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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 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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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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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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Set Up PC-BSD v1.4 beta

Howto Forge - Thu, 30/08/2007 - 4:22pm

Set Up PC-BSD v1.4 beta

This document describes how to set up PC-BSD v1.4 beta. PC-BSD is released under the BSD license.

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Booting On PXE And On A Customized Debian System

Howto Forge - Wed, 29/08/2007 - 4:59pm

Booting On PXE And On A Customized Debian System

This document describes how to boot on a Debian system with a PXE boot. It is not recommended to use this tutorial for many PXE clients, but you can use it for network deployement, for example.

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Setting Up An iSCSI Environment On Linux

Howto Forge - Wed, 29/08/2007 - 9:36am

Setting Up An iSCSI Environment On Linux

Nowadays, the iSCSI technology is quite popular in the storage world. This article shows an iSCSI demo environment which consists of one Debian Linux host and one Netapp Filer.We try to show the most important features of this protocol.

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Optical Character Recognition With Tesseract OCR On Ubuntu 7.04

Howto Forge - Tue, 28/08/2007 - 3:56pm

Optical Character Recognition With Tesseract OCR On Ubuntu 7.04

This document describes how to set up Tesseract OCR on Ubuntu 7.04. OCR means "Optical Character Recognition". The resulting system will be able to convert images with embedded text to text files. Tesseract is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.

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How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On PCLinuxOS

Howto Forge - Mon, 27/08/2007 - 3:54pm

How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On PCLinuxOS

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 PCLinuxOS 2007 desktop to read from and write to Windows NTFS drives and partitions.

An attempt to complete automatic discovery and mounting of SMB (Windows and Samba) networkshares.

Howto Forge - Mon, 27/08/2007 - 12:18pm

An attempt to complete automatic discovery and mounting of SMB (Windows and Samba) networkshares

For some time I've been looking for a good way to let my computer discover the Windows network and mount shares on demand. After trying the kioslaves in the desktop of my choice (KDE) and the FUSE programs Fusesmb and SmbNetFs, I was not really satisfied. There had to be an way to let my computer discover all the workgroups/domains, the hosts and the shares, and mount a share on a hosts on demand.

Hyperic HQ On Ubuntu 7.04

Howto Forge - Sun, 26/08/2007 - 5:31pm

Hyperic HQ On Ubuntu 7.04

This document describes how to set up Hyperic HQ on Ubuntu 7.04. The resulting system provides an awesome, web-based "Systems-Management-Software". It's the further stage of classical monitoring and able to manage all kinds of operating systems, web servers, application servers and database servers.

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CPU Frequency Scaling In Ubuntu

Howto Forge - Fri, 24/08/2007 - 2:51pm

CPU Frequency Scaling In Ubuntu

So, you have an irritatingly loud CPU fan which is making you consider whether or not launching your laptop through the nearest window is a good idea. Well, before you do that, why not give CPU frequency scaling a go.

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