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Creating A Home Media & File Server With Ubuntu

Creating A Home Media & File Server With Ubuntu

This HOWTO will give you the BEST home media and file server out there at a cheap (free) cost. It includes SSH2, Remote Desktop, UPNP/DLNA server, SAMBA Shares (Windows file-sharing), VPN server, and the Transmission bit-torrent server. The final piece of the schema is a new toy: Subsonic. This gives you web-based media streaming to watch your content anywhere via a web-browser.

Running Feng Office (Community Edition) On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.10

Running Feng Office (Community Edition) On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.10

This tutorial shows how you can install and run Feng Office (Community Edition) on a Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu 11.10 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). Feng Office is a web-based software that integrates project management, client relationship management, billing, financing, among other features that help you efficiently run your professional services business. nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.

Setting Up A Linux File Server Using Samba

Setting Up A Linux File Server Using Samba

I struggled for ages getting Samba to work reliably and made quite a few wrong turns on the way. I was just trying to set up a simple Linux file server to store music, photos etc. but eventually found a foolproof (probably) way to do it. The following works and has been tested several times on fresh installations. This is not meant to be a high security setup, all folders are accessible to everybody for read, write and delete. If you have stroppy teenagers who want exclusive access to their own area on the server, then you can use this as a starting point. A few simple changes would achieve that level of security but it is beyond the scope of this tutorial.

Running Roundcube 0.7.1 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.10

Running Roundcube 0.7.1 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.10

This tutorial shows how you can install and run Roundcube webmail (version 0.7.1) web site on a Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu 11.10 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). Roundcube webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface. nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)

FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure. This article explains how to set up ProFTPd with TLS on an Ubuntu 11.10 server.

Creating A Portable MySQL On CentOS 6 And Ubuntu 11.10 Linux From Sources

Creating A Portable MySQL On CentOS 6 And Ubuntu 11.10 Linux From Sources

This tutorial shows how to create a portable MySQL installation on GNU/Linux. At the end of this guide you will obtain a portable MySQL installation on a target directory with its own databases, binaries, logs, pid files, etc.  Consider always the use of a permission preserving packaging (like TAR) for moving the installation between systems or removable storages.

Installing Subversion And Configuring Access Through Different Protocols On Ubuntu 11.10

Installing Subversion And Configuring Access Through Different Protocols On Ubuntu 11.10

Subversion (svn) is an open-source version control system (VCS), used in the development of many software projects. This tutorial shows how to install Subversion on Ubuntu 11.10 and how to configure it to allow access to a repository through different protocols: file://, http://, https://, svn://, and svn+ssh://.

Tag Sound Files With Easytag (Linux Mint 12)

Tag Sound Files With Easytag (Linux Mint 12)

This tutorial is supposed to show you how to change your sound files' information like artist or title, also called tags, in a fast way using Easytag. I am using Linux Mint 12 as an operating system, however the steps should not differ greatly from other Ubuntu based distributions. Easytag is only capable of tagging MP3, MP2, FLAC, Ogg Vorbis, MP4/AAC, MusePack or Monkey's Audio files.

The Perfect Media Server - Ubuntu 11.10 [Sabnzbd+/Sickbeard/Couch Potato/Headphones/Serviio]

The Perfect Media Server - Ubuntu 11.10 [Sabnzbd+/Sickbeard/Couch Potato/Headphones/Serviio]

This tutorial shows how to install Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) and all the programs needed for the perfect media server to download all your media and stream it to your PS3. This setup includes Sabnzbd+ (an Open Source Binary Newsreader written in Python), Sickbeard (a PVR for newsgroup users), Couch Potato (an automatic NZB and torrent downloader), Headphones (automatic music downloader for SABnzbd), and Serviio (a free media server).

Introduction To The Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop

Introduction To The Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop

This tutorial is supposed to guide the reader through the features of the Cinnamon desktop, Mint's new desktop environment to be used in Linux Mint 13. Cinnamon concentrates on holding on to classic design and functionality in times where Gnome 3 and Unity come up with different innovations to the user interface.

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