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How To Reset MySQL Root Password

The other day I needed to reset the root password for a mysql database because I forgot it (oops!). Fortunately, there is a simple solution to resetting the root password in mysql. The first thing you need to

SSH Login to a Server Without a Password

There is another way to login to a Linux / Ubuntu server other than the usual entering a password. It is known as Key Authentication, which is actually more secure than using a password to login to

Install Rivendell in Ubuntu 12.04 With Remote Audio Store

Rivendell is an Open Source radio broadcast automation software which we are using at WVMC for our students to learn on our FCC Part 15 radio station, Campus Radio. In the past, I have had trouble installing

Reset Forgotten Password in Ubuntu

I was recently given a laptop with Ubuntu linux on it, but they forgot the password. Here is how to reset a forgotten password in Ubuntu. When the computer starts booting, press the [Esc] key. This will

Watch Netflix In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

In the past, it was difficult at best to watch Netflix on a PC running Ubuntu. The reason is that Netflix uses HTML5 and Encrypted Media Extensions so as to prevent piracy. This required  access to various

x11vnc Remote Control in Ubuntu 12.04 with Xfce Desktop

Recently I was working on an Ubuntu project that required the use of the Xfce desktop instead of Ubuntu’s default unity desktop. One thing I needed was to have remote access to the desktop. Instead of using