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Ubuntu

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (Ubuntu 9.04) [ISPConfig 2]

Post date: April 26, 2009, 09:04 Category: Installing Views: 4122 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (Ubuntu 9.04) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. In the end you should have a system that works reliably, and if you like you can install the free webhosting control panel ISPConfig 2 (i.e., ISPConfig runs on it out of the box).
Ubuntu

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (Ubuntu 10.04) [ISPConfig 2]

Post date: May 2, 2010, 23:05 Category: Installing Views: 5028 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (Ubuntu 10.04) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. In the end you should have a system that works reliably, and if you like you can install the free webhosting control panel ISPConfig 2 (i.e., ISPConfig runs on it out of the box).
Ubuntu

Squid Proxy Server On Ubuntu 9.04 Server With DansGuardian, ClamAV, And WPAD

Post date: July 3, 2009, 11:07 Category: Installing Views: 7744 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial will demonstrate how to set up a Squid Proxy server on Ubuntu 9.04 Server with DansGuardian (for content filtering) and ClamAV (for Virus scanning); in addition, we will set up Web Proxy AutoDetection (WPAD) through DHCP (in this case, the Windows Server 2003 DHCP server) or DNS so that the only configuration necessary on the client side is to check "Auto-detect proxy settings for this network" in Firefox or Internet Explorer. At the end of the tutorial, users will have a fully functional and secure proxy for HTTP access.
SuSe

gDesklets - Desklets for your Desktop in openSUSE

Post date: August 3, 2008, 13:08 Category: Desktop Views: 7179 Comments
Tutorial quote: gDesklets is another great tool like Google Gadgets for bringing mini programs called desklets such as weather forecasts, news tickers, system information displays, or music player controls, onto your desktop, where they are sitting there in a symbiotic relationship of eye candy and usefulness. The possibilities are really endless and they are always there to serve you whenever you need them, just one key-press away. The system is not restricted to one desktop environment, but currently works on most of the modern Unix desktops (including GNOME, KDE, Xfce).
Linux

Optimizing Desktop Performance, Part II

Post date: May 24, 2005, 18:05 Category: Optimizing Views: 4240 Comments
Tutorial quote: As we discussed in last week's article, for most of its existence, people have distributed Linux as a workstation or a server rather than as a desktop. The default workstation that evolved has existed mostly for use by developers. So, when you install a Linux distribution with a graphical interface, it generally looks like what a developer might want. In addition, it performs similar to how many UNIX workstations work, which can seem slow.

In this article, we continue to look at the Linux desktop in a different light. Here, we think of it as a computer system with a fast interface that we can optimize for the knowledge worker and consumer.
Windows

Convert Physical Windows Systems Into Virtual Machines To Be Run On A Linux Desktop

Post date: February 20, 2007, 19:02 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 9213 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article shows how you can convert a physical Windows system (XP, 2003, 2000, NT4 SP4+) into a VMware virtual machine with the free VMware Converter Starter. The resulting virtual machine can be run in the free VMware Player and VMware Server, and also in VMware Workstation and other VMware products. VMware Converter comes in handy if you want to switch to a Linux desktop, but feel the need to run your old Windows desktop from time to time. By converting your Windows desktop into a virtual machine, you can run it under VMware Server/Player, etc. on your Linux desktop.
Ubuntu

KVM Guest Management With Virt-Manager On Ubuntu 8.10

Post date: February 10, 2009, 12:02 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 5163 Comments
Tutorial quote: Virt-Manager (Virtual Machine Manager) is a graphical interface for managing KVM and Xen guests on the local and also on remote systems. You can use it to start, stop, pause, create, and delete guests, and you can connect to the guests using the graphical console. This guide shows how you can use it to manage KVM guests on an Ubuntu 8.10 desktop.
OpenBSD

Using OpenBSD

Post date: April 26, 2006, 14:04 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 10004 Comments
Tutorial quote: Many people responded to the call for OpenBSD and OpenSSH donations by purchasing an OpenBSD CD set. Those CDs are beginning to arrive in the mail, and when they do, how are you going to use them? If you're a software enthusiast who has never used OpenBSD before, you might enjoy installing it by yourself and figuring it out as you go. If, however, you're looking for a more practical approach to using OpenBSD as a desktop or server operating system, here's a guide to get you started.
Debian

Howto install pureftpd on a debian machine

Post date: April 10, 2006, 02:04 Category: Software Views: 3654 Comments
Tutorial quote: The target of this tutorial is to have a successful installation of the ftp-daemon pureftpd working with virtual user accounts. You should already know about installing pureftpd.
Gentoo

HOWTO PHP5 and PHP6 Simultaneously

Post date: December 17, 2007, 10:12 Category: Software Views: 7549 Comments
Tutorial quote: PHP6 will be the next biggest change in PHP applications world, it would be great to have an early testing environment for PHP6 - it might save some nightmares to developers.
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