Say what you will about Ubuntu, but its total footprint is rather minimal and yet manages to include most utilities needed to perform basic administrative tasks.
If you found this page you’re here for a very specific reason so I won’t go into details. On the MaaS server, start the iscsi service manually and you should be good: sudo /etc/init.d/tgt
So this is a stupid problem with a stupid solution.
I’m shuffling a few 1TB images from a Ubuntu machine to a Windows box. Thinking I’d be slick, I used sha1sum to calculate the SHA1 hash of the first image before sending.
Public Wi-Fi hotspots can sometimes be crippled to the point of unusability. Here’s how to “fix” them and make them more useful.
There are a lot of questions surrounding how to properly mount a CIFS share on a Linux machine. Most of them involve Ubuntu users.
This is a problem I probably made more complicated for myself than it needed to be. The solutions are quite simple.
Microsoft has gotten a lot of grief for not including a functional firewall until XP SP2, but Ubuntu’s is turned off by default! Here are three easy steps that will turn it on and protect your PC on public networks.
Had a bizarre problem with an instance– I cannot install updates or new software. Trying to hit the mirrors always times out. I tried replacing entries in /etc/apt/sources.list with just archive.ubuntu.com addresses but that didn’t work. The problem turned out… Continue Reading
I don’t have much time for games anymore, but on the rare occasion where I’m bored and have some time to kill, I tend to waste it all trying to get old games to work on new hardware.
If you invoke rdesktop with the -f flag (for fullscreen capability), to get out of it you need to use CTRL + ALT + Enter!
Here’s a simple fix to a common problem. You’re trying to launch X the same way you always have, but today of all days, you’re getting the following error: X: user not authorized to run the X server, aborting. The… Continue Reading