Configure a Live USB in Two (2) Commands – terokarvinen/sirotin

You boot a computer form your USB stick and give two commands. It’s configured. Install your programs, your settings, your configuration – automatically. Start from Sirotin, fork it, make it your own. wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/terokarvinen/sirotin/master/run.sh bash run.sh   Fork me on … Continue reading

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Salt Quickstart – Salt Stack Master and Slave on Ubuntu Linux

You can control a thousand computers with Salt. And this is how you install Salt. Slaves, the controlled computers, can be anywhere: behind an NAT, behind a firewall, on an unknown address. And still you can control them. Only the … Continue reading

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Creating Legacy Boot Xubuntu USB – UnetBootin and bootable FAT32 partition

Xubuntu Linux can boot from USB disks, even without installing to hard drive. It supports both BIOS and UEFI boot. For most USB sticks, you can just use UnetBootin after taking the USB from the package.

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Agenda for Linux Basics dat8tf063-29 Spring 2017

Learn the basics of Linux in just 8 weeks! Linux course is teached in English in Pasila, Helsinki.

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Cache Ubuntu deb packages – squid-deb-proxy-client

You can install and upgrade large network of Ubuntu Linux computers very fast. Just use proxy for deb packages.

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New Default Website with Apache2 – Show your homepage at top of example.com, no tilde

Install the most popular web server in the world, Apache. Put your homepage on a simple URL, like http://example.com. You don’t need tilde or username (no http://example.com/~tero)

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Run Arduino IDE on Xubuntu Live USB

You can develop your own robots and other hardware with Arduino. You can do this even when booting the computer from a USB stick. With Xubuntu Live USB, you must use ‘newgrp dialout’ after adding yourself to the dialout group. … Continue reading

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SSH Server Puppet Module for Ubuntu 12.04

Puppet configures and installs daemons easily. OpenSSH server is one of the most popular servers. This article shows an example of Puppet’s package-file-service pattern. A bypass for Ubuntu 12.04 broken init script is offered, making it a breeze to install … Continue reading

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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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