syslog server

Setup central syslog server on raspberry pi 2 (and other debian based distros)

Central log server using rsyslog is an asset of your sysadmin life! It may get you on the surface on really critical failures when you manage xyz number of servers…Central log server using rsyslog is an asset of your sysadmin life! It may get you on the surface on really critical failures when you manage […]

exif data

Delete your personal info from your photos with Exif tool

When you create an image, take a screenshot, take a picture with your smartphone or your computer etc, that picture is tagged with some metadata which can be used to…When you create an image, take a screenshot, take a picture with your smartphone or your computer etc, that picture is tagged with some metadata which […]

Linux home directory encryption

Encrypting the $HOME directory under ubuntu/debian and other dists. In my case my $USER is “ubuntu” so be careful to replace that with your own user. Be sure to have…Encrypting the $HOME directory under ubuntu/debian and other dists. In my case my $USER is “ubuntu” so be careful to replace that with your own user. […]

Cacti installation for monitoring servers and routers

This is done with Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, but, it may be done with othe distros too. First install the required packages:

Go to /var/www/ download cacti, unpack it and…This is done with Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, but, it may be done with othe distros too. First install the required packages:

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Move Window Buttons Back to the Right in Ubuntu 10.04 / 10.10

One of the more controversial changes in the Ubuntu 10.04 beta is the Mac OS-inspired change to have window buttons on the left side. We’ll show you how to move…One of the more controversial changes in the Ubuntu 10.04 beta is the Mac OS-inspired change to have window buttons on the left side. We’ll show […]

HowTo update to lastest Firefox via PPA on Ubuntu Linux

2. update your packages

3. finally, an upgrade and you’re done!

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2. update your packages

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3. finally, an upgrade and you’re done!

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Enjoy your new, stable, firefox! Best Regards, Specktator.[/crayon]

deluge

HowTo – Set up Deluge torrent server (aka seedbox) headless with Ubuntu

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Deluge SeedBox Series

Deluge is a bit torrent protocol client, designed in client server model and has the ability to run in multiple and various interfaces. Client, web interface and console. So lets’s…Deluge is a bit torrent protocol client, designed in client server model and has the ability to run in multiple and various interfaces. Client, web interface […]

Linux Server Monitoring – Schedule a Command Output to be Sent via Email on Boot

Scheduling a command on boot it’s easy and it can be done with different ways. One, with cronjobs and second, with the rc.local file (/etc/rc.local). Third, by putting your own…Scheduling a command on boot it’s easy and it can be done with different ways. One, with cronjobs and second, with the rc.local file (/etc/rc.local). Third, […]

Send email from Linux Terminal – How to install and use mutt terminal email client

Mutt is a sophisticated email client for linux terminal. It supports MIME, GPG, PGP and threading. In this tutorial I wont expand to report full use of the software because…Mutt is a sophisticated email client for linux terminal. It supports MIME, GPG, PGP and threading. In this tutorial I wont expand to report full use […]

VLSub plugin for VLC media player – how to install and use – ubuntu 11.10 (unity)

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series vlsub plugin for vlc

VLSub is a VLC media player extension for search and download subtitles for your movies from opensubtitles.com. Automatically. The search is based on Video hash and IMDB ID of the…VLSub is a VLC media player extension for search and download subtitles for your movies from opensubtitles.com. Automatically. The search is based on Video hash and […]