DConf – System Wide Configuration for Linux Desktop Apps

Some Linux desktop applications use dconf configuration. For example, dconf is used by programmer’s text editor Gedit and desktop backup program Deja-dup. This post shows you how to extract your current settings and make them system wide. As the configuration … Continue reading

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Puppet Reading List

*Starting documents are marked with asterisk “*” and bold. Getting Started with Puppet Hello Puppet – on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS* Learning Puppet Master and Slave PuppetMaster on Ubuntu 12.04* Modules Learning Puppet: Modules and Classes (Part One) Learning Puppet: Parameterized … Continue reading

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Cfengine Automatic System Configuration – Writing Your First Script

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Cfengine Automatic System Configuration – Writing Your First Script Install Create config file Create a Sample File Run cftero.conf Troubleshooting Couldn’t Find a Private Key – Use sudo Actionsequence Empty – Type Full Path Syntax Error … Continue reading

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Automatic IP Configuration with DHCP Server on Ubuntu

Automatic IP Configuration with DHCP Server on Ubuntu This article is a work in progress. $ sudo apt-get install dhcp3-server # /etc/default/dhcp3-server # This is not needed on Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy INTERFACES=”eth0″ $ sudo nano -w /etc/dhcp*/dhcpd.conf # dhcpd.conf for … Continue reading

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IceWm – Configuring the Light Window Manager

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents IceWm – Configuring the Light Window Manager Installing Menu in Ubuntu Debian-like Menu Using ‘menu’ Ubuntu Menus IceWm – Configuring the Light Window Manager IceWm is a very light window manager. It is simple to use … Continue reading

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Per User bin/

Per User bin/ Run your shell scripts just like any other command, without writing ./command. This article is a work in progress. $ mkdir $HOME/bin/ $ nano .bashrc Add as the last line PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin To use, close and open shell. … Continue reading

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Adding Software Repositories to Ubuntu

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Adding Software Repositories to Ubuntu The Command Line Interface way The Graphical User Interface Way Adding Software Repositories to Ubuntu To make apt-get or “Add applications” show more software, enable more software repostories. You can make … Continue reading

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