Debian 4.0 (Etch) Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

November 15th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba file server on Debian Etch and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as adding users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. To configure Samba as a domain controller In the resulting setup, every user has its own home directory that is accessible via SMB protocol and all users have a shared...

Debian “Etch” + Asterisk + Zaptel + Libpri + mISDN + Asterisk Addons + Asterisk-GUI

November 15th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This Howto explains how to install Asterisk on a fresh Debian “Etch” system. After downloading a netinstall image of Debian 4.0r1 and configuring localization, language, partitions and so on, in the final steps, Debian should now be asking you what packages you want to install. Choose base system only. After you’ve finished the installation and rebooted, log in with root and run: aptitude...

Configure Static Routes In Debian or Red Hat Enterprise Linux

November 14th, 2010 by upa_kid 
Static routes improves overall performance of your network (especially bandwidth saving). They are also useful in stub networks (i.e. there is only one link to the network). For example, each LAN (located at different offices) is connected to HQ IDC (Internet data center) using single T1/LL/Wan links. For example under Red Hat/Fedora Linux you can add static router for eth0 network interface by editing...

Oracle Database available for Debian/Ubuntu and other Linux distributions

November 14th, 2010 by upa_kid 
Oracle announces its new product called Oracle Database 10g Express for various Linux distributions and MS-Windows operating system. Oracle Database 10g Express Edition (Oracle Database XE) is an entry-level, small footprint database based on the Oracle Database 10g Release 2 code base that’s free to develop, deploy, and distribute; fast to download; and simple to administer. This is perfect...

Debian woody v3.0 security support to be terminated (by this month-end)

November 13th, 2010 by upa_kid 
FTA “…More than one year after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias ‘sarge’ and nearly four years after the release of Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias ‘woody’ the security support for the old distribution (3.0 alias ‘woody’) is coming to an end next month. The Debian project is proud to be able to support its old distribution for such a long time and...

Web server setup, DNS and Email Hosting, Domain Registrars

November 12th, 2010 by VarIncart 
I have two VPS servers, one in the USA and one in New Zealand. This post explains a little bit about my current VPS providers, web server setup, DNS and email hosting, and the domain registrars I use. Current VPS providers My New Zealand VPS provider is Sitehost, and my US based VPS provider is Linode. I moved to the Sitehost VPS from a dedicated server with the same company and to Linode from VPS.net. The...

Debian Lenny Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

November 11th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Debian Lenny and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol and all users have a shared directory with read-/write access. I do...

Location of MySQL’s my.cnf file

November 10th, 2010 by VarIncart 
MySQL’s main configuration file is my.cnf and it is located in different locations depending on the operating system, distribution and version. This post is a quick reference to show where it is located on various different installations. If you have another one to add, please let me know by emailing me or adding to the comments at the end of the post. CentOS 5 / RHEL 5 // For Red Hat Enterprise...

Debian / Ubuntu Package Troubleshooting: subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status xx

November 6th, 2010 by upa_kid 
Here is a quick way to fix half installed packages under Debian / Ubuntu Linux. If you see an error while removing or installing debian / ubuntu package that read as follows: (Reading database … 147148 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace octopussy 0.9.6.2 (using octopussy_0.9.6.2_all.deb) … Unpacking replacement octopussy … dpkg: warning...

Installing Maia Mailguard On Debian Lenny (Virtual Users/Domains With Postfix/MySQL)

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Installing Maia Mailguard On Debian Lenny (Virtual Users/Domains With Postfix/MySQL) This guide explains how to install www.maiamailguard.com/” target=”_blank”>Maia Mailguard, a spam and virus management system, on a Debian Lenny mailserver. Maia Mailguard is a web-based interface and management system based on the popular amavisd-new email scanner and SpamAssassin. Written in...

Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) And Poweradmin On Debian Lenny

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Installing PowerDNS (With MySQL Backend) And Poweradmin On Debian Lenny This article shows how you can install the PowerDNS nameserver (with MySQL backend) and the Poweradmin control panel for PowerDNS on a Debian Lenny system. PowerDNS is a high-performance, authoritative-only nameserver – in the setup described here it will read the DNS records from a MySQL database (similar to MyDNS), although...

Install Imule On Debian Lenny

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Install Imule On Debian Lenny When I write these lines, the latest version of Imule is 1.4.6. But … It relies on packages version (libgcj10, libstdc++6) that are released with the unstable (sid) version of Debian. So either you upgrade Debian to unstable version or you choose a lower version of Imule. I chose the latter: to install an old version of Imule. I tested few of them and 1.3.5 seems to...