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Set Up A Linux Playstation 3 Media Server (Ubuntu Hardy Heron)

Set Up A Linux Playstation 3 Media Server (Ubuntu Hardy Heron)

The Sony Play station 3 is a DLNA compatible device, DLNA is a framework where home electronics can share digital media and content seamlessly. This tutorial will provide instructions on setting up your Ubuntu hardy computer to share your video, music and photos, allowing you to play them through your DLNA compatible devices. Although several other open source media servers exist, i chose to use Fuppes due to its built in support for transcoding.

The Perfect SpamSnake - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

The Perfect SpamSnake - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04 LTS) based server as a spamfilter in Gateway mode. In the end, you will have a SpamSnake Gateway which will relay clean emails to your MTA. You will also be able to view your incoming queue, train your SpamSnake and carry out a few more advanced operations via MailWatch.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop (ATI Mobility Radeon 9200)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop (ATI Mobility Radeon 9200)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an ATI Mobility Radeon 9200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Kubuntu 8.04 LTS is derived from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop.

VMware Server On Ubuntu 8.04 Mini-Howto

VMware Server On Ubuntu 8.04 Mini-Howto

When upgrading from Ubuntu 7.10 to 8.04 my VMware server stopped working, this what I had to do to get it up and running...

How To Upgrade An Ubuntu 7.10 Server ("The Perfect Setup" + ISPConfig) To Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

How To Upgrade An Ubuntu 7.10 Server ("The Perfect Setup" + ISPConfig) To Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

This article explains how you can upgrade an Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) server to Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron). I'm using an Ubuntu 7.10 server, set up according to The Perfect Server - Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (Ubuntu 7.10) and with ISPConfig installed, with web sites, email and ftp accounts, databases, DNS records, etc., and upgrade it to Ubuntu 8.04 LTS.

Web Based Project Management With Collabtive On Ubuntu 7.10 Server

Web Based Project Management With Collabtive On Ubuntu 7.10 Server

Project management is becoming an increasingly important part of the Sys Admin's life. While Microsoft Project seems to be the standard project management tool used in most environments that I have worked in, it can sometimes be nice to have such tools web based so that multiple users can share information. This is where tools such as Collabtive come in.  Collabtive is a web based project management tool that supports everything that you need to plan out and complete your projects.

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)

This document describes step by step how to set up a Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.

How To Upgrade Your Desktop From Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) To 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)

How To Upgrade Your Desktop From Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) To 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)

This guide shows how you can upgrade your desktop from Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) to Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron).

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server)

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Server)

This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS) based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well.

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