How To Install Vmware Workstation 10 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

The other day  a friend of mine asked me to install VMware Workstation 10 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 for him so I did and here is how I did it: 1) Open Terminal  and cd to the installation directory (ie. cd Downloads/vmware) 2) You need to add execution rights to the bundle for version for my particular version of Vmware Workstation 8 it is following: chmod +x VMware-Workstation-Full-8.0.1-528992.x86_64.bundle 3) Then you need to run the installer and follow the installation steps: sudo Read more [...]

How to install x2go on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 server

Yeah I already hear you - why would anyone want a GUI on server machine. Well I do as I'm very used to Windows environment and I understand that it's might not be as secure as the raw console only server but... Anyway - here is a little how to install the x2go on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 server. To those who are not familiar with x2go - it's sort of Remote desktop for Linux - it doesn't work so flawlessly as on Windows but it's free :). Instructions: 1) we need to install GUI environment: sudo Read more [...]

How to install local Bitcoin wallet on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I thought that installing such app could be easily done through Ubuntu Software Center, unfortunately it is not the case. There is a how to manual available, though it's written a little bit less straightforward than (I think) it should. But fear not! Here is a fool proof how-to 😉 1) edit sources list: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list and add to the very end of the file (these settings are for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - codename Precise): # bitcoin project repository deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/bitcoin/bitcoin/ubuntu Read more [...]