Posts Tagged With: ubuntu

Watch for Ubuntu 9.10 Launch

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This script will run check for ubuntu launch once every 5 mins and let you know if there is an launch.


while [ 1 ]; do if [ -z "`curl -I "http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/9.10/release/"|grep "404"`" ]; then kdialog --msgbox "9.10 Released"; exit; fi; sleep 300;  done
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Command to Find Current Ubuntu Version

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Run this command to find the installed version of Ubuntu…


cat /etc/lsb-release
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Upgrade Ubuntu to the Latest Version

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Use these two commands to upgrade to the latest version of Ubuntu/other debian based distros.


sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
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Install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu/Debian

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Install LAMP Stack on Ubuntu/Debian using apt-get


sudo apt-get install openssh-server openssh-client apache2 libapache2-mod-php5 php5-cli php5-common php5-cgi  mysql-client mysql-common mysql-server php5-mysql php5-sqlite php5-gd phpmyadmin
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Download Deb Files Using apt-get

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If you want to download the deb files without installing them, use the following command. The downloaded file will be at /var/cache/apt/archives . Needless to say, this works only on Debian based distros – like Ubuntu, Kubuntu, etc


apt-get -d install PACKAGE-NAME
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