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Desktop Tips

  • Linux to Linux Communication I'm setting here chatting with myself and I like it.I'm connected to a remote linux box via SSH and VNC testing out different messaging and dialog programs ...
    Posted Oct 30, 2014, 7:15 PM by Joe Bieber
  • Access to CUPS web interface Create group and add user to group$ sudo groupadd printadmin$ sudo usermod -aG printadmin USERNAMEEdit the /etc/cups/cupsd.conf and add this line:     SystemGroup printadminRestart CUPS$ sudo ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2014, 5:39 AM by Joe Bieber
  • Using nfs instead of sshfs So I decided to use nfs instead of sshfs to connect to my network shares and I'm glad I did. I have a FreeNAS file server and have both ...
    Posted Oct 25, 2014, 8:31 AM by Joe Bieber
  • Map Dropbox folder to nfs share I have my Dropbox folder on a network share. I did this because I didn't want to sync all my Dropbox data every time I switch to a different ...
    Posted Oct 25, 2014, 8:12 AM by Joe Bieber
  • Getting Shotwell to work correctly on Linux Mint or Ubuntu Gnome Using Shotwell was nice on Ubuntu 14.04. I was able to easily post photos to PicasaWeb and Facebook. When I switched to Ubuntu Gnome, the online account system was ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2014, 12:02 PM by Joe Bieber
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  • Basics - Changing IP To change the IP address of a networking adapter, you need to modify the /etc/network/interfaces file. Open a terminal and use your favorite text editor to make your ...
    Posted Oct 7, 2012, 9:36 PM by Joe Bieber
  • Basics - ifconfig To display network settings in a terminal on Linux, use ifconfig, not to be confused with the Windows command ipconfig, which basically does the same thing in a Windows environment ...
    Posted Oct 7, 2012, 9:29 PM by Joe Bieber
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Terminal Tips

  • OS Architecture To find your Linux installation architecture (32 or 64bit) among other info...uname -a
    Posted Nov 8, 2012, 7:38 PM by Joe Bieber
  • Update To update your Debian-based Linux distro, you can use apt-get in a terminal.Update apt:sudo apt-get updateInstall packages:sudo apt-get upgrade
    Posted Nov 8, 2012, 7:36 PM by Joe Bieber
  • Executing Files For shell -switchesorsudo sh -switchesFor .bin files./filename.bin -switches
    Posted Nov 8, 2012, 7:33 PM by Joe Bieber
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  • Repair a broken GRUB bootloader Boot to a Linux live CD.From the live CD, Use Gparted or Gnome-disk-utility to find which partiton holds your Linux OS and mount it.sudo mount /dev/sda# /mntBind mount the following from your Linux partition.for i in /sys /proc /run /dev; do sudo mount --bind "$i" "/mnt$i"; donechroot to your Linux installationsudo chroot /mntUpdate GRUBupdate-grubInstall GRUB to the MBRgrub-install /dev/sdaUpdate GRUB again for good measureupdate-grub Exit and rebootexitsudo rebootHopefully all is well.
    Posted Apr 15, 2013, 1:13 PM by Joe Bieber
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