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Tutorial: Android development environment on Fedora 14

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This tutorial describes how you can set up a development environment for building Android apps on a Fedora 14 desktop using Eclipse, the Android SDK, and PhoneGap. I will describe how to build Android apps from the command line with PhoneGap and from the GUI with Eclipse and PhoneGap and how to test them in an Android emulator and on a real Android device. PhoneGap allows you to develop your Android applications using web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (e.g. with JavaScript libraries such as jQuery/jQTouch), and it will turn these web apps into native Android apps (in fact, PhoneGap supports multiple platforms such as Android, iPhone, Palm, Windows Mobile, Symbian, so you can use the same sources to create apps for multiple platforms). read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:9324 | -falko, February 1, 2011

Tutorial: Install SugarCRM CE on Fedora 10

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SugarCRM is a webbased CRM solution written in PHP. SugarCRM is available in different flavours called "Editions" ("Community" (free), "Professional", and "Enterprise"). For a detailed overview of the different editions, have a look at the SugarCRM website. In this tutorial I will describe the installation of the free Community Edition on Fedora 10. With the modules My Portal, Calendar, Activities, Contacts, Accounts, Leads, Opportunities, Cases, Bugtracker, Documents and Email, SugarCRM Community Edition offers everything that can be expected from a CRM solution. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:9223 | -falko, May 11, 2009

Tutorial: Install Lighttpd, PHP5 (PHP-FPM), MySQL on Fedora 17

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Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a Fedora 17 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. I use PHP-FPM in this tutorial instead of Lighttpd's spawn-fcgi. read more...
permapage | score:9158 | -falko, August 30, 2012

Tutorial: Install Lighttpd, PHP5, PHP-FPM, MySQL on Fedora 19

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Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a Fedora 19 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. I use PHP-FPM in this tutorial instead of Lighttpd's spawn-fcgi. read more...
permapage | score:9142 | -falko, August 7, 2013

Fedora 17 Samba Server with tdbsam

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This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Fedora 17 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol and all users have a shared directory with read-/write access. read more...
permapage | score:9134 | -falko, July 8, 2012

Tutorial: Manage Headless VirtualBox with phpvirtualbox (Fedora 17)

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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 VirtualBox GUI as much as possible to make work with it as easy as possible. It is a nice replacement for the VirtualBox GUI if you run VirtualBox on headless servers. This tutorial explains how to install phpvirtualbox on a Fedora 17 server to manage a locally installed, headless VirtualBox. read more...
permapage | score:9127 | -falko, August 17, 2012

Tutorial: Install Apache2, PHP5, MySQL on Fedora 12

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Fedora 12 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support. read more...
permapage | score:9071 | -falko, January 21, 2010

Installing Apache2, PHP5, MySQL on Fedora 19

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Fedora 19 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support. read more...
permapage | score:9024 | -falko, July 31, 2013

Fedora 17 desktop features

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Like previous editions of Fedora, Fedora 17 will ship with several major feature enhancements. Some will be of interest only to enterprise users, while others will be mainly for desktop users. Other features will, of course, appeal to the needs of both enterprise and desktop users. Here is a list of the top features that desktop users should expect on Fedora 17 when the final stable version is released in May. read more...
permapage | score:8910 | -finid, February 29, 2012

Run Headless VirtualBox 4.2 on Fedora 18

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.2 on a headless Fedora 18 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI. read more...
permapage | score:8838 | -falko, February 26, 2013

Fedora 16 security features

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The security features in Fedora make it one of my favorite Linux distributions. And that is partly why it is in my list of the top 6 KDE distributions of 2011, even though it takes some tweaking to get it to the it just works state. I will take the security advantages of an operating system over any user-friendliness weaknesses, provided those user-friendliness weaknesses are not show stoppers.

Two of the four security features in Fedora 16 are enabled out of the box. The others are optional features that can be configured during installation. So, let us look at those two optional security features first. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8815 | -finid, December 14, 2011

Fedora 15 Xfce review

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Fedora 15 Xfce is a Fedora 15 Spin. In Fedoraland, a Spin is an alternate edition of Fedora, “tailored for various types of users via hand-picked application sets and other customizations.” Presently, five Spins have been released. These are, in order of popularity, the KDE, Xfce, LXDE, Security and Games Spins.

This article presents a review of the Xfce spin, and it is the first for this edition of Fedora on this site. Fedora 15 sports several new features. Some are not particularly relevant to a desktop user, but others are. Those will be noted in the appropriate sections of this review. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8793 | -finid, May 29, 2011

Install Alfresco 3.4.d, Tomcat, PostgreSQL on Fedora 15

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This document describes how to install and set up Alfresco Content Server Community Edition by "Alfresco Software inc." on a Fedora 15 based webserver from a WAR package on a Tomcat webserver with PostgreSQL database as backend. This guide will not only help install the product, but also understand why certain points are done the way they are done (this is most helpful for users with little or no knowledge who, like me some time ago, have only started using Linux). read more...
permapage | score:8785 | -falko, September 30, 2011

Tutorial: Install OpenLDAP on Fedora

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This tutorial describes OpenLDAP installation on a computer running Red Hat, Fedora, CentOS or any distribution based on the package installer "yum." If you use a distribution with another package installer we install the same packages but with the installer for (aptitude for Debian-based distros). read more...
permapage | score:8768 | -falko, January 31, 2011

Tutorial: Compiz Fusion on Fedora 13 GNOME (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

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This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on a Fedora 13 GNOME desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8100 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop. I will use the free nouveau driver in this tutorial instead of the proprietary NVIDIA driver. nouveau is an accelerated Open Source driver for NVIDIA cards that comes with experimental 3D support on Fedora 13 - on my test system 3D support was working without any problems. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8759 | -falko, August 1, 2010

Fedora 17 beta

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So Fedora 17 beta was supposed to have been released on April 3. Today is April 5 and we are still waiting. But that is the way it is with the Fedora project. Release dates are not set in concrete. They will release something when it is ready, not to meet a predetermined release schedule. read more...
permapage | score:8754 | -finid, April 12, 2012

Tutorial: Cinnamon Desktop on Fedora 16, OpenSuse 12.1

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This tutorial will show you how to install the Cinnamon desktop, Mint's new desktop environment to be used in Linux Mint 13, on Fedora 16 as well as on OpenSUSE 12.1. Cinnamon concentrates on holding on to classic design and functionality in times where Gnome 3 and Unity come up with different innovations to the user interface. read more...
permapage | score:8747 | -falko, March 1, 2012

Tutorial: Serve CGI Scripts with Nginx on Fedora 18

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This tutorial shows how you can serve CGI scripts (Perl scripts) with nginx on Fedora 18. While nginx itself does not serve CGI, there are several ways to work around this. I will outline two solutions: the first is to proxy requests for CGI scripts to Thttpd, a small web server that has CGI support, while the second solution uses a CGI wrapper to serve CGI scripts. read more...
permapage | score:8734 | -falko, March 29, 2013

Tutorial: Serve CGI Scripts with Nginx on Fedora 15

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This tutorial shows how you can serve CGI scripts (Perl scripts) with nginx on Fedora 15. While nginx itself does not serve CGI, there are several ways to work around this. I will outline two solutions: the first is to proxy requests for CGI scripts to Thttpd, a small web server that has CGI support, while the second solution uses a CGI wrapper to serve CGI scripts. read more...
permapage | score:8732 | -falko, November 9, 2011

Virt-install Fedora 16 PV guest at Xen 4.1.2 Ubuntu 11.10 Dom0

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Install Xen Hypervisor via PPA Xen 4.1.2 with pygrub gpt support for Ubuntu Oneiric not regular one.Pygrub gpt support patches, published @xen-devel, have been back ported to Xen 4.1.2 for build in PPA mentioned above. Next: mount loop Fedora-16-TC1-x86_64-DVD.iso on /var/www/f16 run virt-install in VNC mode :-

virt-install --connect xen:/// --debug -n VF16
--vnc -p -r 2048 --vcpus=2
-f /dev/sda7 -l http://192.168.0.175/f16

Series of screen-shots below... read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8698 | -Boris Derzhavets, October 24, 2011
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