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Start Simple HTTP Server with Python

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This methode wil install a simple webserver in The same directory where you apply the python command. The command will read automaticly the index.html page . if there is no index.html will list the contents of the directory

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Set Up A Simple High-Availability Web Server For A Small Company Using Debian Lenny

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This tutorial was written for the Debian Lenny distribution and supposes that the user has knowledge about what load balancing is and some basic skills of Linux, our two load balancers consist out of 2 machines that monitor each other [heartbeat], if the master stops responding the secondary one [Backup] will take the master role [Backup -> Master].

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Easy installation of LASP (Linux, Apache, SQLite and PHP) on Ubuntu

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If you think about learning how to create dynamic database-driven web sites, the simplest way is to start with PHP and SQLite. Ubuntu is a wonderful Linux distribution that makes installation of this software extremely easy.

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Returning Values from Bash Functions

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Bash functions, unlike functions in most programming languages do not allow you to return a value to the caller. When a bash function ends its return value is its status: zero for success, non-zero for failure. To return values, you can set a global variable with the result, or use command substitution, or you can pass in the name of a variable to use as the result variable.

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How To Limit CPU Usage Of A Process With cpulimit (Debian/Ubuntu)

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This tutorial shows how you can limit the CPU usage of a process with the tool cpulimit on Debian/Ubuntu. cpulimit is a simple program that attempts to limit the CPU usage of a process (expressed in percentage, not in cpu time).

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Tech Tip: Port Forwarding in Virtualbox with VBoxManage

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VirtualBox is a free, powerful and versatile virtualization program which is available for Linux, Mac, and Windows hosts, and can virtualize many different Operating Systems. VirtualBox was originally developed by Innotek, but was purchased by Sun and renamed Sun xVM VirtualBox.

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HOWTO Encourage Women in Linux

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Clearly, people in the Linux community would like for more women to be involved in Linux, but most people don't know why so few women are involved or how to change that. This HOWTO is an effort to summarize the explanations, recommendations, and opinions of the women who already are interested and active in Linux.

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Howto Deploy SIP Witch Clients and Servers

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GNU SIP Witch offers a means for individuals, private organizations, and even national governments to easily configure and deploy secure network scalable peer-to-peer media VoIP solutions using free software. This article offers an easy "howto" to help people get started using GNU SIP Witch with Ubuntu.

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Using a USB Turntable with Linux

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The best way to do so is to create and transfer files via a USB turntable and the Audacity sound editor. The process is relatively straightforward, but it does have a few quirks.

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How-To: Compile and Install Latest VLC in Debian Lenny

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This tutorial will show how to compile and install the latest VLC from source in Debian Lenny in several steps. The current version at the time of writing is VLC 1.0.1, so the tutorial should work successfully for it.

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Virtual Private Network and OpenVPN

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This article will describe a configuration of Virtual Private Network connection by using an OpenVPN application. Firstly, you will be exposed to some basic theory behind Virtual Private Networks. Then, the article will guide you with step-by-step instructions on how to setup a OpenVPN virtual private network by using Symmetric Key Encryption and Public Key Encryption.

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Howto migrate a company to Linux

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Some time ago we migrated rentalia.com to Linux (Spanish). Based on that experience, I have written a guide to help in Linux migrations. This guide explains the common problems encountered when migrating a SMB to Linux, and the possible solutions you can apply to circumvent those pitfalls.

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How to setup Disk Quotas in Ubuntu

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QUOTA is implemented using the BSD system call interface as the means of communication with the user level. This is based on the Melbourne quota system which uses both user and group quota files.

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Scripting the Vim editor, Part 1: Variables, values, and expressions

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Vimscript is a mechanism for reshaping and extending the Vim editor. Scripting allows you to create new tools, simplify common tasks, and even redesign and replace existing editor features. This article (the first in a series) introduces the fundamental components of the Vimscript programming language: values, variables, expressions, statements, functions, and commands.

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How-To: Compile and Install VLC 1.0 in Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

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Ubuntu 9.04 (and Kubuntu) comes with VLC 0.9.9 included in the repositories. However, VLC 1.0.0 was released today and it ships with several new features and many improvements. To install the latest release of VLC (currently 1.0.0) in either Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu distributions, just follow the steps below...

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