Category Archives: System Administration

Info regarding desktop, server and mobile operating systems

Disable Ubuntu Desktop Screen Auto Locking

Is your Ubuntu desktop locking every time you leave it for a minute or two and its driving you nuts? I was looking for the solution to this today and finally I’ve found it. Not that I was looking so long, I have to admit I was lazy, as my Ubuntu screen was pissing me […]

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Linux Command Lines Tips and Tricks

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10 Special Linux Distributions That You Should Know

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Setting up Android development platform on Ubuntu Linux 9.04

androidIn this post I will go step by step through the setup of your development box for Android and all its goodness.

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Backup your MS SQL Server with C#

Today I will describe some code snippets on how to backup your MS SQL Server database to a ‘.bak’ file using C#. Later on we will zip our .bak file using open source C# zip library as bak files seems to have high compression ratio. Backing up files require us to connect to the database […]

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Linux simple backup with FTP

This is my first post under new domain ‘softwarepassion.com’. I’m planning to blog more from now on as I have loads of new things to blog about :). Today I will present you with simple backup shell script I have running on one of my servers. The script is damn easy and all it does […]

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Install Adobe Flash Player 9 on OpenSolaris 11.2008

I have just installed the newest version of OpenSolaris on my laptop, and now I’m going through the installation of the ‘be-or-not-to-be’ software, I have noticed that the OS 11 has a nice package manager, but I couldn’t find the flash player on it. Here you have a short and easy instructions on how to […]

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OpenSolaris 11.2008 with Windows Vista

I don’t blog much last couple of days (actually months ) but this one I just had too. I run into one post on Dzone (link) which was about ZFS time machine in new solaris 11.2008 and I thought that its good time I’ll give it another shot. I had some really bad experiences using […]

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Nice Surprise! – Ubuntu 7.04 with Dell laptop short story!

I have just bought brand new, shiny Dell Inspiron 6400 with Windows Vista installed on it. Well, my Vista experience didn’t last long (about 2 hours) and after I had to restart my laptop several times and answer few questions everytime I wanted to do something (basically anything). I have decided to stop all this […]

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How to’s: Installing Sun Studio 11 on Ubuntu 7.04 FF

I have always wanted to dive into C++ world (as a rather lazy kind never did). This is my another attempt. Since FF version of Ubuntu was released few days ago, almost every day I find something new and interesting. As I’m forced to write sometimes a very small C++ application (university commitments) and a […]

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