It is time to learn some extra Ubuntu skills. The only way to be good at something is to read and practice everyday, all the time-day and night. There are many geeks that say Ubuntu sucks, but I like to explore and be a master at every Linux distribution. Of course this takes time and patience, so slow down […]
Subversion is a free and open-source version control system (VCS). It manages files and directories, and the changes made to them over time. This allows you to recover older versions of your data or examine the history of how your data changed. Subversion can operate across networks, which allows it to be used by people […]
Pligg is an open-source CMS social publishing software that encourages visitors to register on your website so that they can submit content and connect with other users. It is used to setup your own social publishing community in just minutes. In this article, I use CentOS 6.4 to setup this website. My hostname and IP […]
StatusNet is open-source software used to setup micro-blogging site similar to Twitter. In this article, I use CentOS 6.4 to setup this website. My hostname and IP Address are server.unixmen.com and 192.168.1.200/24, respectively. Change these values as per your setup. Prerequisites Install the following prerequisites to install and configure StatusNet: [root@server ~]# yum install mysql […]
In Ubuntu 13.04 ‘Raring Ringtail’, the hibernate feature which enables you to power down your computer while its current state is maintained have been disabled or not included in the shut down menu. Hibernation also saves electrical power compared to Suspend or Sleep. This how you can enable it: 1. Open the terminal. 2. Copy and […]
Piwik is an open-source and free alternative to Google Analytics tool. It tracks and displays reports about the location of user visits, Where they came from (i.e website, directly, or something else), the visitors browser, screen size, operating system details, what the visitors did on your website, the time of visits and more. In this […]
This article describes you how to upgrade MySQL to MariaDB in ten simple steps. We have already shown you How to Migrate from MySQL to MariaDB on FreeBSD. I assume that you already have installed MySQL latest version and it’s up and running now.
Recently Cairo Dock 3.2.1 (bug-fix version) was released. You can read about Cairo Dock 3.0 in this previous post. Some new features in Cairo Dock 3.2.1 include the improvement of the multi-screen support, distant folders (Samba, FTP, etc.) and encrypted disks can be handled in the shortcuts applet. The new Screenshot applet enables you to take […]
Many geeks know about Puppy Linux and use it for their daily needs, but there are many others that have not heard about Puppy. Puppy is an extremely small Linux operating system in which its main goal is to stay small and fulfill all daily user’s needs.
MySQL replication allows you to have multiple copies of data on many systems and data is automatically copied from one database (Master) to another database (Slave). If one server goes down, the clients still can access the data from another (Slave) server database. In this article, let us see how to configure MySQL Master-Slave replication. […]