Category: networking

  • Virtualmin error while installing on Ubuntu 10.4

    Virtualmin was failing to install on Ubuntu, after I fixed the hostname on the server and updated my hosts file all was good.

  • Tether Android to Ubuntu for free Internet

    My experience of not having an Internet connection prompted me to prepare in case it happens again. I found EasyTether, and here is how it works.

  • SSH port forwarding/tunneling for MySQL connection

    Create an account on the remote MySQL database server. useradd -s /bin/false remote_user mkdir /home/remote_user/.ssh touch /home/remote_user/.ssh/authorized_keys chown -R remote_user:remote_user /home/remote_user/.ssh chmod 755 /home/remote_user/.ssh chmod 600 /home/remote_user/.ssh/authorized_keys Add MySQL permissions in the remote MySQL database to allow user connections from localhost. USE mysql; GRANT ALL ON db.* TO [email protected] IDENTIFIED BY ‘database_pass’; FLUSH PRIVILEGES; Now, […]

  • Apache redirecting to home directory using userdir module

    Development is made easier by running a full development environment on your workstation. I personally run a full LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) environment that allows me to test what I am developing on my workstation. In this case I am on my new Dell Inspiron E1505n running Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn. One of the […]

  • Cat 5 Cable twisted wire colors

    Well, I had the pleasure/frustration of recently creating some patch cables. The problem was that I did not know what order the internal twisted pairs should be in. But here is the lesson I learned, and how to properly create a patch cable.