Linux Tutorials on the topic “debian”

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

    Author: falkoTags: , Comments: 1

    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.

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  • MySQL Backup And Recovery With mysql-zrm On Debian Sarge

    Author: falkoTags: , , 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.)).

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  • How To Set Up A DHCP Server For Your LAN

    Author: falkoTags: , Comments: 2

    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.

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  • Securing Your Server With A Host-based Intrusion Detection System

    Author: falkoTags: , , Comments: 5

    Securing Your Server With A Host-based Intrusion Detection System This article shows how to install and run OSSEC HIDS, an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System. It performs log analysis, integrity checking, rootkit detection, time-based alerting and active response. It helps you detect attacks, software misuse, policy violations and other forms of inappropriate activities.

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  • Install Steps VHCS 2.4.6.2 in Debian 3.1 base install

    Author: sachiTags: Comments: 1

    Install Steps VHCS 2.4.6.2 in Debian 3.1 base install On install of Debian, select no packages to be installed, allow it to connect to the internet and let it download anything it needs, usually its libs etc. Exim is most likely installed at this point so dont worry it will be removed shortly.1).vi /etc/apt/sources.list (add the following sources)Code: deb ftp://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ stable main deb-src ftp://ftp.uk.debian.org/debian/ stable main

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  • Simple Apache 2 Tomcat 5 mod_jk integration

    Author: fernandochTags: Comments: 8

    Simple Apache 2 Tomcat 5 mod_jk Integration The whole tutorial is based on many tutorials, but I made a very simple one, with no virtual hosts. The main source of info can be found here: http://www.howtoforge.com/apache2_tomcat5_mod_jk

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  • Debian Sarge (3.1) with Ruby on Rails and Apache 2 with FastCGI

    Author: tomwTags: Comments: 6

    Debian Sarge (3.1) with Ruby on Rails and Apache 2 with FastCGI This HowTo will step you through installing Debian (Sarge) with Ruby on Rails and Apache 2 with FastCGI managed with ISPConfig.This HowTo is based mainly on The Perfect Setup -- Debian Sarge (3.1) by Falko -- consult that HowTo for basic Debian Network Install Setup.

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  • Greylisting - fight Spam with Postgrey and Postfix on Debian and Ubuntu

    debian Author: erkTags: , , Comments: 9

    There are numerous ways to prevent spam from reaching your inbox, the most popular is probably SpamAssassin. Greylisting will not replace spam filtering software like SA but it will serve as a powerful first hurdle for spam thus reducing the ammount of spam entering the system at all.

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  • Getting Things Done in the New Year

    Author: joeTags: Comments: 2

    Getting Things Done in the New Year Author: Joe Topjian <joe [at] adminspotting [dot] net> What a better way to start the New Year off than to get organized. There's this really cool Rails application called Tracks that will give you a web-based management interface for organization. Setting it up is pretty easy, and that's what I'll be going over here.

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