Iptables Basic Guide


People always complain about how hard iptables are to understand and configure. I’m not saying it’s an easy process but once you get the hang of it, it should seem a little less difficult. Iptables is a user space tool which is used to create rules for packet filtering and NAT modul … [read more >>]

OpenSUSE 10.2 Installation Guide with Screenshots

Easy steps to a complete Linux workstation.

So, you have decided to make the first steps into the Linux world, and you’re asking yourselves: “What distribution should I try?” Even though I guess you’ve already heard about the … [read more >>]

openSUSE Survey Results

The openSUSE Survey results are in: thanks to the over 27k people who participated. And over 70% of those use the best desktop environment!

Download Results (pdf)


Core GNU/Linux 2.0 Released!

Core is a minimal distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system designed to be the basis for a complete system constructed by the end user. A fresh installation of Core (which will take approximately 15 minutes) will boot into a console and provide the user with the tools needed to download, compile and install other applications. Core contains nothing beyond what is required to perform these tasks. Core is primarily designed for experienced Linux users, though it has found an audience with those looking to learn about the internals and operation of a Linux system.

Four years ago, on April 4, 2003, Josh Devon released Core 1.x. On May 1, 2007, the new Core development team released a fully functional beta of Core 2.0. This beta has been in constant use for development for a number of weeks, and is completely stable in that capacity.

Check out the Core GNU/Linux website and SourceForge project for more information and downloads. We look forward to your feedback and ideas on the forum or on IRC at #coredistro on irc.freenode.net.

Virtual Hosting with Proftpd and MySQL on Debian

This document describes how to install a Proftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota with this setup. read more…

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