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Ubuntu

Howto Set Flickr images as Ubuntu desktop wallpaper

Post date: August 7, 2007, 02:08 Category: System Views: 3921 Comments
Tutorial quote: Webilder delivers stunning wallpapers to your Linux desktop, directly from Flickr and Webshots. You choose what keywords (tags) to watch for, and photos are automatically downloaded to your computer. Webilder can also change the wallpaper every few minutes.

Linux

Automatically Forward Your Local Mail

Post date: August 6, 2007, 15:08 Category: System Views: 2770 Comments
Tutorial quote: Forward mail sent to your local root account to your real email address.
Debian

How To Compile A Kernel - Debian Etch

Post date: June 13, 2007, 01:06 Category: System Views: 3776 Comments
Tutorial quote: Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on a Debian Etch system. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if you need features that are not in there.
Debian

Apache: Creating A Session-Aware Loadbalancer Using mod_proxy_balancer (Debian Etch)

Post date: May 29, 2007, 22:05 Category: System Views: 3627 Comments
Tutorial quote: mod_proxy_balancer is an Apache module that lets you create a loadbalancer. This loadbalancer retrieves requested pages from two or more backend webservers and delivers them to the user's computer. An important feature of mod_proxy_balancer is that it keeps track of sessions so that a single user always deals with the same backend webserver.
Linux

Filesystem Encryption Tools for Linux

Post date: May 28, 2007, 00:05 Category: System Views: 3250 Comments
Tutorial quote: Crypto filesystems keep your data safe – even if someone steals your computer.Linux offers a number of encrypted filesystem options – each with a different approach to the encryption problem.Encrypted filesystems may be overkill
for family photos or your résumé, but they make sense for network-accessible servers that hold sensitive business
documents, databases that contain credit-card information, offline backups, and laptops.
Debian

Using Ruby On Rails With Apache2 On Debian Etch

Post date: May 27, 2007, 23:05 Category: System Views: 3500 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article shows how you can install Ruby on Rails (RoR) and integrate it in Apache2 on a Debian Etch system. Ruby on Rails is a web application framework which is rapidly gaining popularity among web programmers. It aims to increase the speed and ease with which database-driven web sites can be created and offers skeleton code frameworks (scaffolding) from the outset. Applications using the RoR framework are developed using the Model-View-Controller design pattern.
Linux

Running ISPConfig On Port 80 Using Apache's Reverse Proxy Feature (Debian Etch)

Post date: May 23, 2007, 22:05 Category: System Views: 4355 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article shows how you can configure a Debian Etch system that has the webhosting control panel ISPConfig installed so that ISPConfig can be accessed on port 80. By default ISPConfig uses port 81 which is a non-standard port and is blocked by some firewalls and ISPs. By using Apache's mod_proxy module, we can avoid this problem. It lets us create a reverse proxy that can fetch the pages from ISPConfig on port 81.
Ubuntu

Howto Setup Dual Monitors with NVidia in Ubuntu

Post date: May 21, 2007, 00:05 Category: System Views: 4317 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial explains how to setup Dual Monitors with NVidia in Ubuntu.It’s quite a pain to get dual monitors working your first time using Linux, however I hope this guide will make the process relatively quick and painless.
Mandriva

A Guide to Virtualization on Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring

Post date: May 14, 2007, 23:05 Category: System Views: 3246 Comments
Tutorial quote: Have you ever wished you had another computer handy? Maybe you want to try a new operating system out. Maybe you want to test something experimental without potentially breaking your own system. Maybe you need to run some software that only runs in a different operating system. Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring comes with a range of virtualization options that can help.
Ubuntu

How to Increase ext3 and ReiserFS filesystems Performance in Linux

Post date: May 14, 2007, 00:05 Category: System Views: 4475 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial explains how to increase ext3 and ReiserFS filesystems Performance in Linux.The ext3 or third extended filesystem is a journalled file system that is commonly used by the Linux operating system. It is the default file system for many popular Linux distributions
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