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…

Bind9 DNS on Ubuntu

Install the bind9 server as a robust DNS server on Ubuntu. Quite simple to setup.

Apache reverse Proxy

In many environments it is necessary to mask the internal servers and ensure the web traffic does not reach the internal servers directly even though there is a firewall in between the server and the internet. In such scenarios, it is prudent to add an additional layer of security and protect all the web servers…

After installing Ubuntu 14.04

If you have decided to move to the next LTS version of Ubuntu and have indeed installed Ubuntu 14.04, here are work arounds to fix some minor but critical issues you may encounter once you start using the system in production. This applies only to Desktop OS. Skype icon not showing in the top panel…