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Install PostgreSQL 9 on Ubuntu Linux

04 December 2010

My notes installing PostgreSQL 9 on Ubuntu Linux.

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LFTP Cheatsheet

19 November 2010

LFTP is command-line FTP client for Linux and Mac. I'm dumping some common commands into a post for reference.

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Upgrading Ubuntu and PostgreSQL Using do-release-upgrade

31 October 2009

Just some notes on upgrading Ubuntu to 9.10 and PostgreSQL to 8.4 using do-release-upgrade.

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Wildcard Rename Files on OS X, Unix, and Linux

05 June 2009

In these examples, we are replacing the “abc” prefix with a “def” on a number of files.

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Install Ubuntu Server Edition, Rails, PHP, Passenger, PostgreSQL, and MySQL

25 May 2009

What follows are my notes while installing Ubuntu 9.04 Server Edition and the full Rails/PHP/SQL stack: Rails, Passenger, PHP, PostgreSQL, and MySQL. Hopefully it will be of some value to the community.

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Linux Security: Public-Key Authentication

25 May 2009

How to tighten security and use passwordless logins on a Linux box using Public-Key Authentication. This article was tested on Ubuntu 9.04 Server Edition. It should be similar on most Linux dists and UNIX variants.

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Install Subversion on Ubuntu Linux

02 February 2009

The following article outlines how to install the Subversion source-control system on Ubuntu Linux and expose it over the SVN+SSH protocols.

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Setup Postfix to Allow Email to be Sent from Mail and Sendmail

24 December 2008

This article outlines how to configure Ubuntu Linux to allow the command-line applications, Mail and Sendmail, and likewise programming languages, to send email through your ISP’s mail server (eg, Gmail).

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Redundant Backup Solution Using Shell Script, Rsync, and Cron

19 December 2008

How to create a recurring nightly backup with native Linux tools.

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