Category: Ubuntu

How to: Install a swap file in a Windows Azure Ubuntu VM 2.0

How to: Install a swap file in a Windows Azure Ubuntu VM Unless you made your own Ubuntu image, configured the Azure connector/integration to create a swap file and uploaded it to Windows Azure chances are your VM does not come with a swap file/memory. Afterall Microsoft recommends that all Linux machines that are uploaded …

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Resolved: perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:

When working with ubuntu, sometimes when you remote ssh into a server you get a bunch of locale errors which are pretty annoying. Fortunately, when using Ubuntu 18 you get a message when you login that is rather helpful: _____________________________________________________________________ WARNING! Your environment specifies an invalid locale. The unknown environment variables are: LC_CTYPE=UTF-8 LC_ALL= This …

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How to store your ssh public key in a different directory

You’re probably coming from a previous related post (Resolved: “Permission denied (publickey).” when trying to access via ssh an Ubuntu Server), but if not, you should take a look at it so you can get an idea of why you might want to store your ssh public key outside your home directory. I am no …

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Resolved: “Permission denied (publickey).” when trying to access via ssh an Ubuntu Server

So, this was a very tricky one and I had to turn off mandatory key authentication for the longest time because I just couldn’t figure it out. Now, keep in mind there are several reasons why this might be the case, so I will try to describe the symptoms, so you can determine if this …

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How to: Install a .deb file via the Command line?

Packages are manually installed via the dpkg command (Debian Package Management System). dpkg is the backend to commands like apt-get and aptitude, which in turn are the backend for GUI install apps like the Software Center and Synaptic. Something along the lines of: dpkg –> apt-get, aptitude –> Synaptic, Software Center But of course the …

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How to: Assign multiple IP addresses to one interface in Ubuntu using the Command Line Interface (CLI)?

How to: Assign multiple IP addresses to one interface in Ubuntu using the Command Line Interface (CLI)? I have been working with Ubuntu more lately and ran into the need to direct traffic going to one server (via IP) to go to a new server but I couldn’t change the client’s configuration. Because part of …

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Resolved: “(initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system” while installing Ubuntu from a USB device

Resolved: “(initramfs) unable to find a medium containing a live file system” while installing Ubuntu from a USB device Like I mentioned in a previous post I am working on installing an Ubuntu machine in order to do some GPU mining (this time around Ethereum) and now I am running into more issues. When booting …

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Resolved: USB keyboard stops working on Ubuntu installation at language selection

Resolved: USB keyboard stops working on Ubuntu installation at language selection I am currently working on setting up an ethereum mining rig and I wanted to use Ubuntu as my operating system (no need to pay for a windows license.) However, as I was installing Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS on my new computer I ran into …

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How to: Launch a Process that Persists even if you Disconnect your ssh Terminal

How to: Launch a Process that Persists even if you Disconnect your SSH Terminal I’m not sure if this has happened to you before, but there are times when you have an application you wish to launch but if you disconnect from the terminal (SSH or physical) that process gets terminated. For example, currently I …

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How to: Erase a log file in Ubuntu

How to: Erase a log file in Ubuntu Ever had this huge error log, full of nightmares and bad memories? Well, once you’re done fixing the problems then you’re stuck with megs if not gigs worth of bad memories that perhaps you wish to get rid off. Well, in my case one of my errors …

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