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Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS On Ubuntu 12.10

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This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on Ubuntu 12.10. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS here. The client system will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes.

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How To Install Percona Server 5.5 On Ubuntu 12.10

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Percona Server is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It offers more performance and scalability than the default MySQL server coming with your Linux distribution, while it uses the same init scripts and command line tools which makes it easy to use. This tutorial explains how to install Percona Server 5.5 on Ubuntu 12.10.

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GlusterFS: Distributed Replicated Storage Across 4 Storage Nodes On CentOS 6.3

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This tutorial shows how to combine four single storage servers (running CentOS 6.3) to a distributed replicated storage with GlusterFS. Nodes 1 and 2 (replication1) as well as 3 and 4 (replication2) will mirror each other, and replication1 and replication2 will be combined to one larger storage server (distribution). Basically, this is RAID10 over network.

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Using The btrfs Filesystem (With RAID1) With Ubuntu 12.10 On A Hetzner Server

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This tutorial shows how to install Ubuntu 12.10 on the btrfs filesystem (with RAID1) on a Hetzner server with two hard drives. While Hetzner's installimage tool doesn't list btrfs as a supported filesystem and only supports software RAID with /dev/md devices, it is still possible to achieve this setup and use the built-in RAID support in btrfs instead of using /dev/md devices.

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Created by falko 11 years 21 weeks ago
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Keeping Track of My IP Address

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I thought it would be handy if I could come up with a script to keep track of my current IP address for me. The first step is to find out my current IP address. In my case, I have a SpeedStream 5100 DSL modem. The address of the modem on the local network is 192.168.0.1 and entering that address into a web browser will bring up a page that looks like this.

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KDE Software Compilation 4.9.5 Released

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KDE Software Compilation 4.9.5 is here and the list of 36 recorded bugfixes include improvements in the Dolphin file manager. KDE's development platform has received a number of updates which affect multiple applications. There are also translation updates.

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Simon 0.4.0 Released

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Simon is a free and open source speech recognition software. This new version of the open source speech recognition system Simon features a whole new recognition layer, context-awareness for improved accuracy and performance, a dialog system able to hold whole conversations with the user and more.

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Automatic File Replication Across 2 Storage Servers With GlusterFS On CentOS 6.3

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This tutorial shows how to set up a high-availability storage with two storage servers (CentOS 6.3) that use GlusterFS. Each storage server will be a mirror of the other storage server, and files will be replicated automatically across both storage servers. The client system (CentOS 6.3 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem.

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Created by falko 11 years 23 weeks ago
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The Perfect SpamSnake - Ubuntu Jeos 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin

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This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Jeos based server as a spamfilter in gateway mode. In the end, you will have a SpamSnake Gateway which will relay clean emails to your MTA. You will also be able to view your incoming queue, train your SpamSnake and carry out a few more advanced operations via Baruwa.

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CodeWeavers Launches CrossOver 12 For Linux And MAC

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CODEWEAVERS LAUNCHES CROSSOVER 12
Update includes experimental Mac graphics driver
Internal feud leads to what Marketing Department calls the most boring name ever for a software feature. Marketing weeping tears of bitterness.

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CodeWeavers 30% off Winter Solstice 2012 Sale on CrossOver Mac and Linux

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Save 30% off CrossOver Linux and MAC with Solstice2012 as your dealcode.

This sale runs from now until December 23rd 2012 and to take advantage of it just use "Solstice20102" as your dealcode in CodeWeavers store at checkout.

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Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.2 On A Headless Ubuntu 12.10 Server

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with VirtualBox 4.2 on a headless Ubuntu 12.10 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment.

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Created by falko 11 years 23 weeks ago
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On Nix and GNU Guix

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« Quite recently, the GNU project has announced Guix, a new package manager for the GNU system. [...] The announcement has apparently attracted quite a lot of attention and it has been in the news quite a lot, such as on Linux Weekly News, Phoronix and Reddit [...] »

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Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) On CentOS 6.3 (Initiator And Target)

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This guide explains how you can set up an AoE target and an AoE initiator (client), both running CentOS 6.3. AoE stands for "ATA over Ethernet" and is a storage area network (SAN) protocol which allows AoE initiators to use storage devices on the (remote) AoE target using normal ethernet cabling.

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Created by falko 11 years 24 weeks ago
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Installing SugarCRM Community Edition On Fedora 17

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SugarCRM is a webbased CRM solution written in PHP. SugarCRM is available in different flavours called "Editions" ("Community" (free), "Professional", and "Enterprise"). For a detailed overview of the different editions, have a look at the SugarCRM website. In this tutorial I will describe the installation of the free Community Edition on Fedora 17.

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