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Centralized Backup Server With Amanda On CentOS

Howto Forge - Tue, 30/09/2008 - 12:43pm

Centralized Backup Server With Amanda On CentOS

This document describes how to set up a centralized network backup with Amanda. We will use virtual tape to store the backup.

Apple’s Darwin Streaming Server On Centos 5.2

Howto Forge - Mon, 29/09/2008 - 4:28pm

Apple’s Darwin Streaming Server On Centos 5.2

This tutorial will run you through the installation, configuration and preparation of media for Apple’s Darwin QuickTime Streaming Server on Centos/RHEL 5.2. Darwin QuickTime Streaming Server is capable of serving H.264 and mpeg4 file formats via the RTP/RTSP streaming protocols.

Recover Mailboxes In Case Of A Server Crash With Mailbox Exchange Recovery

Howto Forge - Mon, 29/09/2008 - 12:47pm

How To Recover Mailboxes In Case Of A Server Crash With Stellar Phoenix Mailbox Exchange Recovery

Many times during support calls the client is unable to restore from their Exchange Server backup. This is the EDB file which maintains all the mailboxes held by Exchange Server and for the administrator; this is the weirdest instance of observing this database as corrupt. All the mailboxes become inaccessible due to even a mere instance of virus attack.

Kubuntu: How To Turn The Touchpad Off And On With One Shortcut Key

Howto Forge - Fri, 26/09/2008 - 1:08pm

Kubuntu:  How To Turn The Touchpad Off And On With One Shortcut Key

This guide explains how you can turn your touchpad on or off on a Kubuntu laptop by using a shortcut key.

Mounting ISO Images With Furius ISO Mount On Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

Howto Forge - Thu, 25/09/2008 - 4:27pm

Mounting ISO Images With Furius ISO Mount On Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

Furius ISO Mount is a tool that lets you mount and unmount ISO images on your desktop, calculate the checksums (MD5 and SHA1) of the ISO images, and burn them onto a CD or DVD (using external programs like Brasero or Nautilus). It comes with a graphical user interface and is extremely easy to use. This guide shows how to install it on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop.

Installing Zivios Server On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Thu, 25/09/2008 - 12:18pm

Installing Zivios Server On Debian Etch

This howto explains installing Zivios Master Service version 0.5.0 on Debian Etch 4.0. Zivios is an n-tiered PHP-5 application, providing identity management, single sign-on, user, group and computer provisioning, as well as remote management of services. It uses MySQL and OpenLDAP as its data store, with OpenLdap being the primary back end for identity management and application integration and MySQL being used for panel specific data.

Installing Google Android SDK 1.0 On Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

Howto Forge - Wed, 24/09/2008 - 1:40pm

Installing Google Android SDK 1.0 On Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

This guide explains how you can install the Google Android SDK 1.0 on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. With this stable release of the Android SDK, you can now develop applications for Android smartphones (like T-Mobile's G1) and offer them on the Android Market.

How To Build Red Hat Enterprise IPA RPMs For CentOS 5

Howto Forge - Tue, 23/09/2008 - 12:15pm

How To Build Red Hat Enterprise IPA RPMs For CentOS 5

FreeIPA has existed for some time as RHE IPA for Red Hat Linux and has been added into Fedora. Still, since it is an extra add-on to RHEL, CentOS hasn't gotten it rebuilt yet. That's a shame because FreeIPA is an easy to configure, easy to manage security information management solution. If, like me, you want to use IPA with CentOS, this tutorial is for you.

ISPConfig 2.x: How To Add A "Move to SPAM"-Option To Your ISPConfig Installation

Howto Forge - Mon, 22/09/2008 - 5:18pm

ISPConfig 2.x: How To Add A "Move to SPAM"-Option To Your ISPConfig Installation

This document describes the steps needed to add a third spam filter strategy to your ISPConfig 2.x installation. It will allow you and your users to select, wether they want to drop spam, allow spam or move it to the corresponding IMAP junk mail folder.

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 11

Howto Forge - Sun, 21/09/2008 - 4:21pm

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 11

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an OpenSUSE 11 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Installing Zivios Server On Ubuntu

Howto Forge - Fri, 19/09/2008 - 5:11pm

Installing Zivios Server On Ubuntu

This howto explains installing Zivios Master Service version 0.5.0. Zivios is an n-tiered PHP-5 application, providing identity management, single sign-on, user, group and computer provisioning, as well as remote management of services. It uses MySQL and OpenLDAP as it's data store, with OpenLdap being the primary back end for identity management and application integration and MySQL being used for panel specific data.

Benchmark: Apache2 vs. Lighttpd (Static HTML Files)

Howto Forge - Thu, 18/09/2008 - 4:29pm

Benchmark: Apache2 vs. Lighttpd (Static HTML Files)

This benchmark shows how Apache2 (version 2.2.3) and lighttpd (version 1.4.13) perform compared to each other when delivering a static HTML file (about 50KB in size). This benchmark was created with the help of ab (Apache benchmark) on a VMware vm (Debian Etch); if you try this yourself, your numbers might differ (depending on your hardware), but the tendency should be the same.

Reverse SSH Tunneling

Howto Forge - Thu, 18/09/2008 - 10:30am

Reverse SSH Tunneling

Have you ever wanted to ssh to your Linux box that sits behind NAT? Now you can with reverse SSH tunneling. This document will show you step by step how to set up reverse SSH tunneling. The reverse SSH tunneling should work fine with Unix like systems.

How To Manage Apache Resources Limits With mod_slotlimit (Debian Etch)

Howto Forge - Wed, 17/09/2008 - 6:50pm

How To Manage Apache Resources Limits With mod_slotlimit (Debian Etch)

mod_slotlimit is an Apache module that using dynamic slot allocation algorithm and static rules, can manage resources used for each running site.

Install WebVZ 2.0 On Debian Etch To Administrate OpenVZ

Howto Forge - Tue, 16/09/2008 - 11:24am

Install WebVZ 2.0 On Debian Etch To Administrate OpenVZ

WebVZ is one of the simplest and most powerful web management tools for OpenVZ. This article explains how you can install WebVZ 2.0 on a Debian Etch system.

How To Enforce Google SafeSearch With SafeSquid Proxy Server

Howto Forge - Mon, 15/09/2008 - 5:56pm

How To Enforce  Google SafeSearch With SafeSquid Proxy Server

Google offers users with an option to filter out results that contain explicit sexual content, called SafeSearch. It also displays a warning message with search results identified as sites that may install malicious software on your computer. You can enforce Google SafeSearch with SafeSquid Proxy, so that it overrides the user preferences, and displays only SafeSearch results.

Installing Joomla 1.5.6 On A Lighttpd Web Server (Debian Etch)

Howto Forge - Sun, 14/09/2008 - 4:22pm

Installing Joomla 1.5.6 On A Lighttpd Web Server (Debian Etch)

This guide explains how you can install Joomla 1.5.6 on a lighttpd web server on Debian Etch. Joomla comes with an .htaccess file with mod_rewrite rules (for Apache) (to enable search-engine friendly URLs) that do not work on lighttpd. Fortunately Joomla has a built-in method to make search-engine friendly URLs work on lighttpd as well.

Minimal Ubuntu 8.04 Server Install

Howto Forge - Fri, 12/09/2008 - 2:41pm

Minimal Ubuntu 8.04 Server Install

I find myself removing packages that I don't need, especially if the packages belong to processes that are using processor resources. There is a way to start from the ground up, you can have a minimal system and just add what you need. This has the added benefit of extra security, your system doesn't have services running that you don't use. You won't use a Ubuntu Server CD, but the Desktop Live CD.

Installing Drupal 6.4 On A Lighttpd Web Server (Debian Etch)

Howto Forge - Thu, 11/09/2008 - 5:16pm

Installing Drupal 6.4 On A Lighttpd Web Server (Debian Etch)

This guide explains how you can install Drupal 6.4 on a lighttpd web server on Debian Etch. Drupal comes with an .htaccess file with mod_rewrite rules (for Apache) that do not work on lighttpd. Without this .htaccess file it is not possible to have clean URLs in your Drupal installation. Fortunately there's a way to make lighttpd behave as if it could read the .htaccess file.

Checking Package Dependencies with apt-rdepends On Debian/Ubuntu

Howto Forge - Thu, 11/09/2008 - 10:18am

Checking Package Dependencies with apt-rdepends On Debian/Ubuntu

This short guide shows how you can check the dependencies of a package with the tool apt-rdepends on Debian and Ubuntu systems. The great thing about apt-rdepends is that it resolves dependencies recursively, i.e., not only does it show the direct dependencies of a package, but also the dependencies' dependencies. This is great, for example, if you want to rebuild a package from the sources, etc.

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