Linux install and configure DLink DWL g 520 – RT61 Wireless LAN PCI Card

November 13th, 2010 by upa_kid 
The D-Link AirPlusXtremeG DWL-G520 Wireless PCI card is an enhanced 802.11g high-performance, wireless card for desktop computers. It supports high-speed wireless networking of up to 108Mbps. This card has open source GPL driver. Card comes with RT61 chipset from ralinktech. You need to compile this driver for Linux. Make sure you have gcc compiler installed. My setup is as follows: * Linksys...

Install WebVZ 2.0 On Debian Etch To Administrate OpenVZ

November 13th, 2010 by jennyamy 
1.1 Beginnings: First you must have OpenVZ installed and configured. You can find a tutorial to do this on HowtoForge (http://www.howtoforge.com/installing-and-using-openvz-on-debian-etch). Because of a small problem/error in Debian Etch, it is not possible to update the Rubygems system because a Require in the gems is missing. But we can solve it with a simple edit of the file. WebVZ is one of the...

Lighttpd install and configure Webalizer statistics software

November 12th, 2010 by upa_kid 
If you are new to Lighttpd, please see how to install and configure Lighttpd web server. The Webalizer is a fast, free, web-server log files analysis program. It produces highly detailed, easily configurable usage reports in HTML format, for viewing with a standard web browser. Statistics commonly reported by Webalizer include: hits; visits; referers; the visitors’ countries; and the amount...

LPI: Linux install and configure printer

November 12th, 2010 by upa_kid 
In this tutorial, the third of a series of nine tutorials on LPI exam 102 topics, Ian Shields introduces you to printing in Linux. By the end of this tutorial, you will know how to manage printers, print queues, and user print jobs on a Linux system. Following objectives are covered => Learn how to configure and monitor print servers, manage printer queues, and troubleshoot general printing problems. =>...

Linux: Howto install truetype (freetype) and Msttcorefonts fonts

November 12th, 2010 by upa_kid 
Apple Computers originally developed a Truetype font in 1980. Later in 1991 Microsoft introduced the same to Windows operating system. These fonts enhance your web browsing experience and some software such as Macromedia Flash player only works best with Truetype / FreeType fonts under Linux desktop. Linux use fonts from the FreeType project of David Turner. It is an attempt to create an independent...

How To Install Microsoft Internet Explorer on Linux in Two Easy Steps

November 12th, 2010 by upa_kid 
I am not a big fan of Internet Explorer but sometime you need Internet Explorer on Linux for: => Testing purpose (web developers) => To see IE only sites (many sites still only works with IE for example my bank site and few essential government site) You need to use Wine to run IE. But there is a small collection of shell script exists which makes your life quite easy. It is called Ies4linux. IEs4Linux...

Red Hat enterprise Linux Install lighttpd and Fastcgi PHP

November 12th, 2010 by upa_kid 
I have received many queries regarding how to configure and install Lighttpd web server under Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4.0. Mark asks: RHEL 64 bit v4.0 does not support PHP as FastCGI. Lighttpd is not available from RHN (up2date command). How do I configure and install lighttpd with FastCGI? Ok let me answer these questions and other queries systematically. I have installed Lighttpd under...

Install PHP 5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4

November 12th, 2010 by upa_kid 
It appears that many people or sys admin want to run php 5 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Unfortunately Redhat does not provide this package (RPM file) for RHEL. You can download source code and install php 5 from official php site. This requires compiler collection on your system. Download source code and just follow instructions presented in INSTALL or REDME file. Another option is search and installs...

Openbsd install or add binary software package howto

November 12th, 2010 by upa_kid 
Just like FreeBSD, OpenBSD comes with pkg_add command. It is used to install a binary or upgrade packages from http or ftp mirror over internet. If you have purchased OpenBSD DVD/CD you can install packages from CD itself. pkg_add command used to update existing packages too. Task: Add package from ftp or http mirror Use generic OpenBSD mirror such as follows: ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/4.0/packages/amd64/...

Install chrooted lighttpd under Ubuntu Linux 64 bit version

November 11th, 2010 by upa_kid 
This is a common question and it is asked again and again: How do you install & configure secure chrooted lighttpd under Ubuntu 64 bit version? I need to configure: * PHP 5 * MySQL 5 Server via localhost (127.0.0.1) TCP/IP * Lighttpd latest version * Perl * php mail() support * etc Following are instructions for php5, MySQL 5 database and latest lighttpd in chrooted jail under 64 bit Ubuntu Linux. You...

Howto install & use Flash, Java, Real Player 32 bit plugins under 64 bit Firefox

November 11th, 2010 by upa_kid 
Recently I found nspluginwrapper which allows to use 32bit plugins on a 64bit Firefox browser using nspluginwrapper. It is an Open Source compatibility plugin for Netscape 4 (NPAPI) plugins. That is, it enables you to use plugins on platforms they were not built for. For example, you can following plugin on Linux/x86_64 , NetBSD and FreeBSD platforms: => Acrobat Reader (v5.0.9, v7.0.1) => DejaVu...

Howto install and configure OpenBSD spamd

November 11th, 2010 by upa_kid 
OpenBSD’s spamd is a SPAM deferral daemon which rejects false mail in a very efficient way. spamd is a fake MTA or mail daemon which rejects false mail. It is designed to be very efficient so that it does not slow down the receiving machine. For large email server I put spamd infront of Postfix. If you are just using a Postfix MTA try these tips to avoid spam. From the article: We all know...