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Debian

Debian Sid gets Xen 3.0

Post date: May 12, 2006, 12:05 Category: Software Views: 3225 Comments
Tutorial quote: Now that the Xen 3.0 packages have made it to Debians unstable distribution installation has become much more straightforward. Here we'll take a look at installing and getting started with it upon a generic unstable machine.
gOS

The Perfect Desktop - gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME)

Post date: April 24, 2008, 08:04 Category: Desktop Views: 6957 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. gOS is a lightweight Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu 7.10, that comes with Google Apps and some other Web 2.0 applications; gOS Rocket G 2.0 uses the GNOME desktop.
Debian

Using The Bazaar Version Control System (VCS) On Debian Etch

Post date: January 22, 2008, 11:01 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 4098 Comments
Tutorial quote: Bazaar is a distributed version control system (VCS) available under the GPL; it is similar to Subversion (svn). Bazaar is sponsored by Canonical, Ltd., the company that develops the Ubuntu Linux distribution, and therefore the Ubuntu project is the most prominent user of Bazaar. This article explains how to set up and use Bazaar on a Debian Etch system, and how to configure an SFTP-/HTTP server to host your Bazaar repository.
Linux

ffmpeg Cheat Sheet - 19 Best Practices

Post date: August 12, 2009, 11:08 Category: Benchmarks Views: 5230 Comments
Tutorial quote: ffmpeg is a multiplatform, open-source library for video and audio files. It is usualy available in your distribution repositories, so search for it and install it.

This article will present 19 ffmpeg very useful commands.
XenServer+Express

Virtualization With XenServer 5.5.0

Post date: June 28, 2009, 11:06 Category: Installing Views: 12378 Comments
Tutorial quote: This Howto covers the installation of XenServer 5.5.0 and the creation of virtual machines with the XenCenter administrator console. XenServer is a free virtualization platform from Citrix, the company behind the well known Xen virtualization engine. XenServer makes it easy to create, run and manage Xen virtual machines with the XenCenter administrator console. The XenServer installation CD contains a full Linux distribution which is customized to run XenServer.
Ubuntu

Setting up an Ubuntu media server

Post date: April 23, 2008, 12:04 Category: Installing Views: 15380 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.
Debian

XAMPP - All in one web server Installation and Configuration in Debian

Post date: February 5, 2007, 19:02 Category: Software Views: 4381 Comments
Tutorial quote: XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. XAMPP is really very easy to install and to use - just download, extract and start.
Linux

Using XenExpress To Virtualize Your Server

Post date: January 18, 2007, 19:01 Category: System Views: 4559 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide covers the installation of XenExpress and the creation of virtual machines with the XenServer Administrator Console. XenExpress is the free virtualization platform from XenSource, the company behind the well known Xen virtualization engine. XenExpress makes it easy to create, run and manage Xen virtual machines with the XenServer Administrator Console. XenExpress can run up to 4 virtual machines at the same time with a max. total amount of 4GB RAM. The XenExpress installation CD contains a full Linux distribution which is customized to run XenExpress.
XenServer+Express

Virtualization With XenServer Express 5.0.0

Post date: October 14, 2008, 10:10 Category: Installing Views: 8006 Comments
Tutorial quote: This Howto covers the installation of XenServer Express 5.0.0 and the creation of virtual machines with the XenCenter administrator console. XenServer Express is the free virtualization platform from Citrix, the company behind the well known Xen virtualization engine. XenServer Express makes it easy to create, run and manage Xen virtual machines with the XenCenter administrator console. The XenServer Express installation CD contains a full Linux distribution which is customized to run XenServer Express.
Ubuntu

How to install KDE 4 on Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

Post date: October 31, 2008, 00:10 Category: Desktop Views: 6573 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ubuntu, the most popular distribution, is using by default Gnome 2.24 as its Desktop Environment (DE). This tutorial describes how to install and run KDE4 on Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex.
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