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Linux

Enhancing kernel security with grsecurity

Post date: November 25, 2005, 21:11 Category: Security Views: 2826 Comments
Tutorial quote: Is your server as secure as it could be? Sure, you use a firewall, mandate strong passwords, and patch regularly. You even take a proactive approach by performing security audits with tools such as nmap and Nessus. Yet you may still be vulnerable to zero-day exploits and privilege escalation attacks. If these possibilities keep you awake at night, you're not alone. The sleepless folks with the grsecurity project have developed an easy-to-use set of security enhancements to help put your fears to rest.
Linux

Kernel parameters for enhance security

Post date: October 28, 2008, 05:10 Category: Security Views: 3145 Comments
Tutorial quote: The following list shows tunable kernel parameters you can use to secure your Linux server against attacks.

For each tunable kernel parameters you need to be add it to the /etc/sysctl.conf configuration file to make the change permanent after reboots
Ubuntu

Install Ubuntu kernel updates without rebooting using Ksplice Uptrack

Post date: August 24, 2009, 14:08 Category: Software Views: 2409 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ksplice Uptrack is an update service for the Linux kernel; it automatically delivers security and reliability improvements to your machine, without the disruption of rebooting.
Ubuntu

How To Compile A Kernel - The Ubuntu Way

Post date: November 8, 2006, 18:11 Category: System Views: 4656 Comments
Tutorial quote: Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on Ubuntu systems. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if you need features that are not in there.
Fedora+Core

How To Compile A Kernel - The Fedora Way

Post date: November 14, 2006, 20:11 Category: System Views: 4486 Comments
Tutorial quote: Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on Fedora systems. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if you need features that are not in there.
SuSe

How To Compile A Kernel - The SuSE Way

Post date: December 3, 2006, 21:12 Category: System Views: 8440 Comments
Tutorial quote: Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on SuSE systems. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if you need features that are not in there.
Linux

Linux Security HOWTO

Post date: April 12, 2005, 17:04 Category: Security Views: 2812 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document is a general overview of security issues that face the administrator of Linux systems. It covers general security philosophy and a number of specific examples of how to better secure your Linux system from intruders. Also included are pointers to security-related material and programs.
Debian

How To Compile A Kernel - Debian Etch

Post date: June 13, 2007, 01:06 Category: System Views: 3941 Comments
Tutorial quote: Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on a Debian Etch system. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if you need features that are not in there.
Debian

How To Compile A Kernel - The Debian (Sarge) Way

Post date: December 21, 2006, 22:12 Category: System Views: 3218 Comments
Tutorial quote: Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on Debian Sarge systems. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if you need features that are not in there.
Debian

Debian Kernel Compile Howto (Kernel 2.6)

Post date: April 12, 2005, 18:04 Category: System Views: 3417 Comments
Tutorial quote: In some cases you might want to compile your own kernel that suits your needs better than the standard kernel that comes with your distribution. I will describe how to do this on a Debian machine. Please note that this tutorial is for kernel 2.6 only!
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