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In this article I will describe how you can monitor your Debian Squeeze server with munin and monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration, whereas monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected. The combination of the two gives you full monitoring: graphics that lets you recognize current or upcoming problems, and a watchdog that ensures the availability of the monitored services.
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a CentOS 6.2 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.
apcmag.com: There are many tweaks you can try to enhance SSD performance – it's a case of getting under the bonnet.
linuxforu.com: When did you last feel that you ought to have secured that important file so nobody else could view it without your permission? Ever lost your pen drive with loads of family photos or important spreadsheets? Do you often worry that Big Brother may be watching your uploads to the cloud?
This tutorial shows how to install Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) and all the programs needed for the perfect media server to download all your media and stream it to your PS3. This setup includes Sabnzbd+ (an Open Source Binary Newsreader written in Python), Sickbeard (a PVR for newsgroup users), Couch Potato (an automatic NZB and torrent downloader), Headphones (automatic music downloader for SABnzbd), and Serviio (a free media server).
This tutorial is supposed to guide the reader through the features of the Cinnamon desktop, Mint's new desktop environment to be used in Linux Mint 13. Cinnamon concentrates on holding on to classic design and functionality in times where Gnome 3 and Unity come up with different innovations to the user interface.
agrimmsreality.blogspot: I've always been a fan of the flexibility of anaconda and kickstart not just for installing systems, but also for rescuing a system when something goes horribly wrong.
junauza.com: If you are facing issues of slowdown and choppy graphics, here are some simple tips to help you alleviate those problems and in effect make Ubuntu Linux run faster.
openlogic.com: Linux installation in 2012 is pretty simple – answer a few questions, then click Start and wait. But what if you could eliminate a lot of the waiting? That’s the promise of Clonezilla Server Edition, which can help you install servers with less effort, and the same, or better, results.