OpenDNS

General Information

This guide shows how to configure FreeBSD so it will update your OpenDNS account with your dynamic IP from your ISP. Tested on FreeBSD 7.2 Stable

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3G Portable Internet Access

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First of all, almost all of 3G modem in the market have a “Zero-CD” mode that will automaticaly install a driver when plug in to windows based os, so by default when we plug it in to our freebsd system, it will go to “Zero-CD” mode. We need to change this mode to a “Modem” mode in order to use it in our freebsd system.

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Enabling Root MacOSX

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This tutorial will explain how to enable the root user in OS X. It’s not recommended that you do this but some GNU/ported/custom software requires it. Please remember that enabling the root user can be a security risk if your machine is hooked up to the internet without some sort of protection like a router or a firewall. This has been tested on OS X v10.1.x and 10.2.x. It should work with 10.0.x and any future versions.

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Build a Samba PDC with LDAP backend

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Build a Samba PDC on FreeBSD with a ldap backend. This will not let you authenticate ssh users just a plain samba server for your windows clients.

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Create your blog with TYPO

typo_admin_login

General Information

Typo is a Ruby on Rails application and in this article you can find how to install Typo v. 4.1.1 easily in a few steps on FreeBSD 6/7.

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Appletalk / Netatalk

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This short how-to gives you the instructions to install and configure an OpenBSD machine as a fileserver for Apple’s Macintosh Computers.

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Managing Jails

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This document is an introduction to basic FreeBSD jails also called ‘fat jails’. We discuss an easy jail installation process. We will do some basic jail configuration and show you how to manage the jail environment. This document wil not cover building ‘chroot jails’ in a jail.

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Installing Squid

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A quick guide to get a squid Proxy Server running under OpenBSD.

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Installing Jakarta – Tomcat

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A straight forward manner to install the basic Jakarta – Tomcat server.

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Setup syslog-ng

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At work we have a few Linux machines that are used for various things like dns and firewalling. It is a pain to log into each one of these machines when you have to troubleshoot something.

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