Linux Tutorials on the topic “linux”

  • How To Reset A Forgotten Root Password With Knoppix

    Author: falkoTags: Comments: 0

    How To Reset A Forgotten Root Password With Knoppix This guide explains how you can reset a forgotten root password with the help of the Knoppix Linux Live-CD. Afterwards you can log in to your system as root again.

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  • Setting Up A PHP + MySQL Powered BitTorrent Tracker With RivetTracker

    Author: firefly2442Tags: , , Comments: 0

    Setting Up A PHP + MySQL Powered BitTorrent Tracker With RivetTracker Efficient file distribution is an important process for many websites online. BitTorrent makes this easier by sharing the uploading and downloading among clients. This alleviates the bandwidth required by the content provider. This tutorial will show you how to install RivetTracker, a PHP and MySQL driven BitTorrent tracker. RivetTracker is a heavily modified version of PHPBTTracker, written by "DeHackEd". It aims to be easy to use and manage.

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  • How To Create The Sis191 Gigabit Ethernet Driver On Linux 2.6

    Author: adminTags: Comments: 2

    How To Create The Sis191 Gigabit Ethernet Driver On Linux 2.6 This how-to is for those people wich have a sis191 gigabit ethernet integrated interface (on-board LAN), but cannot get sis191 default driver working. My Acer Aspire SA90 is one good example.

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  • Intrusion Detection: Snort, Base, MySQL, and Apache2 On Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) (Updated)

    Author: volksmanTags: , , , , Comments: 9

    Intrusion Detection: Snort, Base, MySQL, and Apache2 On Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) (Updated) In this tutorial I will describe how to install and configure Snort (an intrusion detection system (IDS)) from source, BASE (Basic Analysis and Security Engine), MySQL, and Apache2 on Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon). Snort will assist you in monitoring your network and alert you about possible threats. Snort will output its log files to a MySQL database which BASE will use to display a graphical interface in a web browser.

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  • Three Ways To Access Linux Partitions (ext2/ext3) From Windows On Dual-Boot Systems

    Author: falkoTags: , Comments: 49

    Three Ways To Access Linux Partitions (ext2/ext3) From Windows On Dual-Boot Systems If you have a dual-boot Windows/Linux system, you probably know this problem: you can access files from your Windows installation while you are in Linux, but not the other way round. This tutorial shows three ways how you can access your Linux partitions (with ext2 or ext3 filesystem) from within Windows: Explore2fs, DiskInternals Linux Reader, and the Ext2 Installable File System For Windows. While the first two provide read-only access, the Ext2 Installable File System For Windows can be used for read and write operations.

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  • How To Masquerade On Linux (Internet Connection Sharing)

    Author: phdTags: Comments: 14

    How To Masquerade On Linux (Internet Connection Sharing) It's very simple to masquerade (internet connection sharing in Windows language ) on Linux with a few lines of iptables and ip_forward commands.

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  • Adding And Updating SpamAssassin Rulesets With RulesDuJour

    Author: falkoTags: , , Comments: 2

    Adding And Updating SpamAssassin Rulesets With RulesDuJour This article explains how you can download additional SpamAssassin rulesets resp. automatically update these rulesets with a shell script called RulesDuJour. These additional rulesets can increase your spam recognition rate dramatically. Most of the rulesets that RulesDuJour supports can be found on the SA Rules Emporium web site.

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  • Installation Guide: Linux Mint 4.0 Daryna (a.k.a. The Perfect Desktop)

    linux_mint Author: falkoTags: , Comments: 0

    Installation Guide: Linux Mint 4.0 Daryna (a.k.a. The Perfect Desktop) This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 4.0 (Daryna) 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. Linux Mint 4.0 is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 7.10 that has lots of packages in its repositories (like multimedia codecs, Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, Skype, Google Earth, etc.) that are relatively hard to install on other distributions; it therefore provides a user-friendly desktop experience even for Linux newbies.

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  • The Perfect Desktop - gOS 1.0.1

    linux Author: falkoTags: , Comments: 0

    The Perfect Desktop - gOS 1.0.1 This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS 1.0.1 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; it uses the Enlightenment 17 window manager instead of GNOME or KDE.

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  • Merging Multiple Apache Access Logs Into One Overall Access Log

    Author: falkoTags: , , , Comments: 3

    Merging Multiple Apache Access Logs Into One Overall Access Log Let's assume you have a web application that runs of a cluster of Apache nodes. Each node generates its own Apache access log from which you can generate page view statistics with tools such as Webalizer or AWStats. Obviously you do not want to have page view statistics for each Apache node, but overall page view statistics. To achieve this, we must merge the access logs from each node into one overall access log that we can then feed into Webalizer or AWstats. There is a Perl script called logresolvemerge.pl (part of the AWStats package) that can do this for us.

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