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How to install QGIS 3 on Ubuntu

The last days I was asked a lot, how and where to install the new QGIS 3. Until now there are no Windows binaries available (as far as I know…). But you can install and run QGIS 3.0 on Linux. If you are running Ubuntu 17.10 (artful) or even 18.04 (bionic) (beware, it’s still alpha […]

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How to install ESA SNAP on Ubuntu Linux

Today, someone who wants to switch from Windows to Linux asked me if I could help him run ESA SNAP on Ubuntu. I thought it would be interesting for the blog, too. For those who don’t know: ESA SNAP (Sentinel Application Platform) is the common architecture for all Sentinel Toolboxes. There is no SNAP package […]

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How to install PostGIS 2.3 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Hey guys, today about the installation of PostGIS, an open source and OGC compliant spatial database extender for the PostgreSQL database management system. It is similar in functionality to ESRI ArcSDE, Oracle Spatial, DB2 spatial extender and something (SQL Server spatial…?)from Microsoft. It provides outstanding performance and functionality – for free! At this time the […]

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Synology DSM 6.2 Photo Station 6 – Failed to Load Data Fix

I’m a quite happy Synology user. For the past years I’ve been using it mostly to backup my things, so I didn’t pay much of an attention to the fact, that the Photo Station software would get slower and slower up to the point when I would end up with “Failed to load data” message …

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How To Disable IPv6 Networking On Ubuntu

This comprehensive Linux guide expects that you run the following commands as root user but if you decide to run the commands as a different user then ensure that the user has sudo access and that you precede each of the privileged commands with sudo Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the most recent version of the Internet …

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Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet

Linux RAID Mdadm Cheat Sheet Mdadm is the modern tool most Linux distributions use these days to manage software RAID arrays; in the past raidtools was the tool we have used for this. This cheat sheet will show the most common usages of mdadm to manage software raid arrays; it assumes you have a good understanding …

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Setting up Linux Containers (LXC) 1

Setting up Linux Containers (LXC)

What are LXCs? Containers are a lightweight virtualization technology. They are more akin to an enhanced chroot than to full virtualization like Qemu or VMware, both because they do not emulate hardware and because containers share the same operating system as the host. Installing lxc First of all, you have to install lxc and its …

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Installing Virtualmin 3

Installing Virtualmin

What is Virtualmin? Virtualmin is a powerful and flexible web hosting control panel for Linux and BSD systems. Available in an Open Source community-supported version, and a more feature-filled version with premium support, Virtualmin is the cost-effective and comprehensive solution to virtual web hosting management. Requirements Any of the below OSes and architectures: Debian 7, …

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Serveria – Cloud VPS Hosting, Dedicated servers and more! Offers starting at $1.99/mo!

Serveria has contacted us with a lot of offers recently! Cloud VPS Hosting, Dedicated servers and more! And they are offering a few free things with these offers: free setup and free Windows licenses. We have listed out all of their offers below! Their WHOIS is public and you can find their ToS/Legal Docs here. They …

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