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Running ownCloud 5.0 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy

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This tutorial shows how you can install and run ownCloud 5.0 on a Debian Wheezy system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.

http://www.howtoforge.com/running-owncloud-5.0-on-nginx-lemp-on-debian-wheezy

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Learn how to compile from source Linux software with AbiWord 3

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techrepublic.com: Marco Fioretti explains the most common way to install from sources on Linux, using a compilation of AbiWord 3.0.0 as an example.

Running SilverStripe On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.04

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This tutorial shows how you can install and run SilverStripe on a Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu 13.04 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.

15 Ways to Reduce Image Size

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Using RoundCube Webmail With ISPConfig 3 On Debian Wheezy (nginx)

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This guide explains how to install the RoundCube webmail application on a Debian Wheezy server running ISPConfig and nginx, and how to enable the ISPConfig 3 plugins for RoundCube so that users can perform actions like changing their email passwords from within RoundCube. Roundcube webmail is a browser-based multilingual IMAP client with an application-like user interface; it comes with functions like MIME support, address book, folder manipulation, message searching and spell checking.

High-Availability Storage With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Debian Wheezy

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This tutorial shows how to set up a high-availability storage with two storage servers (Debian Wheezy) that use GlusterFS. Each storage server will be a mirror of the other storage server, and files will be replicated automatically across both storage servers. The client system (Debian Wheezy as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.

How to measure memory usage in Linux

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openlogic.com: Whether you are a system administrator or a developer, sometimes you need to consider the use of memory in GNU/Linux processes and programs. In this article we'll look at three utilities that report information about the memory used on a GNU/Linux system.

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A Beginner’s Guide To Install Gentoo

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unixmen.com: Gentoo, a distribution of choice for nerds. Well at least this is what many people think of Gentoo. This distribution is no doubt hard to install and maintain. And to add to the pain, here comes compilation. But it is worth the pain.

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Running Linux on a Windows PC: Your getting started guide

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itworld.com: It used to be easy to run Linux on any PC. That changed with Windows 8 and Secure Boot, but it's still doable. Here's how...

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  • Linux wc Command – File Count Options
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  • vim scripts: vim-arpeggio, Matchmaker
  • The Cron Daemon
  • The Linux Kernel: Configuring the Kernel Part 4

How to install a fully portable desktop on a USB for on-the-go access

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techrepublic.com: Jack Wallen shows you the steps to install Porteus, a fully-encapsulated desktop that you can take with you on a USB.

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