Posts Tagged ‘tutorial’

HowTo Setup VPN Server On Debian 5.0 Lenny

February 18, 2009 7 comments

This post is been migrated to –

Setting Up VPN Server On Debian 5.0 Lenny

1. Install pptpd
apt-get install pptpd

2. Enable IP Forwarding

edit /etc/sysctl.conf, uncomment following

3. Configure pptpd
Edit /etc/pptpd.conf
Add local ip (server’s ip) and remote ips (range of ips which can be offered to clients)

4. Configure DNS Servers
Edit /etc/ppp/pptpd-options
Add dns servers to ms-dns

5. Add Users Authentication to /etc/ppp/chap-secrets
# Secrets for authentication using CHAP
# client    server    secret            IP addresses
test        pptpd    test            *

6. Restart pptp daemon
/etc/init.d/pptpd restart

7. Open  tcp  port  1723 on your router/firewall to be able to  connect to the vpn server from the world.

8.  Test Connection


LPI (Linux Professional Institute) Certification Study Guides

January 27, 2008 Leave a comment

This post is been migrated to

LPIC ( Linux Professional Institute Certification )

LPIC is a vendor neutral linux certification which has three levels.

Here are some resources for the LPIC-1 aspirants.

LPIC-1 is divided into two exams, LPIC 101 and LPIC 102

Study guides available online

How to Install Fonts on Ubuntu Linux

December 21, 2007 1 comment

This post is been migrated to  –

1. Download the fonts and extract the zip/tar.gz

e.g. tar -xzvf FooFonts.tar.gz

2. Copy them to the fonts directory (/usr/share/fonts)

cp -r FooFonts /usr/share/fonts

3. cd /usr/share/fonts/FooFonts

4. Create fonts.scale and fonts.dir files




5. restart gdm (xserver)

/etc/init.d/gdm restart

Linux Training Session II

October 4, 2007 Leave a comment

This post is been migrated to  –

Session II : Linux Training – Session II – Basic Linux Commands (Download PDF)


  • Command Line Basics
    • Shell Variables
    • Executing Commands
    • Command sequences
    • Command history
    • Applying commands recursively
  • Working with directories
    • Listing contents of the working directory
    • Creating directories
    • Moving in directories
    • Removing directories
  • File Manipulations
    • Display file – more, less, cat
    • Copy file – cp
    • Rename/Move file – mv
    • Remove files – rm
    • Find file – find
    • Copying files between machines – scp, rsync

Reliance USB Data Card (Huawei) on Ubuntu HowTo

August 18, 2007 27 comments

This post is been migrated  to