Category: Linux

Cloning LXC LVM Containers

Outlining how I have used LVMs with LXCs

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After a hiatus from blogging, I am back at it. I recently found out about Linux Containers(LXC)[LXC - Sourceforge]. Linux Containers are very similar to FreeBSD jails or Solaris Zones. They allow virtualization using a shared kernel, which means that there is very little overhead compared to other virtualization options.

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This is part 2 of setting up a Linux Development Server like I have done. Recently I wrote a post on setting up a Linux Server to use in development environments which you can read here. This time I would like to highlight a few of the changes that I have made to Trac to add additional functionality to it. Most of these settings can be changed through the Trac Admin page, especially the Plugin part, which is accessed from being logged in, and then Admin->Plugins. Mine looks like the following.

You can install plugins from the right-hand form on this page, and manage installed plugins from the center section.

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I have a development server set up so that I can back up my code and colloborate with others on code, similar to Google Code, but self hosted. It is set up using apache as the webserver, SVN for the code repository, and Trac for the wiki, source management frontend. Trac is extremely expandable and customizable and is used by a number of projects such as Pidgin. I will highlight my trac modifications in my next post.

In this post I will highlight installing and setting up all of the needed components on a Debian system.

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I just wanted to do a quick write-up on this awesome Media Streaming Program that I have been using for the last year or so called Subsonic. About 5 years ago I was using Orb, which is a pretty awesome streaming program, but at the time the server end only worked on Windows(Now it works on MacOS as well). When I switched to Linux I looked at a lot of different media servers, but didn’t really find any that I liked until last year when I found Subsonic.

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