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Gentoo

Gentoo VSFTPD Howto

Post date: May 4, 2005, 18:05 Category: Network Views: 5689 Comments
Tutorial quote: This serves as an explicit guide as to how one goes about setting up a VSFTPD server on a Gentoo Linux computer. Though written for Gentoo, these instructions apply to other Linux distributions as well.
Linux

Linux System Calls

Post date: April 12, 2005, 17:04 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 2636 Comments
Tutorial quote: Tutorial about Linux system call implementation and adding a new system call in Linux.
Gentoo

Monitoring all filesystem modifications

Post date: April 12, 2005, 07:04 Category: Security Views: 3968 Comments
Tutorial quote: After loading this kernel module you can monitor all file system alterations by simply typing: cat /dev/fsysmon

It's original purpose was to feed a daemon with data but nevertheless I found it to be even more useful as a standalone project.
Linux

Accessing Windows Or Samba Shares Using AutoFS

Post date: December 14, 2006, 20:12 Category: Network Views: 4213 Comments
Tutorial quote: You already installed Linux on your networked desktop PC and now you want to work with files stored on some other PCs in your network. This is where autofs comes into play. This tutorial shows how to configure autofs to use CIFS to access Windows or Samba shares from Linux Desktop PCs. It also includes a tailored configuration file.
Ubuntu

Disk ARchive (Backup and Restore) using dar and kdar(dar Frontend)

Post date: January 12, 2007, 18:01 Category: System Views: 3946 Comments
Tutorial quote: Dar is a shell command that makes backup of a directory tree and files. Its features include splitting archives over several files, CDs, ZIPs, or floppies, compression, full or differential backups, strong encryption, proper saving and restoration of hard links and extended attributes, remote backup using pipes and external command (such as ssh), and rearrangement of the “slices” of an existing archive. It can now run commands between slices, encrypt archives, and quickly retrieve individual files from differential and full backups. Dar also has external GUI like kdar for Linux,thanks to the well documented API.
OpenSUSE

Read - Write support for NTFS partition on OpenSuse 11.x

Post date: January 12, 2009, 08:01 Category: Desktop Views: 3576 Comments
Tutorial quote: The ntfs-3g driver is an open source, GPL licensed, third generation Linux NTFS driver which was implemented by the Linux-NTFS project. It provides full read-write access to NTFS, excluding access to encrypted files, writing compressed files, changing file ownership, access right.

Technically it's based on and a major improvement to the third generation Linux NTFS driver, ntfsmount. The improvements includes functionality, quality and performance enhancements.
Unix+clones

DVD9 > DVD5 guide

Post date: May 7, 2005, 17:05 Category: Software Views: 3268 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide lets you rip a DVD (all titles or just the main movie) and burn it on a DVD-R (4.7) that will play on your standalone player.
FreeBSD

EeeBSD setup: how to install FreeBSD from USB (step by step guide for Eee PC)

Post date: May 16, 2009, 18:05 Category: Installing Views: 8641 Comments
Tutorial quote: For all you Eee PC lovers out there, here it is a step by step guide to install FreeBSD from a USB stick.
This guide was tested on other netbooks such as Toshiba and is easily fitting to other netbook models that, just like the Eee PC, are not supplied with a CD/DVD drive.
Linux

How to create a virtual cd/dvd drive in Linux

Post date: January 13, 2009, 13:01 Category: Software Views: 3602 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is a guide that explains how to create a virtual cd/dvd in Linux using the CLI, furius ISO Mount and gCDemu.
Linux

Installing Ubuntu Or Fedora From A Windows Or Linux System With UNetbootin

Post date: October 7, 2007, 09:10 Category: Installing Views: 4111 Comments
Tutorial quote: UNetbootin is a tool that allows you to install various Linux distributions (Ubuntu, Fedora, Mandriva, OpenSuSE, Debian, ArchLinux) from a Windows or a Linux desktop over the internet (i.e., you do not need to burn the Ubuntu, Fedora, ... CDs). Unlike the Ubuntu installation with Wubi, real partitions are created during the installation. In the end, you have a dual-boot system (Linux/Windows or Linux/Linux).
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