Tutorials

Prefer 5GHz on Ubiquiti UniFi AP’s by using Band Steering

As you probably already know is the 5GHz band for wireless access points the faster way of connection your wireless devices with your internet. However the actual distance the 5GHz waves can travel is less than the distance 2.4GHz travels. But there is no need to choose one above the other, especially not if you have an Ubiquiti Unifi access point using band steering In this very short tutorial I will show you how to add band steering which is…

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Upgrade Ubuntu 14.x server to Ubuntu 15.04

It’s already april again and that means that Canonical has updated Ubuntu. This one has the name Vivid Vervet and has the number 15.04. It is very easy to upgrade this from a Ubuntu 14.04 or 14.10 server. It’s just the same as upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 which we discussed earlier in this post. Keep in mind that upgrading takes a couple of minutes and that you make sure you have a backup! Requirements Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 server SUDO-rights 1.…

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Login to server with RSA keys and PuTTY

Connecting to your VPS with PuTTY on Windows is quite easy. But it can be even easier and faster with RSA keys. In this tutorial we will discuss how to connect to your VPS with RSA keys and PuTTY on Windows. Requirements Have a (Ubuntu 14.04) VPS Have PuTTY installed Have PuTTYgen installed Generate RSA keys Openup the program PuTTYgen Click on ‘generate’ Move your mouse over the area. Save your publickey in a folder you won’t lose Save your…

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Upgrade Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server to Ubuntu 14.10

It is october again, so that means Canonical has released a new version of Ubuntu. This time the gave it the name Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. This release does not have so many changes. But if you’d like to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.10 there is a simple tutorial. Keep in mind that upgrading takes a couple of minutes and that you make sure you have a backup! Requirements Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server SUDO-rights 1. Update-manager-core Make sure you have update-manager-core…

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Install Elasticsearch with JDBC driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

In this tutorial we will be discussing how to install elasticsearch with a jdbc river on a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server. Prequisites For this tutorial you will need: A Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation SSH access A logged in root user or a user with sudo rights MySQL installed Unzip installed (apt-get install unzip) Install Oracle Java sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java and press enter when asked apt-get update sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-installer You can test your java installation by checking what is…

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How to remove Semalt from Google Analytics

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to remove Semalt from Google Analytics. Semalt is a company that does something with analysing websites or something. Nobody really knows. But they do appear in your Google Analytics results as a referrer while it is basicly a bot. While doing this they mess with your Google analytics stats. You only want to have real users and referrers.

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