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FreeBSD

ZFS Quick Start Guide

Post date: March 27, 2008, 20:03 Category: System Views: 9817 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ok, ZFS is now in the tree, what's now? Below you'll find some instructions how to quickly get it up and running.
Linux

Linux Filesystems and Partitioning: A Primer

Post date: June 24, 2005, 14:06 Category: System Views: 2654 Comments
Tutorial quote: We recently to shed some light on Linux, particularly for users unfamiliar with the system. The article received quite a response from around the world and so we will be doing some follow-up articles to teach all those interested, the ins and outs of Linux. In this article, we will be discussing what partitioning is, how to choose a filesystem, how to have Windows and Linux installed on your hard drive at the same time, and more.
Gentoo

PureFTPD with MySQL Auth + MyPhpAdmin

Post date: June 11, 2005, 08:06 Category: Network Views: 4278 Comments
Tutorial quote: Simple guide on how to setup Pure-FTPD on Gentoo with MySQL authorization.
Linux

First Steps Of Running Linux Via Terminal Instead Of Desktop

Post date: August 8, 2011, 07:08 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 3245 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial is supposed to show new Linux users how to handle Linux without having to browse through your desktop to edit files. The core commands to do this are the same on every Linux distribution, however there is a large variety of commands that differ from distribution to distribution, as does the install command.
Arch

X11 Cursors

Post date: April 14, 2005, 01:04 Category: Desktop Views: 7107 Comments
Tutorial quote: There are many cursor themes available for the X11 Windowing System besides the default black pointer.
This guide will instruct you on where to get them, installing them, and configuring them.
White+Box

The perfect Setup - White Box Linux

Post date: April 15, 2005, 23:04 Category: Installing Views: 6116 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is a detailed description about the steps to be taken to setup a Linux server based on White Box Linux that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS!), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.).

Since White Box Linux is very similar to Red Hat Enterprise Linux this tutorial should also work for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Linux

How To Set Up Linux As A Dial-In Server

Post date: January 21, 2007, 20:01 Category: Network Views: 3865 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to attach modems to a Linux box and allow it to receive calls to connect users to the network. It is like being your own ISP (Internet Service Provider). If your Linux box is connected to the Internet, then the users will also be connected to the Internet. Your Linux box becomes a router. This is also known as RAS (Remote Access Services) in the Microsoft world. In the Linux world it is called PPP (Point to Point Protocol).
Gentoo

Gentoo LVM2 installation

Post date: April 15, 2005, 04:04 Category: Installing Views: 2978 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide is based on an example with two IDE hard disks. It means that you will more than likely need to change the drive, partition names and partition sizes to match your own setup and needs.
Linux

Hardening Linux: a 10 step approach to a secure server

Post date: June 22, 2005, 10:06 Category: Security Views: 3558 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Internet has become a far more dangerous place than it was 20 years ago. Nowadays, Operating System and application security is an integral part of a server configuration and, while firewalls are very important, they are not the panacea.

This list of steps is intended as a guideline with a practical approach. We’ll try to provide a complete picture without getting into unnecesary details. This list won’t replace a good book on secure systems administration, but it will be useful as a quick guide.

Before we get started it’s worth to mention that security is not a status: it’s just a process. The correct initial setup of the server only provides a good start and helps you get half the way through. But you actually need to walk the other half of the road, by providing proper security vigilance, monitoring and updating.
Linux

Hot tips to get the best of Linux in 2008

Post date: January 8, 2008, 03:01 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 3455 Comments
Tutorial quote: At the onset of this new year - 2008 - I would like to share some Linux tips with you. It won’t matter which version are you using because I’ll talk mostly about the Linux Console. Most common windows user will probably feel the console in Linux to be a little intimidating, nevertheless when the time comes, you’ll notice that it is the best way to be highly productive.
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