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HowtTs, tutorials, or tips & tricks, etc.

A Lesson in Encryption

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Your system's security depends on you, even if you're not a security guru. Here's some basic steps you can take to keep out prying eyes.

45 Minutes to a Linux Terminal Server

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With a Linux Terminal Server and thin-clients, a business can remove many of the costs associated with maintenance, support, and licensing of countless desktop PCs. Thanks to the exceptional efforts of the Linux Terminal Server Project members, such a switch is neither dramatic, nor painful.

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ISP-Server Setup - Ubuntu 5.0.4 "The Hoary Hedgehog"

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This is a detailed description about the steps to be taken to setup a Ubuntu based server (Ubuntu 5.0.4 - The Hoary Hedgehog) that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS!), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/POP3s/IMAP/IMAPs, Quota, Firewall, etc.).

Beyond Beyond Linux from Scratch (lfs - part3)

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In continuing with my Linux From Scratch series with Part 3, I present my adventures in setting up a more productive desktop system. Up until this point I have concentrated on just getting the basic underlying system in place and later installing X and a window manager. Today we strike out on our own some as we venture out of the docbook to go beyond Beyond Linux from Scratch.

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A Video Card Upgrade HOWTO

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The problem with many of the best games available for Linux is they challenge your video card like almost nothing else. That was the problem I found in mid-2005. My TNT 2 video card with 32MB of RAM was not cutting it. So, the question is, how to go about upgrading a video card?

Taking a load off: Load balancing with balance

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A server is limited in how many users it can serve in a given period of time, and once it hits that limit, the only options are to replace it with a newer, faster machine, or add another server and share the load between them.

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Customizing FVWM

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FVWM, the F Virtual Windows Manager, is a window manager for computers running the X Window System. FVWM is light and fast, and you can customize it to meet your needs, and apply these customizations throughout your organization.

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The Perfect Setup - Mandrake/Mandriva 10.2

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This is a detailed description about the steps to be taken to setup a Mandrake 10.2 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS!), DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.).

Red Hat FedoraCore4 Up2date Guide

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With almost a month since the release of FedoraCore4 (Stentz) there have been quite a few official updates from Red Hat to upgrade. In this article, we're sharing the revised steps for creating new update channels along with other basic configuration tips.

Build a Secure Web Server with Mandriva 2005 LE

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The last time we built the Secure Web Server it was quite a success. But it was done on version 10.0 of our beloved OS and it's time for a fresh look at what we can do for web serving. The 2.6 kernel is at a level now that most commercial firms have either already converted or are in the process. What this means for us is even tighter security with more and better hardware support in the kernel.

Making a dual-boot RH9 and Fedora Core 3 computer

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There are many different ways to configure dual booting Linux and Windows on a computer. There are very few documented methods in configuring a dual booting Linux setup. This write-up (although not perfect), should give the basis of getting Red Hat 9 and Fedora Core 3 working on the same hard drive.

Linux made workable, productive, and easy!

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Submitted by TGodfrey on Tue, 06/28/2005 - 14:52.

So....you have downloaded and installed your first Linux distribution. Everything looks good and works even better, but you want to administer the computer easier, install some business applications, install a web browser, install an anti-virus program, firewall, share a folder using SAMBA, and mount a jumpdrive.....all in under an hour.

Let's get started...

Building a New Computer System for Linux

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by Gary Frankenbery, Computer Science Teacher, Grants Pass High School

Going to build a new computer soon, and outfit it with Linux? Here's the story of one such recent foray into purchasing components and assembling a new system.

Building a Mandriva 2005 Desktop

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A first-timers guide to installing and configuring Mandriva Linux

Your Very Own Mandriva

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Here's one method for getting Mandriva 10.2, aka Mandriva 2005, before the public iso release in two weeks.

A Motherboard Upgrade HOWTO

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Tips and directions for replacing your computer's motherboard--from deciding whether it's worth the hassle to tweaking the BIOS.

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