Posts Tagged ‘Server’

Server Sensors

29Dec09

In an effort to keep an eye on my new server build, I installed lm-sensors and hddtemp to let me monitor the temperatures. After that, make hddtemp excutable without root privilages using And attempt to find your computers sensors with Personally, I just select yes for everything, but do so at your own risk. After […]


Seeing as I now have so much more space on my main server, I’ve set up backups of my home dir using RSync, a great, powerful command line too. I’m not going to into too much detail on the options of RSync, and not going to even mention the ones I don’t use, there’s plenty […]


Christmas!

29Dec09

So as my Christmas present, guess what I got? Yup, you guessed right, computer parts, namely, a new harddrive, RAID card, and some cabling. Specifically, a 500Gb Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 harddrive I picked up from Amazon, actually, now I mention it, everything here was bought from Amazon. I also picked up a 4 port VIA […]


Something really useful I found just now, here.Thanks OP :) Lets you list all the installed packages in a system; And if you wanted to use the list to reinstall this software on a fresh ubuntu setup, followed by


Ok, knocking another two off the list ;) Well, like I mentioned earlier, I added another 10Gb drive to Karmic. I took this from a Philips computer thats been sitting in my hall for a long time, just gathering dust. It had Windows 98SE on it, and I used Clonezilla to clone the drives just […]


Server Pics

02Dec09

These are of Karmic, the testing server. Since these were taken, another 10Gb drive has been added, and the previous RAID0 modified. More on that later :)


Whilst rumaging around a parts box, I found something nice, two IDE hardrives. One is a 6Gb Quantum Fireball, the other an 8Gb Seagate drive. Both are probably 5400Rpm. Anyway, seeing as I have Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Server installed on my testing server, I decided to throw them in. Now, I had been messing […]


Indulgance II

23Nov09

Again (or firstly, seeing as these appear in reverse order), this blog is carried over from Evidex. The About Page explains best :-) ************************************************************* Well, I’m glad to say that I’ve finally gotten rid of Windows 2KPro from my spare server. It is now running <epic>Ubuntu Server 9.10 Karmic</epic>. The box, like I said before, […]


This has been carried over from Evidex, so apologies if it seems out of context in places. Read the About Page :-P **************************************************************************** This will be an indulgant post. Up untill now, I have, for the most part, been able to restrain myself from filling this site with tech blogs. That restrain has ended. For […]



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