Tag Archives: Linux

Linux – Add a File extension to files without one

I’m in the middle of upgrading some Linux servers (Debian, Ubuntu) to a version that includes Apache 2.4. The config files and symlinks that are present in many of these have no extension. This is how to add .conf to … Continue reading

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Symantec BackupExec 12.5 RALUS on Ubuntu

Although backup exec 12.5 does not officially support Remote Agent installation on Ubuntu I have had success installing it on my Ubuntu Hardy servers. Just download the agents from Symantec File Connect and extract the contents. Then go to this … Continue reading

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How to Use a Proxy Server on the Command Line

You are logged onto a linux machine and need to download something from the internet when in the terminal, but you cannot because it is not using a proxy and your corporate network does not allow direct connections to the … Continue reading

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Symantec Backup Exec Remote Agent 12 on Ubuntu Hardy

In a previous post I mentioned how I was able to get backupexec agent running onĀ Ubuntu Feisty. Recently, we updated to verion 12 and I just wanted to share that this method worked well for me in Ubuntu Hardy also. … Continue reading

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Setting Global Defaults in Firefox on LSTP

First to set the Proxy settings we need to edit the file called all.js in the greprefs folder and find the line that starts with proxy.type. Here is how to do this… 1. When logged onto the machine as an … Continue reading

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Application Choices on the LTSP Server

~Application Choices~ Application choices for LTSP have been a trial and error process. If you do not want your client machines using a certain program the rule of thumb is do not install it on the server. The base install … Continue reading

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Setting Default Printers in LTSP

Finding a way to have client default to the closest network printer was fairly simply after finding this post on the edubuntu mailing list… https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/edubuntu-users/2007-January/000600.html This post suggested editing the /etc/profile logon script and adding something like this… case `echo … Continue reading

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