Open Source Foundation of Pakistan Launched in Islamabad

 

The Awakening Wave Towards Technological Freedom

Islamabad: To make Pakistan a hub of open source technologies in Asia by 2020, Open Source Foundation of Pakistan (OSFP) has finally been launched by a team of dedicated professionals from academia, IT industry and services sector.

Its founding principles has been set as “using and developing the local human resources for introducing IT based solutions for local markets, home users and industry”. It is believed that both public and private sector organizations are using billions of rupees to use imported close-ended software programs and technologies. Many of them have to develop their activities around the imported soft-wares to save further billions because customization costs are used as traps by these foreign firms to lynch local firms of their valuable resources. Hence local industries loose the competitive edge not only in production but even in cyber security and data pilferage.

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Installing Alfresco 3.4.d On Fedora

This document describes how to install and setup Alfresco Content Server Community Edition by “Alfresco Software inc.” on a Fedora  based webserver from a WAR package on a Tomcat webserver with postgreSQL database as backend. For other distributions there might be minor changes as to the software prerequisites installation procedures. I took my time to write this tutorial up, since I was unable to find any complete setup procedure on the Internet, mainly because there is a .bin executable, which install all in one easy step. Therefore this guide is intended to those who, like me, want to have as much control and understanding as possible and for those, who would want to install this server into already existing infrastructure and do not wish to dig wiki pages much. Moreover, by default, server from .bin installation runs as root and this is a potential threat to security. This guide will not only help install the product, but also understand why certain points are done the way they are done (this is most helpful for users with little or no knowledge who, like me some time ago, have only started using Linux).

What is Alfresco?

Should I say it in simple manner, this is the Sharepoint open source competitor, which is fully compliant with sharepoint protocol, yet powerful enough that it would take a book to cover everything in detail.
There are two versions of it, non-free Enterprise edition which includes classic commercial support from developer and a free Community edition, whereas the only support you get are posts across the Internet from others brave souls.
Links to several sections of developer:

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Bugzilla Setup on CentOS 6

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What is Bugzilla?

Bugzilla is a “Defect Tracking System” or “Bug-Tracking System”. Defect Tracking Systems allow individual or groups of developers to keep track of outstanding bugs in their product effectively. Most commercial defect-tracking software vendors charge enormous licensing fees. Despite being “free”, Bugzilla has many features its expensive counterparts lack. Consequently, Bugzilla has quickly become a favorite of thousands of organizations across the globe.

What Does Bugzilla Do?

  • Track bugs and code changes
  • Communicate with teammates
  • Submit and review patches
  • Manage quality assurance (QA)

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Installing Nagios core on RHEL / CENTOS 5.x – RHEL / CentOS 6.x Fedora 15/16/17/18/19/20

What is Nagios

An enterprise-class monitoring and alerting solution that provides organizations with extended insight of their IT infrastructure before problems affect critical business processes.

Requirements

We require following things for Installing Nagios:
These are Just Pre-requisites. We need them to other things work …

1. Apache and PhP (php is optional)
2. gcc, glib, glibc-common, gd and gd-devel

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HTop – CPU, Memory & Process Monitoring Utility in Linux by Qasim Mehmood

Htop

Htop is a text-mode, interactive process viewer for Linux run via console/ssh, and to install htop on Linux is a pretty simple task. Among other things, htop allows you the following:

  • Quickly view key performance statistics such as CPU(multi-core layout), Memory and Swap usage Details.
  • Scroll the process list vertically and horizontally to see all processes and complete command lines.
  • Kill processes by selection rather than entering process number, use mouse to select list items.
  • PuTTY (the Telnet and SSH client) can be used for the interface at client.

How to install Htop

You can easily install htop on CentOS 6.x using yum, but first you need to install the rpmforge package repository applicable to your architecture 32bit or 64bit (if already not installed) by using the following commands:

Install RPM for CentOS 6.x

32-BIT

wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm
rpm -Uhv rpmforge-release*.rf.i386.rpm

64BIT

wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

rpm -Uhv rpmforge-release*.rf.x86_64.rpm

Once the repository is installed, all you need to do to install htop in CentOS is run the following:

yum install htop

Now run the following command at command prompt or in PuTTy to start htop processes viewer.

htop

After the installation of Htop, you can view the manual and other utilities of Htop, with the following commands.

[qasim@server ]# man htop                                           To view manual of htop, having complete details.

[qasim@server ]#htop -h                                                 To view different options/plug-ins.

[qasim@server ]#htop -u username                            To view the active user’s currently running processes information.

[qasim@server ]#htop -u qasim                                    To view the qasim’s currently running processes information.

[qasim@server ]#htop -u root                                       To view the root’s currently running processes information

 

Virtual Box Machine Settings Urdu CBT by Babar Zahoor

Virtual Box Machine Settings

Virtual Box Machine Settings Urdu CBT by Babar Zahoor

Open Meetings Installation on Ubuntu Linux Urdu CBT Training Video by Babar Zahoor p-3 (Open Source Web Conferencing)

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