Entries Categorized as 'Mods'

Ubuntu 16.04.02 Hang on Reboot or Shutdown

Date February 28, 2017

Had a problem after an update that when I force a restart or a shutdown on my server, it hangs on the last part of the process. To fix my problem, I had to edit the /etc/default/grub config file and added acpi=force apm=power_off to the config line, between the double quotation marks… 1 GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=""GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="" and […]

Installing Gitorious in Ubuntu 12.04 Server – How-To

Date January 9, 2013

I wanted to setup my own Git repository locally and with an accompanying front end GUI. Before Gitorious, I installed Git from scratch and also installed Gitolite. That will be another post later on. Initially I followed the script from http://blog.kyodium.net/2011/09/install-gitorious-on-ubuntu-1104.html but its based on Ubuntu 11.04, there are some missing packages that was not […]

VMWare Sphere 5 Boot Delay

Date January 30, 2012

Update: This will also work for 5.1 and 5.5. Note, this is a WhiteBox setup so not all parts are officially supported by VMWare. Specs below… i7 2600K Gigabyte P67A-UD4 B3 8GB DDR3-1866hz 9-9-9 1TB Samsung F3 drives Intel Gigabit Network card Now, the issue here is that after a clean install of VMWare Sphere […]

Ubuntu 10.04 Server ACPI/APM Support

Date August 17, 2011

Advance Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) or APM ( Advance Power Management ) support for Ubuntu 10.04 was not installed by default after server installation.  I needed this so that during power outage I can just press the power button to automatically shutdown the PC. sudo aptitude install acpi acpi-support apmsudo aptitude install acpi acpi-support […]

Enable Built-in Intel 82579 Based Ethernet Card in Intel DH61WW Motherboard under Ubuntu 10.04 Server LTS

Date August 7, 2011

82579 based Ethernet network cards are only supported in Kernel 2.6.36 and up, thus Ubuntu 10.04 LTS will not have out-of-the-box support for the network card. I needed this to work since I’ll be using this as my server and 11.04 is not LTS, I have no choice. To fix this with the motherboard I have from […]

Java 5 JDK and Jakarta Tomcat 5.5 in Ubuntu Server Installation

Date September 13, 2008

These are the steps I took to install Jakarta Tomkat 5.5 in conjunction with Java 2 SDK in Ubuntu server. Login as root, you can also use “su” though I prefer to login as root. apt-get install sun-java5-jdk This will install Java 2 SDK (1.5), ubuntu will start downloading packages that are not found in […]