go to your User Control Panel:

  • MySQL Backup And Recovery With mysql-zrm On Debian Sarge

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 5

    MySQL Backup And Recovery With mysql-zrm On Debian Sarge This guide describes how to back up and recover your MySQL databases with mysql-zrm on a Debian Sarge system. mysql-zrm is short for Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL, it is a new tool that lets you create full logical or raw backups of your databases (regardless of your storage engine and MySQL configuration), generate reports about the backups, verify the integrity of the backups, and recover your databases. It can also send email notifcations about the backup status, and you can implement multiple backup policies (based on your applications and based on time (e.g. daily, weekly, etc.)).

  • How To Set Up A DHCP Server For Your LAN

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 3

    How To Set Up A DHCP Server For Your LAN This tutorial describes how to set up a DHCP server (ISC-DHCP) for your local network. DHCP is short for "Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol", it's a protocol that handles the assignment of IP addresses, subnet masks, default routers, and other IP parameters to client PCs that don't have a static IP address. Such computers try to find a DHCP server in their local network which in turn assigns them an IP address, gateway, etc. so that they can connect to the internet or other computers from the local network.

  • Apache-mod_ssl-PHP-Howto

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 0

    Apache-mod_ssl-PHP-Howto This document describes how to install an Apache web server (1.3.x) with mod_ssl and PHP enabled.

  • Apache2-SSL-PHP5-Howto (+ Zend Optimizer And IonCube Loader)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 6

    Apache2-SSL-PHP5-Howto (+ Zend Optimizer And IonCube Loader) This document describes how to install an Apache web server (2.0.x) with SSL and PHP5 (with Zend Optimizer and ionCube Loader) enabled.

  • Running Apache2 With PHP5 And PHP4 At The Same Time

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 6

    Running Apache2 With PHP5 And PHP4 At The Same Time This tutorial shows how to install and configure Apache2 with PHP5 and PHP4 enabled at the same time. Because it is not possible to run both PHP5 and PHP4 as Apache modules, we must run one of them as CGI, the other one as Apache module. In this document I will use PHP5 as Apache module and PHP4 as CGI, and I will describe the setup for the Linux distributions Debian Sarge (3.1) and Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger).

  • Securing Your Server With A Host-based Intrusion Detection System

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 5

    Securing Your Server With A Host-based Intrusion Detection System This article shows how to install and run OSSEC HIDS, an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System. It performs log analysis, integrity checking, rootkit detection, time-based alerting and active response. It helps you detect attacks, software misuse, policy violations and other forms of inappropriate activities.

  • Easy RSS Syndication with MagpieRSS

    Author: SpudchatTags: Comments: 3

    Easy RSS Syndication with MagpieRSS MagpieRSS, affectionately known as Magpie, is an RSS and Atom parser for PHP. It allows you to display the newest articles from websites with RSS or Atom feeds on your own site. This is a great way to add new, fresh, and relevant information to your site. It parses RSS 0.9, RSS 1.0, and has some support for RSS 2.0 as well as Atom 0.3.

  • Integration of dbus and KDE: starting and stopping the session part of dbus with KDM.

    Author: stefbonTags: , Comments: 0

    Integration of dbus and KDE: starting and stopping the session part of dbus with KDM Since some time now a lot of applications make use of D-BUS. This is the case with KDE 3.5, the current stable release of KDE. With the upcomming KDE 4, D-BUS is getting more important, replacing DCOP. In this howto I want to describe a way to start and stop the user and session dependent part of dbus.