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Five tips for improving Linux security

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blogs.techrepublic.com: Protecting a networked computer is a never-ending challenge — even in Linux. These simple measures will help protect your Linux box.

some odds & ends:

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  • Monitor User Accounts on your system
  • Problem after Upgrading GCC from 4.3.4 to 4.4.3 on Gentoo
  • How will a fully GEGL powered GIMP look like?
  • How to take Screenshots in Linux Terminal
  • Wine-Cellar – new package manager for WINE
  • Install Bluetile In Ubuntu
  • Proposed Ubuntu 10.10 Installer changes
  • Remember the Searchbag
  • Improving Software Quality
  • Five Audio and video utilities
  • Minimal Ubuntu Lucid Setup

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.04

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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. This tutorial shows how you can install Cherokee on an Ubuntu 10.04 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

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  • Enable RGBA support in Ubuntu
  • Reset your Linux password using Grub
  • GRUB – improving security of GRUB
  • More screen coolness: The -x flag
  • The Best Resources To Help You Learn MySQL
  • Configuring port forwarding with rinetd
  • binclock and a screensaver script

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  • Disable User List and Preselect User in KDM Login Manager
  • VIM Tips: make Things Work
  • Fixing Mplayer's Terminal Abuse
  • 5 Things to Know About dpkg Package Manager
  • Fixing Fullscreen Flash in Ubuntu
  • How to configure BSNL EVDO on Linux
  • Truecrypt Trouble Triumph
  • Quickly Run with a Ctrl+R Keyboard Shortcut in Gedit
  • Bash Redirections Using Exec
  • Access Windows Home Server from an Ubuntu Computer on your Network
  • Automatic upgrade testing from Lenny to Squeeze
  • fuse: failed to exec fusermount: Permission denied
  • Apache Document Root in Mandriva 2010

Using eBox As A Gateway: Firewall, Traffic Shaping, HTTP Proxy And More

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eBox Platform is the Linux small business server that allows you to manage all your network services like firewall, DHCP, DNS, VPN, proxy, IDS, mail, file and printer sharing, VoIP, IM and much more. These functionalities are tightly integrated, automating most tasks, avoiding mistakes and saving time for system administrators. This article will show you step by step how to use eBox as a Gateway, featuring network configuration, load balancing between two Internet connections with WAN failover and multigateway rules for policy routing, traffic shaping, DHCP and DNS cache for the LAN network and HTTP proxy with different content filtering policies and antivirus.

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  • Cherry-Picking specific commits from another branch
  • Combining and summing fields in OpenOffice.org database queries
  • Creating Light Leaks on Photographs using GIMP
  • GIMP 3-D, 3 Ways
  • Identifying and Resolving IP Address Conflicts with Linux
  • GnoMenu - Consolidated menu for gnome
  • disable the gnome shutdown notification in Ubuntu
  • Roll Out a Fedora Remix
  • Ubuntu 10.04: Getting rid of the "indicator applet"
  • Get Animated Themed Grub2 Menu with Burg
  • gentoo cube

Virtual Users/Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL, SquirrelMail (Ubuntu 10.04)

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This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I'll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses.

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  • Cool bash scripting trick with arrays
  • Installing ffmpeg-php on an Ubuntu 9.04 LAMP Server
  • Change Run Command Keybinding to Match Gnome-Do
  • Sabayon 5.3 installation guide
  • OpenID authentication with the mod_auth_openid Apache module
  • Upload to Rackspace Cloud Files in a shell script
  • How to recover files from lost+found after fsck in linux
  • How to Enable Multimedia Support (MP3, Mpeg4, Divx, 3gp, avi) in Fedora 13
  • Ubuntu-system-panel - Simple menu and launcher
  • Save Ubuntu space-auto-delete downloaded packages after installation
  • KDE Power Management 101
  • Clone a Hard Drive Using an Ubuntu Live CD
  • Ubuntu won't connect to a Wep-secured network

Make your fridge run Linux!

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dedoimedo.com: OMG, what? My refrigerator, that thingie that keeps all them foods and whatnot cool and edible can run Linux? Well, definitely. And in this article, I will show you how.

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The Vamrs “RK3399 Sapphire” SBC is on sale for $75, or $349 for a full kit. Vamrs is also prepping an RK3399-based “Rock960” 96Boards SBC. Rockchip’s RK3399 is one of the most powerful ARM-based system-on-chips available on hacker boards, featuring two server-class Cortex-A72 cores clocked to up to 2.0GHz, as well as four Cortex-A53 at up to 1.42GHz and a quad-core Mali-T864 GPU. The hexa-core SoC has appeared on T-Firefly’s Firefly-RK3399 SBC and RK3399 Coreboard computer-on-module, as well as Videostrong’s VS-RD-RK3399 SBC and Theobroma’s RK3399-Q7 Qseven module. Now we have a new contender: Shenzhen based Vamrs, which built the limited edition Rockchip RK3399 Sapphire SBC as the official RK3399 dev board for Rockchip, is now re-launching the board, which features a 40-pin Raspberry Pi compatible connector, with “many in stock” for a discounted price of $75. Read more