How To Install Alfresco Community 3.3 On Ubuntu Server 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

November 9th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This guide explains how to install Alfresco Community 3.3 on Ubuntu Server 10.04 (Lucid Lynx). From Alfresco wiki: Alfresco is the Open Source Alternative for Enterprise Content Management (ECM), providing Document Management, Collaboration, Records Management, Knowledge Management, Web Content Management and Imaging. 1. Installing Ubuntu Server 10.04 You’ll need a fresh installation of Ubuntu...

How To Upgrade Kubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) To 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

November 8th, 2010 by jennyamy 
The new Kubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) has just been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Kubuntu 9.10 desktop installation to Kubuntu 10.04. This document comes without warranty of any kind! I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Upgrade You should find a small icon in the taskbar that says An upgrade to Kubuntu 10.04 LTS is available. Click that icon: You will be...

How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Ubuntu 9.10

November 8th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This guide explains how to set up WebDAV with Apache2 on an Ubuntu 9.10 server. WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning and is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol that allow users to directly edit files on the Apache server so that they do not need to be downloaded/uploaded via FTP. Of course, WebDAV can also be used to upload and download files. I do not issue any guarantee...

How To Set Up WebDAV With Lighttpd On Ubuntu 9.10

November 8th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This guide explains how to set up WebDAV with lighttpd on an Ubuntu 9.10 server. WebDAV stands for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning and is a set of extensions to the HTTP protocol that allow users to directly edit files on the lighttpd server so that they do not need to be downloaded/uploaded via FTP. Of course, WebDAV can also be used to upload and download files. I do not issue any...

How To Set Up A Terminal Server In Linux Using Ubuntu 9.10 And FreeNX

November 8th, 2010 by jennyamy 
What was once old is new again and the desktop-centric computing is making way for return of thin client/mainframe computing again. This tutorial will walk you through setting up a Ubuntu desktop to act as a “mainframe”, capable of being accessed by a thin clients or regular desktops, using the excellent FreeNX server. FreeNX is an open source implementation of NoMachine‘s NX Server....

How To Set Up MySQL Database Replication With SSL Encryption On Ubuntu 9.10

November 8th, 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...

How To Set Up Database Replication In MySQL On Ubuntu 9.10

November 8th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This tutorial describes how to set up database replication in MySQL. 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 to the database on the slave server so that both databases are in sync. This is not a backup policy because an accidentally issued DELETE...

How To Set Up An SSL Vhost Under Apache2 On Ubuntu 9.10/Debian Lenny

November 8th, 2010 by jennyamy 
This article explains how you can set up an SSL vhost under Apache2 on Ubuntu 9.10 and Debian Lenny so that you can access the vhost over HTTPS (port 443). SSL is short for Secure Sockets Layer and is a cryptographic protocol that provides security for communications over networks by encrypting segments of network connections at the transport layer end-to-end. We use the mod_ssl Apache module here...

How To Compile rTorrent From SVN In Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala / Debian 5 Lenny With Magnet Link Support

November 8th, 2010 by jennyamy 
// Introduction rTorrent is a popular command line based bittorrent client. It provides very powerful features yet it is very light on the system – contrary to other bittorrent clients like Vuze. There are a couple of webinterfaces for it but they are not truly need. SSH access combined with the “screen” program provide you all the tools you need. Recently a large bittorrent tracker...

How To Compile Amarok 2 From Git On Kubuntu 9.10 Karmic

November 8th, 2010 by jennyamy 
// Introduction Amarok is a great music player for linux. In the current reales of Kubuntu 9.10 Karmic also the current stable version of Amarok was introduced into the repositories. However Amarok is under heavy development and updates won’t be included in the official repos. If you want to be up-to-date and have the latest Amarok version available, you’ll need to compile it yourself....

How To Enable Adobe’s Flash Player In Google Chrome (Ubuntu 9.04)

November 8th, 2010 by jennyamy 
// This tutorial explains how you can install the Google Chrome browser on Ubuntu 9.04 and how to enable the Adobe Flash plugin in it. Please note that Google Chrome for Ubuntu is still in alpha state and should not be used on production systems. This document comes without warranty of any kind! I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! 1 Installing Google Chrome Open Firefox and...

How To Add A Splash Image To GRUB 2 On Ubuntu 9.04

November 8th, 2010 by jennyamy 
// This tutorial shows how you can add a splash image to your GRUB 2 boot loader on Ubuntu 9.04. Please note that you should use this tutorial only if you have upgraded your bootloader to GRUB 2 previously, as shown in this tutorial: How To Install GRUB 2 On Ubuntu 9.04 I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you! Adding Splash Images Open a terminal (Applications > Accessories >...