Aikataulu – Linux palvelimena ict4tn003-11 ja -12 keväällä 2014

Linuxin perusteet hallussa ja haasteita etsimässä? Linux palvelimena -kurssilla opit Ratkomaan ongelmia viileän rauhallisesti Sorminäppäryyttä Linuxissa Monia kiehtovia työkaluja (ks. aikataulu) Kurssien kommenteista voit lukea edellisen toteutuksen palautteet ja vanhempia palautteita.

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Aikataulu – Työasemat ja tietoverkot ict1tn002-42 syksyllä 2013

Opi Linuxin perusteet kuudessa viikossa. Teron pitämän Linux-osuuden jälkeen Petri opettaa Windowsilla. Aikataulu 1. Asennus (w35 ke) 2. Työpöytä ja lisenssit (w35 pe) (3. Ei lähiopetusta tällä kurssilla: Fuksiaiset, Database day, Monty Widenius auditoriossa? w36 ke) 4. Komentokehote (w36 pe) … Continue reading

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Aikataulu – Linux palvelimena ict4tn003-9 ja -10 syksyllä 2013

Linuxin perusteet hallussa ja haasteita etsimässä? Linux palvelimena -kurssilla opit Ratkomaan ongelmia viileän rauhallisesti Sorminäppäryyttä Linuxissa Monia kiehtovia työkaluja (ks. aikataulu) Lue palautteita. Aikataulu 1. Järjestäytyminen, nykytilan arviointi. SSH. (w35) 2. Järjestelmän tilan seuraaminen ja prosessinhallinta (w36) 3. Rosvoja ja … Continue reading

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Agenda for Linux Basics dat8tf063-22 Autumn 2013

Learn the basics of Linux in just 8 weeks! 1 Pre-Exam, Installation w35 2 Desktop Linux, Licenses w36 3 Command Line Interface w37 4 Package Management and Administration w38 5 Apache Web Server w39 6 OpenSSH Server and Client w40 … Continue reading

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MS Exchange Email & Calendar with Evolution

Read email from MS Exchange without IMAP. Optionally, use Exchange calendar too. All from comfort of your Linux.

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Working with Xubuntu project

I’m using Xubuntu, also when teaching in Haaga-Helia. I just met with Pasi Lallinaho, leader of Xubuntu project. Xubuntu is Linux distribution using the XFCE desktop. It’s based on Ubuntu (and Debian), simple, light and fits on a CD. And … Continue reading

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Git from Offline to Network

Syncrhonize Git project over network, even if you started it locally. Git is the version control system designed by Linus and used by Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Rails and of course Linux. You can do it too. You can start tracking … Continue reading

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Xubuntu 12.04 LTS on Vappu

Update: Final release is published. I’ve been using, testing and teaching the beta version for a while. Check links for tutorials of Puppet, Vagrant and other new tools. New Packages & Versions Puppet 2.7 – configuration management (Hello Puppet, PuppetMaster) … Continue reading

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Apache on Vagrant on Ubuntu – “config.vm.forward_port 80, 8080″ and ‘vagrant reload’

Vagrant can automatically set your port forwarding to your guest os. This makes web development easy. To follow this article, you should have vagrant installed. Install Apache on Guest In the box (guest OS), install Apache web server box$ sudo apt-get … Continue reading

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Vagrant on Ubuntu 12.04 – Create and Boot New Virtual Machine in Minutes – apt-get install vagrant

Vagrant quickly creates a new virtual machine. Settings like automated ssh login and sudo are handled automatically. To follow this artice, you should be familiar with command line, apt-get and ssh. First Time Setup $ sudo apt-get -y install vagrant … Continue reading

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Reading StackOverflow XML Dump to MySQL Database

StackOverflow data is available for free. To play with the XML data dump, you must insert it into MySQL database. This report shows you how. This article is not for beginners. To follow this article, you should have the StackOverflow … Continue reading

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Change MySQL Password on Ubuntu – dpkg-reconfigure mysql-server-5.1

Forgot MySQL server root password? It’s trivial to change it in Ubuntu and Debian. $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure mysql-server-5.1 To get the version of your package, just type ‘sudo dpkg-reconfigure mysql-server-5″ and press tab a couple of times. It simply asks for … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi 30 EUR Linux computer launched, get 4000 IPv6 addresses from Linode

This is a happy day! Rasbperry Pi 30 EUR Linux computer launched 35 USD Fedora Linux HDMI (full 1080p HD), USB, 100 Mbit/s Ethernet 700 MHz ARM, 256 MB RAM Raspberry Pi (homepage, Wikipedia) sells trough major electronic distributors: RS … Continue reading

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Demo Coming: 30 Ubuntus Installed & Managed

Update: Just came from lab and saw it working. The whole lab of 24 computers was installed. Only a couple of computers needed manual reboot (EFI BIOS settings, DHCP timeout). Configuring computers worked, too. AwaseConfigurations is almost ready. They can … Continue reading

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Print PDF from Command Line – cups-pdf, lpr -P PDF

After installing cups-pdf, you can print to file with ‘lpr -P PDF’. Install PDF printer $ sudo apt-get -y install cups-pdf List printer names that lpr can understand $ lpstat -p -d printer deadtree is idle.  enabled since 2011-06-22T08:09:05 EEST … Continue reading

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Virtualize Servers with KVM, Cloudmin and Ubuntu

My students Antti Ollila, Sakarias Hiltunen and Juha Salminen virtualized some servers. They set up a web interface that creates new virtual servers with a click of a button. After trying some alternatives, they ended up using KVM and Cloudmin. … Continue reading

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Administering 30 Computer Ubuntu Network

Would you like to install a small, 30 computer network? And manage it, in an automatic way? My students Armens, Henri and Panu decided to answer that question. Their blog has opened at Awaseconfigurations.Wordpress.Com Currently, they are playing with tools … Continue reading

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Update All Your Computers with a .DEB Repository

Let all of your computers update your software automatically. Once you’ve packaged your scripts, put them in your own repository. Your workstations and servers can then automatically install latest versions of your programs. Prequisites: Packaging, Apache web server, Command line, … Continue reading

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Eee PC 701 works with Ubuntu 11.04

Ubuntu 11.04 works fine on Eee PC 701. Installation requires some counterintuitive steps. In my brief test, I found that display, mouse, keyboard and wireless network worked. Preparation Backup files from your Eee PC before installing a new OS. Also … Continue reading

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32 bit Linux can see 8 GB of memory

In some operating systems, you can only see a little under 4 GB of RAM with a 32 bit OS. It’s a common myth that this would be the case with Linux too. In Linux, you can see your whole … Continue reading

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Shared Folder with chmod SetGID

How do you share a folder in Linux? Especially, how can you get write permission to files other users have created? You should know command line before starting with this article. Knowing the basics of chmod (or see ‘man chmod’) … Continue reading

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BootLoaderin korjaaminen

Eli kuinka päivittää Windows 7 osio ja säästää Linux? Propellivaroitus: Jos avasit tämän artikkelin vain nähdäksesi, mikä on bootloader, ei ehkä kannata yrittää noudattaa näitä ohjeita. Jos et pyydä IT-palveluilta mitään erityistä, koko koneesi tyhjennetään päivityksen yhteydessä, mutta saat sen … Continue reading

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Create deb metapackage in 5 minutes

How to install your 200 favourite programs automatically? Latest versions with bug fixes, please. Create a metapackage. Install requirements $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get -y install equivs Create source file Create a skeleton file. Use only small caps … Continue reading

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View & Kill – Processes in Linux

Better to kill one bad process than let the whole system crash. Catch the hogs and let your uptimes grow!

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Munin Monitors your Ubuntu Linux – One Step Install

Munin graphs system usage over time. It follows CPU, memory, disk use and many other measurements. It’s easy to install Munin on Ubuntu.

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