Month: January 2011

linux-mint-ubuntu

Remmina Remote Desktop Manager Vnc Rdp

after trying grdesktop, vino and vinagre .. which all worked but you had to use one program for each protocol .. i was looking for something similar to http://remotedesktopmanager.com … finding this blog entry http://blog.computer-tipps.info/2010/12/07/remmina-fernwartung-aus-einer-hand/ showed me that there is a programme to do just what i wanted … installing remmina as usual sudo aptitude …

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Disable Wireless (Wifi) By Default On Startup

booting the machine with the physical wireless switch enabled the wifi was always enabled but the wwan was not … as i would like to choose whether or not to enable any wireless connection i wanted to disable it by default … i started by disabling the option “Connect automatically” at my wireless connection .. …

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Replacing Openoffice With Libreoffice

when i saw the article http://drupal.txwikinger.me.uk/content/libreoffice-now-available-ppa-ubuntu-1010-and-1004 i followed the steps to remove openoffice sudo apt-get remove "openoffice*.*"sudo apt-get remove "openoffice*.*" add the new repository and update sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo aptitude updatesudo add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa sudo aptitude update installing libreoffice and the gnome-package sudo aptitude install libreoffice sudo aptitude install libreoffice-gnomesudo aptitude install libreoffice sudo aptitude …

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Iphone Installation To Sync Music With Rhythmbox And Enable Tethering

<note> i experienced an issue that the iphone won’t tether when i connect it the first time … i have to plug it in .. wait for it beeing mounted .. remove the usb cable .. and plug it in again … that way tethering works … </note> installing the needed packages for sync and …

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Installing Zend Server Ce

when trying to install zend server ce i got the following result: sudo aptitude install zend-ce The following NEW packages will be installed: apache2-mpm-prefork{a} apache2-utils{a} apache2.2-bin{a} apache2.2-common{a} libaio1{a} libapache2-mod-php5-zend-ce{a} libapr1{a} libaprutil1{a} libaprutil1-dbd-sqlite3{a} libaprutil1-ldap{a} libframework1-zend-ce{a} libicu36{a} libmcrypt4{a} libmhash2{a} liboci-zend{a} libpng3{a} libpq4{ab} libsqlite0{a} lighttpd-zend-ce{a} php-bcmath-zend-ce{a} php-bz2-zend-ce{a} php-calendar-zend-ce{a} php-ctype-zend-ce{a} php-curl-zend-ce{a} php-data-cache-zend-ce{a} php-debugger-zend-ce{a} php-dev-zend-ce{a} php-exif-zend-ce{a} php-fcgi-zend-ce{a} php-ftp-zend-ce{a} php-gd-zend-ce{a} php-gettext-zend-ce{a} …

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Change The Clock Date Applet In The Taskbar To Show A Custom Format

i did not like the default date time format to make it more readable like so i enabled all options in the general tab of the clocks preferences started up gnome configuration editor by running gconf-editorgconf-editor there navigated to /apps/panel/applets/clock/prefs/apps/panel/applets/clock/prefs and changed the key format to customcustom and entered the following into the key custom_format …

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Trackpoint Horizontal And Vertical Scrolling

first thing after installation was getting the trackpoint scroll button working therefore created the file .xsessionrc in the home-directory with the following content xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation" 8 1 xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Button" 8 2 xinput set-int-prop "TPPS/2 IBM TrackPoint" "Evdev Wheel Emulation Timeout" 8 200 …