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Parted Magic The Parted Magic OS employs core programs of GParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful software (e.g. Partimage, TestDisk, Truecrypt, Clonezilla, G4L, SuperGrubDisk, ddrescue, etc…) and an excellent set of info to benefit the user. Parted Magic is licensed under the GPL , so an extensive collection of file system tools are also included, as Parted Magic supports the following: btrfs, exfat, ext2, ext3, ext4, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+, jfs, linux-swap, ntfs, reiserfs, reiser4, xfs, and zfs. Parted Magic requires at least a i686 processor and 312MB of RAM to operate or 175MB in “Live” mode. Features

Centos5 - Rivalug Wiki From Rivalug Wiki Centos 5.5 Desktop on x86_64 References Release Notes Create Local YUM repository on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7 using DVD Never miss any Geek Information Subscribe to our Newsletters and get notified by email when we add new Articles! YUM is the package management tool that helps you to install or update the package through the network or local, at the same time it provides easy method to install a package with it’s dependent packages. Configuration files are under /etc directory, /etc/yum.conf is the mail global file that contains the global options such as cache directory,log directory etc… To add new or update the existing repository, you must got to the /etc/repos.d directory and create or open a file that ends on .repo respectively. Create Source:

A Short Guide To Customizing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (for Beginners) Good guide! Personally I despise Unity, so I am running Ubuntu 13.04 Gnome Edition, which comes with gnome 3, and is awesome! That is one of the perks of using Linux, if you do not like something, boom drop that and grab another. And also it is very easy to do that. Puppy Linux These are extraordinary goals, yet Puppy comes close to achieving them all. The fundamental reason is that Puppy has been built from scratch, file-by-file, and is not based on any other Linux distribution. One of the most amazing features of Puppy is the range of powerful applications yet such tiny size ...and the speed. CentOS Linux server/cpanel/VPS tweaking and Hardening for security 1. Install or compile the missing modules in php & apache , Install or compile the missing modules in php & apache. You can do this using easy apache /scripts/easyapache

How to Secure Your Apache Web Server How to Secure Your Apache Web Server Installing and maintaining a secure web server on Linux can be a challenge. It requires in-depth knowledge of Linux, Apache, and PHP server-side options. Pack for Linux: Our List of the Best Linux Downloads GNOME Do - uses mono, a .NET clone. No chance. I could be wrong. LibreOffice - You Bet! CentOS 5 Administration - 42.2. Server Security When a system is used as a server on a public network, it becomes a target for attacks. Hardening the system and locking down services is therefore of paramount importance for the system administrator. Before delving into specific issues, review the following general tips for enhancing server security: Keep all services current, to protect against the latest threats. Use secure protocols whenever possible. Serve only one type of network service per machine whenever possible.

Building a secure web server with CentOS 5, part 1 Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Troubleshooting Introduction This is an updated version of my original LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL and Perl/PHP) guide that was based on CentOS 4. Now updated and tweaked for CentOS 5, I will take you through the steps required to build a secure Linux web server (LAMP) on CentOS 5. I have a background working for an ISP, so I’ve based this build on the same configuration many hosting providers use. It supports virtual hosts (multiple websites), secure FTP access, locked down SSH access, and a sensible directory structure. If you follow this guide, you will get a web server up and running within a couple of hours depending on whether you follow it step by step, or prefer to experiment first.

CentOS 5 SQL database server [MySQL] This how-to will show you how to configure: MySQLExternal Links icon as a secure and performant database serverCreate new databasesAdditional MySQL users with restricted privileges Installing MySQL CentOS 5 server setup series: server security & reliability This how-to will not configure any one service in particular, but rather focus on the operating system as a whole in order to improve security and reliability. This how-to will show you how to: Configure the GRUBExternal Links icon bootloader to gracefully handle kernel panics during bootsCreate, edit & manage custom SELinuxExternal Links icon policy modulesDeny access to remote users with too many failed authentication attempts over SSH (DenyhostsExternal Links icon), POP3 or IMAP (Fail2banExternal Links icon)Improve the password hash strengthEnable shell timeouts...and much more! Gracefully recovering from kernel panics: Boot robustness & more

CentOS 5 SSH+SFTP for remote access and secure file transfers [OpenSSH] This how-to will show you how to configure: Remote access over SSH via OpenSSHExternal Links iconSecure, password-less authenticationOptional: OpenSSH 5.4p1 to allow restrict shell access and jail users by groupSecure file transfers over SFTP Configuring OpenSSH openssh-server is already installed by default, it just needs to be configured. We will disable root logins as well as all password-based logins in favour of the more secure public key authentication. If you do not already have a SSH key, you should take the time to create one now by running ssh-keygen on the computer you will be using to access the server remotely.

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