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Step By Step Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) LAMP Server Setup

Posted Today at 06:30 AM by sridhar11

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.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. Instead, you get...
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No sound in Oracle virtualbox

Posted Yesterday at 07:24 PM by WestCoastSunset

I run oracle virtualbox to run XP for one program for which there is no comparable Linux equivalent. I use to have sound working when I had debian 7 installed. But with debian 8 sound on a prexisting image does not work the virtual device is only recognized as a pci device which means XP's plug and play feature will not work.

The problem? I was using the K desktop and just about everything I have ever seen in linux is usually developed with Gnome in mind. The solution? Install Gnome...
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Snow, Snow & more snow!

Posted 11-21-2015 at 11:40 AM by onebuck
Updated 11-21-2015 at 11:41 AM by onebuck (typo)


I woke up this mourning to find over 3" snow fall today. Too much too early, just playing a round of golf here last week and it was 60° with slight wind. Now its 30° expecting another 1" or more. Glad I got most of my outside work done earlier this week. Since my move from the farm into town it seems that my to-do list is bigger than anything while on the farm. I had a routine on the farm to get all the chores done so there were not many minor to-do that accumulated....
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trying vitualization kvm libvirt virsh virt-viewer

Posted 11-20-2015 at 06:27 AM by translator1111 (CLI is your friend)

A couple of weeks ago a recruiter found my profile in the web and contacted me for a job as Linux Administrator.
He asked me about my server and was very surprised that I had not tried virtualization.
I answerd that I did not any need to have a virtualization as I did not have any Windows installed in any computer at home.
I did not understand the power of virtualization then.

Last weekend I had some time and decided to start with virtualization....
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restoring the configurations of a GNU/Linux system with git

Posted 11-18-2015 at 02:16 AM by jheengut

As a Slackware user, I tend to customise my configurations file a lot, ie the files in /etc. I try to avoid using programs that write into /etc, this helps to have a certain consistency among my configured files. This also has the advantage to understand and optimise for performance and speed while leveraging the work load to a minimal effect.
In view of this methodology, I proposed to myself to setup up a git repository hosted under /etc and I performed this action on all three of my computers...
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