Category Archives: Ubuntu Server

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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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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