Category Archives: Linux

Installing a GUI for Ubuntu Server

If you need to have, or wish to install a GUI for the Ubuntu server here are the packages required for a visual desktop. xorg – X window system gnome-core – GNOME Desktop environment gdm – is the GNOME Display Manager, … Continue reading

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Enable Personal File Sharing in Ubuntu 10.04

With the new Ubuntu 10.04, if you want to use or have used personal file sharing with previous versions of Ubuntu and have found that you cannot enable this in the new version… There are a couple of packages that … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Hardy Heron v8.04 LTS + OSCAR v9.06 VMware image

Ubuntu Hardy Heron v8.04 Server & OSCAR McMaster Clinical Management System (CMS) RELEASE 9_06 What is OSCAR McMaster Clinical Management System (CMS)? OSCAR is a Suite of Applications which serve to enhance the health and social service community’s ability to … Continue reading

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VMware Server 2.0 + Ubuntu Hardy Heron v8.04 LTS + OSCAR v9.06

Coming soon… How to get VMware Server 2.0, Ubuntu Hardy Heron v8.04 LTS & OSCAR v9.06 to play together nicely. oh and yes we do have a working VMware image of Oscar EMR macpablo

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Audit your Linux box with Lynis

Lynis is an auditing tool for Unix (specialists). It scans the system and available software, to detect security issues. Beside security related information it will also scan for general system information, installed packages and configuration mistakes. Continue reading

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Administrator access for folders without using the terminal

If you need to access folders that need administrator rights in Ubuntu without having to go through the terminal, ( this is if you are using Nautilus) install the nautilus-gksu package from the package manager. This will give you the … Continue reading

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Openbravo ERP, The Web Based Solution Designed Around Your Business Needs.

Openbravo is a fully integrated web-based Open Source enterprise management system, designed to help SMEs manage their business with ease. Continue reading

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Emphony Technologies achieves 100 per cent uptime with Ubuntu

New business Emphony Technologies needed to implement a cost-effective, reliable and available IT infrastructure. It wanted to introduce a server environment on which its infrastructure that project management applications and common workloads could both run. The company chose to implement … Continue reading

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IBM and Canonical Launch Linux- and Cloud-based Desktop Software in the U.S.

Independent market estimates range up to $2,000 for the cost of migrating to the Windows 7 operating system for many PC users. New PC hardware requirements account for a significant portion of the added expense. Continue reading

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The Cathedral & the Bazaar – An Essay about Open Source

I anatomize a successful open-source project, fetchmail, that was run as a deliberate test of the surprising theories about software engineering suggested by the history of Linux. I discuss these theories in terms of two fundamentally different development styles, the … Continue reading

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