Securing An Opensim Ubuntu Server

Securing An Opensim Ubuntu Server is not a comprehensive article. Instead, it is an accompaniment to the series of blogs I have written about running Opensim on Ubuntu. Yet nothing in this article is specific to opensimulator. The processes described can be applied to any Linux server, though the setup...Read more

Ubuntu Opensim Server Backup.

This article looks at Ubuntu Opensim Server Backup. It covers how to do to so adequately while being affordable. Previous and Related Articles The guide is written to accompany Grid backups and oar files on the Fire And Ice Grid blog. Additionally, it follows on from Setup Ubuntu 20.04 for...Read more

Automated Opensim Startup and Shutdown

Introduction to Automated Opensim Startup and Shutdown Automated Opensim startup and shutdown tutorial. This is an alternate approach to the Opensimulator wiki pages. This tutorial aims to give greater flexibility and improve ease of use. Written for Ubuntu but suitable for many Linux distributions. Additionally, the system described here is...Read more

Opensim with multiple Robust services on Ubuntu

Introduction – Setup opensim with multiple robust services Opensim with multiple robust services on Ubuntu is covered on the opensimulator wiki; however, it is not included in detail. Some of the services do not separate well (in my experience). This article follows on from Setup Ubuntu 20.04 for Opensimulator. Ubuntu...Read more

Setup Ubuntu 20.04 for Opensimulator

Introduction. Opensimulator is often referred to as just Opensim and can be set up on multiple operating systems. Even when it is set up on the same operating system, there are many ways to set up and configure opensimulator. This article is specifically written to setup Ubuntu 20.04 for Opensimulator....Read more

Experimenting with Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

Experimenting with Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa has been this weeks task. I have blogged previously about my Ubuntu Server Upgrade Considerations. With the release of a Beta version, I attempted an upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04. 18.04 to 20.04 Ubuntu Desktop Upgrade Disaster This wasn’t on the server version but...Read more

Will virtual learning after COVID-19 continue?

The outbreak of COVID-19 has moved almost all students to a virtual learning platform. Will virtual learning continue after COVID-19 continue? I am studying for a Meng in Computer Science at the University of Hull and actively prefer virtual learning. Academic Benefits of virtual learning Academically I find the virtual...Read more

Ubuntu Server Upgrade Considerations

With Ubuntu 20.04 on the horizon, Ubuntu Server upgrade considerations are on my mind. My experience of release upgrades with Ubuntu desktop is less than desirable. Moving from Ubuntu server 18.04 to 20.04 will be my first experience using Ubuntu Server. One option I am considering is setting up an...Read more