How to Get IP geolocation on Ubuntu with MaxMind geoip

MaxMind GeoIP is a collection of APIs for looking up the location of an IP address. It includes support for lookup of country, region, city, latitude, and longitude. Free GeoLite databases are available for the country and city.

How to Install Elgg – An open, flexible social networking engine

Elgg is an open, flexible social networking engine, designed to run at the heart of any socially-aware application. Building on Elgg is easy, and because the engine handles common web application and social functionality for you, you can concentrate on developing your idea. Elgg is open source. That means, when you use Elgg, you have(…)

How to View Microsoft PowerPoint files

Don’t have the software to view slide shows created in Microsoft PowerPoint? Try the free PowerPoint Viewer found at the following link: Download and install the software: 1. Click the Download button and save the file to your My Documents folder 2. Double-click the PPViewer.exe program file in your My Documents folder to start the setup(…)

Database Replication in MySQL – Step by Step Guide

Replication enables data from one MySQL database server (called the master) to be replicated to one or more MySQL database servers (slaves). Replication is asynchronous – your replication slaves do not need to be connected permanently to receive updates from the master, which means that updates can occur over long-distance connections and even temporary solutions(…)

How to Install and Configure NNTP Server (IIS 6.0)

Access to the news server can be open to everyone, or it can require user authentication. The NNTP service allows fine tuning of security policies and is capable of handling a large number of virtual domains and independent server instances on a single computer. The NNTP service is not installed by default. You must install(…)

How to Install and Configure SMTP Server on IIS 6.0

The Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) service provided by IIS is a simple component for delivering outgoing e-mail messages. Delivery of a message is initiated by transferring the message to a designated SMTP server. Based on the domain name of the recipient e-mail address, the SMTP server initiates communications with a Domain Name System (DNS)(…)

How to configure Virtual Hosting using Apache 2 on Ubuntu

Virtual Hosting allow web servers to host more than one website on a sing machine. This is how sharing hosting works. I become pretty handy as well while develloping different web project on the same machine and allows you to access to your local repository using addresses such as instead of http://localhost/~myuser/myproject/ :) .(…)

How to configure xinetd package in fedora

 xinetd, the eXtended InterNET Daemon, is an open-source daemon which runs on many Linux and Unix systems and manages Internet-based connectivity. It offers a more secure extension to or version of inetd, the Internet daemon. xinetd performs the same function as inetd: it starts programs that provide Internet services. Instead of having such servers started(…)

How to Manage xinetd Programs

Many network enabled Linux applications don’t rely on themselves to provide restricted access or bind to a particular TCP port; instead they often offload a lot of this work to a program suite made just for this purpose, xinetd. The xinetd RPM is installed by default in Fedora Linux and uses /etc/xinetd.conf as its main(…)

How to Implement Disk Quotas on Linux

This tutorial walks you through implementing disk quotas for both users and groups on Linux, using a virtual filesystem, which is a filesystem created from a disk file. Since quotas work on a per-filesystem basis, this is a way to implement quotas on a sub-section, or even multiple subsections of your drive, without reformatting. This(…)

How to install Zend Optimizer

The Zend Optimizer is a free runtime application that enables PHP to run the files encoded by the Zend Guard. This can be freely used by anyone looking to run encoded applications. Please download and follow the installation instructions included in the distributions. The simplest way to get a PHP runtime that includes Zend Optimizer(…)