Mounting OS X 10.7.5 anonymous share with Ubuntu 14.04 [SOLVED]

This is the final solution. See failed attempts below and error outputs. # as line in /etc/fstab //horse.lan/Movies /data/Movies cifs username=guest,password=none,sec=ntlmssp,nounix 0 0 # using mount sudo mount -t cifs //horse.lan/Movies -o username=guest,password=none,sec=ntlmssp,nounix /data/Movies Attempt 1. Fail. Why. mount.cifs not installed by default. sudo mount -t cifs //horse.lan/Movies -o guest /data/Movies mount: wrong fs type,… Continue reading Mounting OS X 10.7.5 anonymous share with Ubuntu 14.04 [SOLVED]

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Ubuntu 14.04 Mythtv box setup notes

# extra repos sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jon-hedgerows/get-iplayer wget -q -O – https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add – sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list’ # update sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade # essentials apt-get install openssh-server emacs # static IP address sudo emacs /etc/network/interfaces auto eth0 iface eth0 inet… Continue reading Ubuntu 14.04 Mythtv box setup notes

See which packages you’ve installed Ubuntu 13.10

grep “Commandline: apt-get install” /var/log/apt/history.log Commandline: apt-get install emacs Commandline: apt-get install aptitude Commandline: apt-get install openjdk-7-jdk Commandline: apt-get install libxss1 Commandline: apt-get install gradle Commandline: apt-get install ruby Commandline: apt-get install nodejs Commandline: apt-get install gimp imagemagick Commandline: apt-get install git Commandline: apt-get install ruby-bundler Commandline: apt-get install libproj-dev Commandline: apt-get install libmagickwand-dev Commandline:… Continue reading See which packages you’ve installed Ubuntu 13.10

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Bus 001 Device 002: ID 046d:081b Logitech, Inc. Webcam C310 # Add following line to /usr/bin/zmdc.pl $ENV{LD_PRELOAD} = ‘/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so’; sudo service zoneminder restart Capture method: V4Lv2 Format: PAL Palette: YUYV Width/Height: 640/480

13.04 Mythtv with minimal ubuntu desktop upgrade

Yes… I know about mythbuntu, however I prefer to roll-my-own and use the a standard minimal ubuntu-desktop for consistency, and also use netflix / chrome from the media-centre PC. # pre-setup # – backup home, etc and mysqldump # – minimal install using mini.iso from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/MinimalCD # – install. select only open SSH server apt-get… Continue reading 13.04 Mythtv with minimal ubuntu desktop upgrade

Oracle 11g XE on Ubuntu 12.10

# dependencies sudo apt-get install alien libaio1 unixodbc # install unzip oracle-xe-11.2.0-1.0.x86_64.rpm.zip -d oraclexe cd oraclexe/Disk1/ sudo alien –scripts -d oracle-xe-11.2.0-1.0.x86_64.rpm sudo dpkg –force all –install oracle-xe_11.2.0-2_amd64.deb # requirements for setup sudo ln -s /usr/bin/awk /bin/awk¬† sudo mkdir -p /var/lock/subsys sudo mkdir -p /u01/app/oracle/oradata sudo mkdir -p /u01/app/oracle/diag sudo touch /var/lock/subsys/listener sudo groupadd dba sudo… Continue reading Oracle 11g XE on Ubuntu 12.10

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The trackpad/touchpad on my keysonicACK 540 RF although the keyboard worked fine. So did lots of debugging with dmesg, udev, xev, research on forums etc… Turned out the batteries were just low, such that the keyboard worked but the mouse didn’t. Fresh batteries. Fixed. #checkhardwarefirst