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Install Ubuntu kernel updates without rebooting using Ksplice Uptrack

Posted 08-24-2009 at 10:15 AM by sridhar11

Ksplice Uptrack is an update service for the Linux kernel; it automatically delivers security and reliability improvements to your machine, without the disruption of rebooting.

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WineXS – Simple graphical environment to configure Wine

Posted 08-18-2009 at 06:07 AM by sridhar11

Wine is an Open Source implementation of the Windows API on top of X and Unix.Think of Wine as a compatibility layer for running Windows programs. Wine does not require Microsoft Windows, as it is a completely free alternative implementation of the Windows API consisting of 100% non-Microsoft code,however Wine can optionally use native Windows DLLs if they are available. Wine provides both a
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Howto install VLC media player 1.0.0 in Ubuntu

Posted 07-31-2009 at 09:34 AM by sridhar11

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, …) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.


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Howto install Cherokee web server with MySQL, PHP support on Jaunty

Posted 07-23-2009 at 05:10 PM by sridhar11

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, SSI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, Virtual hosts, Authentication, on the fly encoding, Load Balancing, Apache compatible log files, Data Base Balancing, Reverse HTTP Proxy, Traffic Shaper,Video Streaming and much more.

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Back In Time – A Simple backup tool for ubuntu

Posted 07-15-2009 at 05:40 PM by sridhar11

Back In Time is a simple backup tool for Linux inspired from “flyback project” and “TimeVault”.The backup is done by taking snapshots of a specified set of directories.Keep in mind that Back In Time is just a GUI. The real magic is done by rsync (take snapshots and restore), diff (check if somethind changed) and cp (make hardlinks).

Back In Time acts as a “user mode” backup system. This means that you can backup/restore only folders you have write access to (actually you can backup...
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