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Setting up a Caching DNS Server in Ubuntu Server 14.04

Setting up a Caching DNS Server in Ubuntu Server 14.04
Domain Name Service (DNS) is a Naming service that maps IP addresses and fully qualified domain names to one another. Computers that runs DNS are called name servers. Here I have installed and configured cache server using forwarder, forward look-up and reserve look-up. In most of the place, we need a reserve lookups. Caching server will not hold any domain names, it will only work as a Pointing server. Before going in depth we need to know about...
Filed in: Ubuntu

Setting up an ‘Apt-Cache’ Server Using ‘Apt-Cacher-NG’ in Ubuntu 14.04 Server

Setting up an ‘Apt-Cache’ Server Using ‘Apt-Cacher-NG’ in Ubuntu 14.04 Server
Apt-Cacher-NG is a caching proxy server (or apt proxy) for Debian based distributions like Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Edubuntu, Linux Mint, etc, which is used to cache the downloaded packages locally on your server. Install Apt-Cacher-NG in Ubuntu 14.04 Let’s say you having a small network with few computers attached it and you want to install and update software packages on each system manually, then it would be difficult task and time consuming,...
Filed in: Ubuntu

Install Kernel 3.16 (Latest Released) in Ubuntu and Derivatives

Install Kernel 3.16 (Latest Released) in Ubuntu and Derivatives
Before you proceed in this article, we strongly recommend you to go through our last article, where we’ve instructed a step-by-step guide on how to Compile and Install Kernel 3.16 (most recent stable release) on Debian GNU/Linux, even if you are not running Debian. The former contains a lot of information and statistics which you should know, no matter you are running which Linux distribution. Install Kernel 3.16 in Ubuntu In the last article...
Filed in: Ubuntu

Run Kali Linux , BackBox and Gentoo Distrubutions Directly from Hard Disk in Ubuntu 14.04 using Grub Menu

Run Kali Linux , BackBox and Gentoo Distrubutions Directly from Hard Disk in Ubuntu 14.04 using Grub Menu
Most of Linux distributions provide ISO files that are designed and build to run in Live mode directly from a bootable media such as CD /DVD, Flash/USB cards or even directly form an Hard Drive using Linux Grub menu without the need to burn it to an CD/DVD or create a bootable USB. Run Linux From Hard Disk This tutorial will concentrate on presenting a way you can run some Linux ISO distributions directly from your hard disk by editing Ubuntu...
Filed in: Ubuntu

Setup Local Repositories with ‘apt-mirror’ in Ubuntu and Debian Systems

Setup Local Repositories with ‘apt-mirror’ in Ubuntu and Debian Systems
When today traffic and casual internet speeds is measured in teens of Giga over an eye blink even for ordinary Internet clients, what’s the purpose of setting a local repository cache on LAN’s you may ask? Setup Local Repositories in Ubuntu One of the reasons is to reduce Internet bandwidth and high speed on pulling packages from local cache. But, also, another major reason should be privacy. Let’s imagine that clients from your organization...
Filed in: Debian, Ubuntu

Ubuntu 14.04 Server Installation Guide and Setup LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)

Ubuntu 14.04 Server Installation Guide and Setup LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
With the release of all Ubuntu 14.04 flavors on April 17 2014 including Ubuntu for Phone and Tablet products, Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, had also released Server, Cloud and Server Core Editions with a five years long term support guaranteed on software and updates until April 2019. Ubuntu 14.04 Server Installation One of the most significant things about this Trusty Tahr codename release is that the Server Edition in now available only...
Filed in: Ubuntu

Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) LTS Released – Installation Guide and Few System Tweaks

Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) LTS Released – Installation Guide and Few System Tweaks
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, codename Trusty Tahr, is now released to public for downloading with five years official support for updates and software packages and can be downloaded from Ubuntu official website mirrors. Download Ubuntu 14.04 ISO Images ubuntu-14.04-desktop-i386.iso ubuntu-14.04-desktop-amd64.iso For a long time, Ubuntu is one of the most known and used Linux system for desktop customers sector but had some ups and downs, especially when it...
Filed in: Ubuntu

Upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) to Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)

Upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) to Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)
Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) was released on 17 October 2013 and its support will be going to end after July 2014. Now, its time to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) LTS. This version will be supported for the next 5 Years and this really a good news for business customers. Also this will provide good performance as well as robustness. Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 If you are an Ubuntu lover and want to give a try to Ubuntu 14.04, you can...
Filed in: Ubuntu
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