Untangling the Linux Graphics Stack.view story

http://linuxlandit.blogspot.com – This is an introductory overview post for the Linux Graphics Stack, and how it currently all fits together. I initially wrote it for myself after having conversations with people like Owen Taylor, Ray Strode and Adam Jackson about this stack. I had to go back to them every month or so and learn the stuff from the ground up all over again, as I had forgotten every single piece. (HowTos)

incude and upstream optionsview story

http://serverfault.com – I have been moving my installation from 0.8 to 1.0.10 version and I have found that my old config stops working: vm-tracker:/etc/nginx # /etc/init.d/nginx start redirecting to systemctl Job failed. (HowTos)

Calling All DevOps People: Chef 101 Workshop at CloudOpenview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – With both private and public clouds, increasingly complex virtualized environments and data getting bigger every day, DevOps folks are looking for ways to automate their infrastructure and expose data that informs important decisions about how to manage their enterprise. That's why we're partnering with Opscode, the creator of Chef, to host the Chef 101 Workshop at CloudOpen. (General)

Path issues with a source installview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I hope my title isn't confusing. I've got a CentOS 5 machine and I had Ruby 1.8.7 installed on here. So in order to upgrade my Ruby installation and gems/rails I Uninstalled Ruby: sudo yum remove ruby Downloaded the latest stable release of ruby and untared it: wget... (HowTos)

To root or not to root?view story

http://serverfault.com – Please see the (somewhat) related topic here. My day-to-day tasks on a linux machine require superuser access since I would be (re)starting services, monitoring the system, (un)installing stuff etc. Some time ago, I was insulted/ridiculed in an IRC session (as to be expected), because I was logged in as root to install ruby. Apparently, it is normal* to install services while being root, but no (HowTos)

(E: dpkg was interrupted... run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a'...)view story

http://askubuntu.com – I was running an upgrade with the apt-get command, and it was taking an exceptionally long time because half way through my ISP hit me in the face with their fair usage policy. (HowTos)

"E: dpkg was interrupted, you must run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a'" hung up for hours?view story

http://www.backtrack-linux.org – I was running an upgrade with the apt-get command, and it was taking an exceptionally long time b/c half way through my ISP hit me in the face with their fair usage policy. (HowTos)

securing a ruby on rails installationview story

http://serverfault.com – I successfully used this tutorial: http://techbot.me/2010/08/deployment-recipes-deploying-monitoring-and-se... for our ruby on rails server. but I wonder if this installation is safe. what troubles me is that the same user "deployer", who is a sudoer, is running the application. (HowTos)

How to compile and install kmail1view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – This procedure compiles the kdepim package. There is more in the kdepim package than just kmail and all the programs in kdepim will be replaced with the release. If you converted to kmail2 you will have to save your emails since you converted to kmail2 and move them to kmail1. You should do a complete backup of your system before installing the release. (HowTos)

mongoid connection issueview story

http://serverfault.com – I've been trying to use Mongoid with Rails on Ubuntu. (HowTos)