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Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 12.10 (LAMP)

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 12.10 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

How To Set Up OpenVPN To Authenticate With LinOTP

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This howto will show you the way to set up OpenVPN to authenticate users against the LinOTP authentication backend. Thus you can bring up your VPN using two factor authentication with different kind of OTP tokens. The interesting part is, that we will also use client certificates, so that the VPN only gets established if the machine has the right client certificate and the user has the right OTP token.

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 12.10 (Apache2, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

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This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache or nginx web server, Postfix mail server, Courier or Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server, MySQL, BIND or MyDNS nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more. This setup covers Apache (instead of nginx), BIND (instead of MyDNS), and Dovecot (instead of Courier).

When aptitude removes the kernel and you accidentally reboot

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it's not necessary to panic.

Installing any small distro on a USB or CD will solve the problem, providing it is of comparable age to your current system.

Once you boot in the rescue distribution, mount --bind all the volatile and living data like /dev /proc and /sys (perhaps even some subdirs
from var, although i got away without this) to corresponding directories of the non-functioning system, then chroot /mnt/kernelessdistropath
and install the kernel, or any other fundamental building block of a Unix system which made it inaccessible.

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) To 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) (Desktop & Server)

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