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Ubuntu

Perfect Setup Of Snort + Base + PostgreSQL On Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Post date: April 25, 2007, 21:04 Category: Installing Views: 3934 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial describes how you can install and configure the Snort IDS (intrusion detection system) and BASE (Basic Analysis and Security Engine) on an Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake) system. With the help of Snort and BASE, you can monitor your system - with BASE you can perform analysis of intrusions that Snort has detected on your network. Snort will use a PostgreSQL database to store/log the data it gathers.
Debian

Firebird database Configuration

Post date: May 5, 2006, 17:05 Category: Installing Views: 2127 Comments
Tutorial quote: Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL-99 features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers. It has been used in production systems, under a variety of names since 1981.

Firebird is a commercially independent project of C and C++ programmers, technical advisors and supporters developing and enhancing a multi-platform relational database management system based on the source code released by Inprise Corp (now known as Borland Software Corp) under the InterBase Public License v.1.0 on 25 July, 2000.
OpenBSD

Hardening OpenBSD Internet Servers

Post date: April 11, 2006, 22:04 Category: Security Views: 9235 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial on how-to harden or improve security on OpenBSD Internet servers includes sections that apply to any UNIX system. Hardening is making a computer more secure by removing unneeded functions, restricting access and tracking changes and processes. It was revised to cover OpenBSD 3.0 on Dec. 15, 2001 and includes an overview of the 2.9 to 3.0 changes. A new page on priorities ranks the value of the techniques presented here. Familiarity with UNIX system administration but not OpenBSD is assumed.
Debian

Lighttpd Webserver Installation in Debian

Post date: July 10, 2006, 21:07 Category: Software Views: 2457 Comments
Tutorial quote: Security, speed, compliance, and flexibility--all of these describe LightTPD which is rapidly redefining efficiency of a webserver; as it is designed and optimized for high performance environments. With a small memory footprint compared to other web-servers, effective management of the cpu-load, and advanced feature set (FastCGI, CGI, Auth, Output-Compression,URL-Rewriting and many more) LightTPD is the perfect solution for every server that is suffering load problems. And best of all it's Open Source licensed under the revised BSD license.
FreeBSD

Update FreeBSD with freebsd-update

Post date: May 18, 2007, 01:05 Category: Security Views: 4146 Comments
Tutorial quote: Rather doing single patch for single case you can use freebsd-update to update security in single and convenient way.
Linux

A Beginner's Guide To LVM

Post date: January 16, 2007, 19:01 Category: System Views: 3837 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide shows how to work with LVM (Logical Volume Management) on Linux. It also describes how to use LVM together with RAID1 in an extra chapter. As LVM is a rather abstract topic, this article comes with a Debian Etch VMware image that you can download and start, and on that Debian Etch system you can run all the commands I execute here and compare your results with mine. Through this practical approach you should get used to LVM very fast.
Ubuntu

Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 Post Installation Guide

Post date: April 29, 2010, 21:04 Category: Software Views: 3571 Comments
Tutorial quote: This Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Post Installation guide describes how to install useful software, audio-dvd-video codecs, google earth and google chromium, eye candy stuff and other things...
Linux

Delete Qmail Server messages Queue

Post date: January 12, 2007, 18:01 Category: Software Views: 2686 Comments
Tutorial quote: qmail is a mail transfer agent that runs on Unix. It was more secure replacement for the popular Sendmail program. The author offered a $500 prize for the first person to publish a verifiable security hole in the latest version of the software.

This is a useful thing to do in a number of situations. For instance, if you are hit with a spamming attack, you can temporarily instate a second Qmail installation (once the spam run is finished), allow it to take over mail receipt,and then use this tool to clean the offending mails out of the queue before switching over to the main Qmail installation once again.
Ubuntu

Apache Virtual Hosts and mod_rewrite on Ubuntu Hardy

Post date: July 17, 2008, 12:07 Category: Network Views: 4126 Comments
Tutorial quote: A HowTo/Guide on successfully setting up Apache Virtual Hosts, and mod_rewrite on Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04). The guide walks through the whole process, and explains the necessary configuration files, which are slightly different on an Ubuntu system.
Fedora

Fedora 9 Installation Guide

Post date: May 14, 2008, 19:05 Category: Installing Views: 6769 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide describes how to easily configure your Fedora 9 installation. Learn how to upgrade from Fedora 7/8, add extra repositories, configure audio and video playback, install everyday needed applications and increase your system's performance and usability! Plus you can learn how to access your Windows Partitions and Shared folders, install Compiz-Fusion, SUN's JAVA, KDE and much more.
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