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Ubuntu

Installing KVM Guests With virt-install On Ubuntu 11.10 Server

Post date: November 27, 2011, 13:11 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 8999 Comments
Tutorial quote: Unlike virt-manager, virt-install is a command line tools that allows you to create KVM guests on a headless server. You may ask yourself: "But I can use vmbuilder to do this, why do I need virt-install?" The difference between virt-install and vmbuilder is that vmbuilder is for creating Ubuntu-based guests, whereas virt-install lets you install all kinds of operating systems (e.g. Linux, Windows, Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD) and distributions in a guest, just like virt-manager. This article shows how you can use it on an Ubuntu 11.10 KVM server.
OpenSUSE

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 12.1 (GNOME)

Post date: November 24, 2011, 12:11 Category: Desktop Views: 10365 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 12.1 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.
OpenSUSE

The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 12.1 x86_64 With Apache2 [ISPConfig 3]

Post date: November 22, 2011, 13:11 Category: Installing Views: 9157 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 12.1 64bit (x86_64) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable) with PHP, CGI and SSI support, Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH, TLS and virtual mail users, BIND DNS server, Pureftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, Mailman, etc. Since version 3.0.4, ISPConfig comes with full support for the nginx web server in addition to Apache; this tutorial covers the setup of a server that uses Apache, not nginx.
Ubuntu

Virtualization With KVM On Ubuntu 11.10

Post date: November 20, 2011, 13:11 Category: Installing Views: 8833 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on an Ubuntu 11.10 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.
Fedora

Enabling Compiz On A Fedora 16 GNOME Classic Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

Post date: November 17, 2011, 12:11 Category: Desktop Views: 7973 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz on a Fedora 16 GNOME classic desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8100 here). With Compiz you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop. I will use the free nouveau driver in this tutorial instead of the proprietary NVIDIA driver. nouveau is an accelerated Open Source driver for NVIDIA cards that comes with experimental 3D support on Fedora 16 - on my test system 3D support was working without any problems.
Debian

Password-Protect Directories With mod_auth_mysql On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze)

Post date: November 15, 2011, 12:11 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 11066 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide explains how to password-protect web directories (with users from a MySQL database) with mod_auth_mysql on Apache2 on a Debian Squeeze server. It is an alternative to the plain-text password files provided by mod_auth and allows you to use normal SQL syntax to create/modify delete users. You can also configure mod_auth_mysql to authenticate against an existing MySQL user table.
Fedora

Fedora 16 Post Installation Guide

Post date: November 14, 2011, 21:11 Category: Desktop Views: 8088 Comments
Tutorial quote: Fedora 16 Post Installation Guide. Install drivers, usefull applications and tweak Gnome Shell.
Fedora

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 16 i686 (GNOME)

Post date: November 13, 2011, 12:11 Category: Desktop Views: 8705 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 16 desktop (GNOME) 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.
Ubuntu

Enabling Compiz Fusion On Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

Post date: November 11, 2011, 11:11 Category: Desktop Views: 8013 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu Linux 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) Unity desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 11.10 With Nginx [ISPConfig 3]

Post date: November 10, 2011, 11:11 Category: Installing Views: 9627 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) server with nginx for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. Since version 3.0.4, ISPConfig comes with full support for the nginx web server in addition to Apache, and this tutorial covers the setup of a server that uses nginx instead of Apache. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: nginx and Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND or MyDNS nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.
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