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  1. Install APF on Ubuntu 11.04

    I just setup a new Linode to host my new twitter app, lists dj and wanted to lock it down to basically Apache and SSH.

  2. Setup UFW on Ubuntu 11.04

    Not much more than a few hours have passed since I posted my APF setup howto, but I’ve found something even simpler.

  3. Remove startup scripts on Ubuntu

    sudo update-rc.d -f script_name remove

  4. Enable PHP error logging

    In php.ini: display_errors = Off log_errors = On error_log = /var/log/php-errors.log Make the log file, and writable by www-data:

  5. PHP and nginx on Ubuntu: the easy way

    I’ve now changed my slice from running lighttpd to nginx. Here’s the simplest way, in around 6 commands, to get PHP up and running via FastCGI.

  6. Merge video files with mencoder

    To merge video files together with mencoder is simple: mencoder -oac copy -ovc copy file1.avi file2.

  7. Me TV - EyeTV for Ubuntu?

    My search for an open source, Ubuntu alternative for EyeTV on OS X is nearly over.

  8. DVB and Mplayer

    As a follow up to yesterday’s post, here is a quick run through of how to use Mplayer to view DVB channels.

  9. Watching Freeview (DVB-T) TV with VLC Player on Ubuntu

    Watching TV on my desktop. What do I want to be able to do? Watch all Freeview (DVB-T) channels.

  10. Switch to Static IP on Ubuntu Server

    I just bought a new Linksys router for my home network and wanted to set-up my Ubuntu Web Server with a static IP address so that I could port-forward a few things.

  11. Unix Disk Usage

    A very handy command to see the total size of a directory on a Unix-based computer.

  12. Mac "Hot Corners" for Ubuntu

    I’ve had a bit more time recently to play around with Ubuntu and am finding the ‘Ubuntu versions’ of apps that I’ve grown to love on Mac OS X.

  13. Getting Ubuntu Dapper to dance with ATI X800 GTO

    I’ve made a brand new spare PC that I’m hoping my parents can use in their spare room/study.

  14. Building Apache 2.2 from source for Ubuntu Dapper

    Two reasons you might want to do this. You want to host a Rails application using Mongrel via Apache and mod_proxy_balancer.

  15. Subversion 1.4.0 from source via Apache 2.2 on Ubuntu Dapper

    This howto assumes you’ve already followed my Building Apache 2.2 from source article. Now we’re going to install Subversion 1.

  16. Ubuntu Dapper Web Server How-to

    It’s finally here, my updated how-to on how to get Ubuntu Dapper up and running as a home web server.

  17. Set-up Typo 4 on Ubuntu Dapper

    It was very annoying to find out that the brand spanking new installer for Typo wasn’t going to install over rubygems.

  18. Access Control for Subversion with Apache2 and Authz

    My group project at University now consists of three smaller projects that provide an overall RSS service.

  19. Subversion over Apache 2 on Ubuntu

    If your one of my regular readers (ha!), then you’ll know I’m starting a Group Project for University.

  20. Ubuntu 5.10 web server howto

    I reinstalled my home server today (well, I actually started yesterday, but today I finished from scratch again) and wrote down what I did.

  21. Setting up XDMCP for Mac

    I just finished setting up a spare PC I had with Ubuntu on it. Thing is, it’s damn noisy so I want it stuffed up in the loft out of the way.