More Static IP Stuff

I previously detailed how to setup a static ip address on your computer. A quick summary is below. Backup the config file vi /etc/network/interfaces{,.orig} Setup the static entry by changing the file from: auto lo iface lo inet loopback or auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp to auto eth0 iface … Continue reading

Updating your Linux Kernel

So you want to update your kernel, eh? Hopefully that means you got some shiny new cutting-edge hardware you want to play with. Alternatively, it means that something is broken or not working in an older kernel and you’re hoping the updating to a new one fixes the problem. Well, … Continue reading

vi Editor Advanced Usage

In the post “vi Editor Basics”, I covered the basics of using the vi editor, including command and input mode, file management, some window motions, cursor motions, deletion and input commands. In this part, I will cover some more advanced features like word substitutions, yank/put (copy/paste), regular expressions and search/replace. First … Continue reading

Simple Ubuntu Server: Part 10 – Setting up the LAMP Stack

In Part 10, I will cover setting up the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack in the server version of Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. The LAMP stack are the core components that make up a general purpose web server. You can use tasksel to install the LAMP stack, but be fore-warned, DO NOT … Continue reading