Linux

Open Source Social Networking Server: Built on LAMP!

Social networking just keeps on growing. It seems every major public business wants a Facebook application, corporations…

Getting Dell BCM4328 Wifi Card Working on Ubuntu 7.10

After trying,searching and crying for more than one month, I finally get it working today in my…

How to Install PHP 5 on Linux

This tutorial explains the installation of Apache web server, bundled with PHP and MySQL server on a Linux machine. The tutorial is primarily for SuSE 9.2, 9.3, 10.0 & 10.1, but most of the steps ought to be valid for all Linux-like operating systems.

How to Install Apache 2 on Linux

This tutorial explains the installation of Apache web server, bundled with PHP and MySQL server on a Linux machine. The tutorial is primarily for SuSE 9.2, 9.3, 10.0 & 10.1, but most of the steps ought to be valid for all Linux-like operating systems.

How to Install MySQL 5.0 on Linux

This tutorial explains the installation of Apache web server, bundled with PHP and MySQL server on a Linux machine. The tutorial is primarily for SuSE 9.2, 9.3, 10.0 & 10.1 operating systems, but most of the steps ought to be valid for all Linux-like operating systems.

SMB Caching

A customer had a particular shared folder setup so that only he had access to it. This happened to be a SCO Visionfs system, but you could run into similar problems with Samba.

Mound –Bind

Most Linux and Unix file systems don’t allow hard links to directories (except for the . and .. entries that mkdir creates itself). The reasons are are pretty obvious: you could really confuse programs like ls (ls -R), find and of course fsck if you created links that recursed back to themselves.

Tar Wild Card Interpretation

I had this email earlier this week:I am trying to restore a file “\GL050”. I can see it on the tape listing, but I can’t get edge to find it. I have tried listing it the following ways:

Lost Root Password – Linux

Have you ever forgotten your root password? I have a very good memory. I remember most of my client’s passwords (there are a few I forget regularly for no reason that I can understand, but I really do know most), I remember telephone numbers, and of course I know my own passwords.

Enabling Linux Telnet

This has to be one of the more common support calls that I get. The telnet daemon is no longer usually installed by default, so people are surprised when their newly installed Linux system won’t answer telnets.