I’ve recently experienced that my workstation (Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope, 9.04, x86_64) “hangs” periodically when my internet browser, Mozilla Firefox, has a lot of active tabs. In my case I had > 100 active tabs in more than 20 windows. I know I should have closed some of them but that is not an option right […]
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This post describes how you can search Wikipedia from the command line using a DNS tool like nslookup in Windows or dig in linux. Handy if you don’t wan’t to open a Internet browser to do a simple Wikipedia query. Windows This is how it’s done in Windows Choose Start -> Run Write “cmd” and […]
lftp is a file transfer program that allows sophisticated ftp, http and other connections to other hosts. If site is specified then lftp will connect to that site otherwise a connection has to be established with the open command. Basic usage lftp sftp://[domain name] lftp sftp://example.com Use a different user name than the one you […]
This post describes how you can access your server using a host name instead of the dynamic IP addresses (from DHCP) it has assigned at the moment. I’m going to describe how to use DynDNS, but this also applies to other services like EasyDNS, DSLreports.com and ZoneEdit. This tutorial has been tested on my Ubuntu […]
This post describes how to install Skype, the popular VOIP and video conference program on a 64bit Ubuntu 9.04 (Jauty Jackalope) system. # sudo apt-get install ia32-libs lib32asound2 libqt4-core libqt4-gui # wget -O skype-install.deb http://www.skype.com/go/getskype-linux-ubuntu # sudo dpkg -i –force-architecture skype-install.deb The application should now be located under Applications -> Internet -> Skype.