Free Linux distribution from RedHat, much more up to date. Better for Desktop.
Note this tutorial sets up two seperate solr applications in tomcat, not multi core in one java application.
ApacheSolr for Drupal 6 improves on the out-of-the-box search experience for Drupal users. The easiest way to get Solr running on your Drupal web site is to use the hosted service provided by Acquia; it is way easier than running your own Solr. You simply point your queries to their Solr server and you’re done.
When my sons IPod was taken from our house I decided it was time to setup video surveillance of our home.
I first select the IPcam FI8918w and have it FTP images to my Fedora server.
For my Android phones and Tablets IP Cam Viewer is a great application. The pro version does support two way audio and cost $3.99
I found out that audio support on the Iphone is limited with this camera, the Baby monitor app does include audio but it costs $6.99.
To get audio to work with Firefox you must first download and install the Mozilla plugin from videolan.org as mentioned on this support page.
Next, I plan to evaluate ZoneMinder on Fedora so I can control the motion detion actions better. Update after trying all day to get ZoneMinder to work on Fedora 11 I gave up. Now I am trying it on my other server which is Fedora 14, things are going better so far.
So, here's a simple step to add a swap space (Read more for details):
I like to start by following these guides, with a few short cuts and additions:
This is a great screen by screen guide to help you download and install Fedora
After installing Fedora 14 the big short cut is to use easyLife, download and install easyLife for Fedora here. This provides one application that you can use to add all the "not completly opensource" stuff you really need to make Fedora useful. Things like the following list are just a couple of clicks away:
In my Drupal status report I get the following message:
Your server is capable of displaying file upload progress, but does not have the required libraries. It is recommended to install the PECL uploadprogress library
So I decided to enable this on my Fedora server (same for CentOS), since I will probably need to do this on more servers, here are the steps it takes:
# yum install php-devel# pecl install uploadprogress
if you get: pecl: command not found then you will need to run:
# yum install pear
Note: I found out this did not work because the name is now php-pear so use:
# yum install php-pear
I'm a fan of Fedora and Ubuntu, but for different reasons. Fedora, while unpolished, is a solid distro for adventurous Linux users and developers who want to be on the bleeding edge. Power users deserve a good distro that is usable and feature-complete without a lot of polish or distraction - and that's what Fedora is.Ubuntu is the flip side. It's very polished, closing in on Apple in terms of usability and applications. It's not quite there yet, but getting closer and certainly a persuasive distro for people switching from Windows. If you're looking to get a friend started with Linux, don't hesitate to begin with Ubuntu.
wget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/remi-release-11.rpm rpm -Uvh remi-release-11.rpmwget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/remi-release-11.rpm rpm -Uvh remi-release-11.rpm
To update Firefox, you must enable the repo, as it is disabled by default
yum --enablerepo=remi update firefox