* Well, almost everyone. If one just wants to backup a few files on random occasions then Bacula is not the software to use. But if one wants to run regular, scheduled backups to just about any type of storage media then Bacula will most definitely work.
I must admit, I . . . → Read More: Linux: Bacula is for Everyone* (backup software)
Here is the scenario, you are an independent IT consultant and/or an administrator of some business IT infrastructure. The systems you manage are a mix of Linux and Microsoft desktop and server systems. You do much of your system updates and other management tasks after hours using remote access over VNC or a . . . → Read More: Linux: Using Remote Wakeup (Wake on LAN)
I recently received an e-mail from a friend that has started using Ubuntu. He is rather new when it comes to running a GNU/Linux desktop and has asked me several questions. One of the questions was basically what software do I use and recommend. This is a serious question that a lot of new users . . . → Read More: GNU/Linux Software I Use Regularly
I recently purchased the final part to build myself a new AMD Phenom Quad-core PC system to run Mandriva desktop GNU/Linux. I have been getting the parts a piece at at time over the past 12 months. I may go into the specifications of the new PC in a later article. For now I want . . . → Read More: Opera on GNU/Linux – Moving an Account Reveals a Problem
My inspiration for this article came from reading Akkana Peck’s Intro to Shell Programming: Writing a Simple Web Gallery at LinuxPlanet today.
Before I get into this I will state for the record I am not a text mode Luddite. I use a graphical user interface (GUI) every day. In fact I am using the . . . → Read More: Two Reasons the Command Line Trumps the Graphical User Interface
I wrote an article in 2006 about making backups with growisofs on DVD+RW media. That article is Using growisofs with DVD?RW Drives for Backups on our main web site. Yesterday, 2008 December 31, I created a new addendum that details using tar to create a file that then gets backed up using growisofs. If one . . . → Read More: Backup with growisofs
I have used NFS mounts in our SOHO for many years for personal and business storage of files that need to be accessed from more than one PC. The file systems in /mnt are symbolically liked to /home/user directories and called mounts here. This makes accessing them very easy from each user account on a . . . → Read More: Managing Pesky NFS Mounts With A Shell Script