Tag Archive for 'ubuntu'

October 18, 2007

I got a little ahead of myself today and decided to upgrade to the latest release of Ubuntu. On the release date, no less. I shelled into my server remotely and executed the required upgrade command (one-liner: sudo apt-get install update-manager-core && sudo do-release-upgrade). The new installer detects if you are running it via a […]

May 11, 2007

I finally decided to upgrade my Ubuntu Server 6.10 install to the latest version, 7.04 (Feisty Fawn). Out of habit, I now wait a few weeks before upgrading to the latest version of anything to ensure any last minute bugs get worked out. Best of all, I upgraded the entire OS remotely using SSH. Upgrading […]

May 8, 2007

Opps. I just checked a few of my older blog posts and quickly realized I neglected to post part 2 of my ‘Configuring Ubuntu – Part 1’ guide. Well, here it is! By default, Ubuntu Server installs MySQL and PHP. However, it doesn’t tweak the system for performance. If you run a WordPress blog on […]

October 29, 2006

On October 26, the Ubuntu team released a new version of Ubuntu, 6.10 (aka Edgy). I waited a couple of days for them to work out any last minute bugs, and decided to proceed with the upgrade today. In the Ubuntu 6.10 / Edgy release notes, Ubuntu recommends the following procedure to upgrade from Dapper […]

September 20, 2006

Once I had Ubuntu Server 6.06.1 installed on my new web server, I quickly realized it needed several changes before I could put it online. Hence, this is the first installment in a series of blog entries to help others configure their systems. If you installed from a CD-ROM and have a working network connection […]

September 12, 2006

My web server was down for most of yesterday, for reasons out of my control. I shelled in only to see one error message upon restarting the Apache web service: Segmentation fault. I checked the last few lines of Apache’s error_log only to see many more errors related to the same problem. It’s one of […]