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Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.04 (LAMP)

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.04 (LAMP)

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 9.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Creating Snapshot-Backups with BackerUpper On Ubuntu 9.04

Creating Snapshot-Backups with BackerUpper On Ubuntu 9.04

BackerUpper is a tool similar to Apple's TimeMachine. It is intended to create snapshot-backups of selected directories or even your full hard drive. From the BackerUpper project page: "Backerupper is a simple program for backing up selected directories over a local network. Its main intended purpose is backing up a user's personal data." This article shows how to install and use BackerUpper on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope).

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.0 On A Headless Ubuntu 9.04 Server

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.0 On A Headless Ubuntu 9.04 Server

This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on a headless Ubuntu 9.04 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.

How To Get The M-Audio Transit USB Audio Device Working In Ubuntu 9.04 AMD64

How To Get The M-Audio Transit USB Audio Device Working In Ubuntu 9.04 AMD64

This tutorial will explain how to get the M-Audio Transit USB audio device working under Ubuntu 9.04 amd64, although it may work for other versions. The Transit is usually a Windows only device and is not detected normally because the firmware has to be loaded in to the device; this is normally done by the Windows drivers. I've written this tutorial after a long exhaustive search on how to get it working.

Monitoring Network Latency With Smokeping (Ubuntu 9.04)

Monitoring Network Latency With Smokeping (Ubuntu 9.04)

This guide shows how to install and configure Smokeping on Ubuntu 9.04 to monitor network latency. From the Smokeping web site: "SmokePing is a deluxe latency measurement tool. It can measure, store and display latency, latency distribution and packet loss. SmokePing uses RRDtool to maintain a longterm data-store and to draw pretty graphs, giving up to the minute information on the state of each network connection."

Anonymous SSH Sessions With TOR

Anonymous SSH Sessions With TOR

OpenSSH is a great means to protect your connection from being sniffed by others. However, this isn't always enough. Simply proving that you connected to a server is enough to get incriminated. Unfortunately, SSH doesn't provide a native way to obfuscate to whom it connects. Instead, a proxy server can be set up. And this is where TOR comes to play. This howto covers installing TOR on a Debian based system and setting up SSH to use TOR.

Installing Nginx With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.04

Installing Nginx With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.04

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on an Ubuntu 9.04 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Installing Moovida Media Center On Ubuntu 9.04

Installing Moovida Media Center On Ubuntu 9.04

This tutorial explains how you can install the Moovida media center on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. Moovida is a media center "bringing the best of the internet to your TV screen. Automatically creating your own digital library you can browse from your sofa with a remote control. The elegant and easy to use interface automatically displays artwork and fan art throughtout and gives you access to movie synopsis and artist info."

Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

This tutorial shows how you can install Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system. There are two ways of installing VirtualBox: from precompiled binaries that are available for some distributions and come under the PUEL license, and from the sources that are released under the GPL. This article will show how to set up VirtualBox 3.0 from the precompiled binaries.

Speed Up Your System With Preload On Ubuntu 9.04

Speed Up Your System With Preload On Ubuntu 9.04

This tutorial explains how you can install preload on Ubuntu 9.04. preload is an adaptive readahead daemon. It monitors applications that users run, and by analyzing this data, predicts what applications users might run, and fetches those binaries and their dependencies into memory for faster startup times.

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