Deploying web-socket support monitoring beside nginx – Debian/ubuntu 12.10

Required packages :     OpenSSL     zlib     PCRE root privileges are needed to complete the installation $ sudo su peform a random check to confirm if the required packages are insatlled . $ apt-show-versions | grep openssl $ apt-show-versions | grep zlib $ apt-show-versions | grep pcre $ apt-show-versions | grep patch  proceed with installation $ apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev openssl openssl-devel $ sudo … Continue reading Deploying web-socket support monitoring beside nginx – Debian/ubuntu 12.10

Configuring Apache 2 Web Server on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)

This tutorial explains how to install and configure the Apache web server on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) Issue the following commands to make sure it is set properly: hostname hostname -f The first command should show your short hostname, and the second should show your fully qualified domain name (FQDN). Install Apache 2 Make sure your package repositories and installed programs are up to date … Continue reading Configuring Apache 2 Web Server on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)

Getting started with an eclipse IDE / SDK tools – Ubuntu/Debian system

 The eclipse IDE  is one of the applications that you can write an application for your android OS. It has the ADT (android development tools) designed with a powerful application builder integrated environment . For eclipse to run on any system or OS, it needs you to obtain any java implementation eg openJDK/openJRE  or oracle/sun java; For the current implementation, the post will explain the … Continue reading Getting started with an eclipse IDE / SDK tools – Ubuntu/Debian system

Getting a Flask website up and running in Ubuntu

In the dynamic digtal space, there exists more than one procedure to setup a domain infrastructure. This article will highlight the steps to get a simple website running on a flask environment. The important  tools that we need to ensure are installed before setting up the flask environment are: python –  a standard installation of python-2.7 Nginx  Nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse … Continue reading Getting a Flask website up and running in Ubuntu

Ubuntu 12.04 3600 GMA Driver for Intel (Cedarview)

There is a ppa repository with drivers for ubuntu 12.04 at http://ppa.launchpad.net/sarvatt/cedarview/ubuntu/ With the following steps, you can get accelerated X working with the Intel Cedarview Chipset on Ubuntu 12.04: To begin installing, open a terminal and just add the repository below to your apt sources list http://ppa.launchpad.net/sarvatt/cedarview/ubuntu/ to your APT: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sarvatt/cedarview # Install the add-apt-key utility sudo apt-get install add-apt-key # Install … Continue reading Ubuntu 12.04 3600 GMA Driver for Intel (Cedarview)

Installing and Configuring Samba in Ubuntu:

Samba is a free open source network software that uses SMB/CIFS protocol, created to provide secure, stable and fast file and print services for  clients in a network. The samba software also has graphical management software (gui) which helps with the configuration and management of samba clients.  In an ubuntu install, the software comes with a samba server configuration tool. This post will explain how to … Continue reading Installing and Configuring Samba in Ubuntu:

LTSP: How To Select The Splash Screen in Ubuntu Lucid

  Change splash to Ubuntu sudo rm /etc/alternatives/default.plymouth sudo ln -s /lib/plymouth/themes/edubuntu-logo/edubuntu-logo.plymouth /etc/alternatives/default.plymouth in thin clients sudo rm /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/alternatives/default.plymouth sudo ln -s /opt/ltsp/i386/lib/plymouth/themes/edubuntu-logo.plymouth /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/alternatives/default.plymouth sudo rm /etc/alternatives/default.plymouth sudo ln -s /lib/plymouth/themes/kubuntu-logo/kubuntu-logo.plymouth /etc/alternatives/default.plymouth sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop sudo update-grub sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get remove ubuntu-desktop sudo update-grub install the edubuntu usplash theme in your chroot 2) run update-initramfs -u in your chroot 3) run … Continue reading LTSP: How To Select The Splash Screen in Ubuntu Lucid

Solving gpg errors while installing software packages through repositiories (Launchpad PPAs)

Installing software packages can be achieved in many ways. You can use a Gui (Graphical user interface) or using the good old command line. For those of you who want to keep it neat and discreet by using a gui, you can download a package installation manager (PPA-manager) from lets say the webupd8team repository, by simply typing the simple command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/y-ppa-manager sudo apt-get … Continue reading Solving gpg errors while installing software packages through repositiories (Launchpad PPAs)

Installing Google Earth in Ubuntu

  Google earth is a program that help tracks imagery and maps Open terminal and type the commands as follows: wget -q -O – https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add – sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://dl.google.com/linux/earth/deb/ stable main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list’ sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install lsb-core sudo apt-get install google-earth-stable for  64-bit version of Ubuntu 11.10 you will also need:  sudo … Continue reading Installing Google Earth in Ubuntu