Simple trick to use iptables for port forwarding. I use Debian as my OS, but should work on most Linux systems with iptables. Lets assume we have a Minecraft server, and a SSH server behind a gateway on a public Read more…


When dealing with lots of Debian installs (or a Debian network), using a package proxy can save you a lot of bandwidth and time. Apt-cacher is a nice little feature that will store your packages. So every time you download Read more…


Apache can easily host more than one domain. And here is how. We assume the new domain is called example.com. First we create the needed directories. mkdir /var/www/example.com mkdir /var/www/example.com/logs If you are going to run web applications like a Read more…


Here is a tool that can upload files to a ftp host with interval ranging from 1 second to almost infinite. It will not run on Win XP (XP is outdated and should be replaced). It require .net framework 3.5, Read more…


Minecraft have become unbelievable popular. Simple graphics in a huge sandbox with total freedom seems to do the tricks. We will assume the server is about empty and clean. First thing we’ll do is update apt-get. apt-get update If you Read more…


Create… Create the virtual machine, named MySQL in this example: VBoxManage createvm –name “MySQL” –register We give it 512MB ram, enable acpi, boot on dvd and a bridged network card: VBoxManage modifyvm “MySQL” –memory 512 –acpi on –boot1 dvd –nic1 Read more…


I find Virtualbox easy to work with, and usually stable. For performance I would check out KVM or XEN HVM instead. Update! The larger Linux distros are skipping XEN for KVM in latest versions. Anyway, let’s get it in there. Read more…


The standard 404 (Page not found) is enough for telling someone the page they are looking for is not there. However, you can use that 404 traffic to share funny pages or redirect them to your main page. Or you Read more…