Ubuntu ready for Business?

Hey Folks This question pops up everytime Microsoft or Canonical release a new version or edition of their popular Operating system. Microsoft keeps on harping on its deep rooted user comfort and keeps giving UI refreshed Operating System with same old backend with minor changes – BTW they charge you for the UI design. Anyway,…

CPU & Memory Stats in phpmyadmin

It is observed that in phpmyadmin, under the status -> monitor tab only top 3 graphs work while the bottom three graphs don’t. Below is a simple addition that needs to be done to enable bottom 3 graphs as well. sudo nano /etc/phpmyadmin/apache.conf add : :/proc/meminfo:/proc/stat at the end of the linephp_admin_value open_basedir` Before adding…

MySQL Replication

Creating a MySQL cluster with real time replication is simple than many think. It has very few config changes and the result is magnificent. You can add as many MySQL slaves as you want to the Master MySQL Server. You have the choice of doing real time replication on a few slaves while you can…

Time in other location- in Ubuntu 1504

I have observed that since 14.04 sometimes time in other locations does not work the way it should work. It does not let you add any other location in the clock section thereby impacting your ability to quickly know the times and timezone of your friendsĀ  and family. Below is a quick and dirty way…

Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu Server

We have all used VirtualBox which is essentially a personal use virtualization software. We have typically used it on a Desktops, both windows and linux. Generally, on a Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity Desktop. about 1 GB to 1.5 GB of RAM is used up and with notorious compiz, the utilization increases without explanation sometimes. Below…