Installing MythTV on Ubuntu Edgy

MythTV is an open source personal video recorder solution which allows you to record programmes from your TV and has an array of advanced features. Put simply, MythTV is the ultimate Linux media centre box.

Getting it set up however isn't always easy. You could use a custom MythTV Linux distribution like KnoppMyth, but if you've already got your Linux box set up, you may wish to just ...

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Get a daily overview of your system with Logwatch

Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise and CentOS systems (and possibly more distributions too) ship with a tool called Logwatch. Logwatch is absolutely invaluable if you're running a server of any kind as it allows you to stay up-to-date with what's going on inside your system.

As the name suggests, it watches the system's log files. Every day it will send you a digest email containing bits of information ...

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Learning the vi editor

The vi editor is one of the Unix text editing tools which goes back a long way. It's a very powerful editor, but that also means it can take quite a bit of time to learn and get used to.

There is actually a wikibook on the subject available at the Wikibooks site. It goes through how to use vi (usually one of its modern enhanced incarnations, like vim ...

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