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  • Ventrilo Voice Communication Server In A Chrooted Environment On Ubuntu Feisty AMD64

    Author: grantTags: Comments: 5

    Ventrilo Voice Communication Server In A Chrooted Environment On Ubuntu Feisty AMD64 This tutorial explains how to set up Ventrilo, a popular voice communication server, in a chrooted environment, and to run as a non-privileged user.  The main reason for doing this is security. Ventrilo is distributed only in binary format, which some people distrust. A chrooted environment means the program only has access to its home directory, not the entire system. Running it like this means that if there is a bug or exploit in Ventrilo, it is not likely to compromise the rest of the system.

  • Virus Protection With F-PROT Antivirus On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 1

    Virus Protection With F-PROT Antivirus On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn This tutorial shows how you can install and use F-PROT Antivirus on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn desktop. Although there aren't many Linux viruses out there, this can be useful if you often exchange files with Windows users - it can help you to not pass on any Windows viruses (that don't do any harm to Linux systems) to Windows users. F-PROT Antivirus for Linux is free for home use.

  • Disk Based Backups With Amanda On Debian Etch

    Author: o.meyerTags: , , Comments: 4

    Disk Based Backups With Amanda On Debian Etch This document describes how to set up Amanda (The Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver) on Debian Etch. For this tutorial I chose Ubuntu v7.04 as a backup-client. The resulting system provides a flexible backup-system with many features. It will be able to back up multiple hosts via network to various devices. I chose the disk based backup for this howto.

  • Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (Fedora 7)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 1

    Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (Fedora 7) This guide explains how to integrate eAccelerator into PHP5 on a Fedora 7 system. From the eAccelerator project page: "eAccelerator is a free open-source PHP accelerator, optimizer, and dynamic content cache. It increases the performance of PHP scripts by caching them in their compiled state, so that the overhead of compiling is almost completely eliminated. It also optimizes scripts to speed up their execution. eAccelerator typically reduces server load and increases the speed of your PHP code by 1-10 times."

  • Chrooted SFTP With MySecureShell On Debian Etch

    VMWare Image Download Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 5

    Chrooted SFTP With MySecureShell On Debian Etch This tutorial shows how to install MySecureShell on a Debian Etch system. MySecureShell is an SFTP server that is based on OpenSSH and can be configured in many ways, e.g. it has support for chrooting users into their homedirs or for limiting upload-/download bandwidths. MySecureShell makes SFTP available for users that do not have shell access so that these users do not have to use the insecure FTP protocol anymore.

  • Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (CentOS 5.0)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 0

    Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (CentOS 5.0) This guide explains how to integrate eAccelerator into PHP5 on a CentOS 5.0 system. From the eAccelerator project page: "eAccelerator is a free open-source PHP accelerator, optimizer, and dynamic content cache. It increases the performance of PHP scripts by caching them in their compiled state, so that the overhead of compiling is almost completely eliminated. It also optimizes scripts to speed up their execution. eAccelerator typically reduces server load and increases the speed of your PHP code by 1-10 times."

  • Watching Live-TV On Your Ubuntu Desktop With Zattoo

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 4

    Watching Live-TV On Your Ubuntu Desktop With Zattoo Zattoo delivers free Live-TV (P2P IPTV) to Linux, Windows, and Mac desktops. Depending on the country you live in you can select between multiple real TV stations to watch (if Zattoo is available in your country). This article shows how you can install the Zattoo player on an Ubuntu desktop.

  • Monitoring Network Latency With Smokeping (Debian Etch)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 0

    Monitoring Network Latency With Smokeping (Debian Etch) This guide shows how to install and configure Smokeping on Debian Etch to monitor network latency. From the Smokeping web site: "SmokePing is a deluxe latency measurement tool. It can measure, store and display latency, latency distribution and packet loss. SmokePing uses RRDtool to maintain a longterm data-store and to draw pretty graphs, giving up to the minute information on the state of each network connection."

  • Speeding Up Perl Scripts With SpeedyCGI/PersistentPerl On Debian Etch

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 0

    Speeding Up Perl Scripts With SpeedyCGI/PersistentPerl On Debian Etch This tutorial shows how to install and use SpeedyCGI (also known as PersistentPerl) on a Debian Etch system. SpeedyCGI is a way to run Perl scripts persistently, which can make them run much more quickly. It keeps the Perl interpreter running, and during subsequent runs, this interpreter is used to handle new executions instead of starting a new Perl interpreter each time.

  • Installing Webmin On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (7.04)

    ubuntu Author: NUNZTags: , Comments: 3

    This document describes how to setup Webmin on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (7.04) server. Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. As of July 15th 2006 webmin.com has had a testing deb for the full webmin package. In order to use this, the root account needs to be enabled, which breaks one of the major security guides for Ubuntu. Using the following method of installing Webmin removes the need to enable the root account.