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bsc - graphical file manager with two panels

bsc (BeeSoft Commander) is a graphical file manager (similar to the midnight commander) that displays two directories at once for easier copying and moving of files.

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Recover Data From RAID1 LVM Partitions With Knoppix Linux LiveCD

This tutorial describes how to rescue data from a single hard disk that was part of a LVM2 RAID1 setup. Why is it so problematic to recover the data? Every single hard disk that formerly was a part of a LVM RAID1 setup contains all data that was stored in the RAID, but the hard disk cannot simply be mounted. First, a RAID setup must be configured for the partition(s) and then LVM must be set up to use this (these) RAID partition(s) before you will be able to mount it. I will use the Knoppix Linux LiveCD to do the data recovery. http://www.howtoforge.com/recover_data_from_raid_lvm_partitions

How To Set Up suPHP On A Debian Etch Based ISPConfig Server

This tutorial shows how to install and use suPHP with the ISPConfig control panel on a Debian Etch server. When you have set up suPHP on your ISPConfig server, you are able to run the PHP scripts under the admin user of the website instead of the Apache user. http://www.howtoforge.com/suphp_debian_etch_ispconfig

Debian 4.0 (Etch) Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

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. In the resulting setup, every user has its own home directory that is accessible via SMB protocol and all users have a shared directory with read/write access. http://www.howtoforge.com/debian_etch_samba_standalone_server_with_tdbsam_backend

Flawless Fawn

I installed the beta about a month ago, and it has many MAJOR additions from Edgy. First, the wireless install on my laptop went off without a hitch. I did the Fiesty install , then, using an ethernet connection i opened synaptic and chose the bcm43xx-fwcutter program. During the intall a window popped up asking me if I wanted to download and install the driver for my card. I said yeas and it did.... flawless!I set up the RDC and have been RDCing into my Vista box at work to do any Windows programming I need to do. It works without a hitch. I have installeed the ntfs-3g driver to read and write to my external hard drive. I just used synaptic... again no problems.So far, the only problem i've had is getting the Cisco VPN client installed. I gave up on it and installed vpnc from synaptic once i get the particulars, we'll see if that works just as flawlessly.I'd like to change the name of fiesty fawn to Flawless Fawn! ;0)Well, Back at it!!

The Perfect Setup - Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04)

This tutorial shows how to set up a Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04) based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of Ubuntu Feisty Fawn, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well. http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect_setup_ubuntu704

How to Install Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Ubuntu

Java is an object-oriented programming language developed by Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s. Java applications are compiled to bytecode, which at runtime is either interpreted or compiled to native machine code for execution.

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Debian/Ubuntu Package management Using dpkg

Dpkg is the Debian package manager dpkg is a medium-level tool to install, build, remove and manage Debian packages. The primary and more user-friendly front-end for dpkg is dselect.dpkg itself is controlled entirely via command line parameters,which consist of exactly one action and zero or more options. The action-parameter tells dpkg what to do and options control the behavior of the action in some way.

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How to secure WebDAV with SSL and Two-Factor Authentication

This guide documents how to configure a WebDAV resource using SSL and two-factor authentication and how to access that resource from Windows, Linux and Mac. http://www.howtoforge.com/webdav_with_ssl_and_two_factor_authentication

Back Up (And Restore) LVM Partitions With LVM Snapshots

This tutorial shows how you can create backups of LVM partitions with an LVM feature called LVM snapshots. An LVM snapshot is an exact copy of an LVM partition that has all the data from the LVM volume from the time the snapshot was created. The big advantage of LVM snapshots is that you do not have to worry about open files and database connections, and you do not have to interrupt/halt services on the live partition because a snapshot is usually created in fractions of a second, so your users will not notice any disruption, and your snapshot holds consistent data. http://www.howtoforge.com/linux_lvm_snapshots

Proftpd Monitoring With phpftpwho

Proftpd is an excellent FTP server with many features. Wouldn't it be nice to see who is connected to your FTP server and what they are doing all in a convenient web-interface? phpftpwho allows you to see who is accessing your Proftpd FTP server all in a convenient web-interface. It is simple to install and only requires Proftpd, Apache, and PHP. http://www.howtoforge.com/proftpd_monitoring_phpftpwho

Automatix2 Overview Guide in Ubuntu Feisty Fawn With lots of Screenshots

Automatix is a graphical interface for automating the installation of the most commonly requested applications in Debian based Linux operating systems.

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Installing VirtualBox On Ubuntu

This tutorial shows how you can install InnoTek's VirtualBox on a Ubuntu desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems (virtual machines) such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system. There are two ways of installing VirtualBox: from precompiled binaries that are available for some distributions and come under the PUEL license, and from the sources that are released under the GPL. This article will show both ways. http://www.howtoforge.com/virtualbox_ubuntu

How To Install Internet Explorer On Ubuntu (Feisty Fawn, Edgy Eft And Dapper Drake)

This guide shows how to install three different Internet Explorer versions (6.0, 5.5, and 5.0) on Ubuntu Feisty Fawn, Edgy Eft and Dapper Drake desktops. This is good for people such as web designers who have switched to Linux but still need to test their web sites in Internet Explorer. In addition to that, there are still a few web sites out there that work only in Internet Explorer. http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_internet_explorer

Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) Release Dates and Mark Shuttleworth About Gutsy

In addition to Ubuntu 6-months stable releases and the next version of ubuntu is 7.10 with Code Name “Gutsy Gibbon”.

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