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Debian

Running scripts after a reboot for non-root users

Post date: April 5, 2006, 01:04 Category: System Views: 2404 Comments
Tutorial quote: There is an alternative way of adding entries to your crontab file, using shortcuts. The shortcuts allow you to make entries that will match at particular times.
Linux

Configuring sudo and adding users to Wheel group

Post date: December 5, 2008, 12:12 Category: Security Views: 3486 Comments
Tutorial quote: f a server needs to be administered by a number of people it is normally not a good idea for them all to use the root account. This is because it becomes difficult to determine exactly who did what, when and where if everyone logs in with the same credentials. The sudo utility was designed to overcome this difficulty.
Linux

MySQL Database Tutorials

Post date: January 31, 2011, 07:01 Category: Software Views: 3568 Comments
Tutorial quote: Many people tell me they arenít very fond of scripts, because the install frightens them a bit. And itís true: creating a database, importing tables, your siteís root pathÖ if you donít know what youíre doing, this looks pretty complicated.
Luckily, it is not, once you get the hang of it.
OpenSUSE

Block ssh brute force attack on OpenSuSe

Post date: June 27, 2009, 09:06 Category: Security Views: 3724 Comments
Tutorial quote: A brute force attack consists of trying every possible code, combination, or password until you find the right one.

As an example, imagine a system which only allows 4 digit PIN codes. This means that there are a maximum of 10,000 possible PIN combinations.
Fedora

Multimedia Support in Fedora 11

Post date: June 27, 2009, 09:06 Category: Multimedia Views: 4686 Comments
Tutorial quote: Follow these instructions to get mp3 and other multimedia support on your Fedora 11.
Open a terminal and become root, then run this command:
Linux

Automatically Forward Your Local Mail

Post date: August 6, 2007, 15:08 Category: System Views: 2979 Comments
Tutorial quote: Forward mail sent to your local root account to your real email address.
Debian

Samba ADS integration without Kerberos

Post date: May 7, 2006, 06:05 Category: Network Views: 2880 Comments
Tutorial quote: Aim: Allow Debian Sarge box to join ADS domain without using Kerberos and create user accounts on the fly. The resulting Debian system should work for NT Domain users for most or all services being offered, with the same username and password without having to type the domain in each time.
Ubuntu

Using Steghide to Hide your Data Crypticly

Post date: November 24, 2007, 22:11 Category: Security Views: 5380 Comments
Tutorial quote: By using Steghide, we can embed hidden files inside of other files and the average person will never know. This method also encrypts the hidden data, so a password will be required to extract and view whatever is hidden. The method is referred to as steganography.
Debian

SSH your Debian servers without password

Post date: December 29, 2006, 20:12 Category: System Views: 3057 Comments
Tutorial quote: Secure Shell is a program to log into another computer over a network, to execute commands in a remote machine, and to move files from one machine to another. It provides strong authentication and secure communications over unsecure channels. It is intended as a replacement for telnet, rlogin, rsh, and rcp. For SSH2, there is a replacement for FTP: sftp.This might be useful if you are trying to connect everytime to your server remotely.
Unix+clones

Unattended rdiff-backup HOWTO

Post date: April 3, 2006, 08:04 Category: Software Views: 4009 Comments
Tutorial quote: This page describes how to set up rdiff-backup to run, as a non-root user, unattended from a crontab. We will utilize features of rdiff-backup and OpenSSH to secure the setup as much as possible.
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