Category Archives: Linux

Automount Virtualbox Shared Folder in Fedora

Recently I have been trying to mount my shared folder in Virtualbox, during boot time. I have browsed all over the internet, and asked everywhere. If anyone wants to have some references, i tried all these:

I have posted these, hoping that will help someone else and that he won’t need to resort to my weird solution. Because i learnt the hardway, that fstab, fedora and virtualbox, are something that do not intend to work together. At least not in a way that i found.

Continue reading

Tagged , ,

LAMP and Fedora 18

I have read a plethora of articles online suggesting what is the right way to install LAMP (Apache Mysql and PHP) on Fedora. Most of them are completing each other and they introduce some details that other won’t. So i thought, what the heck, i have a blog and i have lamp on my fedora. So why shouldn’t i write my own guide? And this is the outcome. This is not a guide for your lamp to host a working public site. It is just something to show you, how you can set a testing server on your pc, so you test your php or any other web development code you want. Commands in bash can be executed either with sudo or with the root account without making any difference. I also use absolute paths of the commands i use in bash, since, in case you use sudo, “/sbin” might not be in your $PATH.

Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , ,

rkhunter in fedora

Rootkit Hunter is a must in case you run a server, or you ‘re just security freak, like me. If you ‘ve never heard of it, you can find it here, but in a few words, this little thing can offer you protection against an army of linux rootkits and also make some critical suggestions for the entire security of your linux machine. Installation and configuration may prove slightly tiresome, if you ‘re used to just install something from a package manager and leave it there, to run on its own, but it provides an excellent documentation, a thorough wiki (from which accidentally stole most of the things i wrote here…) and a reliable mailing list, so fear not.

Continue reading

Tagged , ,