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Installing mod_geoip for Lighttpd On Fedora 9

Howto Forge - Thu, 19/06/2008 - 4:06pm

Installing mod_geoip for Lighttpd On Fedora 9

This guide explains how to set up mod_geoip with lighttpd on a Fedora 9 system. mod_geoip looks up the IP address of the client end user. This allows you to redirect or block users based on their country. You can also use this technology for your OpenX (formerly known as OpenAds or phpAdsNew) ad server to allow geo targeting.

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HOWTO: Unlock A LUKS Encrypted Root Partition Via SSH On Ubuntu

Howto Forge - Thu, 19/06/2008 - 12:26pm

HOWTO: Unlock A LUKS Encrypted Root Partition Via SSH On Ubuntu

Fully encrypted systems prevent others from getting your data from physical access. The rationale behind the encryption of a complete system is that you don't have worry about what you encrypt and what not, because everything (except for the /boot) partition will be encrypted. However the problem I have encountered so far is, how could I reboot my computer from afar? I would be required to be in front of the computer and enter the password. I have wondered this far how I could reboot the computer remotely.

How To Set Up WebDAV With MySQL Authentication On Apache2 (Debian Etch)

Howto Forge - Tue, 17/06/2008 - 4:08pm

How To Set Up WebDAV With MySQL Authentication On Apache2 (Debian Etch)

This guide explains how to set up WebDAV with MySQL authentication (using mod_auth_mysql) on Apache2 on a Debian Etch server. WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning and is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol that allow users to directly edit files on the Apache server so that they do not need to be downloaded/uploaded via FTP. Of course, WebDAV can also be used to upload and download files.

Automatic Picture Upload For Tiltviewer Gallery

Howto Forge - Tue, 17/06/2008 - 10:24am

Automatic Picture Upload For Tiltviewer Gallery

If you are using Tiltviewer you probably know that if you want to upload let's say 10 new pictures you have to edit manually the Gallery.xml file and enter each filename and attribute by hand. This is very frustrating.

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Some Tips On OpenVZ Deployment

Howto Forge - Mon, 16/06/2008 - 5:55pm

Some Tips On OpenVZ Deployment

I rely heavily on OpenVZ. In this article I would like to share some of my personal experiences in OpenVZ deployment. I assume that the readers already know how to install OpenVZ and the basics of OpenVZ. This article describes some tips on OpenVZ usage via the command line.

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How To Set Up A Load-Balanced MySQL Cluster With MySQL 5.1

Howto Forge - Sun, 15/06/2008 - 5:21pm

How To Set Up A Load-Balanced MySQL Cluster With MySQL 5.1

This tutorial is based on Falko Timme's tutorial for MySQL Cluster 5.0. It shows how to configure a MySQL 5.1 cluster with five nodes: 1 x management, 2 x storage nodes and 2 x balancer nodes. This cluster is load-balanced by an Ultra Monkey package which provides heartbeat (for checking if the other node is still alive) and ldirectord (to split up the requests to the nodes of the MySQL cluster).

How To Install The Internet Explorer On Ubuntu 8.04

Howto Forge - Fri, 13/06/2008 - 12:50pm

How To Install The Internet Explorer On Ubuntu 8.04

This document describes how to install the Internet Explorer (different versions) on Ubuntu 8.04 with IEs4Linux. Some users - especially web developers/designers need different versions of the Internet Explorer to test their pages.

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Installing An Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 LTS DNS Server With BIND

Howto Forge - Thu, 12/06/2008 - 5:31pm

Installing An Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 LTS DNS Server With BIND

This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS) based server that offers DNS services. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, but should apply to the 64-bit version.

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How To Reduce Log File Disk Usage With ISPConfig Or LAMP

Howto Forge - Thu, 12/06/2008 - 12:06pm

How To Reduce Log File Disk Usage With ISPConfig Or LAMP

Slowly I was seeing my disk usage increasing, I knew it was log files that were getting bigger and bigger. I found out that Apache log files were the worst, there was around 1GB of space used in 3 months.

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How To Whitelist Hosts/IP Addresses In Postfix

Howto Forge - Tue, 10/06/2008 - 10:07am

How To Whitelist Hosts/IP Addresses In Postfix

If you are administrating a mail server and use blacklists to block spam, you probably know this problem: from time to time your customers complain that they cannot receive emails from certain freemailers. Most often this happens because a freemailer was abused to send out spam and therefore got blacklisted. This short guide shows how you can whitelist such a mail server in Postfix to make your customers happy again.

How To Set Up A Shockvoice Server On Linux Using Mono

Howto Forge - Mon, 09/06/2008 - 8:29am

How To Set Up A Shockvoice Server On Linux Using Mono

This is a step-by-step instruction on how to install Shockvoice on a Linux machine. Shockvoice is a GPL-licensed voice-over-ip communication tool. This tool is slightly different in its features. It's simply coded in C# and therefore runs on almost any platform of interest, be it Windows, Unix, Macintosh or Solaris. The client will only be available for Windows in the beginning.

Installing mod_geoip For Apache2 On Fedora 9

Howto Forge - Sun, 08/06/2008 - 4:16pm

Installing mod_geoip For Apache2 On Fedora 9

This guide explains how to set up mod_geoip with Apache2 on a Fedora 9 system. mod_geoip looks up the IP address of the client end user. This allows you to redirect or block users based on their country. You can also use this technology for your OpenX (formerly known as OpenAds or phpAdsNew) ad server to allow geo targeting.

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How To Repair MySQL Replication

Howto Forge - Fri, 06/06/2008 - 11:10am

How To Repair MySQL Replication

If you have set up MySQL replication, you probably know this problem: sometimes there are invalid MySQL queries which cause the replication to not work anymore. In this short guide I explain how you can repair the replication on the MySQL slave without the need to set it up from scratch again.

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How To Block Ads And Banners In SafeSquid Proxy Server

Howto Forge - Fri, 06/06/2008 - 10:01am

How To Block Ads And Banners In SafeSquid Proxy Server

Ads and banners not only unnecessarily consume bandwidth, but also distract users, and can be exceedingly irritating at times. Few ads and banners keep rotating and fetching new contents, and keep consuming bandwidth in the background.

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The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 8.04

Howto Forge - Thu, 05/06/2008 - 4:11pm

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 8.04

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 8.04 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.

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How To Change Your Login Screen In Mandriva

Howto Forge - Thu, 05/06/2008 - 10:52am

How To Change Your Login Screen In Mandriva

This is a simple howto on changing your log on screen. This will also work with other distros. This is a very easy way to add more eye candy to your Linux system.

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XEN On An Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) Server System (amd64) - High Performance

Howto Forge - Wed, 04/06/2008 - 4:17pm

XEN On An Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) Server System (amd64) - High Performance

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install XEN on an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04)  Server System (amd64) without compromising on disk I/O and network throughput. You can find all the software used here in the Ubuntu repositories, so no external files or source compilation are required.

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Installing Songbird Media Player On Ubuntu 8.04

Howto Forge - Tue, 03/06/2008 - 3:42pm

Installing Songbird Media Player On Ubuntu 8.04

This document describes how to set up Songbird 0.5 on Ubuntu 8.04. Taken from the Songbird page: "Songbird is a desktop media player mashed-up with the Web. Songbird is committed to playing the music you want, from the sites you want, on the devices you want, challenging the conventions of discovery, purchase, consumption and organization of music on the Internet."

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How To Virtualise A Physical Linux Machine

Howto Forge - Tue, 03/06/2008 - 11:34am

How To Virtualise A Physical Linux Machine

This tutorial shows how you can virtualize a physical Linux machine. It is intended not only for virtualisation, but for any relocation of a RedHat Linux based system from one machine to another.

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How To Control Download Of Files And Mime Types In SafeSquid Proxy Server

Howto Forge - Mon, 02/06/2008 - 8:57am

How To Control Download Of Files And Mime Types In SafeSquid Proxy Server

Administrators regularly find themselves in troubled situations, when irresponsible users waste their productive time and Internet bandwidth, on online music, radio, video or downloading large, non-productive contents. They also, knowingly or unknowingly, put other serious users to inconvenience and put the network at risk.  Administrators can avoid such situations by controlling what content is allowed or denied, and when.

How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Sun, 01/06/2008 - 3:41pm

How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Debian Etch

This guide explains how to set up WebDAV with Apache2 on a Debian Etch server. WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning and is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol that allow users to directly edit files on the Apache server so that they do not need to be downloaded/uploaded via FTP. Of course, WebDAV can also be used to upload and download files.

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