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Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Lenny

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Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

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Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 11

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Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • Install Picasa in Ubuntu with Google Linux Software Repositories
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  • Fun with the Linux seq command
  • HOWTO: Using CPU MSR tools (RDMSR,WRMSR) in Debian Linux
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  • How to See Linux TCP/UDP Network and Socket information
  • Fix nvidia 50 Hz Display Rate
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  • Three Simple Tips for Contributing to Open Source Projects
  • Linux Crazy Podcast 63: Gentoo Developer Jorge Manuel Vicetto (jmbsvicetto)
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  • Visual View of Your Firefox Web Search History With History Tree
  • Linux Outlaws 111 - Developers, Developers... D'oh!

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  • How To Launch KSnapshot with the “Print Screen” key
  • Ripping CD Music with cdparanoia
  • How to install android sdk 1.6 on Ubuntu 9.04
  • Download and install in one step in OpenBSD
  • Front-end for the ClamAV antivirus toolkit - klamav/Clamtk
  • Pimp your ls
  • Fluxconf: configuring Fluxbox the graphical way
  • Thinkpad kernel module in Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)
  • Howto install latest Epiphany (webkit) Browser in Jaunty
  • How to mount a ssh server?
  • Real-Time Linux Kernel Scheduler
  • Audacity Tip of the Day – How Not to Lose Data!
  • GNU inetutils - ftp, telnet, rsh and more for your Linux

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  • How to Monitor System Activity, Hardware and System information in Linux
  • Bootstrapping Centos or Fedora from Debian or Ubuntu
  • Fixing Loopy Networks Using Low-tech Methods
  • Command-Line Switches for Opera Linux
  • Gentoo Maintenance
  • Setup WebDAV With Apache2 On ubuntu 9.0.4
  • Mount an Iso in Three Steps; Without Downloading Virtual Drive Emulators
  • How To Access Mozilla Firefox Cache In Linux
  • Configure Synaptic Touchpad

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