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What read/write speed should I expect when writing a file to unix box over cat5e cable? [closed]

Right now the read is at 40+ megabytes/second and the write is around 1.5 megabytes/second. Is that to be expected or should I do more diagnosing? It seems awfully slow... My setup: Macbook Pro ...
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Mac mini as linux server, no keyboard and usb boot [closed]

I am going to buy a mac mini (mid 2010 no server edition) and use it as linux server (i think i will use ubuntu server as distribution on it). I never had any mac so sorry if i ask some newbie/dummy ...
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1answer
117 views

Setting “say” alias for espeak on Ubuntu Linux

I'm trying to make a compatible "say" command on Linux. So far this works: alias say='echo "$1" | espeak -s 120 2>/dev/null' I'm adding this to /etc/bash.bashrc. Problem is, this say is called ...
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Samba is faster than NFS when accessing from Mac, any reason

Refer to this question (closed): Sharing folder from Linux to Mac, Samba or NFS?, most people suggested that NFS is faster and therefore I did a quick test: MacBook Pro / OSX Lion Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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152 views

PHP Script Issue While Running

I have the following PHP script for in-app purchase verification for an iPhone app. However, the script (from chrismaddern) runs effectively on localhost (mac) and does not run or give any output on ...
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How to backup an HFS+ partition using Ubuntu

i need to mount via AFP an HFS+ partition (Mac) and Backup it to an external drive, using Ubuntu. The problem is that in Nautilus i can 'view' the drive using afp:\myserver_ip but when i launch a ...
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Is it a good idea to install ubuntu server on mac mini server machine? [closed]

I bought this to do LAMP development, but I'm tired of all the restrictions and simplicity that comes with Mac Lion Server, I wanna install ubuntu server on that machine and say good bye to all the ...
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1answer
365 views

Does Mac OS X Cache Private Keys for SSH?

I have SSH key-based authentication setup to connect to a remote server from my Macbook Air. The private key was originally stored in ~/.ssh/id_rsa, but I have since moved that file to a secure ...
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mac os x ssh keys - remote machine names

I'm working on getting keys set up so I can easily log in to my servers. I know I can do things like: "ssh user@example.com", but I have some servers that don't have a domain name. They have ip ...
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1answer
641 views

Reboot after power failure for Mac running Ubuntu (server)

I have Ubuntu 10.04.1 (Lucid) running on a 2010 Mac Mini (4,1). It's a server, so I want it to be able to restart after a power failure ("server mode"). In Mac OS X, you can check "Start up ...
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Mac Packaging: proposal for a new method(suggestions please) [closed]

Macports is the only packaging system I have checked out on the Mac and I dont like it.(it needs all its applications installed in a particular location. Thats probably the reason why it showed ...
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Ubuntu Server running VNC

I have access to four computers: 1 Ubuntu Server desktop (Version 10.04) 1 Mac Mini (Snow Leopard) 1 Windows desktop (Windows 7) 1 Windows laptop (Windows Vista) The first three will always be on ...
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Have Ubuntu 9.10 desktop, just got Macbook Pro. Share over Samba, NFS, other?

As the title says, I have and love my Ubuntu 9.10 desktop (use it for programming). Just got a Macbook Pro (Snow Leopard) and stuff like Documents, etc, trying to figure out easiest way to share my ...
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673 views

Webalizer geolocation on Mac

I have installed Webalizer on Ubuntu with Synaptic Package Manager and it works just fine. Then I installed Webalizer on Mac (10.6.2) with http://webalizer.darwinports.com/. But geolocation does not ...