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Debian

Avoiding slow package updates with package diffs

Post date: September 18, 2006, 13:09 Category: Network Views: 2921 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you're using the unstable or testing distribution of Debian GNU/Linux you will almost certainly have noticed that apt-get uses daily-diffs for its package updates. In many common situtations this is more bandwidth efficient, however it isn't always appropriate.

apt-get is a standard command which is used by many Debian users to manage package installation, and upgrades. (Although there are also other package managers such as synaptic, or aptitude.)
Debian

Monitoring Services using Mon

Post date: April 4, 2006, 20:04 Category: Installing Views: 2605 Comments
Tutorial quote: mon is a general-purpose scheduler and alert management tool used for monitoring service availability and triggering alerts upon failure detection. mon was designed to be open and extensible in the sense that it supports arbitrary monitoring facilities and alert methods via a common interface, all of which are easily implemented with programs in C, Perl, shell, etc., SNMP traps, and special mon traps.
Ubuntu

Recover Files from a Windows OS with PhotoRec via an Ubuntu Live CD

Post date: January 8, 2011, 23:01 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 3041 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial guides you through recovering data from a crashed drive by using PhotoRec via n Ubuntu Live CD. It is written in plain language.
OpenSUSE

GNOME Do - Launcher tool to search and launch applications files and more

Post date: October 21, 2008, 22:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3398 Comments
Tutorial quote: GNOME Do (Do) is an intelligent launcher tool that makes performing common tasks on your computer simple and efficient. “GNOME Do” not only allows you to search for items in your desktop environment (e.g. applications, contacts, bookmarks, files, music), it also allows you to specify actions to perform on search results (e.g. run, open, email, chat, play).
FreeBSD

Setting up LAMP on FreeBSD

Post date: August 2, 2008, 03:08 Category: Installing Views: 7730 Comments
Tutorial quote: Setting up a LAMP server is a common task for systems administrators, and FreeBSD is one of the most reliable and stable operating systems available. You can swap out the L in LAMP with F for FreeBSD to build a fast and reliable Web server.
Linux

Penguin Pete's X Window Manager and Desktop Environment Guide

Post date: January 6, 2007, 22:01 Category: Desktop Views: 2415 Comments
Tutorial quote: A tour of the desktops you will encounter on 99% of the Linux distributions out there. Each with screen shots, a review, and links. Written to help the new Linux user get familiar with the Linux desktop scene and help them decide which one is right for them.
Debian

Monitoring Proftpd Server Using phpftpwho

Post date: August 5, 2007, 02:08 Category: Software Views: 2922 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.
Gentoo

Bandwidth limiting howto

Post date: June 13, 2005, 02:06 Category: Network Views: 4199 Comments
Tutorial quote: Linux has a very powerful mechanism for controlling network bandwidth usage. As being powerful inevitably implies being complex, this feature is documented in lengthy and exhaustive documents in great details. These documents however can prove to be excessive in their length and language to users who are looking for simple solutions for simple questions. This guide aims to give a short and practical introduction on how to solve some common issues that users tend to experience on an everyday basis.
Debian

Securing Debian Manual

Post date: January 1, 2008, 13:01 Category: Security Views: 3653 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes security in the Debian project and in the Debian operating system. Starting with the process of securing and hardening the default Debian GNU/Linux distribution installation, it also covers some of the common tasks to set up a secure network environment using Debian GNU/Linux, gives additional information on the security tools available and talks about how security is enforced in Debian by the security and audit team.
Gentoo

Gentoo VSFTPD Howto

Post date: May 4, 2005, 18:05 Category: Network Views: 5363 Comments
Tutorial quote: This serves as an explicit guide as to how one goes about setting up a VSFTPD server on a Gentoo Linux computer. Though written for Gentoo, these instructions apply to other Linux distributions as well.
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