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Linux

VMware and Xen Management with BixData

Post date: November 16, 2006, 20:11 Category: System Views: 4028 Comments
Tutorial quote: BixData is a system, application, and network monitoring tool which allows you to easily monitor nearly every aspect of your servers. The newly released version 2.6 is the only application that has the ability to control both Xen and VMware virtual machines. You can control both VM Hosts (the computer that's running the VM software) and VM Guests (the virtual machines running on the hosts).
Mepis

Mepis + apt = Working On Easy Street

Post date: April 13, 2005, 19:04 Category: System Views: 6786 Comments
Tutorial quote: My reasoning for combining the traditional Debian apt command with Mepis was speed and efficiency. Also, in the fine tradition of open source, I could choose to use the command line instead of the Kpackage or Mepis System Center package management screen. This is a good way to learn about Debian systems that builds confidence for new users right off the bat.

Let's see how apt works with Mepis.
Ubuntu

How to install Microsoft core fonts on Ubuntu

Post date: December 14, 2006, 09:12 Category: Desktop Views: 5032 Comments
Tutorial quote: With Microsoft as dominant as it is (see Bug #1) we often need to look for compatibility options for a number of things. There are teams working on all types of compatibility issues but one of them is already taken care of (and I’m sure there are many more to come). This tutorial will allow you to install Microsoft’s Core Font package on your Ubuntu system, allowing you to see and use the same fonts that all of our Windows friends are used to.
Debian

SMS Daemon

Post date: August 12, 2006, 18:08 Category: Hardware Views: 7173 Comments
Tutorial quote: So you've got a webserver and you'd like to be able to send/receive SMS? You've seen adverts that read "Send FOO to to get ..." and would like something similar? With the gnokii package and a supported phone you should be able to do all that and more.
OpenSUSE

rpmorphan - Find & delete orphaned packages in openSUSE

Post date: February 8, 2009, 19:02 Category: System Views: 5667 Comments
Tutorial quote: rpmorphan is a free opensource utility to find orphaned packages on your openSUSE installation. rpmorphan determines which packages on the system has no other package(s) depending on their installation, and lists these packages.
Debian

Installing new Debian systems with debootstrap

Post date: August 12, 2006, 18:08 Category: Installing Views: 3670 Comments
Tutorial quote: When it comes to installing new installations of Debian GNU/Linux there is one tool which should not be ignored. Whether you're dealing with a real system, or a virtualised one, the debootstrap tool is ideal for quickly installing new Debian environments.

Put simply the debootstrap package allows you to install a fresh copy of Debian GNU/Linux into a directory. This new installation will have all the basic packages and binaries which you'd expect to be present
Debian

Monitoring Proftpd Server Using phpftpwho

Post date: August 5, 2007, 02:08 Category: Software Views: 3563 Comments
Tutorial quote: phpftpwho is a program written in PHP that tells you the status of your local FTP server. It uses the unix/linux
command ftpwho and formats and displays the information. The program is licensed under the GPL license.
Linux

DOSBox - A DOS Emulator

Post date: May 1, 2005, 17:05 Category: Emulation Views: 4148 Comments
Tutorial quote: Do you rely on legacy DOS apps. that are critical to the survival of your business? Me neither - I just want to play Frogger again...

One way of running those old favourites under Linux is to use the DOSBox software package.
Debian

Nagios and Oreon (Nagios web front end) installation and Configuration

Post date: July 18, 2006, 17:07 Category: Software Views: 3865 Comments
Tutorial quote: Nagios is a host and service monitor designed to inform you of network problems before your clients, end-users or managers do. It has been designed to run under the Linux operating system, but works fine under most *NIX variants as well. The monitoring daemon runs intermittent checks on hosts and services you specify using external "plugins" which return status information to Nagios. When problems are encountered, the daemon can send notifications out to administrative contacts in a variety of different ways (email, instant message, SMS, etc.).

Debian

Installing Zabbix (Server And Agent) On Debian Etch

Post date: July 11, 2007, 23:07 Category: Installing Views: 4771 Comments
Tutorial quote: Zabbix is a solution for monitoring applications, networks, and servers. With Zabbix, you can monitor multiple servers at a time, using a Zabbix server that comes with a web interface (that is used to configure Zabbix and holds the graphs of your systems) and Zabbix agents that are installed on the systems to be monitored. The Zabbix agents deliver the desired data to the Zabbix server. This tutorial shows how you can install the Zabbix server and agent on a Debian Etch system.
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