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April, 2010

  • 29 April

    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server Edition Released

    Today Canonical, the company responsible for the popular desktop Linux operating system called Ubuntu, also released their latest server edition, version 10.04 LTS. The “LTS” stands for long-term support, which Canonical will offer for five years (Normal Ubuntu versions are released every six months). In the Linux server web hosting …

  • 7 April

    Ubuntu providing home grown clouds

    When one thinks of cloud computing in business terms, it is usually because he or she is considering a move to a cloud offering from Amazon or Google. But some organizations need to offer some cloud applications internally to their customers or employees. While those with large IT development staffs …

February, 2010

  • 11 February

    Share file folders on a Linux server

    Many web-based organizations depend on the ability to communicate and share files easily. Even if you already have a website, however, you might not have an easy way to share files and folders, aside from giving each user FTP or SSH access. There are proprietary solutions, such as Dropbox or …

  • 5 February

    Managing your Ubuntu server

    When most people think of Ubuntu, they think of the award-winning community-driven desktop Linux distribution created by South African billionaire Mark Shuttleworth and his army loyal supporters. But Shuttleworth is still a businessman, and part of his investment is making sure people who use Ubuntu at the server level have …

  • 3 February

    Linux server round-up

    Over the past year, we have discussed many different schemes for Linux servers, which included many Linux distributions. Here is a quick overview of the major players in the Linux server market. Redhat Enterprise Linux – With the biggest financial revenue in the Linux market, Redhat is a force to …

December, 2009

  • 7 December

    How to perform upgrades with apt

    Question: What is the difference between apt-get upgrade and apt-get dist-upgrade? Answer: Apt-get upgrade is designed to update your Linux server packages to their latests versions. It will only upgrade the packages that are currently installed. Apt-get dist-upgrade will not only upgrade the current packages but will also install any …