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Jun/16

Ubuntu 16.04 Migration Update

A quick update to my migration process. I had all the servers running 16.04 and it was OK except for the stability. Setting up and moving things were simple enough. I did encounter issues with my symlinked .bashrc which I … Continue reading

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Feb/16

Migrating From Ubuntu 14.04 To 16.04

Overview I have written migration plans for Ubuntu upgrades before. What makes it different this time is the hybrid Docker containers that I have used in places and the support for virtual IP (VIP) in Digital Ocean, my current hosting … Continue reading

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Apr/15

Deluge BitTorrent Client On Ubuntu

Overview Deluge is a bit torrent client which uses a client-server like architecture. The cool thing is you can have the server locally (like this install) or remote and just use the client to manage the queue. Install Add the … Continue reading

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Jan/15

Install Latest Maven On Ubuntu 14.04

Overview It’s well known that Ubuntu ships and keeps the same main branch of software that was shipped with the version on Ubuntu at the time. A good example is Ubuntu 14.04 has HAProxy 1.4 even though 1.5 came out … Continue reading

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Oct/14

Managing Servers On The Go With Android

Overview Since the ye ol’ days I have been self hosting one thing or another at first from a repurposed family computer to now using cloud infrastructure like Linode and Digital Ocean. I’m not a sys admin by day (and … Continue reading

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Sep/14

Installing Latest Docker Server On Ubuntu 14.04

Overview Docker is becoming a very popular software container for Linux based deployments. It allows software to be wrapped into containers and deployed onto the server. The container is “jailed” so that it’s processes cannot interfer with others (a sandboxing … Continue reading

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Jun/14

Install Latest Ruby On Ubuntu

Go to https://gorails.com/ and go to the setup section. The site has step by step to install a Ruby environment.

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Feb/14

Create Swap Partition Ubuntu

To check if there are any SWAP files configured run the following command: sudo swapon -s It will list all swaps if any. Ensure there is enough space on the root partition to create the swap: df -h Create the … Continue reading