tag: Ubuntu

Install Mongo DB on Debian with PHP support

Steps to Install MongoDB - This should work with Debian and Ubuntu, with the upstart init system. sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv 7F0CEB10 && sudo sh -c 'echo ''deb http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org/repo/ubuntu-upstart dist 10gen'' > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/10gen.list' && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install mongodb-10gen; If all goes well you should have a fully working MongoDB. To make sure things are working have a look at /etc/var/log/mongodb/mongodb.log Try it out with:

Find out your Ubuntu/Debian Release

24 Jul, 2011 - 1 minutes
lsb_release -c or cat /etc/debian_version I can never remember, and now you don’t have to.

Some info on apt

apt-get install food apt is a very cool and easy to use package manager for UNIX based systems. Here are some simple and effective commands that might help you do things XD apt-get update - makes sure that all the information is newest. apt-get upgrade - checks for all packages that needs to be updated. apt-get remove <package> - Removes the package from the system. apt-get purge <package> - Same as remove but deletes all the configuration files.

Ubuntu menu left to right

13 Sep, 2010 - 1 minutes
In the latest versions of Ubuntu, they tend to have the default theme set to have the close, minimize and maximize options on the left hand side of the screen. To change this simply go to the gconf-editor (Alt + F2 - “gconf-editor") Then change apps->metacity->general->button_layout to have the colon at the front instead of the end. You might want to re-order the placement of the buttons as well.

How to fix apt-get in Ubuntu 8.10

2 Dec, 2008 - 1 minutes
If somehow you have broken the APT package handling utility and you get this error: ed@niobe:~$ sudo apt-get install xchat E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. Then when you runĀ ‘dpkg –configure -a’ you get this error: Processing triggers for libc6 ... ldconfig deferred processing now taking place dpkg: ../../src/packages.c:221: process_queue: Assertion `dependtry <= 4' failed. Aborted This is how I fixed it.

Ubuntu 8.10 Beta

7 Oct, 2008 - 1 minutes
Ubuntu 8.10 beta is out, if you can wait for the final release then download the 8.10 beta now! I’ll be updating mine. If you already have Ubuntu installed and you want to upgrade from Ubuntu 8.04, press Alt+F2 and type in “update-manager -d”. Update Manager should open up and tell you: New distribution release ‘8.10’ is available. Click Upgrade and follow the on-screen instructions.

How to set up USB BT Voyager 105 Notes

16 Sep, 2008 - 1 minutes
Set up and working on 6 Sep 2007 on Laptop ubuntu 7.04. eciadsl-usermode_0.12-1_i386.deb pppoe_3.5-4ubuntu1_i386.deb – Not sure if it did need this one, but its all okay. Config sudo eciadsl-config-tk User: pete@btbroadband.com Password : Normal BT VPI: 0 VCI: 38 DNS: UK..British Telecom Modem: BT Voyager 105 Chipset: GS7470 VID1: 1690 - Defult VID2: 1690 - Defult PID1: 0215 - Defult PID2: 0215 - Defult ALT synch: 0 - Defult ALT pppoeci: 0 - Defult Bin file: gs7470_sybch19.