Linux Tutorials on the topic “debian”

  • Installing LedgerSMB (Open Source Accounting Application) On Debian Etch

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 1

    Installing LedgerSMB (Open Source Accounting Application) On Debian Etch LedgerSMB is a free (licensed under the GPL), web based double entry accounting system written in Perl which uses PostgreSQL for data storage. It is intended for small and medium businesses (SMB), and it can be used easily through a regular web browser like Firefox. This tutorial explains how to install LedgerSMB on a Debian Etch system.

  • Enhanced Logging With rsyslog On Debian Etch And phpLogcon For Viewing

    Author: MiguelTags: , Comments: 5

    Enhanced Logging With rsyslog On Debian Etch And phpLogcon For Viewing Well everybody knows the issues of reading and searching in log files. If you have more than one machine it even gets worse. This tutorial describes how to install and configure rsyslog on Debian Etch, but it can be adapted to other distributions.

  • Preventing Brute Force Attacks With BlockHosts On Debian Etch

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 6

    Preventing Brute Force Attacks With BlockHosts On Debian Etch In this article I will show how to install and configure BlockHosts on a Debian Etch system. BlockHosts is a Python tool that observes login attempts to various services, e.g. SSH, FTP, etc., and if it finds failed login attempts again and again from the same IP address or host, it stops further login attempts from that IP address/host. By default, BlockHosts supports services that use TCP_WRAPPERS, such as SSH, i.e. services, that use /etc/hosts.allow or /etc/hosts.deny, but it can also block other services using iproute or iptables.

  • ASSP With Embedded ClamAV Integrated Into Postfix With Virtual Users And Domains

    Author: o.meyerTags: , , Comments: 4

    ASSP With Embedded ClamAV Integrated Into Postfix With Virtual Users And Domains This document describes how to integrate ASSP (Anti-Spam SMTP Proxy) with embedded ClamAV into a mail server based on Postfix featuring virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database.

  • Installing Debian Etch From A Windows System With "Debian-Installer Loader"

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 3

    Installing Debian Etch From A Windows System With "Debian-Installer Loader" Debian-Installer Loader is a Debian Etch installer for Windows which adds an entry to the boot menu that allows you to start the Debian installation. Unlike the Ubuntu installation with Wubi, real Debian partitions are created during the installation. In the end, you have a dual-boot system (Windows/Debian).

  • Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (Debian Etch)

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 9

    Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (Debian Etch) This guide explains how to integrate eAccelerator into PHP5 on a Debian Etch 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."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.