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Creating MySQL Backups With AutoMySQLBackup On Ubuntu 9.10

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AutoMySQLBackup is a shell script that lets you take daily, weekly and monthly backups of your MySQL databases using mysqldump. It can back up multiple databases, compress the backups, back up remote databases, and email the logs. This tutorial explains how to install and use it on an Ubuntu 9.10 server.

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A Bash Primer

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certcities.com: With the graphical interfaces within Linux distributions becoming more and more enhanced, the number of users avoiding the command line is increasing. And that's a shame; there's so much power and possibility within the shell that to steer clear of it is to overlook a mighty gem.

MySQL Database Replication With SSL On CentOS

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This tutorial describes how to set up database replication in MySQL using an SSL connection for encryption (to make it impossible for hackers to sniff out passwords and data transferred between the master and slave). MySQL replication allows you to have an exact copy of a database from a master server on another server (slave), and all updates to the database on the master server are immediately replicated to the database on the slave server so that both databases are in sync. This is not a backup policy because an accidentally issued DELETE command will also be carried out on the slave; but replication can help protect against hardware failures.

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Personalizing KDE 4.4

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ghacks.net: Sticking with our KDE theme this week, it’s time to learn how to make KDE 4.4 yours. You’ve downloaded it, you’ve used it, and now you want to personalize it. In this article I am going to show you how.

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Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.10

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Ubuntu
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Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more. This tutorial shows how you can install Cherokee on an Ubuntu 9.10 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

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