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How To Fix The Sound Issues Between Skype 2.0 And Pulseaudio On Fedora 9

Howto Forge - Fri, 30/05/2008 - 11:31am

How To Fix The Sound Issues Between Skype 2.0 And Pulseaudio On Fedora 9

The main problem with Pulseaudio and Skype on Fedora 9 (maybe also on other distributions) is stuttering, crackling sound. This document describes how to fix the sound issues between Skype 2.0 and Pulseaudio on Fedora 9.

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Back Up Your Files With Areca On Fedora 9

Howto Forge - Thu, 29/05/2008 - 3:19pm

Back Up Your Files With Areca On Fedora 9

Areca is a personal file backup software developed in Java. It allows you to select files or directories to backup, filter, encrypt and compress their content, and store them on your backup location. Areca supports incremental backups and generates backup reports, which can be stored on your disk or sent by email. This guide explains how to install and use it on a Fedora 9 desktop (GNOME).

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Some Tips To Make SSH/SCP Usage More Convenient

Howto Forge - Thu, 29/05/2008 - 12:02pm

Some Tips To Make SSH/SCP Usage More Convenient

I guess many of us rely heavily on ssh/scp to access/maintain remote hosts. In this short article I would like to share some experiences I find useful for ssh/scp usage.

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Quick 'n' Easy LAMP Server For CentOS/RHEL

Howto Forge - Wed, 28/05/2008 - 6:16pm

Quick 'n' Easy LAMP Server For CentOS/RHEL

This tutorial shows a quick way of installing a LAMP server (Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP/Perl together commonly known as LAMP Server.) on CentOS and RHEL server systems.

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Installing And Using The Unbound Name Server On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Tue, 27/05/2008 - 4:18pm

Installing And Using The Unbound Name Server On Debian Etch

Unbound is a validating, recursive, and caching DNS resolver, released under a BSD license. Version 1.0.0 was released on May 20, 2008. This tutorial explains how to install and use it on Debian Etch, including the creation of zones for your own domains.

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Get WebVZ On Debian Etch To Administrate OpenVZ

Howto Forge - Tue, 27/05/2008 - 11:34am

Get WebVZ On Debian Etch To Administrate OpenVZ

First you must have OpenVZ installed and configured. You can find a tutorial to do this on HowtoForge. Because of a small problem/error in Debian Etch, it is not possible to update the Rubygems system because a Require in the gems is missing. But we can solve it with a simple edit of the file. WebVZ is one of the simplest and most powerful web management tools for OpenVZ.

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Redundant Array Of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) - Technical Paper

Howto Forge - Mon, 26/05/2008 - 3:23pm

Redundant Array Of Inexpensive Disks (RAID) - Technical Paper

The storage capacity and data retrieval speeds of Hard Disks have increased multiple folds in last few years. However for large business organizations, which not only need to store terabytes of invaluable data but access them frequently as well. These organizations cannot afford to let their systems go offline even for a short duration of time. Moreover they cannot even think of loosing even small amount of data due to disk failure or for that matter any other reason.

Setting Up PHPlist (Open-Source Newsletter Manager)

Howto Forge - Sun, 25/05/2008 - 4:48pm

Setting Up PHPlist (Open-Source Newsletter Manager)

This document describes how to set up PHPlist on Fedora, CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian. This howto should also work for other distributions with little modifications. Taken from the phplist page: "phplist is an open-source newsletter manager. phplist is free to download, install and use, and is easy to integrate with any website. phplist is downloaded more than 10 000 times per month and is listed in the top open source projects for vitality score on Freshmeat."

How To Install A TeamSpeak Server On Ubuntu

Howto Forge - Fri, 23/05/2008 - 12:49pm

How To Install A TeamSpeak Server On Ubuntu

This tutorial describes how to set up a TeamSpeak server on an Ubuntu Server system. Teamspeak has the ability to make more than one server by setting different ports for each server. The user that controls all these servers is called the SuperAdmin, he has the ability to make more servers and users with or without their rights.

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Installing And Using OpenVZ On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Thu, 22/05/2008 - 5:03pm

Installing And Using OpenVZ On Debian Etch

In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a Debian Etch server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.

How To Configure rtGui For rTorrent

Howto Forge - Thu, 22/05/2008 - 12:09pm

How To Configure rtGui For rTorrent

This tutorial explains how you can install a GUI (rtGUI) for rTorrent.

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Manage Your Laptop's Hotkeys On Fedora

Howto Forge - Wed, 21/05/2008 - 3:15pm

Manage Your Laptop's Hotkeys On Fedora

This document describes how to make your laptop's hotkeys usable on Fedora. I've tested this with Fedora 8 but it should also work with other Fedora versions - and maybe, with a little modification, also with other distributions.

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HowTo Compile rTorrent From SVN In Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron

Howto Forge - Tue, 20/05/2008 - 11:41am

HowTo Compile rTorrent From SVN In Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron

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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How To Build RPM Packages In A Chroot Environment Using mach

Howto Forge - Mon, 19/05/2008 - 7:01pm

How To Build RPM Packages In A Chroot Environment Using mach

OK, so you want to build a binary RPM package for deployment on your servers. You have a .spec file or .src.rpm that you got from one of the many repositories such as freshrpms.net or dag.wieers.com, or that you wrote yourself.

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Upgrade Your Desktop From Fedora 8 To Fedora 9 With PreUpgrade

Howto Forge - Sun, 18/05/2008 - 5:19pm

Upgrade Your Desktop From Fedora 8 To Fedora 9 With PreUpgrade

This document describes how to upgrade your desktop from Fedora 8 to Fedora 9 via PreUpgrade. PreUpgrade provides a frontend that allows the user to easily download all packages that are needed for the distribution upgrade, and then perform the distribution upgrade.

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How To Change Your Login Screen In Fedora 8

Howto Forge - Thu, 15/05/2008 - 11:51am

How To Change Your Login Screen In Fedora 8

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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The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 9

Howto Forge - Wed, 14/05/2008 - 3:36pm

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 9

This document describes step-by-step how to set up a Fedora 9 desktop (GNOME). The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.

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The Perfect Server - Fedora 9

Howto Forge - Tue, 13/05/2008 - 3:34pm

The Perfect Server - Fedora 9

This is a detailed description about how to set up a Fedora 9 server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable) with PHP5 and Ruby, Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of Fedora 9, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well.

Running MySQL 4 And MySQL 5 Concurrently

Howto Forge - Tue, 13/05/2008 - 1:16pm

Running MySQL 4 And MySQL 5 Concurrently

This tutorial shows how to install MySQL 5 on a system where MySQL 4 is already running. It also shows how to configure phpMyAdmin to use both databases.

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Encrypted Root LVM

Howto Forge - Mon, 12/05/2008 - 6:30pm

Encrypted Root LVM

This tutorial deals only with how to add an extra encrypted physical volume to a volume group pool containing other encrypted physical volumes. This is typical scenario if, at first, you have set up your encryption at a physical partition level (/dev/sdaX where X is the a number of your partition), then you setup your LVM on top of the encrypted partition. If at some later time you want to add another partition in your volume group, you will also want to have it encrypted in order to maintain the same level of security.

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