By default, UbuntuOne does not work behind a proxy. To make it work, you have to install ubuntuone-client-proxy (sudo apt-get install -y ubuntuone-client-proxy ), then restart the UbuntuOne. Now there is one more ubuntuone related process running in background. ps aux | grep ubuntuone jchen 8688 2.7 1.4 180816 56852 ? Sl 13:20 0:01 /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/ubuntuone-control-panel-qt … Continue reading Use UbuntuOne behind proxy
Somehow, my default terminal has been changed to terminator after I upgraded to 13.10. Here is the way to change it back in command sudo update-alternatives --config x-terminal-emulator To review all the default application settings: sudo update-alternatives --all
Evernote and GDrive are my two favourite Cloud tools. Unfortunately, either of them currently has the official client. But there are a couple unofficial clients which work well in Ubunu. Nevernote and Everpad are for Evernote, Grive and Insync are for GDrive. Personally, I prefer Nevernote and Grive.How to install Nevernote in Ubuntu:sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vincent-c/nevernotesudo apt-get … Continue reading Install Evernote and Gdrive client in Ubuntu
For those users who have already gotten used to the Windows desktop style (e.g. Start button, Taskbar at the bottom, minimize/maximize/close button at the right top). Here is how to make the Ubuntu Gnome desktop work in the similar style. 1) Super + Left Alt + Right click the panel that you want to edit, … Continue reading Windows Style Ubuntu Desktop
Follow the same process described in Create Windows instance in AWS to build the Linux instance. The only two differences are the security group settings and the remote connection method. 1) Create a new security group to allow the SSH (and VNC) inbound traffic. 2) There are 3 ways to connect to the remote Linux … Continue reading Create Linux instance in AWS
I installed a Ubuntu 12.04 desktop by using the 12.04.2 alternate CD. After generated a distribution iso, I found the disk encryption feature was not included in the custom install process. To make the new iso support disk encryption, I wrote a script. Here is how it works: 1) Boot from the live CD. 2) … Continue reading Encrypt disk in Ubuntu
I finally made Lync work in Ubuntu. Here is the steps:1) Install the SIPE plugin - 'sudo apt-get install pidgin-sipe'.2) Run 'NSS_SSL_CBC_RANDOM_IiV=0 pidgin &'.3) Add the Lync account, then enable it.