Category Archives: Technical

Ubuntu Windows Shares Mounting with Active Directory

There are many posts out there showing the process to modify the /etc/fstab file to include mounting a CIFS share to a Windows based system.  The base Ubuntu Wiki does a great job, however this post is a quick tip for the .smbcredentials file to pass along the domain name to my Openfiler shares.

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Disable Apache Directory /phpmyadmin Based on Subnet

From my CounterStrike Global Offence setup, I realized that hosting the HLStats server online also was hosting my phpmyadmin directory as well.  As exposing the database to the outside world is very undesirable, a simple change the the Apache sites-enabled directory on Ubuntu 14.04 corrected the issue.

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Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook Pro 10,1

OS X seemed to work well enough for standard use, but I had previously gotten used to Linux as my primary desktop and was beginning to miss it.  I loved the footprint and the flexibility.  With the updates included within the Ubuntu 14.04, enough pieces of the puzzle had been worked out.  This post contains some notes on the build and links to help others.

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CounterStrike: Global Offensive Server in Ubuntu 14.04

CounterStrike has always been enjoyable to play from time to time. I have had a CS 1.6 server in the past, but it was time to stand up a CS:GO server.  There are many steps available online to walk through this process, however they all seem to lack the end to end setup to share your private server with the community at large.  Once we outline those missing steps, we will cover how to make this into a properly functioning server.

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