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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.hostilefork.com/sharing-nfs-into-virtualbox/
    This got me started sharing filesystems over NFS from an OSX host to an Ubuntu guest.
  8. 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.
  9. 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).
  10. http://info.iet.unipi.it/~luigi/dummynet/
    Dummnet simulates different network bandwidth rates and latencies by introducing delays or chokes, works on *nix flavours.
  11. http://kodi.wiki/view/NFS#NFS_sharing_from_OS_X
    This provided the extra info to get NFS working from OSX host to Ubuntu guest.
  12. 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. :)
  13. http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/lucid/man1/privbind.1.html
    privbind runs an application as an unprivileged user after binding it to a privileged port. Great for running node on 80 for example...
  14. http://packages.ubuntu.com/
    The Ubuntu package list. One can find .debs to download here.
  15. http://pastebin.com/yPyK193a
    A different strategy to find an encrypted filename from an unencrypted filename under ecryptfs (Ubunut's encrypted home directory system).
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. 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. :-)
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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` `
  24. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=779934
    How to install VMWare (1.0.5) on Ubuntu 8.04. Worked like a charm. :)
  25. 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.

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