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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
There are a lot of test and comparisons about Nginx vs Apache. And yes for static content because it is asynchronous, Nginx preforms better. What happens when you have PHP?
I have setup two servers with:
One of the great things about Firefox is that the community can contribute to it with add-ons, some of the are really fantastic. There are a lot of them, so much, that is really difficult if not impossible to know all of them, here I present three of them to you.
With 2007 ending, it start to appear reviews of the year everywhere, so this is my contribution to that.
I decided to pick up the best (at least for me) Digg front page stories about Linux in 2007
If you are getting these errors while upgrading to Gutsy Gibbon.
warning: could not initiate dbus
current dist not found in meta-release
Havin security as a constant issue, we all are always thinking in a good way to avoid people getting access to our passwords, and personal information.
If you want to have you vim coloring your edited files according to its syntax, you can follow this instructions to have them enabled, read at:
Linux operating system
You can now upgrade your Feisty Fawn to Gutsy Gibbon, and start testing this new Ubuntu release, How to upgrade from Feisty Fawn to Gutsy Gibbon
If you are a Linux Fan but could not decide which distro is the best for you, try to run two of them in a Dual Boot system, with both Distributions sharing the /home directory so you can have access to your files no matter which distro you boot.
The easy way to install Beryl on the new Mandriva 2007 Spring, this guide with screenshots will show you how easy it is, you will not even need to use any console command.
Composite project is helping Linux in gaining more users, specially those trying to view the 3D effects using XP (they can't) or Vista (Linux does better with less)
read the post here, at Linux Operating System
This How To, describe how to configure in a simple way a samba server on your Feisty Fawn, (could be used for other distros) to share files with windows. Samba on Feisty Fawn
As I wanted to back up my mysql database on a server where I do not have ssh access only ftp, I made this way to do it, there surely be some better ways, if so I will be glad to know about them, but until that this is working for me.
This article compares four of the major distros, from an impartial point of view and try to show some of the facts that make them different, so you can read and choose which better suite your needs.
read it here
CentOS 5.0 the Linux distro based on RedHat has been released, few weeks later RedHat itself has been released.
The news for this version of Centos are among others:
Apache-2.2, kernel-2.6.18, Gnome-2.16, KDE-3.5, Compiz, AIGLX, MySQL-5.0, PostgreSQL-8.1, and much more
It has support for i386 and x86_64 platforms, on its 6 and 7 CDs respectively
This script permits you to automatically create Apache2, Virtual server, it creates the directory and the configuration files for the virtual server, useful if you need to create a lot of virtual servers, after this you just need to go to the virtual server directory and create the site itself.
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