Thursday, December 10, 2009

Linux Setup Notes

SkyHi @ Thursday, December 10, 2009
This page details the tribulations involved on getting Linux running and configured on this system. Its purpose is to provide a reference for setting up new systems here but hopefully will also help other users who may have similar problems.


Connecting via Jameco 4 serial port card to a HP200LX Palmtop
Installing latex2html (version 97.1)
Configuring Linux for Japanese Kana and Kanji input
Configuring disk automounter
Setting up a ppp dialup server
Setting up a pap authentication on ppp
Installing SuSE 7.0 Linux on a Toshiba Portege 3015CT Laptop and Setting up NFS server
Installing a FAX server
Setting up a Bind 9 DNS Name Server
Installing anomy email virus filter and interfacing with f-prot or clamav antivirus scanner
Installing LaTeX fonts for TeTeX
Installing and maintaining INN news server
Monitoring network utilization with NetFlow and cflowd
Creating audio CDs
Creating data CDs
Installing Samba, dhcpd, crack, and Nessus
Windows problems
Browsing Across Subnets in Samba
Server not visible in Network Neighborhood browsing
Windows authentication problems
Common Samba commands
Common Windows problems
Installation of Squirrelmail Web Email Interface
Installing SSL and Apache HTTPD with PHP4 support in Linux
Enabling server-side includes (SSIs) in Apache
Upgrading NFS server (nfs-utils)
Writing CGI scripts
Software Installation Procedure for Fuji LAS-1000 Plus Gel Documentation System
Setting up a VPN (Virtual Private Network) with FreeS/WAN and SSH Sentinel
Miscellaneous problems
Printing to lprng from Windows Samba clients
NFS mount hanging
Open Office crashes on startup
Date is wrong after reboot
External USB and Firewire Hard Drives
Changing disks or adding larger disk to Maxtor External USB Drive
Installing Spam Assassin
Installing sendmail
Setting up USB printer
Lexmark E323n printer TCP/IP problems
Installing OpenSSH and OpenSSL
Stopping Mozilla's drop-down "Search Netscape Search" menu
Installing libmilter, MIMEDefang and clamav antivirus sendmail virus scanners
"lpc: connect: No such file or directory couldn't start daemon" error in lpd
Installation of SuSE Linux 9.0
Spam assassin
Printing problems
Fixing sendmail
Fixing netatalk
Fixing inn news server
Fixing apache
Problems with freetype
Problems with autoconf
Problems reading SuSE's CD
Other problems
Setting up DNS in Small Subnets
Installing Perl Modules
Comparison of Linux graph plotting software
Installing SuSE 9.0 Linux on a Toshiba Portege 3015CT Laptop
Installing "Links" browser
Fixes for bugs in midnight commander
Plotting Bar Graphs in Xmgrace
Installing and Programming RocketPort Universal PCI Serial Controller
Using Nikon Coolpix USB Camera in Linux
Customizing nedit
Installing freetype, libXft, and libXrender
Installing a Virtual Private Network with OpenVPN
User Instructions for Connecting to a VPN with OpenVPN
Inexpensive Incubator Alarm System using Linux
Inexpensive Freezer Alarm System using Linux
Password Protecting Directories and Files in Apache
Installation of Hauppauge WinTV-PVR 350
Creating high-quality PDF files from LaTeX documents
Tests on WinRadio software
Sending audio over a network
Tracking Radio Frequency Interference
Linux Power Line Monitor - APC UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply
Installing htdig
Installing BlockHosts
Problems with SuSE 10.0
Converting from inetd to xinetd
ftpd and telnetd not starting
Skencil font problem
yacc problem
Can't set time and date
Acroread crashes on startup
Keyboard is slow
Setting up Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit model SB0410 sound card
Reverse ftp using netcat and wget
DSL vs. Cable Modem: A Real-World Comparison
Firefox and Mozilla problems
Changing daylight savings time in Linux
Installing and using R statistical package in Suse Linux
Configuring A Widescreen Monitor in Suse Linux
Creating Buttons in HTML
Setting up DKIM with Sendmail
Review of Netgear ReadyNAS Duo in Linux
Converting LaTeX documents to MS Word
Creating Animated Molecule Movies in Chimera
Opensuse 11.0 - First Impressions
Configuring a Cisco 2821 Router for a T1
LaTeX tips
OS X Users Losing Mail in Squirrelmail
How to upload a file using Apache and PHP
Windows file sharing over NFS
Eliminating Spam With Spam Assassin's Learning Function
Wireless Data Link From Beckman LS-6500 Scintillation Counter
Configuring an HP ProCurve Network Switch
Windows users unable to print in Samba: Invalid handle
Inkscape problems, annoyances and tricks

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