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Build Cross-Platform Graphics with Cairo on Linux
Built from the ground up to create identical output on both printer and screen—all in a cross-platform way—cairo is becoming a huge player in the Linux graphics space, as well as BSDs, Windows, and OSX platforms. Learn about cairo, a free software vector drawing library that can draw to multiple output formats.

( Permalink: Build Cross-Platform Graphics with Cairo on Linux      Submitted by LinucksGirl Tue Sep 11, 2007 )

Ubuntu Linux + Apache2 + Virtual Hosts + Syslog
Central Log Management System is a simple web based logging system which allows logging all syslog messages from various Network Devices, Unix, Linux, Solaris and Windows Servers. This allows the visibility of logs from all these devices in one single interface. Full Story

( Permalink: Ubuntu Linux + Apache2 + Virtual Hosts + Syslog      Submitted by dave Tue Sep 11, 2007 )

Monitor your servers with SNMP and Cacti

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is a protocol for managing networks. Each managed entity in the network will run an snmp server (snmpd) which is going to collect datas from the server such as networking, load, cpu ... Cacti on the other hand is a frontend to the RRDTool with SNMP support. It collects and keep data in a MySQL database and display them through a PHP web frontend.

This tutorial will show how to configure the network manager to use Cacti and how to set up snmp on the managed host.

How-to SNMP and CACTI

( Permalink: Monitor your servers with SNMP and Cacti      Submitted by chantra Thu Sep 6, 2007 )

Automatic discovery and mounting
For some time I have been looking for a good way to let my computer discover the Windows network and mount shares on demand. After trying the kioslaves in the desktop of my choice (KDE) and the FUSE programs Fusesmb and SmbNetFs, I was not really satisfied. There had to be a way to let my computer discover all the workgroups/domains, the hosts and the shares, and mount a share on a hosts on demand.

( Permalink: Automatic discovery and mounting      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Sep 6, 2007 )

PostBooks ERP On Ubuntu 7.04
This document describes how to set up PostBooks ERP on Ubuntu 7.04. The resulting system provides a powerful GUI-based ERP-system. Postbooks is licensed under the CPAL license (OSI-certified Common Public Attribution License).

( Permalink: PostBooks ERP On Ubuntu 7.04      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Sep 6, 2007 )

DB2 Self-Tuning Memory Manager Log Parser
Starting in DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows 9 is the self-tuning memory manager (STMM) that simplifies the task of memory configuration by automatically setting values for several critical memory configuration parameters. This article introduces a simple tool to parse the STMM log files to simplify the task of monitoring the decisions made by the memory manager.

( Permalink: DB2 Self-Tuning Memory Manager Log Parser      Submitted by IdaAshley Thu Sep 6, 2007 )

Book Review Shell Script Pearls
Shell Script Pearls is designed to provide information about shell scripting. The book is collection with all tips and code sample you need to learn about shell scripting. Author has clearly demonstrated unique tools and script samples that go beyond the level of basic scripting. The book is useful for geeks, hackers, sys admin and advanced users. The book doesn’t explain basic programming structure and syntax. If you are the beginner get some basic book or start with our own tutorial.

You will find lots of useful collection of a shell scripts and practical examples that can be used in day today life.

( Permalink: Book Review Shell Script Pearls      Submitted by nixcraft Wed Sep 5, 2007 )

Setting Up An iSCSI Environment On Linux
Nowadays, the iSCSI technology is quite popular in the storage world. This article shows an iSCSI demo environment which consists of one Debian Linux host and one Netapp Filer. We try to show the most important features of this protocol.

( Permalink: Setting Up An iSCSI Environment On Linux      Submitted by Falko Timme Wed Sep 5, 2007 )

Set up a Web Server Cluster in 5 Easy Steps
Get up and running with the Linux Virtual Server and Linux-HA.org's Heartbeat. Construct a highly available Apache Web server cluster that spans multiple physical or virtual Linux servers in 5 easy steps with Linux Virtual Server and Heartbeat v2.

( Permalink: Set up a Web Server Cluster in 5 Easy Steps      Submitted by LinucksGirl Wed Sep 5, 2007 )

Install and configure Network Information Service
NIS+ is a network-wide naming and administration service that works on a client-server model. The server maintains all the details of the users and clients in a central database. In this article, get step-by-step instructions on how to install, configure, and administer NIS+.

( Permalink: Install and configure Network Information Service      Submitted by BlueVoodoo Wed Sep 5, 2007 )

Hitting a Crossroad
Sometimes even the simplest of programs/scripts can run across what the author thinks would be a walk in the park. After taking a long (and often sobering) look at what an enhancement (I refuse to call it a feature ... ) would take; the first reaction might be BEGIN: backpedal. A longer (and again - sober) look often reveals that the answer may in fact already exist and just to add insult to injury you have used it before. In the following text an example of an extremely simple program's journey to figure out what is the best and easiest method to add an enhancement (not a feature...)

Full Story

( Permalink: Hitting a Crossroad      Submitted by Jason (Jay/Pantos) R. Fink Tue Sep 4, 2007 )

VectorLinux - The Pefect Installation and Setup
The VectorLinux Website is promising: “Speed, performance, stability -- these are attributes that set VectorLinux apart in the crowded field of Linux distributions. VectorLinux is a lighterweight, fast, Linux operating system for Intel-AMD x86 compatible systems and is based upon Slackware, one of the original Linux distributions…”
Linux-Tip was testing the installation and usage of version 5.8 (Standard Gold).

Read more at Linux-tip.net

( Permalink: VectorLinux - The Pefect Installation and Setup      Submitted by Frank Neugebauer Tue Sep 4, 2007 )

Mount and Unmount ISO,MDF,NRG Images Using Acetone
AcetoneISO is CD/DVD image manipulator for Linux.Using this tool it is very easy to Mount and Unmount ISO,MDF,NRG Images Full Story

( Permalink: Mount and Unmount ISO,MDF,NRG Images Using Acetone      Submitted by dave Tue Sep 4, 2007 )

Set Up PC-BSD v1.4 beta
This article describes how to set up PC-BSD v1.4 beta. PC-BSD is released under the BSD license. PC-BSD is a desktop operating system based on FreeBSD. It uses KDE as its desktop environment.

( Permalink: Set Up PC-BSD v1.4 beta      Submitted by Falko Timme Tue Sep 4, 2007 )

Optical Character Recognition With Tesseract OCR
This guide describes how to set up Tesseract OCR on Ubuntu 7.04. OCR means "Optical Character Recognition". The resulting system will be able to convert images with embedded text to text files. Tesseract is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.

( Permalink: Optical Character Recognition With Tesseract OCR      Submitted by Falko Timme Fri Aug 31, 2007 )

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