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  1. Use the mount --bind option instead of a symlink to get Ubuntu One to cross partitions which it otherwise won't do.
    11-12-2012 to , , , , , , , - Edit
  2. Sounds like it's a solution to the green screen on plugging in a usb monitor and getting a green screen.
    25-09-2012 to , , , , , , , , - Edit
  3. Script that locks the screen when the lid is closed on ubuntu 11.10 plus. Awesome.
    25-02-2012 to , , , , , , , , , , - Edit
  4. 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.
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  5. 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.
    27-09-2012 to , , , , , , , , - Edit
  6. A critical utility for ecryptfs called ecryptfs-recover-private which automates and simplifies the process of recovering encrypted home directory data from Ubuntu.
    11-08-2012 to , , , , , , - Edit
  7. This got me started sharing filesystems over NFS from an OSX host to an Ubuntu guest.
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  8. 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.
    23-01-2013 to , , , , , , , , , - Edit
  9. Quick tip on how to eject an Amazon Kindle on Ubuntu. sudo eject Kindle (or appropriate device name if you changed it).
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  10. Dummnet simulates different network bandwidth rates and latencies by introducing delays or chokes, works on *nix flavours.
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  11. This provided the extra info to get NFS working from OSX host to Ubuntu guest.
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  12. Walkthrough on setting up Ubuntu Hardy Heron with full disk encryption. Very handy. :)
    09-11-2008 to , , , , , , - Edit
  13. privbind runs an application as an unprivileged user after binding it to a privileged port. Great for running node on 80 for example...
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  14. The Ubuntu package list. One can find .debs to download here.
    18-09-2008 to , , , , , , , - Edit
  15. A different strategy to find an encrypted filename from an unencrypted filename under ecryptfs (Ubunut's encrypted home directory system).
    11-08-2012 to , , , , , , , , - Edit
  16. Thread explaining how to share a wired internet connection over a wireless network in ad-hoc mode on ubuntu including dhcp setup.
    23-11-2008 to , , , , , - Edit
  17. 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.
    11-01-2012 to , , , , , , - Edit
  18. 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.
    31-03-2011 to , , , , , , , - Edit
  19. User friendly introduction to xmonad, a tiling window manager. Seems much more accessible now having read this. :-)
    25-03-2011 to , , , , , , , , , , , - Edit
  20. A tutorial on setting up encrypted partitions in Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10). Goes into some detail as to what each command does. Useful.
    18-08-2008 to , , , , , , , , - Edit
  21. How to instal VMWare 1.0.7 on Ubuntu 8.10. Includes link to a recent version of the any-any patch.
    10-11-2008 to , , , , - Edit
  22. A thread I started on how to measure ssh bandwidth usage for evaluating satellite internet on the ubuntu forums.
    12-01-2009 to , , , , , , - Edit
  23. 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` `
    21-01-2013 to , , , , , , , , , , , , , - Edit
  24. How to install VMWare (1.0.5) on Ubuntu 8.04. Worked like a charm. :)
    20-05-2008 to , , , , , - Edit
  25. Installing NetworkManager 0.7 from svn in Ubuntu Hardy 8.04. Includes details on how to add a repo and then some troubleshooting.
    27-06-2008 to , , , , , , , - Edit

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