Reinstalling Windows XP Media Center SP2 with all the current updates and problems I ran into to and how I fixed them.   Reinstall Windows XP Media Center SP2 1. Install Windows. Restart when needed. 2. Install Service patch 3 which is WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-FRA.exe a network installation download. 3. Install Internet Explorer 8 update service. IE8 WindowsUpdateAgent30-x86.exe. 4. ..

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Trying to find better performance on my WordPress websites.   WordPress 3.6.1   Login to Amazon Web Services. Click on CloudFront Click on Create Distribution Go with Download and click on Continue Enter in the domain name you want to use with CloudFront, leave the rest at their defaults. Then click on Create Distribution..   ..

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Citrix XenServer 6.2 is now Open Source. So it is free to setup and use. If you want Maintenance and Support you get it for a price from Citrix.   Installation and setup of XenServer 6.2 Download XenServer iso and XenCenter msi file from http://www.xenserver.org/open-source-virtualization-download.html Burn ISO to cd and start installation. Went with default installation, ..

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This is a test setup on VMware Fusion on my MacOSX. I wanted to try out this software. So here are my steps.   Do a basic installation of Centos 6.   I like to make sure the OS in up to date. # yum update   Set a static ip address, edit the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 ..

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I've been wanting to try out Openstack for a while and I finally made the time to do a test setup. Now there is a Devstack setup which was really easy to setup but I wanted to do a full production setup. So here are the steps I took. Of course I haven't added all ..

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Would you like to have your own Cloud? Or your own local storage that has clients etc, then maybe ownCloud is something you may want use. I like it for all the devices etc it supports.   Do a basic installation of Centos 6, I like to use the minimal install iso image. Make sure ..

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  Wanted to test out Nginx, I heard that it is very lightweight and fast.   Do a basic installation of Centos 6   Make sure that everything is up to date. # yum update   Enable Additional Repositories # rpm --import https://fedoraproject.org/static/0608B895.txt  # rpm -ivh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm If above doesn't work then go to the ..

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  So you want to install MariaDB 5.5 on Centos 6 x86_64. This is the process I used. MariaDB can be a replacement for MySQL.   Login to Centos 6 server you want to install MariaDB. Create a repo file. # vi /etc/yum.repos.d/MariaDB.repo and add the information below. [mariadb] name = MariaDB baseurl = http://yum.mariadb.org/5.5/centos6-amd64 gpgkey=https://yum.mariadb.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-MariaDB ..

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Installation and setup of Joli-OS 1.2.1   Running this on my Mac Mini, MacOSX 10.8.2   Download ISO image from http://www.jolicloud.com/jolios   Once the ISO image is downloaded. Then lets setup the virtual. Since Joli-OS is based on Ubuntu 32-bit , so we will base the configuration on that.   Startup VMware Fusion and create a ..

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Debian 6 Download ISO from Debian, click here   Debian 6 setup and configuration Do a default install, or change to your requirements.   Update server # apt-get update # apt-get upgrade Install sudo # apt-get install sudo   Static IP address setup Edit the nano /etc/network/interfaces # This file describes the network interfaces available on ..

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