How to install Cacti (Monitoring tool) on ubuntu 14.04 server

Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool’s data storage and graphing functionality. Cacti provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features out of the box. All of this is wrapped in an intuitive, easy to use interface that makes sense for LAN-sized installations up to complex networks with hundreds of devices.


Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 381

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #381 for the week August 25 – 31, 2014, and the full version is available here.
In this issue we cover:

Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) beta-1 released!
Ubuntu Stats
Need a different architecture? Ask Juju for it!
Lubuntu Blog: LXPanel 0.7.0 released
Nicholas Skaggs: Ubuntu Phone Translations Needed
Xubuntu: Laptop users, Fix available for the black screen on unlock bug
Zygmunt Krynicki: Checkbox Project Insights
Daniel Pocock: Welcoming libphonenumber to Debian and Ubuntu
Kubuntu Wire: Kubuntu on LinkedIn
Unity8 & Mir update Aug 26, 2014
Saving on download day: Caching location specific pages
NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Uses Ubuntu to Plan for the Exploration of Alien Planets
Ubuntu Wallpaper Contest Closes, These Are Our 8 Faves
Canonical Has Yet To Land X.Org Server 1.16 For Ubuntu 14.10
Full Circle Magazine #88
Featured Audio and Video
Weekly Ubuntu Development Team Meetings
Upcoming Meetings and Events
Updates and Security for 10.04, 12.04 and 14.04
And much more!

The issue of The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter is brought to you by:

Elizabeth K. Joseph
John Mahoney
Jose Antonio Rey
And many others

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Microsoft & AMD Release C++ AMP Compiler With Linux Support

AMD and Microsoft jointly released C++ AMP version 1.2 compiler that supports Linux alongside Windows. Ubuntu is the officially supported distribution at this time…

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Preview: AMD's FX-9590 Eight-Core At Up To 5.0GHz On Linux

Since last year AMD’s had the FX-9590 as the top-end Vishera CPU that can top out at 5.0GHz with its Turbo Frequency, but initially this processor was only available to OEM system builds. Over time the OEM version of the FX-9590 became available to consumers while earlier this summer AMD launched a retail version of the FX-9590 that included the eight-core CPU with a closed-loop water cooling solution. Today we’re reviewing this highest-end Vishera CPU to see how it compares to other AMD and Intel processors on Ubuntu Linux.

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Ambiance & Radiance Colors Themes Updated With Xfce Fixes

Quick update for Ambiance & Radiance Colors fans: the theme pack was updated (version 14.04.6) today with quite a few Xfce fixes such as: fixed window borders on non-Debian distros, fixed Xfce GTK3 indicator background and more.For those not familiar with Ambiance & Radiance Colors, this is a theme pack that provides Ubuntu’s Ambiance and Radiance themes in 12 color variations: blue, brown, graphite, green, orange – different from the default orange -, pink, purple, red and yellow, aqua, teal and manila. The theme pack supports Unity, Xfce, MATE, Cinnamon and GNOME Flashback (doesn’t work properly with GNOME Shell).Changes in Ambiance & Radiance Colors 14.04.6:Xfce: fixed issues with window borders not being rendered properly on Fedora, Arch and Slackware (basically non-Debian distros had a bug for some reason);Xfce: the window borders and menu now blend properly;Xfce: added a work-around (solid color) to get the GTK3 Indicator background in Xfce / Xubuntu to render properly because the Xfce GTK3 Indicator doesn’t support gradients (tip: use a solid background in the Xfce panel settings to get a consistent-looking panel);Xfce: various Radiance theme fixes for better compatibility;All supported desktop environments (Unity, Xfce, MATE, Cinnamon): the toolbar / menubar / toolbar should now blend

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Pushbullet Indicator Gets (Partial) Universal Copy & Paste Support

Pushbullet Indicator was updated today with a cool new feature: it now partially supports Pushbullet’s recent universal copy & paste feature.Universal Copy & Paste allows you to copy a link or some text from a device and paste it on another device. For now, this feature only works one way with Pushbullet Indicator: you can copy a link or some text on your Android device and then paste it on your Ubuntu desktop, but it doesn’t work the other way around, because the Pushbullet API doesn’t allow this for now. Note: this feature currently only works with Android but the Pushbullet devs are working on getting it on iOS too.For those not familiar with Pushbullet, this is a service that lets you easily send files, links, notes, lists, etc. from your iOS or Android device to your desktop or the other way around.  It can be used via Chrome / Firefox extensions and for Windows there’s also a desktop app. Because there was no native Linux app, Lorenzo from created an Ubuntu AppIndicator (and a Nautilus / Nemo extension as a companion for the AppIndicator) to easily use Pushbullet in Ubuntu. Besides sending stuff from your mobile device to

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Nautilus / Nemo `Folder Color` Extension Gets Support For Custom Colors

Folder Color is a tool that lets you easily change folders icon color, available for Nautilus and unofficially, for Nemo file manager.The purpose of this tool is not to completely change the color of your icon theme but to allow you to easily spot a certain folder or to mark some folders. For instance, you can change your last holiday pictures folder to green so you can spot it easily, change some important folder icon color to black, organize your music folders by using different colors for various artists, organize your documents folders and so on.Folder Color was updated to version 0.0.16 today, the new version bringing just one, but important, new feature (along with some bug fixes): you can now choose any color for each folder:The old predefined colors are still available so you can continue to select from the default black, blue, brow, cyan, green, grey, orange, pink, purple, red, white and yellow.The extension uses scalable icons and supports restoring the original icon (simply right click the icon in Nemo / Nautilus and select Folder Color > Default). However, it’s important to mention that the extension only works properly with the default Ubuntu icon theme (Humanity) as well

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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 574

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: First impressions of Ubuntu Kylin 14.04 "Enhanced" News: Haiku developers consider adopting Linux kernel, GNOME and KDE improve Wayland support, PC-BSD updates Lumina, Linux turns 23 and GParted 10 Questions and answers: Working with Bash completion Released last week: 4Mlinux 9.1, Kali….

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Ubuntu 14.10's Lack Of X.Org Server 1.16 Gets Blamed On AMD

Yesterday I wrote about Ubuntu 14.10 not yet having X.Org Server 1.16 even though the first beta was issued this week and there’s been a testing package repository for more than one month. This lack of X.Org Server 1.16 thus far is apparently due to AMD with not yet having a supportive Catalyst driver…

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Setup QCOW2 standard CentOS 7 cloud image to work with 2 VLANs on IceHouse ML2&OVS&GRE System

Notice, that same schema would work for any F20 or Ubuntu QCOW2 cloud images via qemu-nbd mount and increasing number of NICs interface files up to 2,3,… Approach suggested down here is universal. Any cinder volume been built up on updated glance image ( 2 NICs ready ) would be 2 NICs ready as well