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Ubuntu Vnc Server

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to setup an Ubuntu vnc server. This will allow you to use your Windows pc or any other operating system running a vnc client, to control your Ubuntu vnc server.  To start this off you will first need to enable the Ubuntu vnc remote desktop server.  You can enable the remote desktop service by navigating to the following:
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Ubuntu Print Server Windows 7

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to setup an Ubuntu print server, which is a computer that acts as a print server on your local network.  This will allow for all your other computers in your house to be able to share one printer.  I will then show you how to setup your Windows 7 pc to be able print to your new Ubuntu print server.  You can also use this guide if you are using Windows XP and Windows Vista with minor adjustments.
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Ubuntu Free DNS Cache Server

A DNS cache server is piece of software that runs on a computer that will translate a domain name into the true ip address. In other words when you type a web address into your web browser, your internet provider’s DNS server will look into it records and search for the domain name that your are requesting. The main reason you would want a local dns cache server is to lower the ping rate when you request a specific web page. Another reason to have a free dns cache server is because the dns records will be tailored to your browsing experience.
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Ubuntu Server Lvm

LVM or Logical Volume Manager will allow you to combine hard drive partitions and stretch a mount point over multiple partitions. For instance your /var mount point is restricted by hard drive space on hda, but you have a second hard drive hdb.  So you will partition /var structure using the remainder of hard drive and then partition space from hard drive B, which will combine the space together. In this guide I will be using the follow mount points:
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Ubuntu DHCP and Static Ip Address

To set a dhcp address or static ip address from the terminal on Ubuntu is a real simple task to complete. The first thing to do of course is to open up a terminal window, once the terminal opens, login in as su or use the sudo command to run the following command.
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Upgrade Ubuntu Distro

If you are looking to upgrade your Ubuntu 9.04 desktop or server distro to Ubuntu 9.10, this can be done with a few steps. To upgrade your Ubuntu desktop distro simply press Alt + F2 together. In the prompt box, type:
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