Daniel Case

How To Backup A Ubuntu System

In this article I will go through various clever, catchy and automated ways that you can back up your Linux system and ensure all your media and files are safe from hardware failure, software failure and user error. After reading this you have no excuse not to back everything up!

Linux Recovery: Restore Guide

This article will go through how to diagnose a problem with a Linux operating system, I will introduce LiveCDs and other diagnostics. I will then tell you how to fix a bootloader problem with Grub2, and finally how to do a destructive recovery should it be needed.

A Guide To Installing A Red Hat Linux Server Page 1

In this guide I will show you how to install Red Hat Linux, then how to turn your Red Hat Linux installation into an amazing server with just a few packages. The backbone for any server is usually LAMP – Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. This is useful for internal file sharing and organization.

What is the Most Popular Database Software?

If you are wondering what the most popular database software is, you are in the right place! In this article I will be going through the three most popular and giving the advantages and disadvantages of each one. The three I will be going through are MS Access, MS-SQL and MySQL.

Linux Versions Update

In this article we will discuss Linux and each distributions release schedule with a focus on how you can update to a newer version if needed. There are many Linux distributions out there, but it can be simple to figure the release schedule as a lot of them are based on three main ones.

Using Windows 7: iTunes Server Tips, Tricks, and Fixes

In this article I’ll go through how to use iTunes in Windows 7 as a streaming server so you can listen to your music all across your LAN. Then I’ll go through how to use another program to share your iTunes library across the Internet. Finally I’ll give you some server tips and tricks.

Setting Up a Linux Steaming Web Server

I will go through with you how to set up your Linux server so that it streams content through the web to other computers. For this I will be using VLC Media Player which is an open source cross platform media player that will play almost any file you throw at it. It also allows streaming natively.

Using Linux Iplayer in Different DIstributions

In this article I will show you how to use Iplayer in Linux. It is exactly the same as using it in Windows and other operating systems. However, you need to go through some simple steps to set Flash up. This can vary between distributions, but I have tried to include the major ones.

Linux – Linpus Lite Overview

In this article I will take a look at Linpus Lite, its advantages and disadvantages. It may be easier for new users to the computing (and Linux) world, but for some things it just does not cut it and tries to restrict the software which we can use.

Best Ubuntu Backup Tools

In this article I will go through some of the best Ubuntu backup tools to have in your arsenal in order to protect your data against hard drive failure and other unforeseen circumstances. I will go through one simple method which I would advise anyone to use, and also a more advance method.

How To Set Up A Chat Room in Linux

In this article I will go through how to set up a chat room through IRC. IRC is cross platform system with many servers and many clients across the world, so it is perfect for online meetings and groups. I will also go through how to set up a server in case you outgrow the original channel.

How to Set Up Linux and a Linux Media Server

In this article I will show you how to install a simple but well-known Linux distribution on your system and then transform it into a Linux media server. You will then be able to send pictured, videos and music for a rich experience for all the computer users on your network.

How to Choose Linux Web Hosting Services

This article will go through how you should be looking when you are shopping for Linux hosting services. I will give you various Linux options to consider and will also go through the differences between dedicated, virtual, and shared services.

Recovery Made Easy In Linux

In this article, I am going to go through two easy methods of backup and recovery in the Linux system. A Linux backup can be performed in many ways, but in this article I will show you how to do it using Simple Backup Suite and dd from the terminal.