Using rsync to maintain backups on Linux

Following on from my previous article, regarding Setting up and using NFS on Ubuntu, here’s how I keep backups for quite a few clients.

On a particular site I maintain a single backup server that several clients backup to on a nightly basis.
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Really freakin’ simple mysql virtual hosting pure-ftpd

This article will guide you through installing pure-ftpd configured for virtual hosts using mysql as the authentication mechanism. It assumes you have a functioning Linux server running mysql already. Continue reading “Really freakin’ simple mysql virtual hosting pure-ftpd”

System Monitoring on Ubuntu in 30 seconds

Installing munin has to be the fastest and simplest way of installing a visual system monitor on Linux.

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Munin the monitoring tool surveys all your computers and remembers what it saw. It presents all the information in graphs through a web interface. Its emphasis is on plug and play capabilities. After completing a installation a high number of monitoring plugins will be playing with no more effort. Continue reading “System Monitoring on Ubuntu in 30 seconds”