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Password-less SSH Login to Ubuntu Server

On the client: ========================================================================================= socrat@socrat-laptop ~/.ssh $ ssh-keygen Generating public/private rsa key pair. Enter file in which to save the key (/home/socrat/.ssh/id_rsa): Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase): Enter same passphrase again: Your identification has been saved in /home/socrat/.ssh/id_rsa. Your … Continue reading

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How to Upgrade your Ubuntu Server Release, The Recommended Way

It’s done using a command line utility called “do-release-upgrade”, it’s part of the update-manager-core package, so all you have to do is the following: “sudo apt-get install update-manager-core” “sudo do-release-upgrade” That’s it, simply! Source: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/installing-upgrading.html

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Configuration for BI Publisher Server Level Log

Here are the steps to change your BI Publisher Enterprise Server to be in a debug mode: Login to BIP as Administrator Select Admin -> System Maintenance -> Server Configuration Change Debug Level to ‘Debug’ under General Properties Click on … Continue reading

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How to get version of Redhat & Oracle Enterprise Linux

Oracle Enterprise Linux: more /etc/enterprise-release, example output: “Enterprise Linux Server release 5.5 (Carthage)” Redhat: more /etc/redhat-release

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How to enable & force HTTPS on Apache2 Web Server on Ubuntu

HTTPS Configuration (with self-signed certificate) “sudo a2enmod ssl” “sudo a2ensite default-ssl” With Apache2 now configured for HTTPS, restart the service to enable the new settings: “sudo service apache2 restart” Source: https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/httpd.html To force https: Enable mod_rewrite: “sudo a2enmod rewrite” Then … Continue reading

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How to install basic GUI on Ubuntu Server and access it via VNC

For those who need basic & light-weight GUI for their Ubuntu Server, you can do the following: “sudo apt-get install xorg openbox” To easily access it via VNC: “sudo apt-get install tightvncserver” To start your VNC server, simply type: “vncserver” … Continue reading

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How to start the X server at boot with Redhat or Oracle Linux

vi /etc/inittab Edit your /etc/inittab file by replacing the line: id:3:initdefault: With this one: id:5:initdefault: and reboot Enjoy! Source: http://www.redhat.com/support/resources/faqs/rhl_general_faq/s1-xwin-q.html

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