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Install awstats web site statistics on Fedora

First install awstats with RPM or from the Add/Remove Software menu.

Configure Awstats

Then run the following command to configure awstats

sudo /usr/share/awstats/tools/awstats_configure.pl

You will be prompted to:

  1. supply the path to your /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf file.
  2. want to create a new config file? y
  3. name the config: mydomain.com
  4. path to the config file: /etc/awstats

Automate updating the awstats

Finally I added the following to a script file usage.sh and called it from a cron entry every week:


Ten outstanding Linux backup utilities

  • Date: July 21st, 2009
  • Author: Jack Wallen

A dependable backup tool is not a luxury - everyone needs to have one. But that doesn’t mean you need to spend a fortune to get the feature set that meets your needs. Jack Wallen introduces some great Linux backup solutions, including a few that are cross platform.

Whether you’re in the IT industry or you’re a computer power user, you need to have a backup tool at the ready. With this tool, you will need scheduled backups, one-time backups, local backups, remote backups, and many other features.


Fedora 8 Desktop setup

Fedora 8 Tips and Tricks (v0.4)
Last modified: Friday May 16, 2008

This is based on my Fedora Core 7 Tips and Tricks page. This is in maintenance only mode since there is now a Fedora 9 version of this guide in the works.

I've started to add x86_64 specific instructions below when they differ from traditional 32-bit instructions. The biggest issue is with multimedia plug-ins which are still often available only in 32-bit versions. Please note that I have yet to test the 64-bit instructions personally so if you do try them please do so with care and use the comments section at the bottom to send corrections.




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