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  • How To Install The WiKID Strong Authentication System On Slackware

    slackware Author: nowenTags: , Comments: 0

    How To Install The WiKID Strong Authentication System On Slackware Tested on Slackware 12.2, 2.6.28.7-grsec, PostgreSQL 8.3.6, postgresql-8.3-604.jdbc4. Note: Some of the configuration scripts included with WiKID are designed for Redhat and friends, several steps in this guide focus on modifying these scripts for Slackware as well as working around some of them.

  • A Short Introduction To Cron Jobs

    tux Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 13

    A Short Introduction To Cron Jobs This article is a short introduction to cron jobs, their syntax, and how to set them up. A cron job is a scheduled task that is executed by the system at a specified time/date.

  • How To Set Up A Postfix Autoresponder With Autoresponse

    postfix Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 32

    How To Set Up A Postfix Autoresponder With Autoresponse Autoresponse is an autoresponder for the Postfix MTA. It allows you to create autoresponder messages for email accounts from the shell and also by emailing the autoresponder text to a certain email address.

  • Using Built-in Policy Installer in Firewall Builder

    Author: vkfwbTags: , Comments: 0

    Using Built-in Policy Installer in Firewall Builder This article  demonstrates how Firewall Builder can help you automate the process of deployment and activation of the generated firewall configuration. After firewall configuration has been generated by one of the policy compilers and saved in a file on disk in the format required by the target firewall, it needs to be transferred to the firewall machine and activated. This function is performed by the component we call "Policy Installer" which is part of the Firewall Builder GUI.

  • Using The BTRFS Filesystem On Debian Lenny

    debian Author: filipnTags: Comments: 6

    Using The BTRFS Filesystem On Debian Lenny This tutorial shows how you can build the kernel and tools to use the new BTRFS filesystem on Debian Lenny.  Btrfs is a new copy on write filesystem for Linux aimed at implementing advanced features while focusing on fault tolerance, repair and easy administration.

  • Recover Deleted Files With Scalpel

    tux Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 15

    Recover Deleted Files With Scalpel Scalpel is a fast file carver that reads a database of header and footer definitions and extracts matching files from a set of image files or raw device files. Scalpel is filesystem-independent and will carve files from FATx, NTFS, ext2/3, or raw partitions. It is useful for both digital forensics investigation and file recovery. This short article shows how you can use Scalpel to recover deleted files.

  • A Short Introduction To Apt-Pinning

    debian Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 3

    A Short Introduction To Apt-Pinning This article is a short overview of how to use apt-pinning on Debian and Debian-based distributions (like Ubuntu). Apt-Pinning allows you to use multiple releases (e.g. stable, testing, and unstable) on your system and to specify when to install a package from which release. That way you can run a system based mostly on the stable release, but also install some newer packages from testing or unstable (or third-party repositories).

  • Anonymous Proxy Using SQUID 3 On CentOS 5.x

    centos Author: sohaileoTags: Comments: 21

    Anonymous Proxy Using SQUID 3 On CentOS 5.x This howto describes step by step a method to install a SQUID 3 server as an Anonymous Proxy. An anonymous proxy is a tool that attempts to make activity on the Internet untraceable. It accesses the Internet on the user's behalf, protecting personal information by hiding the source computer's identifying information. Simply say to hide your IP.

  • How To Install Openbravo ERP On Debian Lenny

    debian Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 4

    How To Install Openbravo ERP On Debian Lenny This document describes how to set up Openbravo ERP (enterprise management system) on Debian Lenny. Openbravo is an open source ERP solution designed specifically for the SME (small to midsize firm). Developed in a web based environment, it includes many robust functionalities which are considered part of the extended ERP: procurement and warehouse management, project and service management, production management, and financial management.

  • Chrooted SSH/SFTP Tutorial (Debian Lenny)

    debian Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 33

    Chrooted SSH/SFTP Tutorial (Debian Lenny) Since version 4.8, OpenSSH supports chrooting, so no patches are needed anymore. This tutorial describes how to give users chrooted SSH access. With this setup, you can give your users shell access without having to fear that they can see your whole system. Your users will be jailed in a specific directory which they will not be able to break out of. I will also show how to use chrooted SFTP.