Archive for the ‘Linux’ Category

Assign a static IP to Ubuntu (old config)

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 […]

Posted on October 10, 2012 at 23:44 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Linux · Tagged with: , , ,

Move the titlebar buttons to the right in Ubuntu 12.04

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.

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 0:36 by simon · Permalink · One Comment
In: Linux · Tagged with: , , ,

Add a new disk to a Linux system

This is the procedure I use to add a disk to any of my fedora / centos / redhat systems.

Posted on July 13, 2012 at 7:05 by simon · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Linux · Tagged with: , , , , , ,