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OpenSSL Important Update

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This week, experts have discovered a security flaw in the OpenSSL encryption software. This can be exploited by a Man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack where the attacker can decrypt and modify traffic from the attacked client and server. The attack can only be performed between a vulnerable client and server. OpenSSL clients...

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Create a Bootable USB from Linux

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First we need to install Livecd-tools and spin-kickstarts using yum. yum install livecd-tools spin-kickstarts Then make the partition bootable. /sbin/parted /dev/sdb (parted) toggle N boot (parted) quit Execute the following command /usr/bin/livecd-iso-to-disk /path/to/live.iso /dev/sdb1...

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Google Repo for Linux

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Googles repo is necessary to keep your Linux applications up to date. Add the following content to  /etc/yum.repos.d/google.repo file. [google] name=Google – i386 baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/rpm/stable/i386 enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub...

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Enabling Quotas on a Virtuozzo® VPS

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For WHM version 11.32 If you are running cPanel and WHM on a Virtuozzo Virtual Private Server (VPS), you may need to take extra steps to enable quotas. Important: cPanel and WHM quotas will not work unless both first- and second-level Virtuozzo quotas are enabled. About Virtuozzo and Quotas First-level...

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How to Install and Configure ProFTPD in RHEL / CentOS / Fedora Linux

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Install ProFTPD server Type the following command as root user: # yum install proftpd Start ProFTPD when the system reboot: # chkconfig --level 3 proftpd on To start proftpd ftp service, enter: # service proftpd start To Stop proftpd ftp server, enter: # service proftpd stop To restart proftpd ftp service, enter: # service proftpd...

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Screen Command

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Screen command offers the ability to detach a long running process (or program, or shell-script) from a session and then attach it back at a later time. When the session is detached, the process that was originally started from the screen is still running and managed...

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