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To find out which version Ubuntu is installed simply type the following in to a console:
If you’ve accidentally broken your /etc/fstab file and rebooted and found yourself in the repair console. You might run into some issues while trying to fix it.
Here is a quick guide on how to install CIFS and use it to mount SMB shares (aka Windows shares) in Ubuntu. This is tested on Ubuntu 12.04 but should work on most recent versions as well as other Debian releases.
In: Linux · Tagged with: cifs, linux, mount, shares, smb, Ubuntu, umount
I have a QNAP NAS (which is an excellent bit kit by the way), and I have 2 servers running ESXi 4 and 5 respectively. I had some free time tonight so finally got around to setting up both an NFS and an iSCSI datastore on the NAS. I was curious as to which would […]
To change the layout of the keyboard in ubuntu 12.04 use the following command: sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration
It took me a while to figure out how to change the timezone in Ubuntu 12.04. it wasn’t at all intuituve, so to save you the bother here are the commands you’ll need:
When installing a new Ubuntu system it sets up the network cards to use DHCP by default. I like to give my servers a static address. So here are the instructions detailing how to assign a static IP to Ubuntu. These instructions were written with Ubuntu 12.04 in mind, though will probably work on most […]
In: Linux · Tagged with: DHCP, IP, linux, Ubuntu
If like me you don’t like the way that Ubuntu is looking more and more like OSX these days here is something you can do to help restore some normality back to your desktop.
In: Linux · Tagged with: button, linux, titlebar, Ubuntu
This is the procedure I use to add a disk to any of my fedora / centos / redhat systems.