I use IPython notebook for processing numerical experiments results and plotting. The default Python 3 in Ubuntu 14.04 is 3.4, so it is easier to install really up-to-date bunch of software.
Full set of commands you need to install recent ipython notebook, numpy, scipy, etc in virtual environment almost without affecting shiny-new Ubuntu 14.04.
This note describes installation of Bittorrent Sync on Ubuntu. Tutorial was tested on Ubuntu 12.04, but it must work for all Debian-based systems. Read full btsync manual for advanced information.
Firstly you need to install webserver, php-related stuff and database server (we use PostgreSQL).
apt-get install -y php5-fpm nginx postgresql php5-pgsql
To enable tun device in OpenVZ containers tun module - needs to be loaded in the host system (in my case CentOS 6.4) - containter (in my case Ubuntu Server 12.04) must be allowed to use tun
This howto is based on two sources: Official wiki and Amutu blog entry. In short, the main difficulty is in bridge network configuration: correct network configuration doesn’t work in CentOS 6.4 while NetworkManager is running. I compiled official documentation and fix found in Amutu blog here in one entry.