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june23:2010: how to setup a PPTP VPN Server on Centos 5.3 with preshared key (XP)

Posted 06-23-2010 at 06:03 AM by hari85

PPTP : point to point tunneling protocol:

Supports : WIN 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP ppp clients and Linux pptp clients


yum install ppp*
yum install pptpd*
vi /etc/ppp/options.pptpd
vi /etc/pptpd.conf
vi /etc/ppp/chap-secrets
chkconfig --level 3 5 pptpd on
service pptpd start
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Ads on some Linux related websites...

Posted 06-22-2010 at 05:30 PM by rich_c

Some sites seem to pay no heed to what ads are displayed on their pages! If I had 1 for every time I'd seen a M$ related ad on a Linux/FOSS related site, I'd have quite a lucrative ad derived income...
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Howto get Adobe Flash working in Debian amd64

Posted 06-22-2010 at 01:52 PM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)
Updated 09-12-2010 at 08:10 AM by craigevil

As most people are aware Adobe has stopped support for Flash on 64bit, no one knows for how long. Do not use the 64bit flash beta, it has major security problems.
Adobe Labs - Downloads: Flash Player 10 for 64-bit Linux
We have temporarily closed the Labs program of Flash Player 10 for 64-bit Linux, as we are making significant architectural changes to the 64-bit Linux Flash Player and additional security enhancements. We are fully committed to bringing native 64-bit Flash Player for the
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Setting up ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) server with squid 3 as a Transparent Proxy

Posted 06-22-2010 at 02:12 AM by sridhar11

Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves
response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and
makes a great server accelerator. It runs on most available operating systems, including Windows and is licensed
under the GNU GPL.

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LQ Category?

Posted 06-21-2010 at 11:42 PM by Nityanandi

How do we place a blog in a category? Thank you.
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