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Use SSHFS With rdiff-backup.

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

Use SSHFS With rdiff-backup

An excellent tool to create backups is rdiff-backup. It is based on SSH, and the feature of SSH to execute a command on a remote system, as long as you can log in to this machine with SSH. Now I've been experimenting with SSHFS, and one of the things it can be used for is rdiff-Backup. Sshfs is a FUSE module, which allows you to mount the remote system.

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PostBooks ERP On Ubuntu 7.04

Howto Forge - Thu, 23/08/2007 - 3:44pm

PostBooks ERP On Ubuntu 7.04

This document describes how to set up PostBooks ERP on Ubuntu 7.04. The resulting system provides a powerful GUI-based ERP-system. Postbooks is licensed under the CPAL license (OSI-certified Common Public Attribution License).

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How To Use NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Fedora 7

Howto Forge - Wed, 22/08/2007 - 5:16pm

How To Use NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Fedora 7

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 use ntfs-3g on a Fedora 7 desktop to read from and write to Windows NTFS drives and partitions.

SuPHP On Fedora 7 Or CentOS 5 With ISPConfig

Howto Forge - Wed, 22/08/2007 - 8:53am

SuPHP On Fedora 7 Or CentOS 5 With ISPConfig

This document describes how to set up suPHP on Fedora 7 or CentOS 5 with ISPConfig. The resulting system will support suPHP with ISPConfig.

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Installing Simple Invoices On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Tue, 21/08/2007 - 3:56pm

Installing Simple Invoices On Debian Etch

This tutorial describes how to install Simple Invoices on a Debian Etch server. Simple Invoices is a web-based, basic invoicing system that lets you create and manage your invoices, export them as PDF or Excel files, email them to your customers, etc. It is intended for small businesses/organizations and home users.

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Logitech MX Revolution's Special Buttons On Fedora 7

Howto Forge - Mon, 20/08/2007 - 2:07pm

Logitech MX Revolution's Special Buttons On Fedora 7

This document describes how to enable and configure the Logitech MX Revolution's special buttons on Fedora 7.

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How To Configure Apt Sources.List - For Complete Newbies

Howto Forge - Fri, 17/08/2007 - 1:23pm

How To Configure Apt Sources.List - For Complete Newbies

So you were playing with your Apt sources.list and somehow ruined it. No matter how hard you try you cannot get it back. Every time you try to install a package you get error messages. Now what? Don't despair ... I've been there and found an easy answer: The Aptitude Source-O-Matic: http://www.ubuntu-nl.org/source-o-matic/

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Virtual Machine Replication & Failover with VMWare Server & Debian Etch (4.0)

Howto Forge - Thu, 16/08/2007 - 3:09pm

Virtual Machine Replication & Failover with VMWare Server & Debian Etch (4.0)

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions about how to create a highly available VMware Server environment on a Debian Etch system. With this tutorial, you will be able to create Virtual Machines that will be available on multiple systems with failover/failback capabilities.

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

Howto Forge - Tue, 14/08/2007 - 4:00pm

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

This document describes how to integrate DSPAM 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. It rests upon parts of the howto Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier And MySQL (Debian Etch) from Falko Timme.

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Installing Webmin On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (7.04)

Howto Forge - Mon, 13/08/2007 - 5:45pm

Installing Webmin On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (7.04)

This document describes how to setup Webmin on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (7.04) server. Webmin is a web-based interface for system administration for Unix. As of July 15th 2006 webmin.com has had a testing deb for the full webmin package. In order to use this, the root account needs to be enabled, which breaks one of the major security guides for Ubuntu. Using the following method of installing Webmin removes the need to enable the root account.

Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL (Incl. Quota) On Fedora 7

Howto Forge - Sun, 12/08/2007 - 3:39pm

Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL (Incl. Quota) On Fedora 7

This document describes how to install a Proftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota with this setup.

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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Thu, 09/08/2007 - 4:06pm

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Etch

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

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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Thu, 09/08/2007 - 4:06pm

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Etch

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

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Installation Of Citrix Presentation Server ICA Client Using PCLinuxOS With KDE Display Manager

Howto Forge - Wed, 08/08/2007 - 4:25pm

Installation Of Citrix Presentation Server ICA Client Using PCLinuxOS With KDE Display Manager

This tutorial was written to assist PCLinuxOS users with the installation of the Citrix Presentation Server ICA Client 10.0 using the latest PCLinuxOS release and the KDE Display Manager.

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Installation Of Citrix Presentation Server ICA Client Using PCLinuxOS With KDE Display Manager

Howto Forge - Wed, 08/08/2007 - 4:25pm

Installation Of Citrix Presentation Server ICA Client Using PCLinuxOS With KDE Display Manager

This tutorial was written to assist PCLinuxOS users with the installation of the Citrix Presentation Server ICA Client 10.0 using the latest PCLinuxOS release and the KDE Display Manager.

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How To Convert Songs From An Audio CD Into MP3/Ogg Files With K3b

Howto Forge - Tue, 07/08/2007 - 4:28pm

How To Convert Songs From An Audio CD Into MP3/Ogg Files With K3b

This guide describes how you can use the CD/DVD burning application K3b to convert songs from an audio CD into MP3 or Ogg files that you can use on your MP3 player, for example (if you choose the Ogg format, your MP3 player must support it).

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How To Convert Songs From An Audio CD Into MP3/Ogg Files With K3b

Howto Forge - Tue, 07/08/2007 - 4:28pm

How To Convert Songs From An Audio CD Into MP3/Ogg Files With K3b

This guide describes how you can use the CD/DVD burning application K3b to convert songs from an audio CD into MP3 or Ogg files that you can use on your MP3 player, for example (if you choose the Ogg format, your MP3 player must support it).

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Multisite CVS Drupal Installation on Ubuntu

Howto Forge - Mon, 06/08/2007 - 5:10pm

Multisite CVS Drupal Installation on Ubuntu

This howto shows you how to do a multi-site Drupal install on Ubuntu. It also covers how to layout your directories for ease of maintenance, and how to ensure that you can update Drupal easily from CVS.

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Multisite CVS Drupal Installation on Ubuntu

Howto Forge - Mon, 06/08/2007 - 5:10pm

Multisite CVS Drupal Installation on Ubuntu

This howto shows you how to do a multi-site Drupal install on Ubuntu. It also covers how to layout your directories for ease of maintenance, and how to ensure that you can update Drupal easily from CVS.

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How To Manage An iPod From A Linux Desktop With gtkpod

Howto Forge - Sun, 05/08/2007 - 4:06pm

How To Manage An iPod From A Linux Desktop With gtkpod

This article shows how you can use an iPod on a Linux desktop with gtkpod (a graphical user interface for Apple's iPod). It covers how you can upload MP3 files from your desktop to your iPod, download MP3 files from your iPod to your desktop, how you can delete files on the iPod, and how you can create and modify playlists. Normally, Apple's iTunes software is needed to manage an iPod, but iTunes is not available for Linux. Fortunately, there are Linux alternatives such as gtkpod that can handle the task.

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