Category Archives: Linux

Install Webmin (ver.2)

open the sources.list file sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list …add the following lines to the end of the file: deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib deb http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge contrib …add the Webmin GPG key to apt, so the source repository you added will be … Continue reading

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How to Speedtest your Linux Server

wget -O speedtest-cli https://raw.github.com/sivel/speedtest-cli/master/speedtest_cli.py chmod +x speedtest-cli ./speedtest-cli

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CyanogenMod – delete log files ( space problem )

You can delete the log files using the Terminal Emulator app that comes with CyanogenMod: 1. Get superuser access: su – (and allow access when prompted). 2. Change current directory: cd /data/log 3. (optional) You can see how much space … Continue reading

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Install ffmpeg – Ubuntu Server

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:jon-severinsson/ffmpeg sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ffmpeg

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Full Access to a folder in Ubuntu Server

sudo chmod 7777 /…path to folder

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rtorrent – Wrong Disk Space

sudo nano¬†/var/www/rutorrent/conf/config.php edit :¬†$topDirectory = ‘/home/rtorrent/’; // Upper available directory. Absolute path with trail slash.

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Formatting a Partition in Ubuntu Server

sudo mkfs… SWAP sudo mkswap /dev/sda5 EXT4 sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/sda5

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Automount Partitions at startup in Ubuntu Server

1. sudo gedit /etc/fstab 2. now the fstab file is open in nano. you need to add an entry for the partition to automount it at startup. the format of a new entry is like this: file_system mount_point type options … Continue reading

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Install VMware tools on Ubuntu Server

apt-get install open-vm-tools

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Install Transmission on Ubuntu Server

add the apt-repository for Transmission: sudo apt-get install python-software-properties sudo add-apt-repository ppa:transmissionbt/ppa sudo apt-get update command to install Transmission: sudo apt-get install transmission-cli transmission-common transmission-daemon create some folders in our home folder for Transmission to use: mkdir ~/Downloads mkdir ~/Downloads/Completed … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Server – Add a new User as Sudoer

In SHELL sudo useradd -d /home/testuser -m testuser sudo passwd testuser replace testuser with the required username. sudo nano /etc/sudoers add the user after the: root ALL=(ALL) ALL as: testuser ALL=(ALL) ALL Save the file. Don’t forget to say THANX!!!

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Vcenter time setup (command line)

date -s “31 Jan 2012 18:00:00”

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Setting Up Network Interfaces in Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

In SHELL sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces from : auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp to : auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.0.* network 192.168.0.0 netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.0.255 gateway 192.168.0.1 Don’t forget to say THANX!!!

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Add nameservers in Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

In SHELL sudo nano /etc/resolvconf/resolv.conf.d/base add : nameserver 8.8.8.8 nameserver 8.8.4.4 sudo reboot Don’t forget to say THANX!!!

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FIX Ubuntu

Copy code. Open a terminal (Ctrl-Alt-T). Paste code, press enter. Type password. Enjoy your privacy. V=`/usr/bin/lsb_release -rs`; if [ $V \< 12.10 ]; then echo "Good news! Your version of Ubuntu doesn't invade your privacy."; else gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Lenses remote-content-search … Continue reading

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