How to resolve “no iKVM64 in java.library.path” error (Ubuntu x64 12.04 LTS)

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 [...]

VMware Workstation forward ports in Linux – Ubuntu 12.04 and Debian 6

Ok so there is no GUI to do this using mouse like on Windows but fear not! Here a little howto do it 😉

1) Edit nat.conf (Using nano editor)

nano etc/vmware/vmnet8/nat/nat.conf

2) Well it’s fairly self-explanatory 😉 – edit these lines I mean uncomment them (remove #) accordingly to your NATted LAN:

#8080 = 172.16.3.128:80

3) And as usual – profit! 🙂

How to auto-start OpenVPN client in Debian 6 and Ubuntu 12.04 (also works for Debian 7 and Ubuntu 14.04)

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 [...]

How to install VMware tools in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64

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 [...]

How to add OpenVPN GUI support to Ubuntu

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: restart network-manager Now you should be good to go 😉 Read more [...]