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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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Failed to Retrieve Share List from Server

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to open the samba configuration file: sudo gedit /etc/samba/smb.conf Finally, scroll down a bit in the file and … Continue reading

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Install Webmin (ver.1)

sudo apt-get install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl apt-show-versions python wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/webadmin/files/webmin/1.780/webmin_1.780_all.deb sudo dpkg -i webmin_1.580_all.deb *update webmin after you login https://server-ip:10000

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Update latest GIT

sudo apt-get install python-software-properties sudo add-apt-repository ppa:git-core/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install git

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What Linux distribution am I running?

Here is how you can find out when logged in through SSH: uname -a This generally won’t tell you as much as you’d like. cat /proc/version This will generally tell you more than you’d like. Once you know that you … Continue reading

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Install uTorrent in Ubuntu 12.04 lts

1. install the dependency library sudo apt-get install libssl0.9.8:i386 2. download utorrent wget http://download.utorrent.com/linux/utorrent-server-3.0-25053.tar.gz 3. copy the file to opt directory sudo cp utorrent-server-3.0-25053.tar.gz /opt/ 4. go to opt directory cd /opt/ 5. extract the file sudo tar -xvf utorrent-server-3.0-25053.tar.gz … Continue reading

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