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Fedora

Upgrade Your Desktop From Fedora 8 To Fedora 9 With PreUpgrade

Post date: May 20, 2008, 05:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3525 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to upgrade your desktop from Fedora 8 to Fedora 9 via PreUpgrade. PreUpgrade provides a frontend that allows the user to easily download all packages that are needed for the distribution upgrade, and then perform the distribution upgrade.
Linux

SSH: Best Practices

Post date: January 17, 2008, 13:01 Category: Security Views: 5332 Comments
Tutorial quote: Are you using SSH in the best way possible? Have you configured it to be as limited and secure as possible? The goal of this document is to kick in the new year with some best practices for SSH: why you should use them, how to set them up, and how to verify that they are in place. All of the examples below assume that you are using EnGarde Secure Linux but any modern Linux distribution will do just fine since, as far as I know, everybody ships OpenSSH.
OpenSUSE

Setup and Configure openSUSE 11.0

Post date: August 18, 2008, 06:08 Category: Installing Views: 5001 Comments
Tutorial quote: openSUSE 11.0 is the best Linux distribution out there. However, there are some rough edges and if you want to get up and running with openSUSE 11.0 then there are likely a few customizations you’ll want to make.
Coyote+Linux

Building A Linux Router

Post date: February 26, 2007, 07:02 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 9253 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.
Ubuntu

How To Install And Use MyDLP

Post date: March 21, 2011, 13:03 Category: Installing Views: 5230 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document can be used as a guide to installation of MyDLP Appliance. It also describes the basic usage. MyDLP is an easy, simple and open DLP (data loss prevention) solution, licensed under GPLv3. MyDLP 1.0 was released on 10 November 2010. MyDLP Appliance is a distribution based on Ubuntu Server. The distribution comes as a easy to deploy key solution. Protecting customer records, securing confidential files, data flow enforcements... this is all achievable within 30 minutes.
Debian

How To Compile A Kernel - Debian Etch

Post date: June 13, 2007, 01:06 Category: System Views: 4745 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: 4031 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.
Ubuntu

Ten tips for new Ubuntu users

Post date: June 22, 2006, 15:06 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 6917 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ubuntu has become the most popular Linux distribution for new Linux users. It's easy to install, easy to use, and usually "just works." But moving to a different operating system can be confusing, no matter how well-designed it is. Here's a list of tips that might save you some time while you're getting used to Ubuntu.
Fedora

Upgrade Fedora 9 with Fedora 10

Post date: December 5, 2008, 12:12 Category: Installing Views: 3628 Comments
Tutorial quote: Fedora 10 codenamed "Cambridge" has been released. This new version of the community oriented, Red Hat backed Linux distribution comes with new features which enhance the end user experience.
Linux

Bandwidth monitoring with iptables

Post date: December 27, 2005, 15:12 Category: Network Views: 4361 Comments
Tutorial quote: Linux has a number of useful bandwidth monitoring and management programs. A quick search on Freshmeat.net for bandwidth returns a number of applications. However, if all you need is a basic overview of your total bandwidth usage, iptables is all you really need -- and it's already installed if you're using a Linux distribution based on the 2.4.x or 2.6.x kernels.
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