Linux

Installing mod_pagespeed on Ubuntu

The mod_pagespeed extension is designed to reduce the load time of pages on a web site by performing certain optimizations such as  optimizing images and minifying CSS and JavaScript. This guide covers installing mod_pagespeed on an Apache server running under Ubuntu 12.04. The process should be the same for later versions of Ubuntu as well.

Oracle VM Virtual Install

A project I have running at the moment may require the fairly rapid deployment of a number of servers so I decided to get a head start and have a play with Oracle VM 3 (and as Wikipedia says – don’t confuse that with Oracle VM VirtualBox).

Problems After Upgrading to Kubuntu 11.10

I’ve upgraded a few machines to Kubuntu 11.10 recently and they have all suffered from the same problems after the upgrade. All were machines that have been upgraded from 10.10 so it may not be an issue if you start from 11.04. Likewise these issues probably don’t affect clean installs of 11.10.

Colours of ls

The ls command list the files and directories (and other items) in a given directory. It can be asked to colour the output that it produces to give you an indication of what each file is and what permissions it has. Since I always forget what colour means what here’s a handy list of what …

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