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/etc/grub.conf explained

Post date: September 28, 2008, 09:09 Category: Software Views: 3474 Comments
Tutorial quote: The following example shows the structure of a GRUB menu file. The example installation has a Linux boot partition under /dev/sda5, a root partition under /dev/sda7, and a Windows installation under /dev/sda1.
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How to catch Linux system intruders

Post date: September 22, 2008, 13:09 Category: Security Views: 3990 Comments
Tutorial quote: Secure your Linux box by locking it down and posting a guard to watch for intruders.
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Reducing MySQL Memory Footprint

Post date: September 19, 2008, 22:09 Category: Software Views: 3010 Comments
Tutorial quote: By default MySQL installs a configuration file with big caches and uses up more memory than is needed on most server setups. If like me you are struggling for free ram you may wish to use MySQL’s my-small.cnf and optimize it a little, here is how to do it.
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Displaying RSS And Atom Feeds On Your Web Site With SimplePie

Post date: August 31, 2008, 08:08 Category: Installing Views: 2601 Comments
Tutorial quote: SimplePie is a PHP library that can fetch, cache, parse, and normalize RSS and Atom feeds. It allows you to display the newest articles from websites with RSS or Atom feeds on your own site. This is a great way to add new, fresh, and relevant information to your site. This guide shows how you can set it up for your own web site.
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How to install Linux on Windows using VirtualBox

Post date: August 12, 2008, 14:08 Category: Installing Views: 2952 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide explains how to install Linux and specifically Ubuntu Linux on Windows XP using SUN's VirtualBox. VirtualBox creates a virtual hard drive in which you can install another guest Operating System (Ubuntu Linux) which you can run along with your host Operating System (Windows XP). This way you can try Linux without being afraid of losing your Windows files.
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Easy peasy full system backup

Post date: August 12, 2008, 12:08 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 3035 Comments
Tutorial quote: You know how when someone accidentally deletes their files or their hard drive crashes or some other apocalyptic event occurs, the first thing people ask is “where is your backup”? Of course, we’ve all seen it (*ahem* been there ). It’s a bit unintuitive, because backups have no equivalent in the real world. If you drive your car into a lake, there’s no way to get it back. But making backups is the single best way to prevent losing your stuff. So do it!
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Manage Your Music Efficiently in Linux

Post date: August 4, 2008, 19:08 Category: Multimedia Views: 3286 Comments
Tutorial quote: Today PC's have become a major source of entertainment ... Whether its listening Music, watching Movies , playing Games or chatting in past time.. PC has does it all to keep you entertained for a long period of time.. PC has now turned to a jukebox now apart from what they are mainly meant for !

Today people generally store their Music in their PC .. Keeping Music in PC has lots of advantages like you have a Soft copy always accessible from anywhere, can easily backup/delete music collection, saves space by not utilizing DVD's/Cd's considering Online Music Shops. Easy management and Quicker Search..

Keeping Music in Cd's and similar stuff is hard.. As you just can't carry every Media's with you and compiling you favorite song collection to Cd's and DVD's will consume too much recourse.. With the arrival of Portable Media player like iPod, Walkman, Zen and others carrying music was so easy..

But to keep your Music collection updated and proper you must keep them in proper way.. A properly tagged and named music file will be easy to find else you will just waste your time searching the Gb's of your Disk..

So why waste time ? Just go through the guide and you will know how to easily and efficiently manage your Music Collection in GNU/Linux OS..
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64 Bit Eclipse 3.4 (Ganymede) IDE with PDT and SQL Explorer - Full PHP/MySQL Web Application IDE

Post date: August 4, 2008, 08:08 Category: Software Views: 4478 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial covers the installation process for the latest release of Eclipse, 3.4 (Ganymede), and additionally the PDT and SQL Explorer Plugins, to create a fully integrated PHP/MySQL Web Application Development Environment in Linux.
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How To Patch BIND9 Against DNS Cache Poisoning (Debian/Fedora/CentOS)

Post date: July 29, 2008, 09:07 Category: Security Views: 3443 Comments
Tutorial quote: Dan Kaminsky earlier this month announced a massive, multi-vendor issue with DNS that could allow attackers to compromise any name server - clients, too. These two articles explain how you can fix a BIND9 nameserver on Debian Etch and Fedora/CentOS so that it is not vulnerable anymore to DNS cache poisoning.

http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-patch-bind-to-avoid-cache-poisoning-debian-etch
http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-patch-bind-to-avoid-cache-poisoning-fedora-centos
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Embedding Python In Apache2 With mod_python (Debian/Ubuntu, Fedora/CentOS, Mandriva, OpenSUSE)

Post date: July 22, 2008, 09:07 Category: Installing Views: 3178 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how to install and use mod_python on various distributions (Debian/Ubuntu, Fedora/CentOS, Mandriva, OpenSUSE) with Apache2. mod_python is an Apache module that embeds the Python interpreter within the server. It allows you to write web-based applications in Python that will run many times faster than traditional CGI and will have access to advanced features such as ability to retain database connections and other data between hits and access to Apache internals.
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