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Canonical’s Ubuntu Server Ambitions

Yes, we all know Ubuntu has strong momentum on the desktop. But what about the server? Glad you asked. There’s a growing body of evidence suggesting Ubuntu 7.10 — Gutsy Gibbon — will mark the beginning of a strong server push for Canonical.

Howto Change Screen Resolution on Ubuntu Server Console

I was browsing the Ubuntu questions the other day when I came across a question about changing the bootup and console screen resolution for Ubuntu server edition. The question was:

Run your own home-entertainment server with Linux and MythTV: we show you how.

Once upon a time, people lived in caves and hunted animals with spears. Then, they recorded things from the TV onto small black cartridges filled with magnetic tape. Finally, in 1999, the Digital Video Recorder was born and civilization was discovered. I may have missed out some minor details, but that's the short version.

How to Install VMware Server on Ubuntu 7.10

UPDATE: For those running VMware Server 1.0.3 there is an updated version available.

As I mentioned a few posts ago (How to Install VMware Server on Ubuntu 7.04) I would be outlining how to install VMware Server on Ubuntu 7.10.

Ubuntu Security

I am writing this guide as a concerned member of the Ubuntu Community. Security is a concern for us all and in welcoming new (and experienced) users to Ubuntu I would like to demystify the complexities of security that come with your new OS.

Setup CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) Server and Client in Debian/Ubuntu

The Common UNIX Printing SystemTM, or CUPS, is the software you use to print from applications like the web browser you are using to read this page. It converts the page descriptions produced by your application (put a paragraph here, draw a line there, and so forth) into something your printer can understand and then sends the information to the printer for printing.

Settingup an FTP Server on Ubuntu with ProFTPD

ProFTPD is a proven, high-performance, scalable FTP server written from scratch, with a focus toward simplicity, security, and ease of configuration. Naturally, ProFTPD powers some of the largest sites on the Internet.

Where can I download a free firewall?

Free firewalls have become very common and represent an excellent alternative to commercial firewall packages.

Most of these firewalls run under some form of Linux, FreeBSD, or OpenBSD.

Many of these free firewalls are front-ends for the lower-level firewall packages which ship with these operating systems, such as pf (Packet Filter), ipf (IPFilter), ipfw (IPFirewall), and iptables.

Free firewall packages which you can download include:

Making Ubuntu Server Work in VirtualBox

VirtualBox is open source virtualization software similar to VMware. I wanted to run a virtual Ubuntu LAMP server for testing, but I ran into a problem with VirtualBox.

Ubuntu Linux + Apache2 + Virtual Hosts + Syslog Server

This tutorial will explain How to install syslog server in ubuntu using apache.

Linux web hosting explained

While choosing web hosting service provider for your future or already existing web site you will be confronted with the main dilemma – type of the web server platform that you will use for hosting your web site.

Securing SSH Using Denyhosts

SSH is a great way to remotely administer a server. However, it still has a number of issues when you open it up to the world. The server and client communications are secure but that doesn’t mean the hosts involved are. Opening an SSH service to the world allows for brute force attacks and means that the carbon interface is still the weakest link.

Installing PHP5 and Apache on Ubuntu

Installing PHP4 and Apache on Ubuntu

Scroll Backwards From the Ubuntu Server Command Line

Add a User on Ubuntu Server

Open a Second Console Session on Ubuntu Server

Switch Ubuntu Server to use Internet Repositories Instead of cdrom

Change Ubuntu Server from DHCP to a Static IP Address

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