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Iptables Tutorial
Might be helpful in understanding some things about iptables
iptables  networking  sysadmin  linux  tutorials  ubuntu  esh-anvilon 
january 2018 by esh
Move a running process to screen
Instructions for using reptyr to move a running command line process into a "screen" session.
screen  Linux  Ubuntu  processes  sysadmin  howto  esh-anvilon 
december 2017 by esh
Understanding what runs on your Linux system (and why) - Linux Audit
Good intro to some common Linux sysadmin tools, and some uncommon but useful ones
linux  ubuntu  system  tutorials  howto  documentation  guide  sysadmin  performance  monitoring  esh-anvilon 
november 2017 by esh
Rents virtual servers by the hour. Nice UI, decent prices.
cloud  hosting  servers  IaaS  sysadmin  shopping  linux  ubuntu  esh-anvilon 
may 2013 by esh
strace presentation
A presentation on using strace by David Rodriguez
strace  debugging  sysadmin  Linux  software  tools  howto  tutorials  esh-anvilon 
october 2012 by esh
Not as many features as EC2, but easy to start new machines if you need one outside of AWS. Seems to have extra block storage available on request
Joyent  cloud  iaas  sysadmin  shopping  linux  ubuntu  servers  hosting  esh-anvilon 
may 2012 by esh
Getting Started with AWS
Good introductory docs from Amazon
AWS  EC2  S3  CloudFront  Linux  howto  tutorials  esh-anvilon 
march 2012 by esh
Make your Linux laptop battery last longer
Linux  batteries  power  sysadmin  esh-anvilon 
april 2010 by esh
Use retty in screen to attach already running applications
How to connect your tty to a process running in a different (perhaps remote) terminal. Doesn't work in my Ubuntu Jaunty or Karmic, but would be nice.
retty  tty  software  linux  Ubuntu  terminal  esh-anvilon 
march 2010 by esh
Hulu - Linux
Hulu Desktop is now available for Ubuntu
Ubuntu  Linux  Hulu  TV  software  esh-anvilon 
october 2009 by esh
HOWTO undelete removed files and directories on an ext3 file system
I just use "photorec" in the Ubuntu "testdisk" package, but this document gets into various other details about ext3 deleted files
undelete  recovery  filesystems  tutorials  howto  esh-anvilon  ext3  linux 
september 2009 by esh
Stackable (union) file system
filesystems  sysadmin  linux  Ubuntu  esh-anvilon 
may 2009 by esh
Relaying Postfix SMTP via
Concise steps for using Gmail as a SMTP relayhost (useful for EC2)
sysadmin  ubuntu  linux  howto  tutorials  postfix  gmail  google  esh-anvilon 
february 2009 by esh
OpenVPN Tunnels and Bridges
Notes on setting up OpenVPN for different configurations
openvpn  tutorials  howto  reference  Linux  esh-anvilon 
february 2009 by esh
OpenSource clone system with unicasting and multicasting
clonezilla  tools  software  Ubuntu  esh-anvilon  sysadmin  linux  filesystem  backup 
january 2009 by esh
Mirrors of Ubuntu
List of Ubuntu archive mirrors with bandwidth values for comparison
Ubuntu  mirrors  repositories  software  Linux  apt  deb  downloads  esh-anvilon 
december 2008 by esh
Looks like this will be in Ubuntu Intrepid, but not yet available in Hardy
latency  Linux  Ubuntu  tools  software  esh-anvilon  via:graybits 
october 2008 by esh
A few commands later and you're running IE6 and IE7 on Ubuntu.
IE  ies5linux  windows  ubuntu  linux  sysadmin  software  tools  browsers  esh-anvilon 
september 2008 by esh
ubuntu-vm-builder Parameter Generator
Creates ubuntu-vm-builder command line after filling out form fields
ubuntu-vm-builder  Ubuntu  Linux  VM  esh-anvilon 
june 2008 by esh
Launchpad's Personal Package Archives
A place where you can host your own Ubuntu packages for folks to install with apt-get
apt  Ubuntu  packages  archives  repository  deb  linux  tools  esh-anvilon 
june 2008 by esh
Linux desktops, rack mount, laptops
Linux  Ubuntu  hardware  electronics  shopping  esh-anvilon 
may 2008 by esh
NoMachine NX
NX does amazingly fast remote desktop access and blows VNC out of the water
VNC  remote  X  network  tools  software  Linux 
april 2008 by esh
openvpn howto
More documentation on how to set up OpenVPN for different environments
openvpn  sysadmin  security  networking  vpn  Linux  howto  esh-anvilon 
march 2008 by esh
Building a Multisourced Infrastructure Using OpenVPN
Redundant OpenVPN servers for a secure, distributed network
openvpn  networking  security  software  tools  sysadmin  vpn  ec2  Linux  esh-anvilon 
march 2008 by esh
mod_rewrite Cookbook
More helpful Apache mod_rewrite recipes
mod_rewrite  linux  ubuntu  sysadmin  reference  Apache 
february 2008 by esh
TCP Tuning and Network Troubleshooting
Something to look at when transferring lots of large files over long distances
bandwidth  sysadmin  networking  tcp  performance  linux  esh-anvilon 
february 2008 by esh
EeePC Ubuntu
How to install Ubuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" on the EeePC
Ubuntu  sysadmin  tutorials  howto  Linux  EeePC  install  esh-anvilon 
january 2008 by esh
Installation:Ubuntu - IEs4Linux
Somebody says this lets you run IE under Ubuntu. Not tested
Ubuntu  Windows  InternetExplorer  Linux  sysadmin  tutorials  howto  software 
january 2008 by esh
Amazon EC2 - Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Base Install
An Amazon EC2 (Elastic Computer Cloud) AMI (Amazon Machine Image) I built and released for public use
Amazon  EC2  AMI  Ubuntu  gutsy  Linux  software  os  esh  esh-anvilon  top 
november 2007 by esh
Another potential Linux hosting service including somewhat inexpensive (and low end) virtual servers
Linux  hosting  isp  sysadmin  services  esh-anvilon 
november 2007 by esh
Love the idea, but doesn't work over my slow network connection and got corrupted disks from EC2
Amazon  AWS  EC2  S3  filesystem  network  backup  software  sysadmin  storage  tools  Ubuntu  Linux  disks  esh-anvilon 
october 2007 by esh
Creates a toolbar menu to open ssh terminals to various hosts. I edit the config file manually for maximum customization
ssh  linux  ubuntu  software  tools  esh-anvilon  top 
september 2007 by esh
The most straight-forward instructions I've seen on how to encrypt file systems (including root) using the latest tools on Ubuntu
encryption  filesystem  linux  ubuntu  security  software  cryptsetup  howto  tutorials  esh-anvilon 
august 2007 by esh
KVM - The Kernel Virtual Machine
Easy way to get Windows running under Ubuntu Linux on a virtual machine. Can't currently install Ubuntu on it at the moment due to a bug with Intel real mode.
documentation  howto  KVM  linux  reference  software  Ubuntu  vmware  virtualization  windows  vm  via:stevecaldwell  esh-anvilon 
august 2007 by esh
HOWTO: Encrypted directory with EncFS
Simple instructions to automatically and transparently encrypt files in an Ubuntu file system (though metadata is still visible)
security  encryption  cryptography  howto  tutorials  reference  Ubuntu  Linux  filesystem  software  esh-anvilon 
august 2007 by esh
How to configure Synergy in six steps
Tutorial from Matt Cutts on how he set up Synergy, an application that lets you control two computers (Linux/Windows) each with their own monitor but with a single mouse/keyboard.
Ubuntu  tutorial  tools  KVM  Windows  Linux  Synergy  via:MattCutts  esh-anvilon  toread 
july 2007 by esh
Tried out this mailing list software and it seems easier to install and use than majordomo, mailman, and smartmail. Documentation is not as complete as it should be, but I figured things out.
email  mailinglist  software  tools  Ubuntu  Linux  top  esh-anvilon 
july 2007 by esh
rsync and sudo over SSH « crashingdaily
Nice summary of approaches to rsync to remote system where you want to install the files as root
linux  ubuntu  security  tutorials  rsync  sudo  esh-anvilon 
july 2007 by esh
Utility that can be used to monitor a system and take action send alerts when various tests fail. Seems to be somewhere between mon and puppet.
monitoring  software  tools  linux  ubuntu  esh-anvilon  via:drumgoole  sysadmin 
july 2007 by esh
HOWTO: Control the gnome VNC vino-server from the command line
Handy notes if you need to control a remote computer using VNC but didn't set it up first
howto  tutorials  linux  ubuntu  vnc  remote  esh-anvilon 
july 2007 by esh
Nice looking offsite backup option from the folks who run JohnCompanies. A bit expensive when compared to Amazon S3, but much cleaner.
linux  backup  tools  services  sysadmin  esh-anvilon  filesystem  hosting  isp  rsync  ssh  storage  security  networking 
july 2007 by esh
I use workrave to force me to take little breaks and remind me to focus back on work instead of distractions. Add to top panel and configure applet to show timers next to each other. Ubuntu: apt-get install workrave
linux  ubuntu  software  tools  productivity  health  rsi  esh-anvilon 
june 2007 by esh
Software that can be used to manage the configuration on a network of systems.
puppet  sysadmin  tools  software  ubuntu  linux  configuration  esh-anvilon  via:stevecaldwell  top 
june 2007 by esh
HOWTO: Dell Inspiron E1505 Wireless (Broadcom 1390 WLAN)
These instructions got my Dell Latitude wireless network working.
howto  hardware  reference  ubuntu  Dell  wireless  linux  esh-anvilon 
june 2007 by esh
An up-and-coming reverse caching proxy to replace Squid
caching  proxy  scaling  architecture  software  sysadmin  tools  loadbalancing  linux  via:ask  esh-anvilon 
may 2007 by esh
SSHFS on Windows via Samba Shares on Ubuntu VMWare
windows -> vmware -> linux -> samba -> sshfs -> remote linux filesystem. It might even work.
windows  linux  sshfs  samba  filesystems  security  esh-anvilon 
april 2007 by esh
802.11 WEP and WPA-PSK keys cracking
wireless  network  security  software  tools  linux  via:joee  esh-anvilon 
january 2007 by esh
ReiserFS status
reiserfs has worked well for us for a while, but it sounds like we should not be planning to use it long term.
linux  filesystem  ReiserFS  sysadmin  disks  via:jm 
october 2006 by esh
Darik's Boot and Nuke
DANGEROUS! Burn a CD that can be used to wipe all disk drives on a computer if you boot with it.
security  privacy  sysadmin  utilities  tools  linux  software  cd  iso  wipe  disks  esh-anvilon 
august 2006 by esh
Share mouse and keyboard using x2x and ssh
Like dual-head monitors, but you can move your mouse between displays on different computers and it moves keyboard focus to each computer. No KVM switch involved.
x2x  ssh  tools  software  Ubuntu  Linux  KVM  tutorial  howto  dual  laptops  displays  via:jm 
august 2006 by esh
ShipIt - Free Ubuntu Linux CDs
If you don't feel like downloading the Ubuntu Linux operating system, use this web site to get a free CD shipped to you. Note: It can take weeks for actual delivery, so download if you're in a rush.
shipit  Ubuntu  Linux  CDs  software  free  sysadmin  esh-anvilon 
august 2006 by esh -- cfengine
Seems to manage some system configuration aspects of systems on a network
linux  networking  sysadmin  configuration  tools  software  cfengine  via:mijit 
august 2006 by esh -- nagios
Nagios must be good since Jennine used it. Some day I've gotta learn it.
tutorials  nagios  sysadmin  tools  software  linux  monitoring  toread 
august 2006 by esh -- Amanda
Article about using Amanda to backup networks of data (e.g., to tape)
backup  sysadmin  linux  software  amanda 
august 2006 by esh
Unofficial Ubuntu 6.06 (Dapper Drake) Starter Guide
Huge, but has buried treasures. Do I need to remind you to be careful running sudo commands you found on a wiki?
dapper  ubuntu  linux  sysadmin  tutorial  howto  reference  installing 
july 2006 by esh
Prepping Dapper for everyday use
Not sure I can overcome the "Beginning" in the title to buy his book, but some of these tips are helpful.
linux  ubuntu  tips  sysadmin  howto 
july 2006 by esh
mod_rewrite - URL Rewriting Guide
Common examples for using Apache 2 mod_rewrite
mod_rewrite  reference  tutorials  sysadmin  linux  ubuntu  Apache 
july 2006 by esh
mod_rewrite reference documentation
The main reference documentation for Apache 2 mod_rewrite
mod_rewrite  linux  ubuntu  sysadmin  reference  Apache 
july 2006 by esh
Postfix VERP Howto
I added this line to my muttrc and now I get VERP in my envelope senders:
set sendmail="/usr/sbin/sendmail -oi -V-="
postfix  sysadmin  verp  envelope-sender  email  reference  mutt  ubuntu  linux 
july 2006 by esh
Nice plugin to gaim that supports encryption (at least between to gaim users that have this installed an enabled).
cryptography  privacy  security  plugins  gaim  linux  ubuntu  top  software 
june 2006 by esh
GMailUI - Thunderbird Extension download
Nice extension that adds advanced searching to Thunderbird (from, to, subject, body, ...).
gmail  thunderbird  extensions  ubuntu  linux  via:joee  top  esh-anvilon 
june 2006 by esh
Essentials, 2006 edition [dive into mark]
Mark Pilgrim's list of essential Ubuntu applications. Overlaps my opinions enough that I'll have to take a look at the other recommendations.
ubuntu  linux  software  recommendations  via:jm  toread  esh-anvilon 
june 2006 by esh
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