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  • Video Surveillance With ZoneMinder On Ubuntu

    Author: wisuTags: Comments: 37

    Video Surveillance With ZoneMinder On Ubuntu ZoneMinder is the top Linux video camera security and surveillance solution. In this document I will cover how to get ZoneMinder up and running on Ubuntu 6.06.1 LTS or Dapper Drake with the recent updates included. The surveillance system I am covering here utilizes 4 Dome CCTV cameras hooked up to a single Kodicom kmc-8800 capture card, in addition I also used infrared LEDs so my cameras could see in the dark (honestly I'm abit scared to look). ZoneMinder also does a good job with IP Cameras, unfortunatly they are considerably expensive in my part of the world, hence 4 cameras would blow my budget.

  • Have Your Own (Chrooted) Debian LAMP Server While Running The Perfect Ubuntu Desktop

    Author: the_g_bombTags: , , , , Comments: 0

    Have Your Own (Chrooted) Debian LAMP Server While Running The Perfect Ubuntu Desktop This is a brief description about the steps to be taken to setup a Debian based Webserver (Debian Sarge alias Debian 3.1) that will run chrooted under Ubuntu 7.04.

  • The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon"

    ubuntu Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 3

    The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon" This document describes how to set up an Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy Gibbon" desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment. About 23.000 packages are available in the repositories.

  • Get DAVfs Working On (X)ubuntu

    Author: DonQuichoteTags: , Comments: 5

    Get DAVfs working on (X)ubuntu Mounting a WebDAV location under (X)ubuntu is not as straightforward as it should be. This mini-howto shows how you mount a WebDAV location and shows what problems you may have to solve.

  • How To Set Up Mumble Voice Chat On Fedora 7

    Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 1

    How To Set Up Mumble Voice Chat On Fedora 7 This document describes how to set up a Mumble voice chat environment with Fedora 7. Mumble is a low-latency voice chat software with focus on games.

  • PHP Access To An MSSQL Database From Debian Etch With ODBC And FreeTDS

    Author: kkimmellTags: , , Comments: 7

    PHP Access To An MSSQL Database From Debian Etch With ODBC And FreeTDS This assumes you already have Apache2 and PHP5 set up properly on your system. My efforts to get this connection working were compiled from information found at www.unixodbc.org and www.freetds.org. These steps worked for me with an Apache2 web server with php5 running on Debian Etch stable in October of 2007. The SQL server is running Microsoft SQL 2005 on a Windows 2003 Server OS.

  • Automated Backups With rdiff-backup

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 12

    Automated Backups With rdiff-backupThis tutorial describes how to do automated server backups with the tool rdiff-backup. rdiff-backup lets you make backups over a network using SSH so that the data transfer is encrypted. The use of SSH makes rdiff-backup very secure because noone can read the data that is being transferred. rdiff-backup makes incremental backups, thus saving bandwidth.

  • Server Monitoring With munin And monit On Fedora 7

    fedora Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 3

    Server Monitoring With munin And monit On Fedora 7 In this article I will describe how you can monitor your Fedora 7 server with munin and monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration, whereas monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that lets you recognize current or upcoming problems (like "We need a bigger server soon, our load average is increasing rapidly."), and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

  • The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva 2008 Free (Mandriva 2008.0)

    mandriva Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 2

    The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva 2008 Free (Mandriva 2008.0) This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva 2008 Free (Mandriva 2008.0) 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.

  • Installing HP Systems Insight Manager On CentOS

    Author: mastrboyTags: , , Comments: 1

    Installing HP Systems Insight Manager On CentOS HP Systems Insight Manager is a free tool from HP that can monitor your network and receive SNMP Traps. It's an excellent trap manager but also a system resource hog.