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  • The Perfect Desktop - gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME)

    apache Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 0

    The Perfect Desktop - gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME) This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME) 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. gOS is a lightweight Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu 7.10, that comes with Google Apps and some other Web 2.0 applications; gOS Rocket G 2.0 uses the GNOME desktop.

  • Multisite CVS Drupal Installation on Ubuntu

    Author: soniahTags: Comments: 10

    Multisite CVS Drupal Installation on Ubuntu This howto shows you how to do a multi-site Drupal install on Ubuntu. It also covers how to layout your directories for ease of maintenance, and how to ensure that you can update Drupal easily from CVS.

  • Checking Hard Disk Sanity With Smartmontools (Debian & Ubuntu)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 2

    Checking Hard Disk Sanity With Smartmontools (Debian & Ubuntu) This guide shows how to install and use the smartmontools package on Debian Etch and Ubuntu 7.10. The smartmontools package provides utilities to check hard disks for disk degradation and failure, using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (SMART) built into most modern ATA and SCSI hard disks.

  • Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On Mandriva 2008 Spring

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 0

    Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On Mandriva 2008 Spring This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database.

  • How To Set Up The Bti-Tracker BitTorrent Tracker System On Fedora/Centos/Redhat

    Author: zcworldTags: , , Comments: 2

    How To Set Up The Bti-Tracker BitTorrent Tracker System On Fedora/Centos/Redhat BtiTracker is a complete PHP tracker system for BitTorrent, easy to setup and configure. It comes with full remote admin management. This guide explains how to set it up on a Fedora/CentOS/RedHat system.

  • How To Install mod_security/mod_security2 On SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SLES10)

    Author: ElconasTags: , , Comments: 0

    How To Install mod_security/mod_security2 On SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SLES10) The Apache module mod_security is a very powerful security module. Combined with predefined rules, you can close many security wholes on your server, opened by bad written php or perl apps. Unfortunately mod_security is not part of the SLES10 distribution. To install mod_security to have to install some 3rd party modules. This guide helps you to install mod_security on SLES10 in a reproducable way (RPM). It also helps you to remove the module, by building RPM packages you can easily uninstall.

  • Integrating APC (Alternative PHP Cache) Into PHP5 (Fedora 8 & Apache2)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , , Comments: 5

    Integrating APC (Alternative PHP Cache) Into PHP5 (Fedora 8 & Apache2) This guide explains how to integrate APC (Alternative PHP Cache) into PHP5 on a Fedora 8 system (with Apache2). APC is a free and open PHP opcode cacher for caching and optimizing PHP intermediate code. It's similar to other PHP opcode cachers, such as eAccelerator and XCache.

  • The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) With KDE

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 0

    The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) With KDE This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) desktop (with the KDE desktop environment) 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.

  • Setting Up An Iptables Firewall On Ubuntu With Firehol

    Author: PhilBieberTags: , Comments: 1

    Setting Up An Iptables Firewall On Ubuntu With Firehol Everybody, who tried to configure an iptables firewall knows, that it can be quite a PITA. firehol is a tool that helps us to configure iptables according to our needs. In this How-To, I will discribe how to set up an iptables firewal using firehol that only allows SSH and ICMP (the protocol responsible for ping and traceroute). Also, only incoming connections are filtered, and outgoing connections are allowed.

  • The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Gnome)

    mandriva Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 3

    The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Gnome) This document describes step by step how to set up a Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) desktop (GNOME). The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.