Installing and using SSH, Sysstat monitoring

This post considers SSH (Secure Shell) and using it on Xubuntu. Additionally, I’ll cover using Sysstat to monitor your system.

I’m using my HP EliteBook 2570p as a local computer and I’m running Xubuntu 16.04.3. This is an assignment for a Linux server course taught by Tero Karvinen. Continue reading “Installing and using SSH, Sysstat monitoring”

Basic virtual server configuration

This time I’m taking a look at how to use Apache on your own virtual server. I’ve already set up my own virtual server with Digital Ocean, but you can use any other service as well, there are loads of them. Be sure to compare the pricing and reviews when choosing your host!

As per usual I’m using my HP EliteBook 2570p as a local computer and SSH to connect to my virtual server hosted by Digital Ocean. I’m running Xubuntu 16.04.3 locally and Ubuntu 16.04.3 on my virtual server (1GB RAM).

This is an assignment for a Linux server course taught by Tero Karvinen. Continue reading “Basic virtual server configuration”

Getting started with Linux – Choosing a distro, installation and first steps

Okay, so right now I’m attending a course where we get acquainted with Linux, in relation to servers to be specific. As an assignment, my job is to learn to use the Xubuntu distribution. For the next few weeks I’ll be posting tutorials concerning Xubuntu and other related stuff. Let’s get started! Continue reading “Getting started with Linux – Choosing a distro, installation and first steps”

Building a robot arm – Days 3 and 4, finished prototype

Building a robot arm – Days 3 and 4, finished prototype

Alright, so the robot arm that me and Mark Laatikainen were building is finally finished. After a lot of… adjusting, we managed to finish the prototype successfully. There were some changes to the initial plan, so here’s a summary of our progress. Continue reading “Building a robot arm – Days 3 and 4, finished prototype”