How To Install Internet Explorer On Ubuntu (Feisty Fawn, Edgy Eft And Dapper Drake)

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This guide shows how to install three different Internet Explorer versions (6.0, 5.5, and 5.0) on Ubuntu Feisty Fawn, Edgy Eft and Dapper Drake desktops. This is good for people such as web designers who have switched to Linux but still need to test their web sites in Internet Explorer. In addition to that, there are still a few web sites out there that work only in Internet Explorer. I do not issue...

How To Install Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) On Ubuntu

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This guide shows how to install the Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) on Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) and 6.06 (Dapper Drake) server systems. Zimbra is a full-featured, open source collaboration suite – email, group calendaring, contacts, and web document management and authoring. It has a feature-rich AJAX web interface and is compatible with clients such as Microsoft Outlook, Apple Mail, and Novell...

How to Set up Network Bonding in Ubuntu 6.10

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Why you may want to do this: Network Bonding, otherwise known as port trunking allows you to combine multiple network ports into a single group, effectively aggregating the bandwidth of multiple interfaces into a single connection. For example, you can aggregate two gigabyte ports into a two-gigabyte trunk port. Bonding is used primarily to provide network load balancing and fault tolerance. First,...

How To Search For Missing Packages With apt-file On Debian and Ubuntu

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This short article describes how you can search for missing packages with apt-file on Debian and Ubuntu systems. apt-file allows you to search for a file name, and it gives back the name(s) of the package(s) containing that file so that you can install the appropriate package. I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Initital Situation I guess you all know this: you try to compile...

How to make a small change to a Debian tool and repackage it?

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
As always, there’s a first time for everything. Recently I wanted to use a mail notifyer on my Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) workstation. I thought it would be nice to have an envelop in my toolbar showing me I have new mail. As I’m using the default Gnome desktop, mail-notify looked like the right tool for the job to me. I used the standard Ubuntu/Debian way to install a software package: apt-get...

How To Compile A Kernel – The Ubuntu Way

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on Ubuntu systems. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org/” target=”_blank”>www.kernel.org (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vanilla_kernel#Versions” target=”_blank”>vanilla kernel) so...

How To Create A Local Debian/Ubuntu Mirror With apt-mirror

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial shows how to create a Debian/Ubuntu mirror for your local network with the tool apt-mirror. Having a local Debian/Ubuntu mirror is good if you have to install multiple systems in your local network because then all needed packages can be downloaded over the fast LAN connection, thus saving your internet bandwidth. I want to say first that this is not the only way of setting up such a...

How To Set Up A Ubuntu/Debian LAMP Server

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Apache 2 – Linux Web server MySQL 5 – MySQL Database Server PHP4/5 – PHP Scripting Language phpMyAdmin – Web-based database admin software. Note: Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP/Perl together commonly known as LAMP Server. First, let us prepare a system that has a minimum requirement of Debian/Ubuntu version of linux with atleast 256MB of RAM available. Anything less than this...

How To Use NTFS Drives/Partitions Under Ubuntu Edgy Eft

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
Normally Linux systems can only read from Windows NTFS partitions, but not write to them which can be very annoying if you have to work with Linux and Windows systems. This is where ntfs-3g comes into play. ntfs-3g is an open source, freely available NTFS driver for Linux with read and write support. This tutorial shows how to install and use ntfs-3g on a Ubuntu Edgy Eft desktop to read from and write...

How To Set Up Xen 3.0 From Binaries In Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake)

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This particular way of installing and configuring Xen is just the path of least resistance for me. There are many other possible ways of configuring the system. 1 Install a clean base server system. Setup Ubuntu like you normally would. I have created 3 partitions on hda, but you can do it any way you like. Just keep your differences in mind when you edit the config files. hda1 is swap hda2 is 2...

How To Build A Low Cost SAN

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
1 OBJECTIVE In today’s world there is a obvious need of information sharing in every department and network storage can help us to achieve this most growing challenge. Here in this article we are focusing our concentration to make a San which has following features: Low cost and easily affordable Ensured Scalability High Reliability Easily Manageable High Performance Ensured Security High availability 2...

How To Set Up MySQL Database Replication With SSL Encryption On CentOS 5.4

November 4th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial describes how to set up database replication in MySQL using an SSL connection for encryption (to make it impossible for hackers to sniff out passwords and data transferred between the master and slave). MySQL replication allows you to have an exact copy of a database from a master server on another server (slave), and all updates to the database on the master server are immediately replicated...