Tag: Ubuntu

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Install Logitech MediaServer 7.8

    Recently I tried to install Logitech MediaServer on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS “Trusty Tahr” server using the (official) setup steps described in the Squeezebox Wiki (see http://wiki.slimdevices.com/index.php/Debian_Package). Immediately after starting the server the message Logitech Media Server died. Restarting. was written into the log file /var/log/squeezeboxserver/server.log. After some research I found out that Logitech MediaServer […]

  • Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS & ant: Resolve “Unable to locate tools.jar. Expected to find it in /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk-amd64/lib/tools.jar”

    I recently got the following error when I tried to run ant on a fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS machine: Unable to locate tools.jar. Expected to find it in /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk-amd64/lib/tools.jar The solution was to install the openjdk-6-jdk package as follows: #sudo apt-get install openjdk-6-jdk Hope this helps somebody…

  • fit-PC2 & Ubuntu 9.10: Configure Wi-Fi access for WPA2 protected WLAN

    Here is a step-by-step tutorial how to configure a fit-PC2 running Ubuntu 9.10 to connect to a WPA2 protected WLAN. First, follow the instructions on http://www.fit-pc2.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=1150 to install some fit-PC2 packages that ensure the hardware support. After rebooting, the system should use the fit-PC2 kernel: # sudo uname -r 2.6.31-34-fitpc2 Next, create the file /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf […]

  • Setup Dropbox on headless Ubuntu 9.10 server

    Update 2012-06-07: A modified version of the dropbox init script available here https://gist.github.com/861875. With this version it is not longer required to edited the script for every user. Instead, one needs to create a linux group dropbox and add all users to the group the script should take into consideration. This post is a summary […]

  • Ubuntu/Debian & Postfix: Increase attachment size limit

    By default postfix limits the attachment size to about 10 MB. You can determine the current limit with the following command: # sudo postconf | grep message_size_limit message_size_limit = 10240000 To increase the limit add (or change) the following setting in the file /etc/postfix/main.cf: # 20MB message_size_limit = 20480000 After restarting the postfix service the […]

  • XenServer 5.6: Kernel update for (paravirtualized) Ubuntu 10.04

    I used jansipke’s great tutorial “Installing XenServer Tools on Ubuntu 10.04” to set up a paravirtualized Ubuntu 10.04 guest system (to enable support for the XenServer Tools) on a XenServer 5.6 host system. Using this technique, it is important to update the host system after a kernel update in the guest system. In the simplest […]