Do a basic installation of Centos 6 Normally I will go with the defaults.   Once the server is installed, make sure and do all updates. # yum update click the enter key.   You will need to install Apache, PHP and MySQL # yum install httpd php php-mysql mysql-server mysql-client click the enter key.   ..

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For a GUI installation use PCBSD (Tried and like) or DesktopBSD (Have not tried). For server installations use the regular FreeBSD Some of the options below cover both PCBSD and FreeBSD   PC-BSD updating and installing software with Freebsd ports Make sure you have /usr/ports/security/portaudit and /usr/ports/sysutils/portupgrade installed.   If you want to install a application, ..

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OpenVZ container based Virtualization is easier on system resources compared to full virtualization. Performance seems much better than full virtualization. So here are the steps I took for the setup on Centos 6 X86_64.   1. Do a minimal Centos 6 x86_64 installation. Click here to download the minimal install ISO.   2. Do all ..

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I was testing out this virtual solution as I am always interested to see how other company's setup virtualization. I have been using VMware and VirtualBox for a long time. Of course the setup below it just a test setup and you can take it a lot farther then I have.   Proxmox VE 2 ..

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If you are using Ubuntu or one of the Ubuntu based Linux Distro's you may not want to install or see that there is a new release version.   What I found is that if you update a Ubuntu based distro's with the new release version it could break some of the custom changes the ..

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Want to get some more performance from Firefox Start up Firefox Type in  about:config where your URL would normally go. Click on I'll be careful, I promise! In filter type, type in pipelining Double click on network.http.pipelining which turns the entry to True. Double click on network.http.pipelining.maxrequests change the entry to 8. Double click on network.http.pipelining.ssl which turns the entry ..

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When I am on my Mac OS X I keep wanting to use wget to download iso images etc.   Start up a Terminal Copy or type  echo 'alias wget="curl -0" ' >> ~/.bash_profile Restart the Terminal and now you can use wget to download iso images etc. Found the informa..

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Wanted to have more performance with my Mac Mini 2011, Still think Solid State drives are expensive and also I had another spare 500Gb hard drive that was almost a perfect match to the installed hard drive.   You can see my performance now:   So these are the steps it took to get My ..

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I like to see if I can get more out of my Operating Systems. So I always seem to be tweaking them. Here are some things I like to do on Windows 7.  As I found more I like I will add them here.     Network Tweaks   Disable Autotuning Disabling autotuning will help ..

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I had a restore partition on my HP Pavilion dv5 which I didn't want or need to see. I this is what I had to do to hide it. This is suppose to work on Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP   Start > Run > diskpart and hit the enter key. In diskpart ..

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