How To

How to install Linux on an eMac

Why replace Mac OS X with Linux on an Apple eMac? I did it to revive an aging hardware platform and provide a computer to a friend. Here's how I replaced "Puma" (OS X 10.1) first with Debian, then Ubuntu.

Installing A LAMP System With Fedora Core 6

This is a detailed description about how to set up a Fedora Core 6 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, DNS server, FTP server, MySQL server, POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.

Recover Data From a dead hard drive using ddrescue

Like dd, dd_rescue does copy data from one file or block device to another.dd_rescue is a tool to help you to save data from crashed partition. It tries to read and if it fails, it will go on with the next sectors where tools like dd will fail. If the copying process is interrupted by the user it is possible to continue at any position later. It can copy backwards.

Tunneling with SSH: Windows to UNIX connectivity in a secure world

This article describes the setup of a simple SSH client connecting to an AIX- or Linux-based SSH server that allows a typical, technically literate individual the ability to set up, configure, and operate a flexible means of tunneling data and services over the SSH service.

How to install boot and run Live Linux on a USB flash pen drive

By installing Live Linux on a memory stick, you can potentially bring your operating system, favorites, e-mail applications, personal settings and files with you. A USB Linux installation enables you to run the operating system on any computer that can boot from the USB flash device. It’s like having your personal operating system in your pocket.

Ubuntu LAMP Server Installation With Screenshots

Automatic LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) In about 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Server Edition, you can have a LAMP server up and ready to go. This feature, exclusive to Ubuntu Server Edition, is available at the time of installation.

Counter Strike Source and HL2 in Linux with Wine

For a lot of us, not being able to play our favorite Steam video games is a huge barrier that keeps us from switching over to a linux desktop. Linux-gamers has a great how-to on getting steam games running under Linux.

Gnome / KDE Keyboard Shortcuts

Tired of using your mouse so much? Did you know that both KDE and Gnome have keyboard shortcuts for just about everything you can do with a mouse? Here's a list of the various shortcuts on both platforms.