With the recent release of Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty” alpha 6 this last week I thought I’d outline some of the upcoming new features awaiting us this April. I’d love to hear from those of you that have already been using the alpha releases and tell us your experience with some of the features listed here.… Read More »
Some time ago I blogged about configuring Postfix to relay outgoing email through your gmail account. One of the commenters left a question asking how to achieve the same result, but use unique relays for each account attempting to send email. I’ve only just now been able to find time to write up an answer… Read More »
UPDATE: This post has been updated to include instructions for Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic”, 9.04 “Jaunty” and 8.10 “Intrepid” Based on this recent post regarding Getting Android’s Fonts on Ubuntu by Stefano Forenza I have installed these new fonts on my machine(s) and I’m enjoying them very much. I thought I’d pass on the instructions for… Read More »
I’ve been playing with Ubuntu 9.04 in VirtualBox and after installing the 9.04 Alpha 5 I noticed the new GDM Login screen. Things sure have come a long way since I started using Ubuntu in 5.04! Below is a screenshot of the new Login screen. Thoughts?
Based on much of the feedback in regards to my desire to blog about more than just Ubuntu I’d like to announce a secondary blog, blog.zelut.org. I’ve been using this site casually for the past few months, just for little things here and there, but I would like to try and focus now on expanding… Read More »
After toying with a few new themes I have activated one of them on this blog today. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the change. Better? Worse? Anything missing? Drop by, leave a comment, and tell me what you think. P.S. I know OpenID is broken. I’m looking into it..
I spent a little bit of time trying to find an answer to this today but I was unsuccessful. I’m hoping one of you will have the secret for me. Situation: I’ve configured my .ssh/config file with profile and port information for the many servers I connect to on a regular basis. Problem: One of… Read More »
Earlier today I found myself in a situation where one Ubuntu machine was missing an executable available on the second. After trying to guess the package name a few times without success I pulled this little number out of my bag of tricks: [email protected]:~$ dpkg -S $(which host) bind9-host: /usr/bin/host As you can see, this… Read More »
I’ve been doing some thinking about how I might be able to light a fire under this blog again and get back to a regular post schedule. I feel like I’ve exhausted much of the Ubuntu subect matter that this blog has generally focused on. In that regard I’ve been tempted to post a number… Read More »
At work we maintain over a hundred machines, most of which are regularly accessed via SSH by our developers. Due to the number of machines and the number of tasks that need completed, we found that many of the developers would often forget they were logged into a server and leave an idle SSH session… Read More »