Just recently Samba decided not to follow symlinks on my Linux user area. (more…)
Linux has some great command line tools. These ones excel at text manipulation. (more…)
I decided to remove some redundant software from my Ubuntu Maverick Meercat (vers 10.10) install and try and improve its performance as it only has a 1.6 GHz processor.
Being an old install the software repository is no longer supported and I had to set up a legacy one by searching Google. I updated the repository files and it was working fine.
I use Putty a lot to access my Linux server and whenever the Windows operating system gets changed I have to go through the settings to make sure Putty is usable, especially when using Midnight Commander (mc command). With the wrong settings the display is awful. (more…)
Starting the Apache Server from a terminal session.
Problems updating your Ubuntu installation. Read on. (more…)
Read how to use BackupPC from my experience with it backing up Windows XP and Windows 7 machines. (more…)