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  1. http://askubuntu.com/questions/104706/how-to-sync-folders-on-different-partitions-symlink
    Use the mount --bind option instead of a symlink to get Ubuntu One to cross partitions which it otherwise won't do.
  2. http://askubuntu.com/questions/41302/how-to-connect-usb-monitor
    Sounds like it's a solution to the green screen on plugging in a usb monitor and getting a green screen.
  3. http://askubuntu.com/questions/64570/how-do-i-configure-the-screen-to-lock-when-i-close-the-lid
    Script that locks the screen when the lid is closed on ubuntu 11.10 plus. Awesome.
  4. http://bazaar-vcs.org/
    Bazaar is a distributed version control system available under the GPL. It supports upload of repos by ftp, rsync, sftp, etc. Repos can be hosted on a standard web server or by a bazaar specific server.
  5. http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2010/06/ecryptfs-backup-strategy.html
    One strategy to backup encrypted ecryptfs data as suggested by the author of ecryptfs. Useful and simple. Backup the metadata and the raw files with rsync.
  6. http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2011/04/introducing-ecryptfs-recover-private.html
    A critical utility for ecryptfs called ecryptfs-recover-private which automates and simplifies the process of recovering encrypted home directory data from Ubuntu.
  7. http://blog.rootshell.be/2009/03/27/yubikey-authentication-on-linux/
    Article explaining how to use yubipam to enable yubikey authentication on a linux machine. However, yubipam only supports single factor auth, username + token, no additional password.
  8. http://iamyouruser.blogspot.com/2009/03/ubuntu-eject-kindle.html
    Quick tip on how to eject an Amazon Kindle on Ubuntu. sudo eject Kindle (or appropriate device name if you changed it).
  9. http://info.iet.unipi.it/~luigi/dummynet/
    Dummnet simulates different network bandwidth rates and latencies by introducing delays or chokes, works on *nix flavours.
  10. http://learninginlinux.wordpress.com/2008/04/23/installing-ubuntu-804-with-full-disk-encryption/
    Walkthrough on setting up Ubuntu Hardy Heron with full disk encryption. Very handy. :)
  11. http://packages.ubuntu.com/
    The Ubuntu package list. One can find .debs to download here.
  12. http://pastebin.com/yPyK193a
    A different strategy to find an encrypted filename from an unencrypted filename under ecryptfs (Ubunut's encrypted home directory system).
  13. http://ph.ubuntuforums.com/showthread.php?t=335465
    Thread explaining how to share a wired internet connection over a wireless network in ad-hoc mode on ubuntu including dhcp setup.
  14. http://pleasanthacking.com/2012/01/02/making-ubuntu-11-10-and-12-04-behave-like-10-04/
    Walk through on how to get Unity to look like pre-unity, whatever that means. Involves changes to several config files, installing gnome-fallback, might be worth it failing alternatives.
  15. http://thunk.org/tytso/blog/2009/02/20/aligning-filesystems-to-an-ssds-erase-block-size/
    Useful article on setting up a hard drive to get best use out of an SSD. One to watch when upgrading to 11.04 probably.
  16. http://tombuntu.com/index.php/2009/03/17/introduction-to-the-xmonad-tiling-window-manager/
    User friendly introduction to xmonad, a tiling window manager. Seems much more accessible now having read this. :-)
  17. http://ubuntu-tutorials.com/2007/08/17/7-steps-to-an-encrypted-partition-local-or-removable-disk/
    A tutorial on setting up encrypted partitions in Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10). Goes into some detail as to what each command does. Useful.
  18. http://ubuntu-tutorials.com/2008/11/01/vmware-server-107-on-ubuntu-810-intrepid-2627-7-generic/
    How to instal VMWare 1.0.7 on Ubuntu 8.10. Includes link to a recent version of the any-any patch.
  19. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=6431157
    A thread I started on how to measure ssh bandwidth usage for evaluating satellite internet on the ubuntu forums.
  20. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1364460
    Ultra helpful article that allowed me to manually set a resolution of 1280x1024 on a VGA monitor with the command xrandr --newmode "1280x1024_60.00" 109.00 1280 1368 1496 1712 1024 1027 1034 1063 -hsync +vsync &&xrandr --addmode VGA1 1280x1024_60.00` `
  21. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=779934
    How to install VMWare (1.0.5) on Ubuntu 8.04. Worked like a charm. :)
  22. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=797059
    Installing NetworkManager 0.7 from svn in Ubuntu Hardy 8.04. Includes details on how to add a repo and then some troubleshooting.
  23. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=852216
    How to restore encrypted partitions on the ubuntu forums. Could be useful if needing to restore from a backup of an encrypted disk.
  24. http://users.piuha.net/martti/comp/ubuntu/en/cryptolvm.html
    A detailed how-to, including screenshots, on setting up an encrypted LVM in Ubuntu. This approach creates one single encrypted LVM and then multiple partitions within it (as well as an unencrypted boot partition). Easy to follow, useful reading.
  25. http://vsftpd.beasts.org/
    A very secure, fast, light, extensible ftp server. user_sub_token is the option to investigate.

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