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Your First Site-to-Site VPN

Guard Your Network with IPCop, Part 5: Your First Site-to-Site VPN

The first article in this series discussed the basic installation and configuration of IPCop 1.4.21. Subsequent articles covered six important add-ons: Advanced Proxy, URL Filter, Update Accelerator, Calamaris, Block Outgoing Traffic and Zerina….

Document management

Document Management with OpenKM

Document management is an immensely complex task for organisations, where several people work on multiple documents, each of which probably has more than one version. How long can one depend on memory for…

Customer relationship management

Quickly Get Set, Go with SugarCRM

In this article, we take a look at SugarCRM, an open source, cloud-based Customer Relationship Management solution. We know that organisations and enterprises, big or small, can save a lot (in terms of…

Art of Illusion

Art of Illusion: Creating Digital Art the Easy Way, Part 1

Want to create great looking digital art? You don’t need to buy expensive hardware and software like Maya or Photoshop. The Art of Illusion comes to your rescue. This simple yet very powerful…

Pie charts with Open Flash Charts

Draw Great Graphs with Open Flash Charts, Part 2

In the first part of this series, I gave a brief introduction to Open Flash Charts (OFC) and discussed how to draw bar charts with it. In this article, I will explain how…

About time we guarded this network!

Guard Your Network with IPCop, Part 4: Configuring OpenVPN with Zerina Add-on

The first article in this series discussed the basic installation and configuration of IPCop 1.4.21. Subsequent articles discussed five important add-ons used to enhance IPCop’s functionality: Advanced Proxy, URL Filter, Update Accelerator, Calamaris…

Installing and using PostgreSQL modules

Installing and Using PostgreSQL Modules

In this article, we will learn how to install and use the PostgreSQL modules chkpass, fuzzystrmatch, isn and hstore. Modules add different capabilities to a database, like admin and monitoring tools, new data…

SPEED!

Web Acceleration with Varnish 3.0

In this article we’ll setup a ready-to-deploy WordPress-compatible Varnish service as our HTTP reverse caching proxy, and have it cache the desktop and mobile themes separately. Our original WordPress recipe had a place…

Creating Realistic Materials

Creating Realistic Materials for Blender Projects

Having completed the three-part series, Animate with Blender, this article focuses on the science behind the process of creating good materials and textures within Blender. If modelling and rigging are the most significant…

Tiling window manager?

Tiling Window Managers, and Getting Started with dwm

A window manager is perhaps the most ubiquitous yet invisible aspect of any modern desktop operating system. This software manages the placement of windows and dictates where newly opened windows will show up….

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