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Month: July 2016

WordPress Sandbox on Raspberry Pi Mate

WordPress Sandbox on Raspberry Pi Mate

Purpose Use the Raspberry Pi 3 with Ubuntu Mate as a sandbox for testing WordPress Details There are several sources of information about the subject of installing wordpress on the raspberry pi. Here are just some that I had found the most useful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbVlFoK_jXE https://www.raspberrypi.org/learning/lamp-web-server-with-wordpress/ The fundamentals always start with LAMP. This is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Since we are using Ubuntu Mate, the linux portion is taken care of. Now onto the remainder of the list….

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VMWare to Virtualbox Migration

VMWare to Virtualbox Migration

Purpose Move virtual machines from a VMWare host to Virtualbox host Details Virtualbox is a virtual machine hosting platform. It provides a way to run virtualized computers inside a hosting computer. These virtual machines have the same functionality of physical computers, without the need of additional hardware. VMWare is another hosting platform. It also provides the basic functionality of Virtualbox. I’ll be showing how to move virtual machines native to VMWare into Virtualbox. These steps are based off of the…

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Creating Bootable USB Drives from Image Files

Creating Bootable USB Drives from Image Files

Creating Bootable USB Drives from Image Files Purpose CD/DVD image files provide a way to replicate to bootable media. This will cover the steps in creating bootable USB devices from CD/DVD images. Details Image files typically are ISO types, but can be IMG or other types of files. These files contain the data and boot loader information that are required for CD/DVD and USB media to boot. Download the latest Clonezilla ISO from the vendor’s website, http://clonezilla.org/ I’ll cover methods…

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Clonezilla System Imaging – Disaster Recovery

Clonezilla System Imaging – Disaster Recovery

Purpose Provide a disaster recovery and system deployment method that is cross platform and location independent. Details Clonezilla is a drive media imaging tool. It can create images from media, such as hard disks, USB thumb drives, MicroSD cards, etc. The disk images it creates can be saved locally or to network attached storage. Clonezilla is a boot environment, meaning it allows for more control of local storage that would normally be mounted. It can also load these images on…

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