Mainly the reason for taking this action is because the spambots have been harvesting the email addresses on my website and abused them by sending lots of SPAM crap. I was really annoyed by receiving tons of SPAM emails. I managed to reduce the SPAM emails I receive to a minimum by deeply configuring my email server set-up, implementing
RBL filters and using
postgrey to filter all this SPAM emails but all this is on the server side and it does not prevent spambot harvesters to fetch the email addresses on a particular website, so...
In order to install Apache's
DirectAdmin we need to copy and edit the configure script for Apache, append the modexpires option and then start compiling it out. Before we proceed with this, let me say a word or two about Apache's modexpires module.
Firstly, this tool relies on openssl and it uses it to
encrypt/decrypt the given data using triple des algorithm. So, you need to have the
openssl package installed on your GNU/Linux system before you can use the tool. Secondly, the tool is very simple and supports (currently) the following options:
This article covers the steps I used to set-up my anonymous
Squid proxy server on my
The other day I was requested to set-up few requirements for a client such as
bcmath etc.. and among these in the list there was the
FFMPEG library and the
FFMPEG-PHP extension. OK, no big deal, but this box has CentOS 6 (RHEL6) with
Virtualmin/Webmin set-up on top of it using the base repositories only, so let's do it I said...
The following article covers the steps required to build and install VIM 7.4 on CentOS 6/RHEL 6 system. It was necessary to install VIM 7.3+ version on my CentOS 6 system in order to use VIM spf13
In this article I'm writing down what I've done in order to set-up my own GIT server over SSH on a CentOS 6 / RHEL 6 system.
The following article is a quick-and-dirty how-to restore/reinstall stock Android KitKat ROM on a Nexus 4 device. I'm some-what constantly changing the Android ROMS on my Nexus 4 and at the time of this writing, I'm running SlimKat Alpha release and just wanted to check-out the official KitKat build for Nexus 4. Since there's already SlimKat Beta release out-there, I think that would be the one which is going to be settled on my Nexus 4, but anyway let's set-up stock Android KitKat first.
This write-up is yet another quick-and-dirty how-to set-up SlimKat Android ROM on a Nexus 4 device. I've been running SlimKat Alpha release for some time now and despite having some minor bugs here and there it's been rock solid overall. Yesterday, I wanted to check-out what's up with official KitKat ROM for Nexus 4, so I flushed the stock build on my Nexus 4 and seriously SlimKat Alpha has been better to me personally and I know the beta version is even more better so here I am.
The following article will cover the steps I used to set-up an OpenVPN server, client, server and client certificates and keys on my Gentoo system.