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Handy Arch Linux commands

Handy Arch Linux commands

Here I will show you some useful commands that will make your life a lot easier, some of them are specific to Arch Linux while the majority will run on any distro. # = means execute as root or with sudo   Get a list of installed packages # comm -23 <(pacman -Qeq|sort) <(pacman -Qmq|sort) > pkglist.txt This gets all explicitly installed top-level packages, i.e. those that are not required by other packages, and sorts them from...

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Recovering from a totally dead boot partition

Recovering from a totally dead boot partition

Here is the case: The hard disk containing your /boot partition has just died, you have a separate RAID1 array (using mdadm) with all the information on the array intact, but the system is unable to boot because all the files in /boot got lost. Your best bet is to get the following iso onto a USB flash drive or CD: http://sourceforge.net/p/ubuntu-secured/home/Home/ Ubuntu secure remix provides the following functionalities: Full Ubuntu DVD...

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Ubuntu Quantal Quetzal will include amazon search results

Ubuntu Quantal Quetzal will include amazon search results

In a move that has proved to be controversial among Linux fans, Canonical, the parent company of Ubuntu, has decided to include Amazon search results in the release of the Ubuntu 12.10 Unity Dash search function. The reason why many people do not like this development, is that they think it means Ubuntu is now adware. However, the founder of the company, Mark Shuttleworth, has responded to these complaints by explaining why this is...

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How to authenticate on an ubuntu server using active directory

How to authenticate on an ubuntu server using active directory

Ubuntu Server is a really great distro, and its even better when you have a centralized, single sign on user and password for all the people using your server. This whitepaper will teach you how to configure your ubuntu server to authenticate users using an Active Directory, so you can have a samba folder access restricted to only a certain group or users (for example), or have everyone log in onto your jabber server for company chat using...

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Ubuntu 10.04 Server Guide PDF

Ubuntu 10.04 Server Guide PDF

For those of you who want it, here is the Ubuntu Server Guide for the new 10.04 Release in PDF format, Its a little tricky to find it online or make a mistake and download the 8.04 one, so to avoid having to search the vast Ubuntu Documentation, here you go!!! Ubuntu 10.04 Server Guide Share:FacebookTwitterWhatsAppTelegramPinterestGoogleMoreLinkedInRedditEmailPrintTumblrLike this:Like...

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