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September 6, 2008  8:05 AM

Squid proxy server quick start

John Little Profile: Xjlittle
Storage

Here is a quick start plan for installing the squid-cache.org proxy server. Squid is a caching proxy server that uses HTTP, HTTPS and FTP for caching web pages from the internet. By caching web pages locally the squid server helps you save on bandwidth...

September 4, 2008  11:54 AM

Script Word and OpenOffice documents to pdf

John Little Profile: Xjlittle
Storage

I ran into a situation a couple of weeks ago where it would be convenient to script Word and OpenOffice documents into pdf format. One of my jobs here is to create the network and email...


September 1, 2008  9:34 PM

Ubuntuserver is unbelievably stupid

John Little Profile: Xjlittle
Storage

Yes you read the title right. Ubunutserver is unbelievably stupid. Ok let's take it from the top. I had Ubuntuserver 7.0.4 installed as my WebDAV secure server, my son's baseball team's website, samba and so on. I run this server headless and without a gui. Note here that the normal install...


August 31, 2008  11:37 PM

To gmail or yahoo..

John Little Profile: Xjlittle
Storage

Do you like gmail? I don't. I first started using gmail a few months ago when it looked like Microsoft had a good chance of purchasing Yahoo. I've had a Yahoo account for over ten years. I've since gone back to Yahoo. No, not because Microsoft didn't buy them. I just don't like gmail. You...


August 30, 2008  11:16 PM

Single signon with Clipperz

John Little Profile: Xjlittle
Storage

Clipperz provides single signon capabilities using a web browser for all of your web based sites. Clipperz is an open source project started in 2005 by Marco and Giulio Cesare. I have been using Clipperz now for about six months on a daily basis. From an...


August 29, 2008  3:35 PM

Script repetitious tasks in a GUI with AutoIT

John Little Profile: Xjlittle
Storage

Do you find yourself wanting to script repetitious tasks in a GUI? Wish there was a way to automate it? There is now. Unlike shell scripting where many tasks can be automated this is generally more difficult in a GUI. You have mouse clicks and keyboard entries to make in a GUI.

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August 28, 2008  4:34 PM

Securely connecting Linux and Windows for file transfer and editing

John Little Profile: Xjlittle
Storage

The first question most Windows users want to know is how to retrieve, move or put files from their Windows machine to a Linux box or, conversely, how to retrieve them. The first thing most people think about is Windows file sharing. This, of course, requires setting up a Samba server just as FTP...


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