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Use VNC Viewer remotely control Ubuntu Desktop

Ubuntu server usually does not have a Desktop application and does not have monitor either. However, Ubuntu desktop can be installed on Ubuntu server. There are several things you have to solve before we can connect to Ubuntu Desktop remotely. … Continue reading

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Use GD library in php5 in Ubuntu server v10.04

After the new Ubuntu server 10.04 were installed, I tested my web applications. One of the web applications use Securimage from http://www.phpcaptcha.org/. However, no image was shown up. I followed the suggestion from Securimage and put the following command in … Continue reading

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Use power button to shutdown ubuntu server

Recently I setup a server machine with Ubuntu server v10.04. During the setting up process, I could not use power button to shutdown the machine. Since the machine does not have monitor connected, I have to log in from other … Continue reading

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Add USB hard drives to Ubuntu server

I have a Ubuntu file server with limited storage space. I want to add a USB hard drive to extend its storage space. I did it in the following step. Plug in the USB hard drive to the Ubuntu server … Continue reading

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Use munin to monitor Ubuntu server performance

munin is a light weight server monitoring tool. After I read the following two articles I decided to give a try. Here are the links for the articles: Monitor Servers and Clients using Munin in Ubuntu Monitoring systems with munin … Continue reading

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