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Debian

Automated distributed backups for laptops

Post date: February 14, 2006, 21:02 Category: Network Views: 2584 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document will describe the setup I made for automating the backup tasks for all laptops here in the house. My servers use the same backup server and infrastructure, but right now they don't have the checks and scripts because they are online 24/7 and my backup server is triggering the backup process. This is however not true at all for the laptops.

Laptops can be at different places, powered down, suspended, put to sleep etc. So I needed a different approach for them.
RedHat

Creating desktop profiles with Sabayon

Post date: July 18, 2005, 22:07 Category: Desktop Views: 6161 Comments
Tutorial quote: Instead of creating a new desktop setup every single time a new user comes along, it would be much easier to create some templates. If only there were an easy way to make and manage these templates.

Fortunately, we are not the first to ponder this issue. The creators of Sabayon decided to tackle the lack of a good desktop setting management tool. With Sabayon, they created an application that handles these problems and more.
Debian

The Perfect Xen 3.0.3 Setup For Debian Sarge

Post date: October 22, 2006, 19:10 Category: Emulation Views: 5961 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions about how to install Xen (version 3.0.3) on a Debian Sarge (3.1) system. It shows how to compile Xen, dom0 and domU kernels from the sources as well as how to install Xen from precompiled binaries. Creating guest domains from images is also covered by this article.
FreeBSD

FreeBSD Working Document for Installation, Setup

Post date: May 8, 2005, 21:05 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 3305 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is a working document that we use to set up and maintain FreeBSD. We hope you find it useful, and that it encourages more use of FreeBSD in general. The first section of the document is a series of steps we take during initial installation to produce a useful machine, from our perspective of course. The second section lists commands related to specific applications or situations.
Nexenta

How To Build A Standalone File Server With Nexenta 3.0 Beta2

Post date: May 6, 2010, 11:05 Category: Installing Views: 4425 Comments
Tutorial quote: Nexenta is a project developing a debian user-land for the OpenSolaris kernel. This provides all of the advantages of apt as a package respoitory (based on the Ubuntu LTS apt repository, currently using 8.04) as well as the advantages of the ZFS filesystem. In the resulting setup every user can have his/her own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol or NFS with read-/write access.
Ubuntu

Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) LAMP Server Setup

Post date: June 22, 2008, 18:06 Category: System Views: 4394 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.
Ubuntu

LAMP Installation On Ubuntu 6.06 For Beginners

Post date: August 29, 2006, 16:08 Category: Installing Views: 40639 Comments
Tutorial quote: I, like many others, made the decision to attempt an install of Ubuntu 6.06 server with the preconfigured LAMP option without having ever attempted using Linux before. My goal was to build a setup that I could host my personal web site from. [...] Hence, I am writing this as a partial documentation of my trials and tribulations with hopes of aiding all Linux noobs on the steps necessary to create a basic Linux, Apache2, MySQL5 and PHP5 system with FTP.
Linux

Solving the ugly key problem

Post date: May 24, 2005, 18:05 Category: Hardware Views: 3445 Comments
Tutorial quote: You have one of the finest operating systems running on you computer and you are pleased with the setup of your desktop. Proud and happy as you are you look at your computer. You look down to the keyboard and what are those ugly keys in the lower row of your keyboard? Win-keys??!

Even though you might not be using those keys it is still annoying and stressful to see them. How can we replace them by penguin keys?

This short tip presents two solutions for this problem.
CentOS

The Perfect Setup - OpenVZ with CentOS 4.4

Post date: November 12, 2006, 21:11 Category: System Views: 4901 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article describes how to prepare a CentOS 4.4 server for OpenVZ virtual machines. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers.
OpenSUSE

Grisbi Personal Finance Manager in openSUSE

Post date: April 1, 2009, 21:04 Category: Software Views: 3004 Comments
Tutorial quote: Grisbi is a freee opensource personal accounting software for Linux and Windows released under GPL. Grisbi is a simple and intuitive software for basic use, and still very powerful once setup. Grisbi can manage multiple accounts, currencies and users and manages third party, expenditure and receipt categories, as well as budgetary lines, financial years, and other informations that makes it quite adapted for associations
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