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How to install a Debian 8 (Jessie) Minimal ServerThis tutorial shows how to install a Debian 8 (Jessie) minimal server in detail with many screenshots. The purpose of this guide is to provide a minimal setup that can be used as basis for our other Debian 8 tutorials here at howtoforge.com.
How to install Arch Linux with Full Disk EncryptionThis tutorial explains the installation of Arch Linux + XFCE Desktop with Full Disk Encryption.
How to encrypt a partition with DM-Crypt LUKS on LinuxTrueCrypt is no more, and the purpose of this post is to show you straightforward partition encryption with dm-crypt luks.
DM-Crypt is transparent drive encryption that is kernel module and part of the device mapper framework for mapping physical block device onto higher-level virtual block devices, it uses cryptographic routines from the kernel's crypto api. Long story short, device mapping encryption provided by the kernel "linux" crypto api.
How to install a Debian 7 (Wheezy) Minimal ServerThis tutorial shows how to install a Debian 7 (Wheezy) minimal server. The purpose of this guide is to provide a minimal Debian setup that can be used as basis for our other tutorials here at howtoforge.
The Perfect Server – CentOS 7.1 with Apache2, Postfix, Dovecot, Pure-FTPD, BIND and ISPConfig 3This tutorial shows how to install ISPConfig 3 on a CentOS 7.1 (64Bit) server. ISPConfig 3 is a web hosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, Mailman, and many more.
How to monitor OpenVZ limits with vzwatchd on Debian and UbuntuVzwatchd is an OpenVZ monitoring daemon that informs the server administrator by email when a limit of the container is reached. OpenVZ is a Linux Kernel virtualisation technology that is often used by Web Hosting services, it is the free core of the commercial virtuozzo virtualisation application. OpenVZ is a lightweight virtualisation which has less overhead then KVM or XEN, it is more like a Linux LXC jail but with advanced limit options to define how many ressources a virtual machine may use and it has support for filesystem quota.
Wordpress: An Installation Guide for Ubuntu Linux (LAMP) and Windows (WAMP)Wordpress is a free and open source blogging tool and CMS used by millions of people in the world. Its simplicity, power and flexibility places it as a top choice for people to use and developers to recommend. It has come a long way from its release in May, 2013. It consists of tons of themes, plugins and features that help the user to obtain speed, security and reliability.
Using Putty to remotely open GUI applicationsRemote connections can be established with system over a network through SSH (secure shell) easily, we can login, perform actions or send commands to another system remotely trough this conection on the commandline. But what we cannot do is launch a GUI application for viewing content present in the remote node. This is the disadvantage of using ssh in a terminal.
But this disadvantage can be easily solved by making use of "putty", a remote login application which can not only be used to login to a remote node, but also launch GUI applications. Examples of GUI applications are Browser, text viewers, etc.
Getting started with commandline encryption tools on LinuxEncryption is the process of encoding messages or information in such a way that only authorized parties can read them. With almost no privacy in this digital generation of our's, encryption of our data is one of the most required tools. Most of the applications like gmail encrypt our data, but the data on your system is still unsecured and there are hackers or unauthorised users waiting to access them. One way to minimize the risk of data theft is to encrypt the data that is present even on our local system.
This tutorial demonstrates several methods of encrypting the data on Linux systems using commandline tools.
How To Install a CentOS 7.1 Minimal ServerThis document describes the basic installation of a CentOS 7.1 server. The purpose of this guide is to provide a minimal setup that can be used as basis for all kind of CentOS server setups.