Linux Tutorials on the topic “linux”

  • Script for converting Outlook pst to Thunderbird/Evolution compatible format on Linux

    ubuntu Author: Srijan KishoreTags: , , , , , Comments: 4

    Script for converting Outlook pst to Thunderbird/Evolution compatible format on Linux This tutorial will show how to convert Outlook PST into Thunderbird/Evolution compatible SBD format. For this  I have created a script for the conversion format.This will work in Debian/Ubuntu/CentOS too!

  • How To Find Outdated Wordpress Versions On Your Server To Reduce The Risk Of Being Hacked

    Author: CroydonTags: , , Comments: 9

    How To Find Outdated Wordpress Versions On Your Server To Reduce The Risk Of Being Hacked Today we want to tell you how to find outdated Wordpress installations on your server. This can be of high risk, especially for shared hosting servers. Being attacked on massively used open source software like Wordpress is only a matter of time, once security exploits get published.

  • How to find outdated joomla versions on your server to reduce the risk of being hacked

    Author: CroydonTags: , , , , , , , , Comments: 6

    Today I want to focus on a topic that can lead to huge problems of hacked accounts, spam mailings etc.: Outdated Joomla installations on your server. Of course, this is valid for other software, too. The mentioned method should work in a similar way for other software. Since Joomla is widely spread throughout the internet, especially on shared hosting systems CMS (Content Management System), this howto will only cover Joomla so far.

  • Configuring CAS 3.5.2 On Ubuntu 12.04 For Two-Factor Authentication From WiKID

    ubuntu Author: nowenTags: , , Comments: 2

    Configuring CAS 3.5.2  On Ubuntu 12.04 For Two-Factor Authentication From WiKID Single sign-on is a great technology. Requiring users to login to multiple applications is huge hassle, encourages password reuse and simple passwords. Security needs to focus on usability. If you can make a user's life better while increasing security, everybody wins. In this how-to we will set up the open-source CAS SSO product with the WiKID Strong Authentication Server for two-factor authentication for sessions and mutual https authentication for host authentication.

  • Install And Use SALTStack In A Mixed Environment

    Author: nagyorgyTags: , , Comments: 1

    Install And Use SALTStack In A Mixed Environment Salt is a new approach to infrastructure management. Easy enough to get running in minutes, scalable enough to manage tens of thousands of servers, and fast enough to communicate with them in seconds. Salt delivers a dynamic communication bus for infrastructures that can be used for orchestration, remote execution, configuration management and much more... The main porpuse of this document is not just install SaltStack, because it is well documented elsewhere, but rather give you a slight insight of its usability.

  • Never Forget To Turn Dansguardian Back On After A Cyberspacejaywalk

    Author: WebmaestroTags: , , , , , Comments: 1

    Never Forget To Turn Dansguardian Back On After A Cyberspacejaywalk Dansguardian is the leading free keyword blocker on Linux systems and it uses this method known as a weighed keyword score. Now, people who use or administer a web content filter know very well that there are situations when a filter accidentally blocks an acceptable site or even an unreviewed site. The simple solution is often to turn off filtering completely.  Then it is of paramount importance that when this unrestricted cyberspacewalk ends, the administrator must turn Dansguardian back on!! But what if they forget?

  • Searching For Files And Folders With The find Command

    Author: DanMillikenTags: Comments: 2

    Searching For Files And Folders With The find Command In this tutorial we'll look at the find command and how you can quickly use it to locate files in your filesystem. Find is a powerful utility capable of locating files anywhere on your system including mounted drives and removable storage, processing regular expressions, and even running other commands on those files. Fortunately only a few simple options are needed to provide most users with all the capability they need.

  • How To Test Your Dansguardian, Safesquid, POESIA, Parental Internet Filter Or We-Blocker Keyword Filter Anytime Anywhere

    Author: WebmaestroTags: , Comments: 4

    How To Test Your Dansguardian, Safesquid, POESIA, Parental Internet Filter Or We-Blocker Keyword Filter Anytime Anywhere Keyword filters block unwanted web pages on the basis of potentially fallen words found in them. However, to be sure that a page is indeed offensive, keyword filters nowadays are not designed to block sites on the basis of just about any potentially offensive word. Instead they measure the number of potentially offensive phrases and often the number of times they occur so as to allow a limited number of occurrences in pages such as those on anatomy, forms requiring gender information, crime reports, statistical reports, administrative information, art etc. The leading keyword blockers like Dansguardian which is extremely popular on Linux or SafeSquid which is popular on Linux and Windows use this method known as a weighed keyword score.

  • How To Add WiKID Two-Factor Authentication To OpenVPN Community On Ubuntu 13.04

    ubuntu Author: nowenTags: , , , Comments: 0

    How To Add WiKID Two-Factor Authentication To OpenVPN Community On Ubuntu 13.04 These instructions describe setting up two-factor authentication with WiKID Strong Authentication, which is a commercial/open source two-factor authentication system and OpenVPN, an SSL-encrypted VPN, on an Ubuntu 13.04 Linux server using the Radius Pluggable Authentication Module. First, we will configure PAM to use Radius, then we will configure OpenVPN to use PAM and one-time passwords, then we will create a network client on the WiKID server for OpenVPN. We won't go into specifics about installing these services, rather we will focus on configuring them to all work together.

  • Install Piwigo Gallery On Nginx With Debian Wheezy

    nginx Author: nincsneveTags: , , Comments: 0

    Install Piwigo Gallery On Nginx With Debian Wheezy This tutorial shows how you can install and run a piwigo gallery site with nginx, configured for vhosts, on a Debian Wheezy system. Piwigo is a gallery-website with many plugins. In this sample we configure the vhost "gallery.domain.tld".