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Ubuntu 14.10 and phpBB 3.1.0 released

Ubuntu is always a good desktop Linux distributation in the world. In the past years. more and more are installed as servers. Now I have four VPS are running under ubuntu, from 12.04 to 14.04.

Ubuntu 14.10 server is not a LTS edition. It will be supported in 9 months. Actually it will be upgrade to new version in 6 months.

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Download Ubuntu 14.10 server here.

There is also a web forum programe has a new release. It is phpBB 3.1.0. The previous version of phpBB is 3.0.12, released on Sep 28, 2013, more than one year ago.

So I will take a trial installation on the new Ubuntu 14.10 Server. It is cool to have a test run on both new software.

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How to check which program use the port 80 on Ubuntu

It is a general command to check which program is using port 80. And also known the PID of this process. Then to force stop it and release the port 80 to other program.


root@ubuntu:~# lsof -i:80
COMMAND   PID     USER   FD   TYPE DEVICE SIZE/OFF NODE NAME
apache2  1314     root    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)
apache2  2582 www-data    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)
apache2  4464 www-data    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)
apache2  9980 www-data    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)
apache2  9982 www-data    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)
apache2 10120 www-data    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)
apache2 10147 www-data    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)
apache2 10282 www-data    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)
apache2 10283 www-data    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)
apache2 10543 www-data    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)
apache2 10544 www-data    4u  IPv6   9663      0t0  TCP *:http (LISTEN)

 

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To get more details of how to use command lsof, enter lsof –help to get the help.

 

Ubuntu tool – Ubuntu Tweak

I use Ubuntu on my Netbook, Acer Aspire One. It has only 8 GB SSD as storage.
The disk space is always tight there. That is why I install Lubuntu on it. Light and quick respond.

After a few months use and a few times update. The free space is even tight. I have to do something.

OK, I would like to introduce this ubuntu tool, Ubuntu Tweak. It has a built-in function, Janitor.

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Install Lubuntu on Acer Aspire One

I have a Acer Aspire One, which is 8GB SSD version with XP home. It is very slow, because of the SSD is MLC.
I have been installed Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04 on it. Now I feel it is time to give it a new face.
I am still like to use Ubuntu as desktop. At same time, I always use Centos on my Linux Server.
Lighter, Faster are the most important concerns when I choose the Ubuntu distribution.
OK, this post is more related to installation how-to, focus on it. I picked Lubuntu at the last.

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Ubuntu Netbook Edition 10.04

Ubuntu Netbook Edition is designed for Netbook. Such as what I have, Acer Aspire One with 8GB only.
First of all. Download the UNE from the official site.
The ISO file is about 700MB. It took me 40 minutes to complete download.
The second step is Create my own UNE flash drive
It is bootable flash drive, on usb disk.
Here is the link show you how to make a UNE installation USB disk.
The last step is to install it.

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Ubuntu Netbook Remix will be released with Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

Ubuntu has a branch version, Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR). For Ubuntu 9.04, UNR is released at the same time.
It is designed based on regular Ubuntu, but remixed for Netbook.
For users:
* New Interface – built for accessing your favourite on and off-line applications rapidly and optimised for the restricted screen size this is radically different
* No viruses – Ubuntu is a smooth, safe computing and browsing experience
* Optimised for netbook components – built from the ground up to take advantage of speed and power capabilities of the chip set
* Large developer community – gain the benefits of innovation from some of the world’s leading free and open source developers

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Install Ubuntu from USB disk

I am planning to install coming Ubuntu 9.04 on my Netbook, Acer one.
You know, Acer One netbook does not have CD-Rom. I don’t have USB CD-Rom either. So I have to use an USB disk to do this job.
First of all, I need to know the requirement of installation.
1) Can I boot from USB?
The answer is YES. I have an USB disk with bootable Ubuntu 6.10.
2) Have a harddrive.
Yes. Netbook has a SSD drive, 8 G.
I think it is big enough to install it along.
No dual-boot needed.

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