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First Command to Run After Installing Ubuntu

Posted 03-26-2011 at 01:21 PM by allu john sudhakar

Ubuntu is a great operating system. It fast, secured and easy to use when compared to most of other operating Systems. But Ubuntu is not complete without some additional packages. One command make Ubuntu useful for everyday use.
To get started, press Ctrl Alt T on your keyboard to open Terminal.
When Terminal opens, type the command below and press Enter to install.
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
Programs that will get installed after running the above...
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Hello LQ!

Posted 03-25-2011 at 10:13 PM by unimous

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>

int main()
    printf( "Hello LQ!\n" );

    exit( 0 );
This is my first blog in
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Encrypted OpenBSD flash drive, the easy way...

Posted 03-25-2011 at 09:16 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 03-27-2011 at 07:12 PM by rocket357

Ok, so there's a couple of howto's floating around the interwebs with great instructions on how to do this, or that, or whatever, but none seem to "pull it all together" for me, so I decided to post here what I do to build an OpenBSD encrypted jump drive.

First off, the links:

/etc/fstab with revision (by me):
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What there is a blog?

Posted 03-24-2011 at 11:47 PM by ted_chou12

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PostgreSQL 8.x backup caveat

Posted 03-24-2011 at 09:48 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 03-29-2011 at 07:58 AM by rocket357

During the deployment of our latest software revision (a major version bump that migrated all of our databases from MSSQL to Linux/PostgreSQL and migrated all of our web servers from Apache/PHP to Tomcat/GWT), we started hitting snags in IT operations immediately with database backups. When this major version revision came out, it allowed customers to store documents, photos, etc...directly in the database (something MSSQL 2005 isn't capable of). Doing a simple "pg_dump <opts> <dbname>"...
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