Posts Tagged ‘Server’

Server Sensors


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 […]



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 in […]

Server Pics


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


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, only […]

This has been carried over from Evidex, so apologies if it seems out of context in places. Read the About Page😛 **************************************************************************** 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 the […]


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