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Gentoo

Remote Backup Using Flexbackup and SSH

Post date: December 31, 2005, 15:12 Category: Network Views: 8571 Comments
Tutorial quote: I have a server running Gentoo Linux which hosts a Subversion repository, a vpopmail and qmail system, a MySql database and more. I’m going to make a backup copy of the data on this machine in the event that I need to rebuild this server. I have chosen Flexbackup to perform this task.
Debian

Little-known APT utilities for Debian desktop users

Post date: July 30, 2006, 18:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3012 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) is a distinguishing feature of Debian-based systems. APT was the first major alternative in GNU/Linux to boast automatic dependency resolution. Most GNU/Linux users know it through the apt-get command, a utility that calls on the lower-level dpkg command. However, other APT-based utilities remain largely unknown to desktop users. Some of these utilities offer a range of functionality far beyond those of the basic tools.
Ubuntu+Studio

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 11.10

Post date: October 25, 2011, 09:10 Category: Desktop Views: 20204 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 11.10 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the 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 that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Please note that Ubuntu Studio 11.10 uses Xfce as the default desktop environment (instead of GNOME).
Linux

Kernel parameters for enhance security

Post date: October 28, 2008, 05:10 Category: Security Views: 3624 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

How To Configure Remote Access To Your Ubuntu Desktop

Post date: February 14, 2008, 13:02 Category: Desktop Views: 4468 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide explains how you can enable a remote desktop on an Ubuntu desktop so that you can access and control it remotely. This makes sense for example if you have customers that are not very tech-savvy. If they have a problem, you can log in to their desktops without the need to drive to their location. I will also show how to access the remote Ubuntu desktop from a Windows XP client and an Ubuntu client.
Debian

Rolling your own Debian packages (part 1)

Post date: January 21, 2006, 06:01 Category: Software Views: 3169 Comments
Tutorial quote: This two-part article explains how to make a Debian package of simple piece of software, presumably something you have written yourself. Although building a new package is more complex than rebuilding one or having one generated, the idea is that it is actually surprisingly simple to create basic Debian packages. In fact, if you can make software install into a temporary installation tree, you're already 90% done! This text provides a quick alternative to the more comprehensive Debian New Maintainers' Guide. Only knowledge of Makefiles and the basic Debian package tools is assumed.

The first part of this article will continue with some preliminary information about Debian packages. In the second part we walk through a concrete packaging example.
Ubuntu

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu Classic 11.04 Desktop (GNOME)

Post date: July 7, 2011, 11:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3187 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) desktop with the classic GNOME interface, i.e., no Unity (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.
Ubuntu

Newbie-Friendly Post-Installation Ubuntu Usability Setup Guide

Post date: November 5, 2009, 12:11 Category: Desktop Views: 4028 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial is designed for new Linux users that are familiar with Microsoft Windows. The goal is to address some of the most common issues that these people face. (Namely, media codecs, and general terminology.) I tried to write it as someone might explain it vocally; I attempted to add humor in an effort to keep it interesting, although I make no guarantees that it is actually funny.
Linux

MySQLTuner - Performance Tunning MySQL on Linux

Post date: January 24, 2010, 06:01 Category: Optimizing Views: 4944 Comments
Tutorial quote: MySQLTuner is a script written in Perl that allows you to review a MySQL installation quickly and make adjustments to increase performance and stability. The current configuration variables and status data is retrieved and presented in a brief format along with some basic performance suggestions.
Mandriva

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2010.1 Spring With GNOME

Post date: July 20, 2010, 11:07 Category: Desktop Views: 5246 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2010.1 Spring desktop (with the GNOME desktop environment) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the 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 that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.
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