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Ubuntu

Upgrading Ubuntu with do-release-upgrade

Post date: July 3, 2011, 01:07 Category: System Views: 3700 Comments
Tutorial quote: There comes a time (a couple of times a year, actually) when you may want to upgrade your Ubuntu distro.

Once that's done, you can use do-release-upgrade for a hassle free upgrade.
Ubuntu

Setting up ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) server with squid 3 as a Transparent Proxy

Post date: June 22, 2010, 07:06 Category: System Views: 4526 Comments
Tutorial quote: Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves
response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator. It runs on most available operating systems, including Windows and is licensed
under the GNU GPL.

Solaris

Solaris 10 Service Management

Post date: March 16, 2010, 12:03 Category: System Views: 9360 Comments
Tutorial quote: Under the Solaris 10 system or the open Solaris as well, the service management have been upgraded, and there are great new tools to handle the sysadmin work on the services.
Linux

Installing and Using Hadoop

Post date: November 28, 2009, 22:11 Category: System Views: 4020 Comments
Tutorial quote: Learn to install configure and use the open source Hadoop framework from the Apache Foundation. Basic installation, configuration, executing jobs, and using the HDFS filesystem and the Web GUI.
Ubuntu

Restart/shutdown a frozen ubuntu

Post date: November 26, 2009, 12:11 Category: System Views: 6387 Comments
Tutorial quote: If anyone faces a freeze with Ubuntu where you cannot do anything, then this will certainly be helpful if you want to reboot the OS as cleanly as possible without damaging their HDD's or losing their data.
OpenBSD

OpenBSD encrypted raid disk

Post date: November 6, 2009, 10:11 Category: System Views: 5118 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document explain process to create encryped device with vnd driver stored on logical raid disk (Raid 1 - 0)
Ubuntu

Upgrade Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) to Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) Beta

Post date: October 12, 2009, 10:10 Category: System Views: 4540 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the latest and greatest software the Open Source Community has to offer. This is the Ubuntu 9.10 beta release, which brings a host of exciting new features.

Note: This is a beta release. Do not install it on production machines. The final stable version will be released on October 29th, 2009.
Linux

Reset KDE4 Without Reinstalling

Post date: July 21, 2009, 23:07 Category: System Views: 3865 Comments
Tutorial quote: How to reset KDE4 back to its default settings without reinstalling
Debian

Upgrade multiple debian systems with Approx

Post date: June 15, 2009, 06:06 Category: System Views: 4304 Comments
Tutorial quote: Approx is an HTTP-based Debian archive server. It fetches packages from remote repositories on demand, and caches them for local use.Approx saves time and network bandwidth if you need to install or upgrade Debian software for a number of machines on a local network.
OpenSUSE

Conky - Lightweight system monitor in openSUSE

Post date: May 11, 2009, 22:05 Category: System Views: 5272 Comments
Tutorial quote: Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any information on your desktop. Conky is licensed under the GPL and runs on Linux and BSD. Conky has more than 250 built in objects, including support for a plethora of OS stats (uname, uptime, CPU usage, mem usage, disk usage, “top” like process stats, and network monitoring, built in support for IMAP and POP3 and many popular music players (MPD, XMMS2, BMPx, Audacious).
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