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  • KVM setup with bridged networking
  • stat
  • Create a Persistent Bootable Ubuntu USB Flash Drive
  • Working and Manage directories in Linux with command line
  • Convert Ext3 filesystem to Ext4 Filesystem without Reinstalling
  • md5sum: Remove duplicate files
  • Joining Ubuntu Lucid to Active Directory
  • Access webmails from desktop
  • ninja - Monitor Linux System for Unauthorized root access
  • sysadmin tip: reboot more often
  • Backup Directories and Subdirectories Preserving File Structure

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On Debian Lenny

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This guide explains how to set up mod_chroot with Apache2 on a Debian Lenny system. With mod_chroot, you can run Apache2 in a secure chroot environment and make your server less vulnerable to break-in attempts that try to exploit vulnerabilities in Apache2 or your installed web applications.

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  • libextractor - Extracting Metadata from any types of file
  • How to Install GNOME 3 (GNOME-Shell) in ubuntu
  • Unix How-To: File Updates in Linux
  • Gentoo: Avoid building (some) static libraries
  • Ncat: The Network Swiss Army Knife
  • Kdump on CentOS 5.4
  • Using Tar
  • Quick Compiling Kate in a stable KDE Environment
  • Bash Alias Tutorial

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  • Easy DNS wildcard setup for local domains using dnsmasq
  • Exploiting a kernel NULL dereference
  • Monitor system Status with saidar in ubuntu / debian Linux
  • Shared Library Issues In Linux
  • How to Convert FLV (YouTube/Flash Videos) to MPEG in Linux
  • Bash HISTCONTROL, control bash history command
  • Gprof for Benchmarking C and C++ code
  • PDF Export in OpenOffice.org
  • tshark: perform filters to rip out a pcap from a large pcap
  • Diffuse - Graphical tool for comparing and merging text files
  • Qmail per domain concurrency
  • Containers vs. Hypervisors: Choosing the Best Virtualization Technology
  • Make scp command work with cronjob
  • How to get required BIOS information from Linux
  • Alien Arena on netbook

Linux backup made easy

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  • Luckybackup: Linux backup made easy
  • Using rsnapshot to back up and retain snapshots

How To Set Up A USB-Over-IP Server And Client With Mandriva 2010.0

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This tutorial shows how to set up a USB-over-IP server with Mandriva 2010.0 as well as a USB-over-IP client (also running Mandriva 2010.0). The USB/IP Project aims to develop a general USB device sharing system over IP network. To share USB devices between computers with their full functionality, USB/IP encapsulates "USB I/O messages" into TCP/IP payloads and transmits them between computers. USB-over-IP can be useful for virtual machines, for example, that don't have access to the host system's hardware - USB-over-IP allows virtual machines to use remote USB devices.

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  • How to encrypt and decrypt files, password protected
  • Adding a watermark using ImageMagick
  • Installing VirtualBox on openSUSE 11.2
  • New-line search & replace in OpenOffice.org Writer
  • 10 Vim Tutorials to Jumpstart Your Editor Skills
  • How to build debian package from source
  • How to Make GTK Apps Look like KDE
  • Booting Linux with U-Boot on QEMU ARM
  • Shiny, Happy Linux OS Terminals With Bashish
  • Your mail merging options with Thunderbird
  • Turn TonidoPlug into a LAMP Server in a Jiffy

today's leftovers & howtos:

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  • Labour trumpets open-source success
  • jobs command: running processes
  • Feature Plans For Xen 4.1 Come About
  • Image Magick Toy - A Dada Album Cover Creator
  • Monocaffe Connections Manager
  • How to insert a file at a specific line and column
  • Installing Linux on a Thecus n8800Pro
  • Creating your header.inc.php for eGroupware
  • GIMP Tutorial: Super Glowy Rainbow Text Effect
  • Do your own awesome vector posters with Inkscape
  • Get Wacom Bamboo Pen Working in Ubuntu
  • Getting iPhone Internet Tethering Working in Linux
  • GNOME Do – a nifty productivity tool for your Linux desktop
  • Making a Tie-Dye Design With Gimp
  • The Linux Action Show! s11e07: The Future of Software Development
  • Going Linux: Apr 10: #098 - Listener Feedback

Server Monitoring With munin And monit On Mandriva 2010.0

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In this article I will describe how you can monitor your Mandriva 2010.0 server with munin and monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration, whereas monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that lets you recognize current or upcoming problems, and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.

few howtos & leftovers:

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  • How to make a photo grungy in GIMP
  • Google via the command line
  • Installing OpenArena in Ubuntu (and applying patches)
  • challenge to alter Open Source landscape
  • Firefox 3.7 nightly adds built in option for tabs-on-top
  • Ubuntu 10.04 Beta 2 Kernel
  • Matt Asay On IBM Patents
  • GIMP: Glow FX extreme
  • Automatic MySQL backup
  • How to install eGroupware
  • Potamus: The way software should be
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