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Ubuntu

Create a LAN for Virtual Servers with KVM and VDE

Post date: November 11, 2008, 19:11 Category: System Views: 3255 Comments
Tutorial quote: You have one host [ hoster ] running KVM on UBUNTU with 1 network interface accessing to internet.You want to have 2 debian etch virtual servers [ guest ] ( debian01 and debian02 ) running on your hoster with network access between them and hoster in a local LAN. In this case virtual servers will not be able to access to internet, but later I will explain how to do it.
Ubuntu

Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) LAMP Server Setup

Post date: November 5, 2008, 07:11 Category: System Views: 20938 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.Instead, you get increased security, reduced time-to-install, and reduced risk of misconfiguration, all of which results in a lower cost of ownership.

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.
Ubuntu

Simple Guide How to Upgrade Ubuntu Hardy Heron to Ubuntu Intrepid Ibix

Post date: October 31, 2008, 07:10 Category: System Views: 3544 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial will explain how to Upgrade Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) to Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibix) released on the 30th of October 2008.By default Ubuntu 8.04 LTS will not offer a upgrade to 8.10. This is because the 8.04 LTS version is a long term support release and 8.10 is a regular release. Upgrades from 8.04 LTS to 8.10 are fully supported, of course, and easy to enable.
Debian

How to Obtain the Dell/HP Server (May be other vendors) service tag in Debian

Post date: October 26, 2008, 19:10 Category: System Views: 2760 Comments
Tutorial quote: You are using debian on Dell or HP servers if you want to know the serialnumber and model you can use the following procedure.This is verr useful when you are connected remotely and find the details.

Dump Desktop Management Interface data.The Desktop Management Interface provides a standardized description of
a computer’s hardware, including characteristics such as BIOS serial number and hardware connectors. dmidecode provides a dump of the DMI data available from the BIOS. It is used as a back-end tool by other hardware detection programs.
OpenSUSE

rsnapshot - Local/Remote Filesystem backups utility in openSUSE

Post date: October 6, 2008, 21:10 Category: System Views: 3629 Comments
Tutorial quote: rsnapshot is a filesystem backup utility based on rsync. Using rsnapshot, it is possible to take snapshots of your filesystems at different points in time. Using hard links, rsnapshot creates the illusion of multiple full backups, while only taking up the space of one full backup plus differences. When coupled with ssh, it is possible to take snapshots of remote filesystems as well.
Debian

Upgrading Debian Etch (Stable) to Lenny (Testing)

Post date: October 3, 2008, 03:10 Category: System Views: 2662 Comments
Tutorial quote: Lenny is updated everyday with the most recent software available, however the software may not be stable which is what Debian is really all about. However if like me you can’t stand the thought of having outdated software, heres how to upgrade.
OpenSUSE

Linux Kernel Magic SysRq keys in openSUSE for crash recovery

Post date: September 28, 2008, 17:09 Category: System Views: 3197 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Linux Kernel offers you something that allows you to recover your system from a crash or at the least lets you to perform a proper shutdown using the Magic SysRq Keys. The magic SysRq key is a select key combination in the Linux kernel which allows the user to perform various low level commands regardless of the system’s state using the SysRq key. It is often used to recover from freezes, or to reboot a computer without corrupting the filesystem.
Ubuntu

Pybackpack - A user friendly file backup tool for Ubuntu Linux Desktop

Post date: September 7, 2008, 16:09 Category: System Views: 3138 Comments
Tutorial quote: A graphical tool to make file backup simpler. Provides a user-friendly interface which allows you to back up your files easily to an archive, to a CD/DVD or to a remote location using SSH.pybackpack is a user-friendly file backup tool written for the Gnome desktop and released under the GPL.

Debian

Running Vhosts With Apache2 mpm-itk On Debian

Post date: September 7, 2008, 16:09 Category: System Views: 3024 Comments
Tutorial quote: apache2-mpm-itk (just mpm-itk for short) is an MPM (Multi-Processing Module) for the Apache 2 web server. mpm-itk allows you to run each of your vhost under a separate uid and gid — in short, the scripts and configuration files for one vhost no longer have to be readable for all the other vhosts.

OpenSUSE

How to install & configure Xen Virtualization in openSUSE 11.0

Post date: July 31, 2008, 18:07 Category: System Views: 4258 Comments
Tutorial quote: Virtualization cannot be that simpler than in openSUSE 11.0. In openSUSE 11.0, Xen Virtualization ins pre-built and all it takes is a few clicks away from up and running with Virtualization in no time. Xen is a virtual machine monitor for x86 that supports execution of multiple guest operating systems with unprecedented levels of performance and resource isolation.
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