Tag Archive: Ubuntu Server

Dec 21

How to: Shutdown or Restart an Ubuntu Server via SSH

How to: Shutdown or Restart an Ubuntu Server via SSH If you want to remotely restart or shutdown an Ubuntu Server when connected via SSH you simply need to know the following commands (and use them of course): sudo shutdown and sudo reboot   As always the accompanying man pages are a great resource:   Man …

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Dec 21

How to: Remote Desktop into an Ubuntu Server in Windows Azure

How to: Remote Desktop into an Ubuntu Server in Windows Azure Basically there are three parts to enabling a remote desktop session into an Ubuntu Server. But before we get into all that I feel the need to point this out: Ubuntu Server is sort of meant to run without a GUI and managed through …

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Dec 10

How to: Set the Timezone on Ubuntu Server

How to: Set the Timezone on Ubuntu Server If you are using a VM hosted with a public cloud provider you probably have realized that they generally are deployed using UTC as the default timezone. In Windows I was very familiar modifying that but now that I have deployed an Ubuntu server I wasn’t sure …

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Dec 04

How to: Run Ubuntu Server with a GUI?

How to: Run Ubuntu Server with a GUI? Windows Azure allows you to run several Linux distributions and one of them is Ubuntu Server. I have been trying to use Ubuntu to deploy a WordPress installation so I was playing with the Ubuntu images. Because I am new with this I realized there is no …

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