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Setting up Squid Proxy server on RHEL 5 / CentOS 5 linux

Written by config on . Posted in CentOS, Linux

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Proxy is one of the major component of adding security to the network. It also acts as a Gateway that receives the request from the clients and then validates it, when it is fine it forwards it to the destination server.

Squid is one of the most popular Open Source Proxy server and a Web Cache Daemon.

It has the wide variety of features from:

1. Speeding up a web server by caching repeated requests.

2. Caching Web, DNS, and other lookups.

3. Controlling bandwidth, Access controlling, etc.

This article explains how to setup Squid Proxy server in your RHEL 5 / CentOS 5 in a easy step-by-step procedure.

Setting Up A Ubuntu Web-Server On A Remote Host – Ubuntu Lamp

Written by config on . Posted in Linux, Ubuntu

The main advantage of using and setting up a Linux server is that it will be interesting and informative as you learn lot of things on how to customize and fine tune the Open Source operating system to your needs,‭ ‬and of course this is fun and you will feel happy when you yourself do things on your own,‭ ‬isn’t it‭?
In this Tutorial you will learn how to install LAMP on Ubuntu server. Including all the components – fast and easy straight from the repo.

Configuring VSFTPD in CentOS‭ ‬6.0

Written by config on . Posted in CentOS, Linux

Configuring VSFTPD in CentOS‭ ‬6.0

vsftpd stands for‭ ‬Very‭ ‬Secure‭ ‬File‭ ‬Transfer‭ ‬Protocol‭ ‬Daemon and it is an popular and well known FTP server for Unix-like‭ (‬Linux‭) ‬Operating system.

It is Licensed under GNU General Public License.

In this tutorial we cover how to configure‭ ‘‬vsftpd‭’ FTP server ‬on CentOS‭ ‬6.0.

Assumptions:

We assume that you are using CentOS‭ ‬6‭ (‬Linux operating system based on RedHat Distribution‭)‬.
And using‭ ‬vsftpd‭ ‬version‭ ‬2.2.2
Your system is connected to Internet via any means.

How to install GNOME 3 and Mate on Ubuntu 11.10

Written by config on . Posted in Linux, Ubuntu

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to install GNOME 3 on your Ubuntu 11.10 desktop. We will install it with some shell extensions so that you can get the feel and look of GNOME 2 on GNOME 3. This is for those guys who want to revert to GNOME 2. For GNOME 3 lovers there is no need to install this extension.

Preliminaries:
This works perfectly with Ubuntu 11.10, may work with other versions of Ubuntu but I am not sure about that. You may try, I won’t guarantee on this.

How to install LAMP on CentOS 6 server

Written by config on . Posted in CentOS, Linux

In this guide I will show you how to install standard LAMP stack on CentOS 6 server. I don’t think there is a huge difference between this setup or the one you probably did in the past on CentOS 5 or Fedora servers (to those of you who actually use Fedora servers).
I still think this tutorial can be helpful for some and that is the reason I’m still publishing this. This is a very easy tutorial with a step by step easy approach. So lets begin with the setup:

First of all you must have CentOS 6 installed and configured, by configured I mean it should be connected to the network and in working condition. No special packaged or configuration needed, you just have to be make sure yum is working and you can install packages from the repositories.