20 posts with tag "sysadmin"
December 19th, 2016 1,606
Ubuntu 16.04 seems to be ready for SSD. Here are some steps you should take to extend the life of your SSD drive. The keypoint is to reduce write actions.
December 17th, 2016 1,460
A simple guide to setup and monitor APC UPS on two or more Ubuntu/Debian computers (Master - Slave(s) setup) using apcupsd
December 11th, 2016 1,419
A simple guide to setup APC UPS on Ubuntu workstation computer (standalone mode) using apcupsd
Power Management module on Ubuntu 16.04 is a flexible tool to manage your computer UPS.
November 25th, 2016 2,000
A simple guide to setup Oracle Virtualbox on Ubuntu 16.04
November 24th, 2016 2,084
In this tutorial Clonezilla Live is used to create partition image and then to restore it in a virtual machine (Virtualbox).
November 13th, 2016 2,079
After installation of Ubuntu Desktop 16.04, mouse is very sensitive (practically unusable) in most systems with wireless mouse.
Find out how to add and remove software and apply system updates in Ubuntu Desktop (GUI utilities and command line version).
After installing a new Linux kernel, old kernels are not automatically deleted. They remain in your disk. You have to delete them manually. Why?
rsync is probably the most common solution for backup on Linux. rsnapshot offers advanced functionality, using rsync and perl.
January 24th, 2016 19,561
Upgrading to a minor version is done through the upgrade process of Debian. For major versions, the process is much more complex.
A guide to upgrade a server machine from Debian 7 Wheezy to 8 Jessie using apt-get. Remember to create a full backup before.
Dedicated server setup, using Debian 8 Jessie step by step. It is a Hetzner EX40 server. Apache, php, MySQL, memcached. Basic monitoring and security tools.
Simple steps to enable and configure mod-security Apache module on Debian Wheezy, using Core Rule Set (CRS)
Debian 7 Wheezy with Xfce4 is a lightweight desktop environment, fast and user friendly. Support for sound, Flash, Nvidia and networking "out of the box".
Detailed guide to create OpenVPN server on Debian. Manage VPN users. Connect from any operating system.
October 21st, 2013 195,528
Logs is the best place to start troubleshooting. Concerning MySQL (or MariaDB), you need to refer to: General query Log, Error Log and Slow Query Log
A guide to upgrade a server machine from Debian 6 Squeeze to Debian 7 Wheezy using apt-get. Remember to create a full backup before.
Dedicated server setup, using Debian 7 Wheezy step by step. It is a Hetzner EX4S server. Apache, php, MySQL, memcached. Basic monitoring and security tools.
February 25th, 2013 114,922
Debian should be the first choice for server, as it offers Upgradability, Security, Stability, Packages pre-configuration and it's Free and Open Source.