List of Free Anti-Rootkit/Rootkit detection software for Windows

Rootkits are program(s)which take fundamental control as Administrator access of a computer system, without authorization by the system’s owners and legitimate managers. Typically, rootkits act to obscure their presence on the system through subversion or evasion of standad operating system security mechanisms. Often, they are also Trojans as well, thus fooling users into believing they(…)

HowTo recompile Debian packages

This article will show how you can rebuild any debian package. You might need to rebuild a package for various reasons: add/remove some compilation options, make some changes to the sources, or compile a newer version from testing/sid into stable, etc. Regardless of your reason, this can be done very easy using debian tools. First(…)

How to configure LVS persistence

LVS has a built-in simple IP based persistence mechanism that can be used to keep users on the same real servers for a configurable amount of time. If your web application requires that each user request to be processed by the same real server then you will probably want to enable this mechanism and ensure(…)

List of the keyboard shortcuts that are available in Windows XP

General keyboard shortcuts • CTRL+C (Copy) • CTRL+X (Cut) • CTRL+V (Paste) • CTRL+Z (Undo) • DELETE (Delete) • SHIFT+DELETE (Delete the selected item permanently without placing the item in the Recycle Bin) • CTRL while dragging an item (Copy the selected item) • CTRL+SHIFT while dragging an item (Create a shortcut to the selected(…)

List of Free Antivirus software for windows Vista/XP/2003/2000

Avast Free antivirus avast! 4 Home Edition is a full-featured antivirus package designed exclusively for come users and non-commercial use. Both of these conditions should be met! Our company offers the Home Edition free of charge, since, in our opinion, it is possible to avoid global virus spreading by efficient prevention; however, many users are(…)

How to Build mysql-proxy-0.6.0 on CentOS-5.2

mysql-proxy-0.6.0 has several package-level dependencies. It requires libevent-1.4.x or newer. If you want to use lua, then lua is of course required. Since centos ships with an old version of libevent and does not ship with lua at all, we will need to build those rpms as well. There are several steps needed to build(…)

How to Set up a Subversion Server under Windows

A) Download Subversion You’ll need the latest version of.. the Windows binaries the “run Subversion as a windows service” wrapper the TortoiseSVN shell integration utility B) Install Subversion Unzip the Windows binaries to a folder of your choice. I chose c:\program files\subversion\ as my path. Now, add the subversion binaries to the path environment variable for(…)

How to Configure Windows Server 2008 for Site System Roles

Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 requires the WebDAV component to be installed and enabled on the management points and BITS-enabled distribution points. The WebDAV component is not included in Windows Server 2008 operating system. Note The information in this topic applies only to Configuration Manager 2007 SP1. You must download, install, and configure WebDAV(…)

Top 100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications

The following is a list of about 100 of the best OpenSource Applications, that actually help make Linux more usable for people. It is my hope that this list shows potential Linux users that there really is a large, effective, productive and usable range of free, OpenSource applications. For existing Linux users (like myself), I(…)

How to Disable Windows XP CD DVD AutoPlay feature

Windows Media Player always opens when I insert a CD. By default, Windows XP is configured to automatically detect what a user wants to do with a CD or DVD once it is inserted. This feature is called AutoPlay. For example, Windows might try to launch it’s Media Player once a CD is inserted into(…)

How to change the Postfix maximum email size

The configuration option is “message_size_limit” and by default is set to 10240000 bytes which is roughly 10MB. You can see what setting your postfix install is currently using by issuing the following command: postconf | grep message_size_limit Just doing “postconf” on its own will show all the options so using grep on “message_size_limit” filters the(…)

How to Change .htaccess filename in Apache

Apache allows the use of .htaccess files which can change certain configuration options in a per-directory basis. By default .htaccess files are named .htaccess but it is possible to use a different name either for the whole server, or on a virtual host by virtual host basis. This post looks at how to change the(…)