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Tutorial: Install Tomcat 7 on Ubuntu 11.04

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A step-by-step tutorial outlining how to install Tomcat 7 on the Ubuntu 11.04 server.
Apache Tomcat uses the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Java Servlet uses Java to extend the functionality of a web server. JavaServer Pages (JSP) provides a fast way to create a dynamic website.Tomcat 7

Because tomcat is written in Java you will need to have an up to date Java runtime installed before you can actually run tomcat.
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permapage | score:9389 | -aweber, August 5, 2011

DesktopNova: Automatically change wallpapers on Classic Gnome Ubuntu 11.04

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DesktopNova is an application that automatically changes your desktop wallpaper after a preset period of time. It works with Gnome amd Xfce desktops. This tutorial shows how to use DesktopNova on an Ubuntu 11.04 desktop with the Classic Gnome interface. read more...
permapage | score:9221 | -falko, August 10, 2011

Tutorial: Android app build environment with Eclipse, PhoneGap (Ubuntu 11.04)

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This tutorial describes how you can set up an development environment for building Android apps on an Ubuntu 11.04 desktop using Eclipse, the Android SDK, and PhoneGap. I will describe how to build Android apps from the command line with PhoneGap and from the GUI with Eclipse and PhoneGap and how to test them in an Android emulator and on a real Android device. PhoneGap allows you to develop your Android applications using web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (e.g. with JavaScript libraries such as jQuery/jQTouch), and it will turn these web apps into native Android apps (in fact, PhoneGap supports multiple platforms such as Android, iPhone, Palm, Windows Mobile, Symbian, so you can use the same sources to create apps for multiple platforms). read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:9209 | -falko, June 28, 2011

Enable Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu 11.04

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This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) desktop with the classic GNOME interface, i.e., no Unity (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop. read more...
permapage | score:9169 | -falko, July 28, 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 Preview

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An early look at the next release of Ubuntu Linux...
Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) Beta 1 is powered by Linux kernel 2.6.38, GNOME 2.32.1 and X.Org 7.5. It will included applications such as LibreOffice 3.3.2 as the default office suite, Banshee 1.9.4 as the default audio player/organizer and Mozilla Firefox 4.0 as the default web browser.

A set of seventeen new and beautiful wallpapers will also be present in the Beta release, to please every Ubuntu user out there. And now, the features we've promised...
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mail this link | permapage | score:9137 | -Ray, April 1, 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 review

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Ubuntu 11.04, code-named Natty Narwhal, is the latest version of the popular Linux distribution. Its release marks the end of Ubuntu Netbook Edition (UNE). The major new feature in this release is Unity, a desktop interface which replaces GNOME 2 as the default desktop environment. You can still use GNOME 2 if your computer does not meet the minimum hardware requirements for running Unity, or if you do not like Unity.

This article presents a detailed review of Natty Narwhal, with a focus on Unity. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:9062 | -finid, May 4, 2011

SquirrelMail on Nginx (Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.04)

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The SquirrelMail package from the Debian/Ubuntu repositories comes with a configuration file for Apache, but not for nginx. This tutorial shows how you can use the Debian Squeeze/Ubuntu 11.04 SquirrelMail package in an nginx vhost. Nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files. read more...
permapage | score:9042 | -falko, November 11, 2011

Tutorial: Run Ubuntu 11.04 Unity 3D on virtualbox 4

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Unity provides a complete, simple, touch-ready environment that integrations your applications and your workflow. Unity is designed for netbooks and related touch-based devices. It includes a new panel and application launcher that makes it fast and easy to access preferred applications, such as the browser, while removing screen elements that are rarely used in mobile and netbook computing. This tutorial will explain how to run unity under virtualbox. read more...
permapage | score:9009 | -gg234, April 25, 2011

Set up Ubuntu 11.04, 10.10 KVM for spice session (Fedora 14)

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The most recent patches to Fedora’s Qemu 0.14 went into qemu-0.14.0-6.fc14.src.rpm on 03/31/2011. Following bellow is brief description of F14 KVM and Spice Server set up via “Libvirt Preview”. Configured KVM Server allows to create Ubuntu 10.10, 11.04 Desktop KVM beta 1 (64 bit), which may run in spice session. Notice, that Virt-Manager 0.8.7-2 does have SPICE support. It allows to switch particular VM from VNC Server to SPICE Server and run spice session via GUI or connect to VM via command line locally or remotely. Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop, 11.04 Desktop KVM beta 1 require “apt-get update,apt-get upgrade” to run stable in SPICE session read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8942 | -Boris Derzhavets, April 8, 2011

Install Skype in Ubuntu 11.04

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Skype hasn’t been uploaded to the official partner repository of Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal. So for those who are trying out Natty out there will need to install Skype from their website. Below is the steps for that. read more...
permapage | score:8702 | -Linux Tips, January 11, 2011

Dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04

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For those Windows users who have discovered what Linux has to offer, but for one reason or another are not ready to completely abandon Windows, dual-booting between the two operating systems is one method of keeping a foot in both worlds. And to help those users, this article presents a step-by-step guide on how to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 11.04 on a computer with one hard disk. read more...
permapage | score:8700 | -finid, May 25, 2011

Tutorial: Install Gnome3 on Ubuntu 11.04, 10.10

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For GNOME 3, the GNOME Project has started from scratch and created a completely new, modern desktop designed for today’s users and technologies.This tutorial will explain how to install Gnome3 on Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty)/Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick). read more...
permapage | score:8667 | -gg234, April 12, 2011

Set up Spicevmc Channel on Ubuntu 11.04 KVM Server and spice-vdagent on guest

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Procedure following bellow set up spicevmc channel support on KVM Server Ubuntu Natty. It also instructs how to setup spice-vdagent on Natty installed as KVM guest at any KVM Server Ubuntu 11.04 or F15. In other words it contains build debian package spice-vdagent via source for Ubuntu 11.04 ( Natty). To setup spicevmc channel on Natty install qemu-kvm packages from PPA Packages in Spice-Gtk-0.6 on Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 11.10. Build qemu-kvm-060911-0ubuntu5 from PPA already supports spicevmc channel.It's original tarball is based on git clone git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/virt/kvm/qemu-kvm.git on 06/09/2011. Also upgrade virtinst via same PPA up to 0.500.6 to have virt-install understand option "--channel spicevmc" read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8626 | -Boris Derzhavets, June 21, 2011

Tutorial: Replace Windows with Kubuntu 11.04

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 11.04 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Kubuntu 11.04 is derived from Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8511 | -falko, May 16, 2011

Kubuntu 11.04 review

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Kubuntu is a community-developed, desktop Linux distribution sponsored by Canonical Ltd, the same company behind Ubuntu. The latest stable release, Kubuntu 11.04, code-named Natty Narwhal, was released on April 28, 2011. This article presents a detailed review of this KDE-based Linux distribution. read more...
permapage | score:8494 | -finid, May 8, 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 disk partitioning

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Advanced or manual disk partitioning is available for those that want to create a custom set of partitions for installing Ubuntu 11.04. For whatever reason or reasons you choose to use the advanced disk partitioning tool, this article gives a step by step guide, with detailed explanations, on how to do it.

It is assumed that you want to install a standalone system, but the same steps apply if you want to dual-boot with another operating system or distribution. read more...
permapage | score:8375 | -finid, May 9, 2011

Run Magento 1.6.0.0 on Nginx (Debian 6/Ubuntu 11.04)

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This tutorial shows how you can install and run Magento 1.6.0.0 on a Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu 11.04 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). Magento is an open-source, feature-rich ecommerce platform; I will use the Magento Community Edition here which is licensed under an open source certified license (OSL v3.0). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8346 | -falko, September 20, 2011

Install KVM guests on Ubuntu 11.04 from command line

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Unlike virt-manager, virt-install is a command line tool that allows you to create KVM guests on a headless server. You may ask yourself: "But I can use vmbuilder to do this, why do I need virt-install?" The difference between virt-install and vmbuilder is that vmbuilder is for creating Ubuntu-based guests, whereas virt-install lets you install all kinds of operating systems (e.g. Linux, Windows, Solaris, FreeBSD, OpenBSD) and distributions in a guest, just like virt-manager. This article shows how you can use it on an Ubuntu 11.04 KVM server. read more...
mail this link | permapage | score:8330 | -falko, May 11, 2011

Tutorial: Install Repcached (memcached replication) for high-availability on 2 nodes on Ubuntu 11.04

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This how to will show you how to install and build memcached with replication, create a startup script and configure PHP to use memcache for sessions rather than storing them as files. This tutorial assumes you have set up 2 servers to replicate the information over. read more...
permapage | score:8303 | -falko, January 1, 2012

Set up SSL Vhosts under Nginx, SNI support (Ubuntu 11.04/Debian 6)

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This article explains how you can set up SSL vhosts under nginx on Ubuntu 11.04 and Debian Squeeze so that you can access the vhost over HTTPS (port 443). SSL is short for Secure Sockets Layer and is a cryptographic protocol that provides security for communications over networks by encrypting segments of network connections at the transport layer end-to-end. In addition to that I will show how to make use of SNI (Server Name Indication) to allow multiple SSL vhosts per IP address. read more...
permapage | score:8261 | -falko, September 21, 2011
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