Articles tagged with "Ubuntu"

Postfix: Using Gmail as a Relay Host

I maintain several Linux servers at any given moment. Every server has postfix installed for sending emails, usually notifications or warning messages of some sort and most of these servers are professionally hosted allowing outbound emails with little to no configuration beyond installing postfix. However, my home server lies behind my ISP and they block all outbound emails citing SPAM as the reason. Regardless of their reasoning I had to find a workaround to allow me to send email notifications ...

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Setting Up an Ubuntu Web Server

Having set up several Debian and Ubuntu web servers in the past I thought it would be a good idea to share my process. The following is a relatively comprehensive guide to installing and configuring an Apache based web server with some optimizations and basic resource monitoring. I primarily work with Ubuntu servers, but most of the commands here should work exactly the same in Debian or Ubuntu. I've tried to note where differences may occur.

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Join multiple .avi files in Ubuntu

I was just in a bit of a pickle and needed to join two .avi files together while in Ubuntu.  There are a number of solutions out there, but the most simple solution I could find was via avimerge. Here's how I did it.

Install avimerge

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install transcode-utils

Merge your files

avimerge -i input_file1.avi input_file2.avi -o output_file.avi

It's as simple as that. I did this in Ubuntu 10.10, but ...

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