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Installing Ubuntu Studio 7.04
Ubuntu Studio is a multimedia editing/creation flavour of Ubuntu, built for the GNU/Linux audio, video, and graphic enthusiast or professional. It is an official derivative of the Ubuntu open source operating system and comes with applications such as Ardour2, Wired, Hydrogen, Blender, Inkscape, Pitivi, and many more, as well as a beautiful dark theme. This walkthrough shows how to install it.

( Permalink: Installing Ubuntu Studio 7.04      Submitted by Falko Timme Tue May 15, 2007 )

Digipup: A Linux live CD for amateur radio
By: Joe Barr Puppy Linux is a lightweight live Linux distribution that you can boot and run from a CD, USB stick, or DVD. One of its features is the ability to create specialized "pups" -- new versions of Puppy Linux geared toward a specific purpose. Digipup is one such example, with a focus on amateur radio. I spun it up, and found Digipup to be a great way to check out amateur radio utilities for Linux. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: Digipup: A Linux live CD for amateur radio      Submitted by FreeRhino Tue May 15, 2007 )

Linux System Auditing by Example
Think you have a secure Linux system? Following best practices during installation and setup is a must, but if you haven't set up regular system auditing, you've only won half the battle. This article discusses some existing tools and offers a couple of sample scripts to automate the process in a real-world environment.

( Permalink: Linux System Auditing by Example      Submitted by CowGirl Tue May 15, 2007 )

Large Linux Cluster Storage Backend
Create a working Linux cluster from many separate pieces of hardware and software, including System x and IBM TotalStorage systems. Part 3 provides the first half of the instructions you need to set up the storage backend, including details on storage architecture, needed hardware, and the Storage Area Network.

( Permalink: Large Linux Cluster Storage Backend      Submitted by idaashley Tue May 15, 2007 )

Talking security with Red Hat's Mark Cox
By: Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier IT professionals spend a lot of time thinking about security, and ways to make sure their systems are patched as quickly as possible. However, what goes on before they hear about a vulnerability is mostly a mystery. To get a clearer picture, we talked to Mark Cox, director of Red Hat's security response team, about trends in Linux security, who discovers vulnerabilities, how they're rated, and what's being done to minimize security problems. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: Talking security with Red Hat's Mark Cox      Submitted by FreeRhino Mon May 14, 2007 )

Developing Modules for Apache - The Apache Modules
Need to program Apache modules from the ground up or figure out what someone else's module is doing behind the scenes? Help is now at hand. Find out if The Apache Modules Book is the definitive guide to both that you've been looking for.

( Permalink: Developing Modules for Apache - The Apache Modules      Submitted by Inhibit Mon May 14, 2007 )

sshfs: Securely Mounting Remote Filesystems
It is possible to mount your remote filesystem as a local filesystem on your Red hat/CentOS Linux system using sshfs.

FUSE is a Linux kernel module also available for FreeBSD, OpenSolaris and Mac OS X that allows non-privileged users to create their own file systems without the need to write any kernel code.
SSHFS command utilizes FUSE to mount a file system using ssh.

This tutorial will describe installing FUSE, and using sshfs to mount your remote filesystem as a local mount point on your Linux system.

( Permalink: sshfs: Securely Mounting Remote Filesystems      Submitted by nixcraft Thu May 10, 2007 )

Review: Elisa media center
By: Nathan Willis Fluendo's Elisa is a free software media center application that can play your DVDs, video files, music, and pictures. Since it is designed for extensibility, Elisa has the potential to do much more. It does not handle television or video recording functions, but it is a slick and promising project. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: Review: Elisa media center      Submitted by FreeRhino Thu May 10, 2007 )

Virtual Hosting With vsftpd And PostgreSQL
This document describes how to install a vsftpd server that uses virtual users from a PostgreSQL database instead of real system users. I could not find any tutorial like that on the internet, so when that configuration finally worked for me, I decided to publish it. The documentation is based on FreeBSD 6.2 which I was recently forced to use (I usually use Debian). Nevertheless the document should be suitable for almost any Linux distribution as well (may require very small amendments).

( Permalink: Virtual Hosting With vsftpd And PostgreSQL      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu May 10, 2007 )

Writing endian-independent code in C
To understand the concept of endianness , you need to be familiar, at a highly abstract level, with memory. All you need to know about memory is that it's one large array. The array contains bytes. In the computer world, people use address to refer to the array locationsREADMORE

( Permalink: Writing endian-independent code in C      Submitted by zaher el siddik Thu May 10, 2007 )

Porting for a Heterogeneous UNIX Environment
Use a componentized build system to automatically port Java projects with native extensions on heterogeneous UNIX platforms. To guarantee porting for many heterogeneous UNIX platforms, a build system should be pluggable.

( Permalink: Porting for a Heterogeneous UNIX Environment      Submitted by BlueVoodoo Thu May 10, 2007 )

Turn your Linux box into a PDF-making machine
By: Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier Remember the paperless office? By now we were supposed to be handling all of our documents digitally, and saving trees by using computers to handle everything electronically. If you'd like to make backup copies of ephemeral content without printing it out, turn your Linux box into a PDF generation device for your entire network. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: Turn your Linux box into a PDF-making machine      Submitted by FreeRhino Wed May 9, 2007 )

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn
With the release of Microsoft's new Windows operating system (Vista), more and more people are looking for alternatives to Windows for various reasons. This tutorial shows people who are willing to switch to Linux how they can set up a Linux desktop (Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn in this article) that fully replaces their Windows desktop, i.e. that has all software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that runs also on older hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.


( Permalink: The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn      Submitted by Falko Timme Wed May 9, 2007 )

NFS Server and Client Configuration in Ubuntu
NFS was developed at a time when we weren’t able to share our drives like we are able to today - in the Windows environment. It offers the ability to share the hard disk space of a big server with many smaller clients. Again, this is a client/server environment. While this seems like a standard service to offer, it was not always like this. In the past, clients and servers were unable to share their disk space. Full Story

( Permalink: NFS Server and Client Configuration in Ubuntu      Submitted by Dave Wed May 9, 2007 )

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL
This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database.

( Permalink: Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL      Submitted by Falko Timme Wed May 9, 2007 )

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