Some of you may or may not be familiar with chroot, for those who are familiar with chroot good job and for those that aren’t shame on you. Just kidding please read this for some more info about chroot.
Now that we all know what chroot is, maybe it could be fun to create an chroot environment, and to make it more exciting we are not creating an x86 but an arm processor environment
There are tons of ways of doing this but this is how I am doing it. You can use this method on any ubuntu from 9.04 and higher, but keep in mind I am using 10.04 so if you get error’s try to blame it on that instead [...]
Taking a trip into the weird and wonderful world of Linux with the world’s most popular distro isn’t always the easiest of tasks, particularly if you’re used to Windows’ clean embrace.
This isn’t helped by the fact that Ubuntu isn’t as fully featured as it should be from the start.
Learn a bit about the OS, and get up and running with some interesting and helpful tools by following this guide.
1. Run essential updates
Any Linux installation worth its salt will alert you immediately to any changes that need to be made after installation, particularly [...]
Ubuntu-restricted-extras – This gives you all you plugins (such as Java and Flash). To install: sudo aptitude install ubuntu-restricted-extras OR search for it in the Synaptic Package Manager.
Automatrix – Is a fantastic application that will give you a simple one click install for various applications like Wine, Skype, Songbird, etc…
OpenOffice.Org – Not just the writer, but the complete suite. It is a fantastic Microsoft Office replacement.
Xchat – If you’re watching Chris’ stream and you want to enhance your experience, look into Xchat. In my opinion, it’s one of the [...]
Yesterday, I posted a tutorial on how to tether your iPhone on Ubuntu 9.10 using Bluetooth, and now I have another tutorial to tether iPhone using USB on Ubuntu Linux.
In this tutorial, we’ll be using an iPhone Ethernet driver written by Diego Giagio and several packages from Jonathan Beck’s PPA.
iPhone Tethering on Ubuntu 9.10 Using USB
First step is to add the PPA repository to your Synaptic repositories. Go to Terminal and run the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jonabeck/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install automake autoconf libtool libusb-dev libfuse-dev libglib2.0-dev [...]