How To Install suPHP On Various Linux Distributions For Use With ISPConfig (2.2.20 And Above)

November 15th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Starting with version 2.2.20, ISPConfig has improved support for suPHP. This article explains how to install suPHP on various distributions supported by ISPConfig. (If you have used suPHP with previous ISPConfig versions, your installation will still work.) I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Debian Etch / Ubuntu 7.10 For Debian and Ubuntu, the package libapache2-mod-suphp...

Use Ubuntu mono icons with any icon theme

November 15th, 2010 by Youzhny 
Can you remember life before mono panel icons became the norm? Gaudy, hectic and distracting are three adjectives that spring to my mind. Sadly not every icon set swimming about the ether comes with a set of conforming tray icons, particularly older icon sets, in which case the following script can help. // It, simply put, enables the use of default Ubuntu mono-tray icons with any icon set you wish. Download The...

Move Google Chrome Cache to a ram disk and speed up page loading

November 15th, 2010 by Youzhny 
Got ample RAM installed? Want to speed up web page loading in Google Chrome? By moving your web cache to a RAM disk you can do just that. // photo © 2008 William Hook | more info(via: Wylio) “It is possible to store a web cache on a RAM disk and this can improve the speed of loading pages. Due to the volatility of RAM disks, using a RAM disk has privacy advantages.” ~ Wikipedia Roger...

How To Set Up Software RAID1 On A Running LVM System (Incl. GRUB Configuration) (Debian Etch)

November 15th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This guide explains how to set up software RAID1 on an already running LVM system (Debian Etch). The GRUB bootloader will be configured in such a way that the system will still be able to boot if one of the hard drives fails (no matter which one). I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Preliminary Note In this tutorial I’m using a Debian Etch system with two hard drives,...

How To Set Up SSH With Public-Key Authentication On Debian Etch

November 15th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Preliminary Notes This mini-howto explains how to set up an SSH server on Debian Etch with public-key authorization (and optionally with disabled password logins). SSH is a great tool to control Linux-based computers remotely. It’s safe and secure. There’s no warranty that it’ll work for you. All of these settings are applicable for Debian and -like systems! There may be slightly...

How To Install The Openbravo ERP On Debian Etch

November 15th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This document describes how to set up Openbravo ERP (enterprise management system) on Debian Etch. Taken from the Openbravo page: “Openbravo is an open source ERP solution designed specifically for the SME (small to midsize firm). Developed in a web based environment, it includes many robust functionalities which are considered part of the extended ERP: procurement and warehouse management,...

How To Configure rtGui For rTorrent

November 14th, 2010 by jennyamy 
/ Configure rtGui for rTorrent / This tutorial explains how you can install a GUI (rtGUI) for rTorrent. rtGui is available: http://code.google.com/p/rtgui/ Requirements * rTorrent 0.8.0 / libtorrent 0.12.0 complied with XML-RPC library support – see http://libtorrent.rakshasa.no/ * XML-RPC library – see http://xmlrpc-c.sourceforge.net/ * Apache webserver configured with XML-RPC –...

How To Set Up A Load-Balanced MySQL Cluster With MySQL 5.1

November 14th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial is based on Falko Timme’s tutorial for MySQL Cluster 5.0. It shows how to configure a MySQL 5.1 cluster with five nodes: 1 x management, 2 x storage nodes and 2 x balancer nodes. This cluster is load-balanced by an Ultra Monkey package which provides heartbeat (for checking if the other node is still alive) and ldirectord (to split up the requests to the nodes of the MySQL cluster). In...

How To Install And Configure Dansguardian With Multi-Group Filtering And Squid With NTLM Auth On Debian Etch

November 14th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This how-to describes how to install and configure Dansguardian with multi-group filtering, Squid with NTLM auth, ipmasq, and dnsmasq to provide a full internet gateway solution for small to medium sized networks. This how-to requires two NICs in order to preform firewalling and transparent proxying. Install Debian Etch with the base system only. Configure the base system This how-to assumes you have...

How To Patch BIND9 Against DNS Cache Poisoning On Debian Etch

November 14th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This article explains how you can fix a BIND9 nameserver on a Debian Etch system so that it is not vulnerable anymore to DNS cache poisoning. This document comes without warranty of any kind! I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Checking If BIND Is Vulnerable Run the following command against your nameserver to find out if it is vulnerable (replace ns1.example.com with your...

How To Set Up WebDAV With Lighttpd On Debian Etch

November 14th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This guide explains how to set up WebDAV with lighttpd on a Debian Etch server. WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning and is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol that allow users to directly edit files on the lighttpd server so that they do not need to be downloaded/uploaded via FTP. Of course, WebDAV can also be used to upload and download files. I do not issue any...

How To Remotely Install Debian Over A RH Based Distro

November 14th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Introduction Ocassionally, servers need to be retasked for various reasons.  It has always been a challenge when the server has a distribution other than what I need. I do not want to drive to the data center to swap CDs around, so I decided to see if there was a way to remotely install the machine.  I found some notes by Erik Jacobsen and used them to come up with an up-to-date...