Linux Tutorials on the topic “linux”

  • Management Of Backups With DAT Devices

    Author: ginocicTags: , Comments: 1

    Management Of Backups With DAT Devices I had the chance to use a DAT device (an old HP SuperStore DAT24) to make copy on tapes. I didn't want to install any new software to manage that task. This guide can be considered a first step to know how the thing can work. Then, everybody can customize it according to the personal needs.

  • Adding Date And Time To Your Bash History

    tux Author: linuxscooterTags: Comments: 11

    Adding Date And Time To Your Bash History This is a quick but handy addon (RedHat/CentOS) to enhance your bash history (bash > 3.0). It comes in handy particularly if there are multiple people maintaining a given server (so you can see when a command was performed) or even if you are the sole maintainer, but can't remember exactly when you did or changed something.

  • Generating Website Statistics With Piwik, An Open-Source, Google Analytics-Like Web Analytics Tool

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 0

    Generating Website Statistics With Piwik, An Open-Source, Google Analytics-Like Web Analytics Tool This guide explains how you can install and use Piwik for generating website analytics. The reports generated by Piwik are similar to the ones generated by Google Analytics. Piwik is an Open-Source (GPL) tool that you can download and host on your own servers which means you are in full control over your data. In addition to that, Piwik's functionality can be extended by plugins.

  • 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: 12

    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.

  • Recover Deleted Files With Scalpel

    tux Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 14

    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.

  • Recover Deleted Files With foremost

    tux Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 8

    Recover Deleted Files With foremost foremost is a forensics application to recover files based on their headers, footers, and internal data structures. Foremost can work on image files, such as those generated by dd, Safeback, Encase, etc, or directly on a drive. This short article shows how you can use foremost to recover deleted files.

  • Deny Or Allow Countries With Apache .htaccess

    Author: marchostTags: , , , Comments: 0

    Deny Or Allow Countries With Apache .htaccess The following script is using blogama.org IP geolocation API to automatically generate Apache .htaccess file to deny or allow specific countries. You can put this script under crontab and the .htaccess rules will be automatically updated. Also, it can update multiple .htaccess files.

  • Groupware Server With Group-Office, Postfix, Dovecot And SpamAssassin On Debian Lenny (5.0)

    debian Author: mscheringTags: , , , , Comments: 4

    Groupware Server With Group-Office, Postfix, Dovecot And SpamAssassin On Debian Lenny (5.0) In this howto I will explain how you can set up a groupware server using the Debian Linux operating system, Group-Office for managing the mailboxes and groupware functions like e-mail, shared calendars, file sharing etc., Postfix with virtual accounts in MySQL, Dovecot IMAP, SpamAssassin spam filter, and a vacation perl script that will handle out-of-office replies.

  • Simple Bash Script To Monitor Your Webserver Remotely On Different Ports

    Author: marchostTags: , , Comments: 2

    Simple Bash Script To Monitor Your Webserver Remotely On Different Ports Simple bash script to monitor a webserver on different ports (here smtp, dns, http & https but it can be customized); I'm sure there are over 100 available programs doing this but I wanted something with small memory usage. Also, I only wanted to be notified once, notifications are received by SMS on my cell. With the software I was using before, I was getting notified every minute until I could reach a computer and fix the problem or stop monitoring which was quite annoying.