It’s rather trivial task for people who use Ubuntu for a long time but newbies usually have problems with adding program to startup if location of the program is unknown or it is required to specify full path to the program somewhere e.g. when opening… Read More »Find location of the program in Ubuntu
In order to convert WMA file into MP3 format in Ubuntu (or Debian) you should install the following requirements first: 1. mplayer (sudo aptitude install mplayer) 2. lame (sudo aptitude install lame) 3. win32 codecs (sudo aptitude install ubuntu-restricted-extras) and then convert file.wma into file.mp3… Read More »Convert WMA to MP3 in Ubuntu
Well, let’s imagine rather trivial situation: you have Linux router connected to Internet via e.g. ADSL modem and some local network comprising several computers and servers connected to that router via switches and/or Wi-Fi access points. Done? Ok. There is one public IP assigned to… Read More »FTP port forwarding using Linux router
Q: How to disable auto-negotiation option of my network interface card and set up half/full duplex mode manually from Linux command line (CLI)? By the way, how to see current settings? A: There are several Linux utilities coming with almost any distribution including Debian, Ubuntu,… Read More »FAQ: How to change Duplex and/or Auto-Negotiation NIC settings in Linux?
Q: I was compiling kernel using GNU Screen utility but something happened during the compilation and I want to see full error’s output but I can’t just scrollback using Ctrl+PageUp. How to scrollback in GNU Screen? A: In GNU Screen press Ctrl + a +… Read More »FAQ: How to scrollback in GNU SCREEN?
Below is the link list to essential Cisco related cheat sheets (collection of notes or quick reference guides whatever). By the way, we don’t recommend to cheat anything and/or do a cheating of any sort by means of using these materials 😉 1. Cisco IOS… Read More »15+ “must have” Cisco Cheat Sheets
Q: How can I disable one or several keys of my laptop keyboard in Linux? When I press DELETE key it gets stuck and deletes everything 🙂
A: No problem! You can use the following command to remap or disable any key of your keyboard:
xmodmap -e 'keycode <value>=<action>'
For example, run the following to disable your DELETE key:
xmodmap -e 'keycode 107='. BTW you can get keycode that corresponds to certain keyboard button by using simple command
The full list of available keycodes and actions assigned to them on UK keyboard is below…
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Well, IBM publishes a new article about useful Unix command line habits as a follow-up to Michael Stutz’s article. I promise that after reading this article you will say something like “A-ha, I didn’t know you could do that!” 🙂 Here is the part of… Read More »Another 10 good Unix habits to pickup
Why one should want to install Gnome in Ubuntu as it comes with this distribution by default? The answer is rather short: it works for Ubuntu server initially installed without X window manager. Here you go: sudo aptitude install ubuntu-desktop gdm When done you can… Read More »Ubuntu: Install Gnome
Historically domain controllers (DCs) were Windows servers responding to security authentication requests (logging in, etc.) within the Windows Server domain. Today Samba project goes beyond emulating Windows shares and can be used as Primary Domain Controller in Windows network. To help people who are under… Read More »OpenLDAP + Samba Domain Controller on Debian or Ubuntu