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Installing Horde Groupware Webmail Edition
The Horde Project provides a PHP-based Application Framework. It consists of webmail program IMP, a contact manager Turba, the calendar manager Kronolith, and many others.
It also uses a backend-independent interfaces for dealing with preferences, logfiles, MIME, hierarchical data, authentication, data formats, encryption, forms, session handling, file storage and remote procedure calls.

This workshop will describe how to install Horde Groupware Webmail Edition on an OpenSuse 10.3 server, so that users can read, send and organize email messages and manage and share calendars, contacts, tasks and notes with the standards compliant components from the Horde Project. Horde Groupware Webmail Edition bundles the separately available applications IMP, Ingo, Kronolith, Turba, Nag and Mnemo.

Read more at Linux-tip.net

( Permalink: Installing Horde Groupware Webmail Edition      Submitted by Frank Neugebauer Mon Dec 10, 2007 )

Getting to know the Solaris iSCSI stack
This article provides an introduction to iSCSI, and shows how to set up a Solaris 10 host to act as an iSCSI initiator, and a Nevada host to act as an iSCSI target. The article also discusses some of the new iSCSI functionality that is available in recent builds of Nevada.

( Permalink: Getting to know the Solaris iSCSI stack      Submitted by Matty Mon Dec 10, 2007 )

Installing MyDNS And The MyDNSConfig Control Panel
In this tutorial I will describe how to install and configure MyDNS and MyDNSConfig on Fedora 8. MyDNS is a DNS server that uses a MySQL database as backend instead of configuration files like, for example, Bind or djbdns. The advantage is that MyDNS simply reads the records from the database, and it does not have to be restarted/reloaded when DNS records change or zones are created/edited/deleted. A secondary nameserver can be easily set up by installing a second instance of MyDNS that accesses the same database or, to be more redundant, uses the MySQL master / slave replication features to replicate the data to the secondary nameserver.

( Permalink: Installing MyDNS And The MyDNSConfig Control Panel      Submitted by Falko Timme Mon Dec 10, 2007 )

Network scanning toolkit with AIX and UNIX
Discover how to scan your network for services and how to regularly monitor your services to keep uptimes to a maximum. A key way of ensuring the security of your network is to know what is on your network and what services individual machines are at risk of exposure. In this article, learn how to use these same techniques to ensure that genuine services.

( Permalink: Network scanning toolkit with AIX and UNIX      Submitted by BlueVoodoo Mon Dec 10, 2007 )

Auto-Uploading Nokia N800 Photos
These three installments of Linux on board show you how to get started building applications for the Nokia N800 by way of a working example: using the camera feature to create a Webcam. In this third and final installment, write an automatic photo-uploading routine for the photos you've taken.

( Permalink: Auto-Uploading Nokia N800 Photos      Submitted by LinucksGirl Mon Dec 10, 2007 )

Asus Eee PC 701 Review
The Eee PC (pronounced as a single E) is marketed as an "Easy to Learn, Easy to Work, Easy to Play" computer. Due to its size, it is classified as an Ultra-Mobile PC (UMPC). Whilst UMPCs often weigh about 2kg, the Eee PC is a featherweight 0.92kg. It is therefore an ultra-mobile machine in the true sense of the expression. The machine is small enough that it can be used in just about any environment. However, this is a full PC, not just a 'mobile Internet' device like Nokia's Internet tablets.

This review aims to provide readers with an in-depth treatment of the Eee, using an actual retail unit, instead of a pre-production model. This is important in a number of respects. Earlier models had a different BIOS, which, for example, did not provide full speed USB2.0 ports. Hopefully, having tested an actual retail model, the review should give a true representation of what this machine can actually do.

Read the full review.

( Permalink: Asus Eee PC 701 Review      Submitted by Steve Emms Thu Dec 6, 2007 )

Creating Your Own Custom Ubuntu 7.10
This guide shows how you can create a Live-CD from your Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon or Linux Mint 4.0 system with a tool called remastersys. Remastersys is available in the Linux Mint romeo repository. You can customize your Ubuntu/Linux Mint system and then let remastersys create an iso image of it which you can then burn onto a CD/DVD.

( Permalink: Creating Your Own Custom Ubuntu 7.10      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Dec 6, 2007 )

Back Up Your Files With Pybackpack On Fedora 8
This document describes how to set up, configure and use Pybackpack on Fedora 8. The result is an easy to use backup system for desktop usage. Pybackpack creates incremental backups which can be stored locally or remotely (SSH) - the usage of removable devices is supported. You also have the option to burn the backup(s) directly on a CD/DVD.

( Permalink: Back Up Your Files With Pybackpack On Fedora 8      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Dec 6, 2007 )

Use Ajax and PHP to build a chat application
Learn how to build a chat system into your Web application with Ajax and PHP. Your readers can talk to you and to each other about the content of the site without having to download or install any special instant-messaging software. Give this free example code a try in your Web application. See whether you can engage your visitors in a real-time conversation.

( Permalink: Use Ajax and PHP to build a chat application      Submitted by Anonymous Thu Dec 6, 2007 )

Groovy shortcuts, Project Zero, and the Flickr API
Flickr provides a very useful and flexible API to developers who want to incorporate elements of the site into their own applications, but you can make things even simpler using Groovy scripting and a few lines of Project Zero code. Additionally, the techniques in this article can be applied to other popular sites that combine social networking and data sharing, such as with YouTube, Blogger, and so on.

( Permalink: Groovy shortcuts, Project Zero, and the Flickr API      Submitted by Anonymous Thu Dec 6, 2007 )

Using KVM On Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)
In this HowTo I will explain how to install and use KVM for running your services in virtual machines. KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a Linux kernel virtualization technique that provides full virtualization by using Intel VT (Vanderpool) or AMD-V (Pacifica).

( Permalink: Using KVM On Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)      Submitted by Falko Timme Mon Dec 3, 2007 )

Getting Started with Solaris Containers
This article details how to provision Solaris Containers (aka zones), and a few interesting/prerequisite technologies such as Dynamic Link Aggregation and Dynamic Resource Management.


( Permalink: Getting Started with Solaris Containers      Submitted by Kevin Waldron Mon Dec 3, 2007 )

Convert MP3s to WAVs with Perl and mpg123
Ever try to make an audio cd from mp3s on linux and have your burning software yell at you? Slonkak has written a Perl script that utilizes mpg123 (a compact player you should be using anyway) to convert one, or many MP3s to the WAV format.

Link to Story

( Permalink: Convert MP3s to WAVs with Perl and mpg123      Submitted by Goose Mon Dec 3, 2007 )

Easy Sharing with Lotus Quickr Web Services
Access content where and when you need it with Lotus Quickr Web services. In this article, we introduce the basic operations you can perform using Lotus Quickr Web services and some of the best practices that you should follow when interacting with these services.

( Permalink: Easy Sharing with Lotus Quickr Web Services      Submitted by IdaAshley Mon Dec 3, 2007 )

Use AIX to configure your Network Info Service
In distributed networks, one of the most important tasks is to maintain the user and group information. For centralized management, many customers use Network Information Service (NIS). This article provides an overview of NIS and the steps to install and configure NIS as a server and client.

( Permalink: Use AIX to configure your Network Info Service      Submitted by BlueVoodoo Mon Dec 3, 2007 )

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