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Installing Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop

Posted on 14. Mar, 2011 by .

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This build doc demonstrates building a Linux workstation using Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop. Click here to watch video To obtain the installation media I went to http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/get-ubuntu/download and selected Ubuntu 10.10 – Latest Version, 32-bit (Recommended) and pressed the big orange Start Download button The iso image is named ubuntu-10.10-desktop-i386.iso and is 709 MB Burn the […]

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Installing Ubuntu 10.10 Server 64-bit (General Purpose LAMP/Web Server)

Posted on 11. Mar, 2011 by .

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This build doc demonstrates the installation of a general purpose Linux web server using Ubuntu 10.10.  This is an update to our LAMP document from last year: Building LAMP on Ubuntu Part 1. In this build I used the ubuntu-10.10-server-amd64.iso image downloaded from: http://releases.ubuntu.com/10.10/. After downloading the iso file, you must either burn it to […]

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10 Simple Steps to RedHat Linux Security

Posted on 20. Oct, 2009 by .

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This document outlines 10 easy-to-implement steps to lockdown a RedHat Linux server. This document assumes a fresh vanilla RedHat 5.4 install as described in the post Installing RedHat 5.4 64 bit. Not all of the below steps are appropriate for all systems. You will need to use your judgment to pick and choose which security […]

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Installing VMware Tools on RedHat 5.4

Posted on 13. Oct, 2009 by .

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Interested in getting VMware Certified? Check out this VCP 410 Exam Prep This document outlines the steps to install VMware tools on Redhat 5.4. This document assumes a fresh vanilla install as described in the post Installing RedHat 5.4 64 bit. To begin log into your RedHat server as a user and right click on […]

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Installing RedHat 5.4 64 bit

Posted on 13. Oct, 2009 by .

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This document demonstrates a general purpose RedHat 5.4 64-bit linux server build. In this build we will be using the rhel-server-5.4-x86_64-dvd.iso image downloaded from redhat.com. Insert CD/DVD and power on system. At the splash screen press Enter key to begin install. Select OK and press Enter to run a media test (optional). Review License Agreement […]

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Installing Webmin on Ubuntu 9.04

Posted on 19. Aug, 2009 by .

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Webmin is a free browser-based control panel to manage unix/linux servers. It allows you to manage many operating system features via an easy to use GUI, and has additional modules to manage many common server applications including Apache, MySQL, Sendmail, etc. In this build we will be installing Webmin on a fresh Ubuntu LAMP server […]

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Building LAMP on Ubuntu Part 2

Posted on 18. Aug, 2009 by .

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This is part 2 of Building LAMP on Ubuntu.  This sections covers the initial setup of the server following the Ubuntu OS install covered in Installing Ubuntu Operating System Set Root Password At this point in the installation the root password is blank, and therefore there is no way to log in as root. Although […]

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