Tag Archives: HOWTO

Extensive tutorials containing step-by-step instructions about how to accomplish specific tasks are tagged as HOWTO.

How to integrate seaudit-report in logwatch

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Today, I revised my logwatch configuration and I decided to use an external parser for the SELinux audits. Logwatch includes such a parser (/usr/share/logwatch/scripts/services/audit script), but i tend to prefer seaudit-report, part of the setools-gui package in Fedora. Don’t let the package name confuse you, seaudit-report is a CLI tool.

MediaWiki Upgrade Procedure

I use MediaWiki as a personal note-taking, documentation and code snippet storage system. This was started as an experiment, but a wiki proved to be a decent solution for the above tasks. This is a small checklist, mainly for my own reference, to follow when upgrading MediaWiki.

ModSecurity Overview

ModSecurity is an Apache module which adds an extra layer of security by analyzing client requests before they are processed by Apache and, furthermore, by analyzing server responses after a request has been processed. This article intends to be a ModSecurity overview and to provide the reader with the basic knowledge about the most important…

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How to configure and use LIRC

LIRC is basically a small server which can decode or transmit infra-red signals. This is a tutorial about how to set up the LIRC server and how to use it in order to control your system or specific LIRC-enabled applications with a remote control. Examples of simple or more complicated setups are also provided.

Partition images with Partimage and Partimaged

This is a guide to create or restore images of your partitions using the great open source tool Partimage. It provides information on how to do this locally or across the network, by setting up a Partimaged Server. I guess this info is non distribution specific, since we will work from a Rescue environment.

The Complete Fedora Kernel Headers


The official fedora kernel-devel package does not include the complete kernel headers. This should not be a problem in most cases when compiling third party modules, but there are times that one or more of these missing headers are absolutely needed. This document outlines a method to obtain the complete kernel headers for your currently…

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