Tag: server

  • Introduction to DIY Home Server

    Abstract A home server can be extremely useful for managing your personal data like backing up your files, streaming your music, photos and videos and accessing locally installed services like webmail, webeditor, calendar, notes, contacts, finances and many more. This is an introductory article for a series of articles for building, deploying, securing, maintaining, troubleshooting […]

  • AeroFS: File syncing without cloud or server storage

    Most people with multiple devices like PC, Tablet and smartphone probably use some sort of file syncing solutions based on cloud services like dropbox, box or Ubuntu One. AeroFS comes to change this by removing the need for the middle part of the file syncing technologies (cloud storage or server).

  • GPL, Creative Commons and human brain malwares.

    Intellectual property is a term referring to a number of distinct types of creations of the mind for which property rights are recognized. Personally, I love the idea of sharing as quoted in GPL : The licenses for most software and other practical works are designed to take away your freedom to share and change the works. By contrast, the GNU General Public License is intended to guarantee your freedom to share and change all versions of a program–to make sure it remains free software for all its users.

  • Any web server can fail…

    We are currently running a file system check and optimization on the Server. One of the server disk drives started reporting a ‘read only file system’ error so we had to run this process.

  • 2Click Update version 5.6

    After a month of delay for testing porposes, I am releasing the new version of 2Click Update (2cu) and 2cuCORE. This version is the result of collaboration and contribution by the community. I have to thank Nathan Douglas and Mark Obad for their contribution to the code of this version and the translations provided by the launchpad community. Lets see what has changed and added :

  • Comparison: Ubuntu update manager and 2clickUpdate

    After publishing the 5.5.version of 2click Update, it got an unexpected attention by the community. Many referral links, reviews, code contribution, translations and some emails pointing in one general question: what the heck does it do and why to use 2click Update when there is already Ubuntu Update manager available After some mails talking about the reasons why 2click Update is better than “classic” update manager with Andrew, author of Web Upd8 , I realized that many people could have the same questions that raised upon the discussion. Let me give you a better description of what makes 2click Update a “smart robot”(script).

  • 2click Update v5.5: Going Lightning with Axel

    2click Update v5.5: Going Lightning with Axel

    I am pleased to announce that 2click Update version 5.5 of 5.X series is out. In this major release the entire structure of code has changed. The code is structured in a modular way so that every feature is just a module. Also a new feature is available that will automatically boost the downloading of upgrades in […]

  • 2click Update v5.3 Bug fix release

    Urgent Bug Fix Release and two more languages added : a) Fixed Bug affecting all previous releases : This bug prevents 2clickUpdate to show messages in user defined language even if user has copied the language pack of his/her choice. b) Added Russian and Spanish language pack. Now languages available are: Albanian Brazilian Portuguese Greek […]

  • 2click Update 5.2

    With this version of 2click Update of 5.x series a fast translation method is introduced. You can now translate instantly this software into your local language in 2 minutes ! Just visit https://translations.launchpad.net/2clickupdate and start the translation in the most easy way ever made available. 2click Update is already available in 4 languages: Albanian by […]

  • 2clickUpdate v5.1

    2clickUpdate v5.1

    I am pleased to announce the availability of a new series 5.x, the 5.1 version of 2clickUpdate. With this release I am trying a new approach internally (in terms of code) and structurally that will lead to a better expandable and maintainable software. Its possible that until the version 6, code will be changed in […]