Archive for the 'Ubuntu' Category

Supermicro IPMI remote console on Ubuntu 14.04 through SSH tunnel

Friday, November 13th, 2015

I normally don’t like using the web interface of Supermicro IPMI because it’s extremely clunky, unintuitive and uses Java in some places. The other day however I needed to look at the console of a machine which had been left running Memtest86+. You can make Memtest86+ output to serial which is generally preferred for looking […]

SSH launchers for Ubuntu Unity

Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Ubuntu 12.04 Given the recent release of Ubuntu 12.04, I thought it was about time that I upgraded one of my machines to it so that I could make sure I could still work with it effectively. You see, both my laptop and my desktop were on the previous long term support release, 10.04. These […]

Firefox, Ubuntu and middlemouse.contentLoadURL

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

I use Firefox web browser, currently on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. For many years I have set the config option middlemouse.contentLoadURL to true so that middle clicking anywhere in the page (that does not accept input) will load the URL that is in my clipboard. After restarting my web browser somewhere near the end of January […]

Win a BitFolk VPS on the Ubuntu UK Podcast!

Monday, September 1st, 2008

As well as sponsoring one of the mirrors, BitFolk has contributed a prize in the most recent episode of the Ubuntu UK Podcast, released on Saturday 30th August. The prize is £200 of service credit with BitFolk, so for example the winner could put it towards a 300M VPS for one year or a 120M […]

Two mirrors for Ubuntu UK Podcast

Friday, March 21st, 2008

BitFolk is providing additional mirrors in London and San Francisco for the Ubuntu UK Podcast. I think my end is sorted out so hopefully the Ubuntu UK side of things will be ready in time for episode 2’s release early next week. Obviously as it’s only on episode 2 it’s rather new so I’m not […]