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  • Three Ways To Access Linux Partitions (ext2/ext3) From Windows On Dual-Boot Systems

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 49

    Three Ways To Access Linux Partitions (ext2/ext3) From Windows On Dual-Boot Systems If you have a dual-boot Windows/Linux system, you probably know this problem: you can access files from your Windows installation while you are in Linux, but not the other way round. This tutorial shows three ways how you can access your Linux partitions (with ext2 or ext3 filesystem) from within Windows: Explore2fs, DiskInternals Linux Reader, and the Ext2 Installable File System For Windows. While the first two provide read-only access, the Ext2 Installable File System For Windows can be used for read and write operations.

  • SSH: Best Practices

    Author: secureguardianTags: Comments: 5

    SSH: Best Practices Are you using SSH in the best way possible? Have you configured it to be as limited and secure as possible? The goal of this document is to kick in the new year with some best practices for SSH: why you should use them, how to set them up, and how to verify that they are in place. All of the examples below assume that you are using EnGarde Secure Linux but any modern Linux distribution will do just fine since, as far as I know, everybody ships OpenSSH.

  • Getting Started With Ruby On Rails

    Author: gundestrupTags: , Comments: 1

    Getting Started With Ruby On Rails Generally there are 3 installations: OSX, Windows and Linux, and the latter is the most easy one.

  • Magento E-Commerce Solution On Debian Etch

    Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 6

    Magento E-Commerce Solution On Debian Etch This document describes how to set up Magento on Debian Etch. The resulting system provides a professional open-source e-commerce solution with a many features. Please note, that Magento is currently in a preview release and not recommended for use in production environments. But at least it's worth to glance at it.

  • TrueCrypt With GUI On Ubuntu 7.10

    Author: o.meyerTags: , , Comments: 1

    TrueCrypt With GUI On Ubuntu 7.10 This document describes how to set up TrueCrypt with GUI on Ubuntu 7.10. TrueCrypt is a free open-source encryption software for desktop usage.

  • How To Delete Mails From Or To A Specific Email Address From Your Mail Queue (Postfix)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 25

    How To Delete Mails From Or To A Specific Email Address From Your Mail Queue (Postfix) If you get hit by a spam attack that floods your server with hundreds/thousands of emails from the same sender email address or to the same recipient email address, you can clean your mail queue from these emails with one single command before the mail flood takes your server to its knees.

  • Splitting Apache Logs With vlogger

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 1

    Splitting Apache Logs With vlogger Vlogger is a little tool with which you can write Apache logs broken down by virtual hosts and days. With vlogger, we need to put just one CustomLog directive into our global Apache configuration, and it will write access logs for each virtual host and day. Therefore, you do not have to split Apache's overall access log into access logs for each virtual host each day, and you do not have to configure Apache to write one access log per virtual host (which could make you run out of file descriptors very fast).

  • Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier And MySQL (Mandriva 2008.0)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 1

    Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier And MySQL (Mandriva 2008.0) This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I'll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses. The resulting Postfix server is capable of SMTP-AUTH and TLS and quota (quota is not built into Postfix by default, I'll show how to patch your Postfix appropriately). Passwords are stored in encrypted form in the database (most documents I found were dealing with plain text passwords which is a security risk). In addition to that, this tutorial covers the installation of Amavisd, SpamAssassin and ClamAV so that emails will be scanned for spam and viruses.

  • How To Update The Kernel For Smoothwall Express 3.0

    Author: sungunTags: Comments: 1

    How To Update The Kernel For Smoothwall Express 3.0 This is a guide for building a new kernel for Smoothwall Express 3.0. Smoothwall Express 3.0 is a UTM Internet Gataway Distro for X86 PC. But it is mainly used on older 386 PCs. If you want use it on a newer CPU, you will only get a "386"PC. So we must update the kernel for SW 3.0.

  • How To Automatically Add A Disclaimer To Outgoing Emails With alterMIME (Postfix On Debian Etch)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 25

    How To Automatically Add A Disclaimer To Outgoing Emails With alterMIME (Postfix On Debian Etch) This tutorial shows how to install and use alterMIME. alterMIME is a tool that can automatically add a disclaimer to emails. In this article I will explain how to install it as a Postfix filter on Debian Etch.