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  • How To Compile A Kernel - The Ubuntu Way

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 30

    How To Compile A Kernel - The Ubuntu Way Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on Ubuntu systems. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if you need features that are not in there.

  • Creating .deb-Packages With Checkinstall

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 3

    Creating .deb-Packages With Checkinstall Checkinstall is a nice tool to create simple .deb-packages that you can use in your local network (e.g. if you have to install the same piece of software on multiple computers running Debian). It lets you compile and install software from the sources like before, but with the difference that you end up with a simple Debian package which also means that you can easily uninstall the software you just compiled by running dpkg -r!

  • Converting .rpm Packages To Debian/Ubuntu .deb Format With Alien

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 3

    Converting .rpm Packages To Debian/Ubuntu .deb Format With Alien This article shows how you can convert .rpm packages to .deb packages with a tool called alien so that you can easily install them on Debian and Ubuntu systems. Sometimes this is quite convenient as not all software projects release their software as Debian/Ubuntu packages.

  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS ISP Server Setup with DTC

    Author: kdaviesTags: Comments: 2

    Ubuntu 6.06 LTS ISP Server Setup with DTC Install of Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Server with the DTC control panel to provide a secure virtual hosting platform for Email, Webmail Anti-spam and Anti-virus with usage statistics. I can be contacted by email at kdavies at syntosdotltddotuk or from my website www.syntos.ltd.uk.EnjoyKevin

  • Using and Customizing Templates in OpenOffice.org

    Author: solveigTags: Comments: 0

    Using and Customizing Templates in OpenOffice.org I believe in using tools. And if the tools are easy to use and free, so much the better. That's why I'm a big proponent of using templates. Templates are one of the best ways to save time, effort, and be sure that your documents are consistent when they need to be.

  • Enlightenment 17 QuickStart Guide

    Author: g33kTags: Comments: 7

    This how-to will help you set up a Enlightenment 17 desktop for your SuSE Box with a few clicks.

  • 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.

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  • 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.