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I was tasked with running a Minecraft server at work (Great job isn’t it?). Here are the steps to setup a Vanilla Minecraft server on Slackware.

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Trying to determine how much memory is free on a Linux machine is not as straight forward as it is on Windows. While Windows attempts to keep as much memory free as possible, Linux trys to keep as much memory used as possible. Here is how to determine how much memory is actually free and in use on your Linux machine.

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Adding users and domain groups to local groups is easy with the GUI. However the GUI will not add local groups to existing groups. You must use the NET command for that.

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SSH is great for secure remote access and if you happen to connect to multiple machines then you will need multiple keys, especially if you are doing a password-less connection. Here is how to keep all your certificates nice and tidy.

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You are backing up your personal files, now what about the database. Databases are just as susceptible to hard disk failures, viruses, and accidental deletion as your personal data. Maybe even more so if your database is getting frequent updates. In this post we will cover the back up and recovery of a MySQL database.

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