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Setting up an Ubuntu media server

Post date: April 23, 2008, 12:04 Category: Installing Views: 15462 Comments
Tutorial quote: In today's tip I'm going to run through how to setup an Ubuntu media server. First of all, what is Ubuntu. Wikipedia says:

Ubuntu is a Linux distribution for desktops, laptops, and servers. It has consistently been rated among the most popular of the many GNU/Linux distributions. Ubuntu's goals include providing an up-to-date yet stable operating system for the average user and having a strong focus on usability and ease of installation.

It is very much like apache, which I showed you how to setup in my article on how to make your computer into a local server, in that it is commonly used as a server software. Now then, what is a media server?

To refer to Wikipedia again, a media server is

A media server is a computer appliance, ranging from an enterprise class machine providing video on demand, to, more commonly, a small home computer storing various digital media.

Basically, it's just like a local server which stores and shares solely media instead of other types of files. I'll leave the uses of one to your imagination. Let's on with setting it up.
Ubuntu

Set Up Ubuntu-Server 6.10 As A Firewall/Gateway For Your Small Business Environment

Post date: November 26, 2006, 21:11 Category: Installing Views: 5612 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how to set up a Ubuntu 6.10 server (Edgy Eft) as a firewall and gateway for small/medium networks. The article covers the installation/configuration of services such as Shorewall, NAT, caching nameserver, DHCP server, VPN server, Webmin, Munin, Apache, Squirrelmail, Postfix, Courier IMAP and POP3, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.
Ubuntu

Running A File- And Print-Server With eBox On Ubuntu 8.04 Server

Post date: August 28, 2008, 11:08 Category: Installing Views: 3511 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article shows how to run a file- and print-server for small and medium enterprises (SME) on one single Ubuntu 8.04 server. It is very easy to set up, and management is done with an easy-to-use web interface called eBox so once the system is set up, you can forget about the command line. eBox was developed to administrate advanced services for corporate networks.
Ubuntu

Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) LAMP Server Installation with Screenshots

Post date: November 9, 2006, 22:11 Category: Installing Views: 4406 Comments
Tutorial quote: Automatic LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) In about 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Edgy Server Edition, you can have a LAMP server up and ready to go. This feature, exclusive to Ubuntu Server Edition, is available at the time of installation.
Unix+clones

Setup the SSH server to use keys for authentication

Post date: November 16, 2005, 20:11 Category: Network Views: 4024 Comments
Tutorial quote: The user creates a keypair, which consists of a private key, that can be protected with a passphrase, and a public key. The public key is transfered to the server and the private key is kept in our workstation. We assume that the user has accounts in both the server machine and his workstation. Everytime he tries to connect to the server, the keys are validated and the user is granted access.
Linux

Tunneling MySQL connections through SSH

Post date: January 2, 2007, 20:01 Category: Security Views: 4374 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is a description of how to set up a secure tunnel between your MySQL Server and a locally running MySQL Administrator using Putty. By creating a secure tunnel to your MySQL server using Putty, you can grant localhost access to powerful applications like MySQL Administrator while at the same time, make your server appear as if it isn't even there. In effect, make your MySQL server disappear from the outside world.
Ubuntu

How To Install VMware Server 1.0.x On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

Post date: December 17, 2009, 14:12 Category: Installing Views: 3637 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 1.0.x (1.0.10 at the time of this writing) on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop system. This is for those who prefer VMware Server 1.0.x over VMware Server 2.
Kubuntu

How To Install VMware Server 1.0.x On A Kubuntu 10.04 Desktop

Post date: May 27, 2010, 11:05 Category: Installing Views: 5697 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 1.0.x (1.0.10 at the time of this writing) on a Kubuntu 10.04 desktop system. This is for those who prefer VMware Server 1.0.x over VMware Server 2.
Ubuntu

Network Diagnostic Tool (NDT) On Ubuntu 7.10 Server

Post date: February 24, 2008, 12:02 Category: Network Views: 4466 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide will walk you through the setup process for implementing NDT running under Ubuntu 7.10 Server. For those unfamiliar with NDT, it is a network performance testing application. NDT will measure the throughput between your server and the desktops that you run the java client from.
Ubuntu

Step By Step Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) LAMP Server Setup

Post date: May 12, 2009, 07:05 Category: Benchmarks Views: 8121 Comments
Tutorial quote: In around 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Server Edition, you can have a LAMP (Linux,Apache, MySQL and PHP) server up and ready to go. This feature, exclusive to Ubuntu Server Edition, is available at the time of installation.The LAMP option means you don’t have to install and integrate each of the four separate LAMP components, a process which can take hours and requires someone who is skilled in the installation and configuration of the individual applications.
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