Step by step tutorials showing you how to install and configure various applications and services on Debian based Linux distros.
rsync is a software application for Unix systems which synchronizes files and directories from one location to another while minimizing data transfer using delta encoding when appropriate. An important feature of rsync not found in most similar programs/protocols is that the mirroring takes place with only one transmission in each [...]admin
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. 1. Install packages apt-get install postgresql postgresql-clientadmin
Network File System (NFS) is a network file system protocol originally developed by Sun Microsystems in 1983, allowing a user on a client computer to access files over a network as easily as if the network devices were attached to its local disks. Server 1. Install the server package apt-get install nfs-kernel-serveradmin
By default iptables is setup on Debian etch but there are no rules configured. In this tutorial we’ll configure some rules and load them into iptables on startup. 1. Rules file Create a new file that will contain a shell script to insert rules into iptables (pico /etc/firewall-rules.sh) and add this content as template:admin
VMware Server installs on any existing server hardware and partitions a physical server into multiple virtual machines by abstracting processor, memory, storage and networking resources, giving you greater hardware utilization and flexibility. Streamline software development and testing and simplify server provisioning as you utilize the [...]admin
By default Debian etch 32bit allows a maximum of 4 GB RAM. The limit can be raised up to 64 GB with a single apt-get command / kerenl update: apt-get install linux-image-2.6-686-bigmem That’s it, reboot your system and you will be able to install up to 64GB of RAM to your system.admin
Compiling the kernel from source on Debian is actually pretty simple thing to do. This guide has been tested on standard etch installation but will probably work on other versions and debian-like operating systems. The system is easy to break if not done right, compile and install the kernel at your own risk! Install required packages [...]admin