How to Recover the root password of Linux Box

This tip shows you a couple of ways to reset the root password if you’ve forgotten it. The easiest way is of course to boot off a LiveCD, chroot into the primary hard disk as described in the Gentoo Install Guide and use passwd. If you don’t have a LiveCD, or the system doesn’t have(…)

How to Use the file command

The file command is provided by the package sys-apps/file, so if you don’t already have it installed, you’ll need to type emerge file. Chances are you’ve already got it on your system though. To use file simply type file filename and you’ll see information about the filename you passed in. Simple right?

How to Install RoundCube WebMail

Roundcube webmail is modern webmail solution which is easy to install and configure. Roundcube webmail runs on a standard PHP/MySQL configuration. The skins use the latest web standards such as XHTML and CSS. The roundcube project includes open-source classes/libraries like PEAR and the IMAP wrapper from

How to install Snort – network intrusion prevention and detection system on Sun Solaris 10

This document describes the process of setting up a Snort network intrusion prevention and detection system on Sun Solaris 10 (SPARC). We will be using Barnyard for processing events to send to a database (to utilize BASE or another SIM product). This guide will go over both PostgreSQL and MySQL database output configurations for the sensor, and PostgreSQL for a separate example BASE console. The sensor configuration(…)

How to Install and run Snare under Linux

The Snare Server builds on the success of our Open Source audit & event log agents. When used in combination, our Snare agents, and Server provide a robust and effective resource for event log management.

How to use Standalone XML Sitemap Generator

A sitemap is a way of organizing a website, identifying the URLs and the data under each section. Previously, the sitemaps were primarily geared for the users of the website. However, Google’s XML format was designed for the search engines, allowing them to find the data faster and more efficiently.

How to Install Standalone XML Sitemap Generator

By placing a formatted xml file with site map on your webserver, you enable Search Engine crawlers (like Google) to find out what pages are present and which have recently changed, and to crawl your site accordingly

How to install and configure drivers on Windows

Almost all computer and hardware manufacturers include a group of drivers for different hardware devices and often for each of the supported versions of Windows. For example, the driver CD you receive with your printer likely contains the drivers for dozens of different printers. Not just the printer you purchased, which means when installing the drivers make sure you’re installing the drivers for your printer, not another printer model and that you’re installing it for the version of Windows you’re running on your computer.

How to Install and Configure OrangeHrm on Windows

OrangeHRM is an Open Source HRM information system that will provide a vast range of features to manage the crucial organization asset – people. It provides a perfect platform for re-engineering and aligning your HR processes along with the organizational goals

How to build XVM VirtualBox in Windows

As VirtualBox is a cross platform project, we use a cross platform build system meaning that there won’t be any Visual C++ project files that you can open and just build. Instead, you have to follow these steps but they aren’t overly difficult.
Building VirtualBox on Windows 2000 should work fine except for one or two missing runtime DLLs that are required by tools or libraries in the VirtualBox build. It is very likely that these DLLs are already installed on your computer by some other program, so you might not even notice.