#10.10 Articles

  • 2011-05-23
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Upgrade Ubuntu 10.10 to Natty

Saw this note today in the MOTD - that I can upgrade with do-release-upgrade. Official instructions/details from Ubuntu and here is another quality post on unixtutorial. My Ubuntu 10.10 is running inside a VMWare Workstation Virtual Machine on my Windows 7 x64. I did it over ssh with 'sudo …

Making use of IBM Laptop T40 – Part 4

Logging in! Wireless worked straight from the start. It says that my battery probably is broken (only 28% capacity). Some 2.6~GB is used by the default installation out of my 40GB disk. 1.6GB for swap. Step 1 - set up Synergy. This is so I don't have to …

  • 2011-02-27
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Time Sync for Linux VMs in VMWare Workstation

You may have seen in my previous post about EyeOS that I tried many things to get time in sync on the virtual OS. It was drifting lots of time and after a few hours it was an hour behind. Google tells me this is quite common but I …

  • 2011-02-10
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Ubuntu 10.10 + VMWare + Irssi

How small VM can you make if you are only going to use it to run Irssi in a screen? OS: Ubuntu 10.10 x64 Virtual Kernel Hypervisor: VMWare Workstation Disk - no logs - 1.10GB is what my previous took, with samba, so probably less but 1.1 should be …

  • 2011-02-08
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File share from Ubuntu 10.10 with Windows 7 Client

Figured I would give this a shot and see how this is done in Linux. Overview 1x Ubuntu 10.10 VM in VMWare Workstation. Installed with virtual kernel. 1x Windows 7 VM. All updates. Not going to go through the installations in this post, just the domain/LDAP part. See …

  • 2011-02-07
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Ubuntu 10.10 Minimal Virtual Kernel + VMWare Workstation

To install Ubuntu 10.10 with a virtual kernel instead of the normal one = good, less stuff installed that you may not need. When setting up the install, do not use the easy install. Chose to install an OS later. Set up bridged/nat depending on which one you want …

  • 2011-02-05
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EyeOS - Cloud Desktop in your browser - Part 2

After my first comment ever by Adrian from the eyeOS forum I will now try this again and try not to install eyeOS wrongly by following a guide! 1/ Because I also tried to install cactii on the same VM the other day - and after that I saw some nasty …