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Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (Fedora 7)

Howto Forge - Thu, 20/09/2007 - 10:02am

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (Fedora 7)

This guide explains how to integrate eAccelerator into PHP5 on a Fedora 7 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."

Chrooted SFTP With MySecureShell On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Wed, 19/09/2007 - 3:15pm

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.

Xen With Graphical User Interface On A Fedora 7 Desktop

Howto Forge - Tue, 18/09/2007 - 2:59pm

Xen With Graphical User Interface On A Fedora 7 Desktop

This document describes how to set up Xen on Fedora 7. Xen enables the paravirtualization of your hardware for its virtual machines if you have a CPU with Vanderpool (Intel) or Pacifica (AMD) technology. The paravirtualization provides high performance to your virtual machines. Fedora's virt-manager provides an easy to use GUI for setting up and managing your virtual machines. It does not have the extensive features like VMware Server, but the basics are in place.

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (CentOS 5.0)

Howto Forge - Mon, 17/09/2007 - 3:34pm

Integrating eAccelerator Into PHP5 (CentOS 5.0)

This guide explains how to integrate eAccelerator into PHP5 on a CentOS 5.0 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."

How To Compile rTorrent From SVN In Ubuntu Feisty Fawn / Gutsy

Howto Forge - Mon, 17/09/2007 - 12:15pm

How To Compile rTorrent From SVN In Ubuntu Feisty Fawn / Gutsy

Torrent is a great way to transfer large files very quickly. However most torrent clients are gui based and have quite some impact on system resources (e.g. Azureus). rTorrent is a lightweight client running from the terminal. Being able to run it in a screen session (also upon boot) makes it ideal to also control it from a remote location.

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Xen Cluster Management With Ganeti On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Sun, 16/09/2007 - 5:47pm

Xen Cluster Management With Ganeti On Debian Etch

Ganeti is a cluster virtualization management system based on Xen. In this tutorial I will explain how to create one virtual Xen machine (called an instance) on a cluster of two physical nodes, and how to manage and failover this instance between the two physical nodes.

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Monitoring Network Latency With Smokeping (Debian Etch)

Howto Forge - Fri, 14/09/2007 - 9:12am

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."

Watching Live-TV On Your Ubuntu Desktop With Zattoo

Howto Forge - Thu, 13/09/2007 - 2:08pm

Watching Live-TV On Your Ubuntu Desktop With Zattoo

Zattoo delivers free Live-TV (P2P IPTV) to Linux, Windows, and Mac desktops. Depending on the country you live in you can select between multiple real TV stations to watch (if Zattoo is available in your country). This article shows how you can install the Zattoo player on an Ubuntu desktop.

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Modifying PDF Files With PDFedit On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

Howto Forge - Wed, 12/09/2007 - 4:00pm

Modifying PDF Files With PDFedit On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

This article shows how you can install and use PDFedit on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn desktop. PDFedit is a free and open-source editor for manipulating PDF documents.

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Speeding Up Perl Scripts With SpeedyCGI/PersistantPerl On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Wed, 12/09/2007 - 10:16am

Speeding Up Perl Scripts With SpeedyCGI/PersistantPerl On Debian Etch

This tutorial shows how to install and use SpeedyCGI (also known as PersistantPerl) 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.

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Virus Protection With AVG Antivirus On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

Howto Forge - Mon, 10/09/2007 - 3:51pm

Virus Protection With AVG Antivirus On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

This tutorial shows how you can install and use AVG Antivirus on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn desktop. Although there aren't many Linux viruses out there, this can be useful if you often exchange files with Windows users - it can help you to not pass on any Windows viruses (that don't do any harm to Linux systems) to Windows users. AVG Antivirus for Linux is free for private and non-commercial use.

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Linux File Permissions

Howto Forge - Mon, 10/09/2007 - 12:11pm

Linux File Permissions

This article is a small introduction into Linux file permissions.

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How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

Howto Forge - Sun, 09/09/2007 - 5:25pm

How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

Normally Linux systems can only read from Windows NTFS partitions, but not write to them which can be very annoying if you have to work with Linux and Windows systems. This is where ntfs-3g comes into play. ntfs-3g is an open source, freely available NTFS driver for Linux with read and write support. This tutorial shows how to install and use ntfs-3g on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn desktop to read from and write to Windows NTFS drives and partitions.

Chrooted SSH/SFTP Tutorial (Debian Etch)

Howto Forge - Thu, 06/09/2007 - 3:48pm

Chrooted SSH/SFTP Tutorial (Debian Etch)

This tutorial describes two ways how to give users chrooted SSH access. With this setup, you can give your users shell access without having to fear that they can see your whole system. Your users will be jailed in a specific directory which they will not be able to break out of. The users will also be able to use SFTP in their chroot jails.

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WhereAmI - ifPlugd - WIFI (WEP/WPA)

Howto Forge - Wed, 05/09/2007 - 4:51pm

WhereAmI - ifPlugd - WIFI (WEP/WPA)

This tutorial describes how to configure automatic network setup, based on where you are on a Debian Etch server. Whereami is a program that runs checks on your current interfaces to check which network you are on. ifplugd is a daemon that checks for a link on your network card. It can run programs on link up and down.

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How To Install & Set Up Dovecot Mail Server With Sieve And Virtual Users

Howto Forge - Wed, 05/09/2007 - 11:27am

How To Install & Set Up Dovecot Mail Server With Sieve And Virtual Users

This document describes how to install the Dovecot mail server from source as an imap / pop3 mail server for your domain and how to set up the sieve plugin so your clients can use the sieve mail filtering language for their mail accounts.

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

Howto Forge - Tue, 04/09/2007 - 3:31pm

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.

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How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Mandriva 2007 Spring

Howto Forge - Mon, 03/09/2007 - 3:43pm

How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Mandriva 2007 Spring

Normally Linux systems can only read from Windows NTFS partitions, but not write to them which can be very annoying if you have to work with Linux and Windows systems. This is where ntfs-3g comes into play. ntfs-3g is an open source, freely available NTFS driver for Linux with read and write support. This tutorial shows how to install and use ntfs-3g on a Mandriva 2007 Spring desktop to read from and write to Windows NTFS drives and partitions.

DSPAM WebUI with Virtual Users on Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Mon, 03/09/2007 - 9:36am

DSPAM WebUI with Virtual Users on Debian Etch

This tutorial is based on DSPAM With Embedded ClamAV Integrated Into Postfix With Virtual Users And Domains. To be able to use the DSPAM WebUI, and to let users take care of their own spam and train DSPAM themselves, you will have to install dspam-webfrontend.

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DSPAM WebUI with Virtual Users on Debian Sid

Howto Forge - Mon, 03/09/2007 - 9:36am

DSPAM WebUI with Virtual Users on Debian Sid

This howto is based on DSPAM With Embedded ClamAV Integrated Into Postfix With Virtual Users And Domains. To be able to use the DSPAM WebUI, and to let users take care of their own spam and train DSPAM themselves, you will have to install dspam-webfrontend.

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Sending Email From PHP

Howto Forge - Fri, 31/08/2007 - 11:31am

Sending Email From PHP

This tutorial shows how you can easily send email messages from PHP-enabled web server. It can be utilized for processing forms data, sending alerts, etc. It also explains a bit about email headers formatting.

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