Category Archives: Ubuntu

Setting up OpenStack (Grizzly) Keystone in ten easy steps on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I’m going to go through the steps required to setup OpenStack’s Identity Service Keystone on Ubuntu 12.04. I’ll assume you already have Ubuntu up and running.

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Installing Node.js on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Rackspace’s new control panel using OpenStack

I recently signed up for Rackspace’s next generation Cloud Servers powered by OpenStack. The new control panel is clean, easy to use, and it gives live feedback as your servers are being built, creating an image, changing the root password, … Continue reading

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Install CherryPy 3.2 on Ubuntu 11.04 and run it with Python 3.2

CherryPy has been a very cool project to me for a long time. Today I’ll show you how you can install it on Ubuntu 11.04 and run it using Python 3.2.

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Install Python 3.2 on Ubuntu 11.04

Ubuntu 11.04 ships with Python 2.7.x by default. You don’t want to replace that system installed version of Python since many things are dependent on it and Python 3.2 is not backwards compatible with Python 2.x. So the alternative is … Continue reading

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Installing Node.js and NPM on Ubuntu 11.04

In my last article I installed Node on Ubuntu 10.10. Nothing really has changed for Ubuntu 11.04 but I want to have a separate article since a lot of people hit my installing Node articles. Also, keep in mind you … Continue reading

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Setting up an Ubuntu PHP development environment

Today I’ll show you how to setup a PHP development environment on Ubuntu 10.10 that uses MySQL, phpMyAdmin and Apache2.

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Using NodeJS with MySQL

As NodeJS grows supporting libraries continue to be developed and evolve. Today I’m going to use one of the many MySQL libraries available for NodeJS: node-mysql. I’ll be using Ubuntu 10.10 along with MySQL so if you need to install … Continue reading

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Getting started with CouchDB and NodeJS on Ubuntu 10.10

My previous post showed you how to install CouchDB on Ubuntu 10.10 and use PHP 5 to test it. Today I’ll be doing the same thing but instead of PHP I’ll be using NodeJS. If you need to install CouchDB … Continue reading

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Getting started with CouchDB and PHP 5 on Ubuntu 10.10

CouchDB according to Wikipedia “is an open source document-oriented database written in the Erlang programming language. It borrows from NoSQL and is designed for local replication and to scale horizontally across a wide range of devices”. CouchDB is an Apache … Continue reading

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Run a chat server with NowJS (using NodeJS) on Ubuntu 10.10

NowJS is a new module for NodeJS that makes realtime apps fun and easy to do – in fact it’s even easier than NodeJS already makes it. Today I’ll show you how to run a chat server (as shown in … Continue reading

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