Presented are some short notes for installing Cloudera CDH4 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running as a guest OS on Oracle’s VirtualBox. For those unfamiliar with Cloudera and CDH, CDH is Cloudera’s 100% open source Hadoop distribution. What is documented here is not a complete tutorial, but rather pieces of information to be used in conjunction with the product’s documentation. Use these tips to make the installation of Cloudera on Ubuntu easier.
After upgrading one of my desktops from Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04 to Karmic 9.10, I was left with a system that wouldn’t boot. Dynamic Kernel Module Support (DKMS) was not rebuilding the existing NVIDIA and Virtual Box modules that were in place before the upgrade. A scan through the system logs led to the conclusion that the kernel headers were not installed as part of the kernel image upgrade. Continue reading “Karmic Upgrade – Failing Module Rebuilds”
Configuration guide for running Cruise behind Apache with SSL on Ubuntu Linux. Continue reading “KB: Running Cruise behind Apache with SSL on Ubuntu”
I discovered a strange little problem the other day. I just completed my install of ThoughtWorks Cruise on a server running Ubuntu 8.04 LTS. In case you haven’t heard of it, Cruise is a continuous integration and release management system. Everything appeared to be running correctly; so I proceeded to setup a pipeline for an Android project I was working on.
Android uses Ant to build and manage a project outside an IDE such as Eclipse. This looked like a no brainer using Cruise’s <ant> task. I had Ant 1.7.1 installed with the following lines in my server’s /etc/environment file:
Continue reading “Cruise and Ubuntu System Wide Environment Settings”
Configuration guide for running Mingle behind Apache with SSL on Ubuntu Linux. Continue reading “KB: Running Mingle behind Apache with SSL on Ubuntu”
Configuration guide for the administration of WordPress over SSL on Ubuntu Linux. Continue reading “KB: Secure WordPress Administration on Ubuntu”
Guide for hard drive cloning on Ubuntu Linux. Continue reading “KB: Hard Drive Cloning on Ubuntu”
Install XDebug for use with XAMPP on Ubuntu Linux.
Continue reading “KB: XAMPP XDebug Install on Ubuntu”
XAMPP SSL Configuration on Ubuntu Linux.
Continue reading “KB: XAMPP SSL Configuration on Ubuntu”
To recursively remove .svn directories from the current working directory directory (Unix only):
rm -rf `find . -name .svn`