I have been tinkering with linux distros for a while now, my favourite (generally) would have to be Ubuntu. It is one of the few that installs quickly and simply on most of my systems here. A package I also
In a nutshell edit the file /etc/apt/sources.list You can edit it from the command line ( http://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/CommandLine ) or use the GUI from the Ubuntu desktop: System –> Administration –> Software Properties and add to the repositories by adding a
To securely administer your Ubuntu Server remotely, you need to install SSH server. SSH provides you with a secure connection to your server and allows you to run commands all as if you were logged in at the terminal itself.
IMHO RAR is a dying archive format, except in the torrent and related warez world. Why? I don’t know. But what I do know (now) is how to install RAR for linux under Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy) and this is it: