To share a file or folder with your fellow computer users, move the file into your Shared Documents folder, which lives in your My Computer window. (You must move or copy a file into the Shared Documents folder; shortcuts don’t always work.) After you place your file or folder into your Shared Documents folder, it [...]
The Advanced TCP/IP dialog will allow you to configure settings relative to DNS, WINS and specify multiple IP Addresses and Gateways. To bring up the Advanced TCP/IP Settings dialog, simply right click the desired connection from the Network Connections folder, and choose properties to open the Properties dialog of the selected connection. Now select Internet [...]
Changing this setting without a GUI will require some text editing, but that’s classic linux, right? Let’s open up the /etc/network/interfaces file. I’m going to use vi, but you can choose a different editor sudo vi /etc/network/interfaces For the primary interface, which is usually eth0, you will see these lines: auto eth0 iface eth0 inet [...]
ImageMagickÂ® is a software suite to create, edit, and compose bitmap images. It can read, convert and write images in a variety of formats (over 100) including DPX, EXR, GIF, JPEG, JPEG-2000, PDF, PhotoCD, PNG, Postscript, SVG, and TIFF. Use ImageMagick to translate, flip, mirror, rotate, scale, shear and transform images, adjust image colors, apply [...]
OpenVZ is an operating system-level virtualization technology based on the Linux kernel and operating system. OpenVZ allows a physical server to run multiple isolated operating system instances, known as containers, Virtual Private Servers (VPSs), or Virtual Environments (VEs). It’s similar to FreeBSD Jails and Solaris Zones. vzdump is a backup and restore utility for OpenVZ [...]
Dovecot is a Mail Delivery Agent, written with security primarily in mind. It supports the major mailbox formats: mbox or Maildir. This section explain how to set it up as an imap or pop3 server.
Subversion depends on a number of third party tools and libraries.Some of them are only required to run a Subversion server; others are necessary just for a Subversion client. This section explains what other tools and libraries will be required so that Subversion can be built with the set of features you want
Itâ€™s never happened to me, but Iâ€™m sure itâ€™s happened to others. The root password is gone. Forgotten. Changed maliciously. Mysteriously gone. TheÂ LinuxÂ Gazette has a great article on the three most common ways to deal with this situation. Itâ€™s important to note that thereâ€™s no way to actually recover the password, but you can change [...]
Setting up virtual hosts is fairly straightforward. I will go through the basics of setting up a secure virtual host. In these examples, I use theÂ .crtÂ andÂ .keyÂ file extensions. That is my personal way of avoiding confusion with the various files. With Apache, you can use any extension you choose – or no extension at all. All [...]
pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall and router. In addition to being a powerful, flexible firewalling and routing platform, it includes a long list of related features and a package system allowing further expandability without adding bloat and potential security vulnerabilities to the base distribution. [...]
The network-to-network setup allows you to connect two office networks into one Virtual Private Network, while the Road Warrior connection secures a laptop’s telecommute to work. Our examples also show the basic procedure on the Linux Openswan side where another IPsec peer is in play.Shortcut to net-to-net.Shortcut to Road Warrior.