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Find outdated scripts on linux webserver

Together with my companion I own a Linux based webserver. It’s managed by a third party, Red Unix. Although it’s managed, it’s still a big problem when users use outdated scripts like Joomla!, WordPress, Coppermine and PHPBB. Hackers use security holes for sending spam or DDOS attacks which will get the entire webserver on various blacklists. Here’s how I found the outdated scripts.

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How to update Squirrelmail

SquirrelMailToday I updated squirrelmail on the Fedora core Directadmin webserver which I share with Jeroen. I used the following code to upgrade from version 1.4.5 to 1.4.10a.

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How to customize the email for a new DirectAdmin user

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When you create a new user in DirectAdmin the user as default receives an email with his account details. You may give the user some extra information, translate the message to another language. Here’s howto.