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Debian

Integrating XCache Into PHP5 (Debian Etch & Apache2)

Post date: April 3, 2008, 12:04 Category: Installing Views: 3326 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide explains how to integrate XCache into PHP5 on a Debian Etch system (with Apache2). From the XCache project page: "XCache is a fast, stable PHP opcode cacher that has been tested and is now running on production servers under high load." It's similar to other PHP opcode cachers, such as eAccelerator and APC.
Ubuntu

Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Ubuntu 8.04

Post date: October 7, 2008, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 4477 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Xbox Media Center (XBMC) is a media center application for Linux, Mac, and Windows that allows you to manage/watch/listen to/view your videos, music, and pictures. It has a nice interface, can be controlled from the desktop or a remote control or via its built-in web interface, and it can be extended by custom scripts. This guide shows how you can install XBMC on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop.
Ubuntu

Transform Linux into a Talking Companion

Post date: November 24, 2007, 22:11 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 4952 Comments
Tutorial quote: Text-to-speech is really convenient, especially when you are lazy like me. Festival enables us to achieve a TTS system with limitless possibilities thanks to our Linux bash shell. I will show you some ways that we can use Festival as an enabler to our laziness and also produce some really cool and useful effects when coupling this technology with common things like PHP, cron, dnotify, or login scripts.
Solaris

How to Perform System Boot and Shutdown Procedures for Solaris 10

Post date: February 6, 2006, 07:02 Category: System Views: 11842 Comments
Tutorial quote: System startup requires an understanding of the hardware and the operating system functions that are required to bring the system to a running state. This chapter discusses the operations that the system must perform from the time you power on the system until you receive a system logon prompt. In addition, it covers the steps required to properly shut down a system. After reading this chapter, you’ll understand how to boot the system from the OpenBoot programmable read-only memory (PROM) and what operations must take place to start up the kernel and Unix system processes.
Linux

Encrypt CD/DVDs

Post date: October 28, 2008, 05:10 Category: Security Views: 3590 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide can be adapted to any distro, its not Ubuntu specific.
Linux

Keep an Eye on Your Linux Systems with Netstat

Post date: April 12, 2005, 17:04 Category: Network Views: 2764 Comments
Tutorial quote: Two of the fundamental aspects of Linux system security and troubleshooting are knowing what services are running, and what connections and services are available. We're all familiar with ps for viewing active services. netstat goes a couple of steps further, and displays all available connections, services, and their status.
Ubuntu

Flash Player 9 on Linux (Ubuntu Dapper Drake)

Post date: August 29, 2006, 15:08 Category: Multimedia Views: 5062 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how to install the Flash player on a Linux system. It was tested on Dapper Drake (on an x86 - 32 bit machine).
Debian

Easier file renaming with renameutils

Post date: December 8, 2008, 22:12 Category: Software Views: 3164 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ever been faced with a collection of files that need renaming and nearly gone mad from trying to do it manually?
Lots of typing mv, or lots of right click -> rename. Enter qmv, part of renameutils.

Gentoo

Creating a WebDAV server with apache2

Post date: May 26, 2005, 16:05 Category: Network Views: 5648 Comments
Tutorial quote: I needed a way to share information (both read and write) as easy as possible with friends in a quite restricted environment (firewall). In many cases, WebDAV which uses standard HTTP port 80 for comunication is a good solution for a file server application.
Debian

Complete Debian Linux Server Setup Guide

Post date: March 15, 2006, 00:03 Category: Installing Views: 5842 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial includes debian Installation,FTP Server Setup,Webserver Setup,Samba Server Setup,Database Server Setup,time clock sync server,
Mail Server Configuration,VNC Server setup,Proxy Server Setup,SSH Server Setup,tftp Server Setup,DHCP Server Setup,
IPtables Configuration,DNS Server Setup,Firewalls configuration,Backup configuration
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