Many Linux newbies — or wanna-be newbies — get hung up over the choice of their initial distribution. We here at NewsForge have put a lot of thought into this, and have decided to share our best thinking on the subject in order to help ease you newbies out of the monopoly spread into the Linux world. The most important thing for newbies to consider is this: what does your choice of distributions say about you?
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Rebuffing aggressive overtures from Microsoft, Time Warner has agreed to sell a 5 percent stake in America Online to Google for $1 billion as part of an expanded partnership between AOL, once the dominant company on the Internet, and Google, the current online king.
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The web hosting industry is one of the most competitive industries on the Internet today. Web hosts are constantly thinking of new advertising campaigns in the hope of attracting more interest to their company; and, hence to attract more customers. While this is an important goal for any web host it is just as important to recognize and value the customers you already have.
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So you would like to get into the lucrative business of being a web hosting provider. Welcome to the club. There are many companies and individuals trying to break into the web hosting resellers market today. Reselling web hosting services offers you the ability to start your own internet-based business selling web space, but without the hassles or monetary expense of managing your own equipment.
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The set of instructions below worked quickly and easily for your Linux Server
You must be logged on as “root” to make this change:
Login to Linux box as root and enter root’s password:
Check the current date and time of the Linux box by entering:
[root@mybox me]# date
Linux yields the current settings:
[root@mybox me]# Wed Apr 7 12:03:45 EDT 2004
Change the current time and date of the Linux box by entering:
[root@mybox me]# date 040713032004
would change the time and yield:
[root@mybox me]$ Wed Apr 7 13:03:00 EDT 2004
Telnet should be disabled, and you should use SSH. Telnet sends password in plain text, and ‘crackers/hackers’ can obtain these passwords easily compared to SSH, and then takeover your dedicated web server. 1. Login to your dedicated server via SSH as root.
2. Type: pico -w /etc/xinetd.d/telnet
3. Change the disable = no line to disable = yes.
4. CTRL+X then Y then enter to save the file.
5. Restart xinted. Type: /etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd restart
>Server security is as important as network security because servers
often hold a great deal of an organization’s vital information. If a
server is compromised, all of its contents may become available for the
cracker to steal or manipulate at will. The following sections detail
some of the main issues.
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Getting started with Linux can seem complex, but we will walk you through the first steps. Installation not required
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Become your own hosting source. With Reseller hosting you can offer Web hosting services as if they were your own. Learn what is involved in our Reseller hosting FAQs.
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Understanding and being able to calculate the keyword density on your Web pages is essential for keyword optimization. Read on to learn how to figure keyword density and what optimal density ranges are for your target keywords.
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