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  • Top Linux Backup Tips and Tricks

    There's more than one way to backup your Linux box - whether you're happy using the dd command or would prefer a more user-friendly option, creating backups, archives and images of your data is vital for successful disaster recovery.
    By Christian Cawley November 21, 2011 

  • Use Ubuntu as a Facsimile Document Server

    You might think that faxes are a thing of the past, but many large organizations use fax server software to manage the receipt of documents faxed to them from smaller businesses and for sending their own. With Ubuntu you can create a network fax server...
    By Christian Cawley July 31, 2011 

  • Tips for Changing a PC or Server Hostname in Linux

    While it might make sense to assign the right name for your Linux box when you install the operating system, this isn't always possible. Fortunately it is a simple task to change the hostname in the GUI or the Terminal.
    By Christian Cawley July 30, 2011 


  • Getting Started With Database Management - An Inside Look At The Web Approach

    The web approach is often a good one to take when managing a database as it can make everything so much easier. For example, the product does everything for you so you do not need write and insert code to get the tiniest job done, leaving you more time...
    By Daniel Case July 7, 2011 

  • XAMPP on Ubuntu: An All-In-One Web Server Development Package

    Linux web hosting is a major industry. But what about beginners who want to test the waters, and experiment with web technologies without having to set up a complex hosting system -- or pay someone else to? XAMPP is a free web hosting package which...
    By Mark-James McDougall July 5, 2011 

  • Turning a Linux PC into a Server

    Creating a server from a Linux personal computer is not as hard as you may think. Actually, you probably already have most of the software installed. The largest decision you will have to make is the type of server you are creating.
    By Kristen Grubb July 5, 2011 


  • Setting Up a Linux Samba Server

    When you have Windows and Linux machines coexisting on the same network, file sharing becomes an issue because each Operating System has its own file system. This is where Samba comes in. Samba runs on Linux and happily shares files and printers between...
    By Kristen Grubb July 5, 2011 

  • Setting Up a Linux Home Server

    Many homes today want to share data between multiple computers and people without the hassle of USB drives, CDs and DVDs. Setting up a Linux Home Server can solve this problem and, if you have an old desktop lying around, it can be done for little out...
    By Kristen Grubb July 5, 2011 

  • Encrypted Flash Drives In Linux

    Security is a major concern with flash drives - small and easy to lose, they can be the cause of serious headaches. However, there are several free, open source solutions out there for encrypting your USB flash drive to protect your information.
    By allychevalier June 25, 2011 

  • How to Build a Linux Server: E-mail Server

    In a continuation of our series looking at building a Linux server, we discuss communications and building e-mail server architecture.
    By Tolga BALCI June 2, 2011 
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