The Perfect Desktop – OpenSUSE 12.3 (GNOME Desktop)

The Perfect Desktop – OpenSUSE 12.3 (GNOME Desktop)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 12.3
desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.
that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on
t…

How To Build mod_fastcgi For Apache2 On OpenSUSE 12.2

How To Build mod_fastcgi For Apache2 On OpenSUSE 12.2

mod_fastcgi is needed for Apache prior to 2.4 to work with PHP-FPM. There is an apache2-mod_fastcgi package for OpenSUSE, but unfortunately it is buggy: it does not allow you to use the FastCgiEx…

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (OpenSUSE 12.2)

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (OpenSUSE 12.2)

EncFS
provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any
special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to
provide the filesystem interface. It is a pass-through…

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On OpenSUSE 12.2

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On OpenSUSE 12.2

This tutorial describes how you can install Apache2 with mod_fcgid
and PHP5 on OpenSUSE 12.2. mod_fcgid is a compatible alternative to the
older mod_fastcgi.

It lets you execute PHP s…

Serving CGI Scripts With Nginx On OpenSUSE 12.2

Serving CGI Scripts With Nginx On OpenSUSE 12.2

This tutorial shows how you can serve CGI scripts (Perl scripts) with
nginx on OpenSUSE 12.2. While nginx itself does not serve CGI, there
are several ways to work around this. I will outline two solut…

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 12.2

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 12.2

Nginx (pronounced
“engine x”) is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx
is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and
low resour…

Virtualization With KVM On An OpenSUSE 12.2 Server

Virtualization With KVM On An OpenSUSE 12.2 Server

This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and
running virtual machines on an OpenSUSE 12.2 server. I will show how to
create image-based virtual machines and also virtual mach…

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On OpenSUSE 12.2

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On OpenSUSE 12.2

This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on OpenSUSE 12.2. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS serve…

How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On OpenSUSE 12.2

How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On OpenSUSE 12.2

This guide explains how to set up WebDAV with Apache2 on an OpenSUSE 12.2 server. WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning
and is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol tha…

The Perfect Desktop – OpenSUSE 12.2 (GNOME Desktop)

The Perfect Desktop – OpenSUSE 12.2 (GNOME Desktop)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 12.2
desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.
that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On OpenSUSE 12.2

Chrooting Apache2 With mod_chroot On OpenSUSE 12.2

This guide explains how to set up mod_chroot
with Apache2 on an OpenSUSE 12.2 system. With mod_chroot, you can run
Apache2 in a secure chroot environment and make your server less
vulnerable to br…

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (OpenSUSE 12.2)

Managing A Headless VirtualBox Installation With phpvirtualbox (OpenSUSE 12.2)

phpvirtualbox
is a web-based VirtualBox front-end written in PHP that

allows you to access and control remote VirtualBox instances. It tries
to resemble the VirtualBo…

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 (PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 12.2

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 (PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 12.2

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed
for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install
Lighttpd on an OpenSUSE 12.2 serv…

OpenSUSE 12.2 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

OpenSUSE 12.2 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on
OpenSUSE 12.2 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB
protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured a…

Using mod_spdy With Apache2 On OpenSUSE 12.2 (x86_64)

Using mod_spdy With Apache2 On OpenSUSE 12.2 (x86_64)

SPDY (pronounced “SPeeDY”) is a new networking protocol whose goal
is to speed up the web. It is Google’s alternative to the HTTP protocol
and a candidate for HTTP/2.0. SPDY augments HTTP with…

VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.2 On A Headless OpenSUSE 12.2 Server

VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.2 On A Headless OpenSUSE 12.2 Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.2
on a headless OpenSUSE 12.2 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox
GUI to manag…

Using PHP5-FPM With Apache2 On OpenSUSE 12.2

Using PHP5-FPM With Apache2 On OpenSUSE 12.2

This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an OpenSUSE 12.2 server with PHP5 (through PHP-FPM)
and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative
PHP FastCGI imp…

The Perfect Server – OpenSUSE 12.2 x86_64 (nginx, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

The Perfect Server – OpenSUSE 12.2 x86_64 (nginx, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

This tutorial shows how to prepare an OpenSUSE 12.2 64bit (x86_64) server with nginx for the installation of ISPConfig 3,
and how to install ISPConfig 3. Since version 3.0.4, IS…

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 12.2 (LAMP)

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 12.2 (LAMP)
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP.
This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an
OpenSUSE 12.2 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

The Perfect Server – OpenSUSE 12.2 x86_64 (Apache2, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

The Perfect Server – OpenSUSE 12.2 x86_64 (Apache2, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 12.2 64bit (x86_64)
server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web
server (SSL-capable)…