Some people like to play with FreeBSD and to use it like a desktop operating system. Normally, FreeBSD is a text mode server OS with full packages. How do you install a desktop environment like KDE and GNOME on FreeBSD? In my example, I will explain how I have installed KDE 4.8.4 on FreeBSD 9.1. […]
I got this issue when trying to mount a Windows disk in Linux. I have dual-boot Linux Mint 15 with Windows 8. The situation: pc-mint ~ # mount -t ntfs /dev/sda3 /media/mohamed/D The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Failed to mount '/dev/sda3': Operation not […]
Question! How to make OpenSUSE work from your workplace or somewhere where credentials are needed for an internal proxy? In my case, I am working in a company where a proxy is needed to connect to the Internet. Try some proxy settings # yast2 --update Please edit: # […]
ProxmoxVE is a complete open-source virtualization management solution for servers. It is based on KVM and container-virtualization and manages virtual machines, storage, virtualized networks, and HA Clustering. Proxmox VE 3.0 is released. It’s based on the great Debian 7.0 release and introduces a great new feature set – VM Templates and Clones. Under the hood, […]
Protecting files from unwanted deletion is very important security on the tasklist of Unix Administrators. On Linux boxes you can use the chattr command and that works ine on all my Ubuntu based servers. On FreeBSD, this command doesn’t exist. An alternative we use is the chflags command. Let’s give you some examples how chattr work […]
nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is an open-source web server and a reverse proxy server for HTTP, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, with a strong focus on high concurrency, performance and low memory usage. It is licensed under a BSD-like license and it runs on Unix, Linux, BSD variants, Mac OS, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and Microsoft Windows. My test server details: root@FreBSD-Unixmen:/root # uname -a FreeBSD FreBSD-Unixmen 9.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE #0 r243825: Tue Dec 4 09:23:10 UTC 2012 root@farrell...
The usage of MySQL for development is free. As you are not giving away that product (MySQL), no GPL restrictions apply. If you want to distribute MySQL in some form, the licenses apply. See: MySQL commercial license MariaDB is a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system, the impetus being the community maintenance of its free status under the GNU […]
Let’s use the same definition of rfxn, Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for Linux, released under the GNU GPLv2 License. It is designed around the threats faced in shared hosted environments. It uses threat data from network edge intrusion detection systems to extract malware that is actively being used in attacks and generates […]