Monthly Archives: December 2011

How to roll your own Debian based Linux distro

Goal To build a minimal Debian based Linux system with a fully functional bash shell, TCP/IP networking with DHCP client and apt setup to be able to install any package from the Debian repositories. The resulting system will use about … Continue reading

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How to move MySQL data directory in Ubuntu Server

By default, the MySQL data is placed in /var/lib/mysql, which is a reasonable default. However, sometimes you want to place it somewhere else, such as on an other file system. Using a symlink doesn’t seem to work, so you have … Continue reading

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