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Debian

Debian Network Utilities and tools With Examples

Post date: September 18, 2006, 16:09 Category: Network Views: 4937 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is the list of debian network utilities and tools for administrators and users to check the network related traffic, monitor network.This includes installation of each package with man pages
Coyote+Linux

Building A Linux Router

Post date: February 26, 2007, 07:02 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 8609 Comments
Tutorial quote: Building a reliable, full-featured broadband router can be very easy and cost-efficient. This article is about building one for routing a LAN to the Internet with NAT (Network Address Translation -- Linux users also call it as IP Masquerading) using an old computer and a Linux micro-distribution designed to have very low hardware requirements. We'll end up having a very simple and stable system, yet featuring e.g. iptables based stateful firewalling and remote administration.
Debian

Using ATA Over Ethernet On Debian Etch

Post date: October 17, 2007, 11:10 Category: Hardware Views: 6551 Comments
Tutorial quote: Imagine you have a machine with all of its disk full and another with unused gigabytes, and you do not want to move the data from one to the other. Why not use the second's disk on the first, you could do it with iSCSI, but you can do it with ATA over Ethernet (AoE) as well. It is the second method I will explain in this article. All of this was made with two computers running Debian Etch.
Debian

How to: Debian Installation on Acer Aspire 7520 Series!

Post date: September 15, 2008, 18:09 Category: Installing Views: 3700 Comments
Tutorial quote: After buying my new Acer Aspire 7520G and to be honest I have been using its default OS for 4 month! That is a Windows using record for me and I am not happy with it since Acer been joking around with the CD-ROM player since it was requested on order. Alright to get to work with Debian I had to replace the OEM CD/DVD Player.
Fedora+Core

The Perfect Desktop - Part 1: Fedora Core 6

Post date: February 22, 2007, 19:02 Category: Desktop Views: 7005 Comments
Tutorial quote: With the release of Microsoft's new Windows operating system (Vista), more and more people are looking for alternatives to Windows for various reasons. This tutorial is the first of a series of articles where I will show people who are willing to switch to Linux how they can set up a Linux desktop (Fedora Core 6 in this article) that fully replaces their Windows desktop, i.e. that has all 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, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.
Debian

Secure Debian System Using FireHOL Firewall

Post date: July 26, 2006, 20:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3167 Comments
Tutorial quote: FireHOL is a stateful iptables packet filtering firewall configurator. It is abstracted, extensible, easy and powerful. It can handle any kind of firewall, but most importantly, it gives you the means to configure it, the same way you think of it.
Debian

MRTG Configuration in Debian Linux

Post date: April 4, 2006, 20:04 Category: Installing Views: 3721 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Multi Router Traffic Grapher (MRTG) is a tool to monitor the traffic load on network links. MRTG generates HTML pages containing PNG images which provide a LIVE visual representation of this traffic.
Linux

Performance Tools for Optimizing Linux: Process-Specific CPU

Post date: June 1, 2005, 07:06 Category: Optimizing Views: 3437 Comments
Tutorial quote: The tools to analyze the performance of applications are varied and have existed in one form or another since the early days of UNIX. It is critical to understand how an application is interacting with the operating system, CPU, and memory system to understand its performance. This chapter will help you understand where the bottleneck in your system is occuring, and how to fix it.
Unix+clones

Create your own init.d scripts

Post date: November 11, 2007, 05:11 Category: System Views: 8134 Comments
Tutorial quote: Have a Linux executable that you would like to run as a daemon? Making your own init.d scripts can be a bit tricky, but I can help you out.

The directory /etc/init.d/ is a location on a Linux file system that contains scripts for changing init states.

For details on Linux run levels look here.

The run levels that are most important to us are 2, 3 and 5.

VERY basic sample init.d script (Replace italics respectively):
Linux

Chmod Squad: HOWTO Use Linux File Permissions

Post date: January 6, 2007, 21:01 Category: System Views: 4060 Comments
Tutorial quote: A complete new user's guide to the Linux file permission system, with examples. Be mystified no more by cryptic file permission bits.
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