Category Archives: Linux (Ubuntu)

How to Install a MySQL Cluster on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to Install a MySQL Cluster on Ubuntu 16.04
In this tutorial, I will show you how to install a ‘MySQL Cluster’ on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus). MySQL Cluster is a technology to provide high availability for MySQL Databases. It uses NDB (Network DataBase) or NDBCLUSTER as the database storage engine. MySQL Cluster is designed as multi-master ACID architecture with no single point of failure, it uses automatic sharding (partitioning) to scale out read and write processes.

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How to install and use note taking/to-do app FromScratch and news reader app NEWSup on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to install and use note taking/to-do app FromScratch and news reader app NEWSup on Ubuntu 16.04
If you are on Linux, and are searching for applications that let you create a to-do list and keep you updated with latest news, you don’t have to look any further as in this tutorial we will discuss the installation and usage of applications – FromScratch and Newsup – that are meant for exactly these purposes, respectively.

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Install and configure DRDB for network filesystem replication on Debian 8

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Install and configure DRDB for network filesystem replication on Debian 8
This tutorial explains the configuration of a DRBD network filesystem replication as hot standby (Primary/Secondary) with EXT4 filesystem and as Primary/Primary cluster for High Availability with OCFS2 filesystem.

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How to take screenshots on Ubuntu 16.04 with ScreenCloud

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How to take screenshots on Ubuntu 16.04 with ScreenCloud
Screenshots come in handy in many situations. For example, while making tutorials, discussing problems, or sharing information. What I mean to say is that it’s a very common activity, so much so that there’s a dedicated keyboard button to take screenshots.

However still, there are many screenshot taking applications available in the market, and their selling point is the list of useful features they offer, including the ability to store captured images on cloud in some cases. If you are looking for such an application, look no further, as in this tutorial we’ll be discussing a useful screenshot taking app dubbed ScreenCloud.

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Rambox – an alternative Messaging and Email app for Ubuntu

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Rambox – an alternative Messaging and Email app for Ubuntu
Rambox is a free and open source messaging and emailing application which – according to the tool’s official documentation – combines common web applications into one. It is being marketed as a new way to organize services. “Rambox gives you the possibility to add common services many times you need, all in one place,” the official website says. “It’s perfect for people who work with many services for business and private accounts.”.

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How to configure failover and high availability network bonding on Linux

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How to configure failover and high availability network bonding on Linux
This tutorial explains how to configure network bonding on Linux server. Before I start, let me explain what network bonding is and what it does. In a Windows environment, network bonding is called network teaming, this is a feature that helps any server architecture to provide high availability and failover in scenarios were one of the main ethernet cable has a malfunction or is misconfigured.

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How to easily access YouTube and Vimeo content in Linux using Kaku

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How to easily access YouTube and Vimeo content in Linux using Kaku
Usually, people choose one service (YouTube in most cases) and stick to that for their daily usage, and it’s hard to persuade them to use any other service once they get used to the one they have chosen. However, there are some software applications that make this whole process of trying different services less complicated and time-consuming. In this article, we will discuss one such application – dubbed Kaku – that supports multiple services including YouTube, Vimeo, and SoundCloud.

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ISPConfig 3.1: Automated installation on Debian and Ubuntu

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ISPConfig 3.1: Automated installation on Debian and Ubuntu
As you might know, ISPConfig is one of the best free open source hosting control panels available to manage Linux hosting servers in single and multi-server environments. Today you will see how to deploy and install this amazing control panel with the ispconfig_setup script.

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Perform Hot Backups of MySQL Databases with Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 16.04

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Perform Hot Backups of MySQL Databases with Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 16.04
Percona XtraBackup is an open source backup utility for MySQL. It supports all MySQL flavours like Percona Server, MariaDB, and (Oracle) MySQL. Percona Xtrabackup performs a Hot Backup for MySQL. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a hot MySQL database backup with the OpenSource tool Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus).

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How to Install Nagios Server Monitoring on Ubuntu 16.04

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How to Install Nagios Server Monitoring on Ubuntu 16.04
Nagios is an open source software for system and network monitoring. Nagios can monitor the activity of a host and its services, and provides a warning/alert if something bad happens on the server. Nagios can run on Linux operating systems. At this time I will use Ubuntu 16.04 for the installation.

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