The other day I needed to access friends server which is using iKVM (Supermicro motherboard), so I downloaded the kvm.jnlp and tried to run it, unfortunately I didn't have Java JRE installed so I had to do this first:
sudo apt-get install icedtea-netx
which installed the Java Runtime Environment
When I tried to run the kvm.jnlp (javaws kvm.jnlp) again I ran into another problem - I was given this weird error:
no iKVM64 in java.library.path
I searched the Internet and it turns out that Read more [...]
Update 2015-04-16: This how to was originally written for Debian 6 and Ubuntu 12.04 but I can assure you that it has been tested with success on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Just make sure you really use file client.conf (NOT client.ovpn).
I had this huge problem - my Debian desktop did not reconnect to the VPN on reboot so here is a small how-to what needs to be done :).
Assumptions: You have working installation of OpenVPN client so when you are in /etc/openvpn and type: openvpn client.conf , where Read more [...]
I ran the other day into problem of how to install the vmware tools into Ubuntu. Obviously this how-to is suitable for desktop-grade product - VMWare Workstation 8.0 and I assume that in higher-end products the procedure might be quite different.
So here is a little how-to do it:
1) Boot up the Ubuntu and log-in
2) Right click on tab of your virtual machine and click Install VMware Tools
What it does is - it inserts the VMware tools disc into machine's virtual drive.
Note: Only Read more [...]
I've found it quite strange that for some reason Ubuntu doesn't have OpenVPN GUI client pre-installed. I find it especially strange as OpenVPN is considered much more secure over PPTP which is at this point best to avoid.
Anyway if you need to add it just do:
apt-get install network-manager-openvpn
and restart network manager:
Now you should be good to go 😉
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