Category: Linux

How to backup your data using rsync

The most critical data to back up is data that is impossible, or very costly, to re-create. Usually this is user data that has grown over months or years of work. You can typically restore system data relatively easily by reinstalling from the original distribution media.The Linux utility rsync is a copy program designed to […]

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Download a complete web site

GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive command line tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc. In this article we will show you how to download a web site […]

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Install and configure grsecurity on Debian and Ubuntu

Grsecurity is an innovative approach to security utilizing a multi-layered detection, prevention, and containment model. It is licensed under the GNU GPL. In this article we will discuss how to setup and configure grseurity (http://www.grsecurity.net/index.php) in a few minutes to your server. Step 1 Edit your sources file, type:vi /etc/apt/sources.list and with the vi or […]

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New Debian stable release

After 24 months of constant development, the Debian Project is proud to present its new stable version 6.0 (code name Squeeze). Debian 6.0 is a free operating system, coming for the first time in two flavours. Alongside Debian GNU/Linux, Debian GNU/kFreeBSD is introduced with this version as a technology preview. Debian 6.0 includes the KDE Plasma Desktop […]

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The must repos to have when running Fedora 14

There are multiple desktops available for use with Fedora. Each has a slightly different look and feel and offers varying levels of customization. Desktops affect how windows, icons, menus, and various basic desktop interfaces look and feel. You may want to try a few different ones and figure out which one is best for you, […]

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Install Sun JDK 1.7 on Debian Squeeze

There are a couple of things that you need to be sure prior to upgrade. The most important that your app is supported by the latest Sun JDK. Once you are sure start up by downloading the latest JDK package direct from sun. Using wget:http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/7u3-b04/jdk-7u3-linux-x64.tar.gz In the above example we downloaded the latest 64bit version […]

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Install and configure NRPE

There are several sources on Internet explain how to install and configure NRPE but non of them include an out of the box working solution. Various chmod etc things are missing thus giving you for free plenty of hours troubleshooting a simple HOWTO :)Let’s start…  Step 1 –> Download and install Nagios plugins Download the latest nagios-plugins […]

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