Howto: VPN connection setup on ubuntu 9.10 karmic koala

I took this from http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=8261958&postcount=6  There are so many variations on these VPN implementations that it is extremely difficult to generalize a known-good configuration for each. Install from the various VPN components PPTP (Microsoft VPN) pptp-linux network-manager-pptp b. VPNC (Cisco VPN) vpnc network-manager-vpnc c. OpenConnect  openconnect network-manager-openconnect Reboot PPTP VPN Configuration – This setup works for connecting

How to Show the Restore/Maximize, Minimize buttons on Maximized Windows in Ubuntu Remix 9.10 karmic Koala

I recently installed the new Ubuntu Remix 9.10 karmic Koala on my laptop. I found that all windows where automatically maximized when open. I had showed you how to disable the auto-maximize feature of ubuntu remix earlier. Another annoying feature was that the maximized windows doesn’t have the restore/maximize, minimize and close buttons on it.

How to play video dvd in ubuntu 9.10 karmic Koala

Follows the steps below to play DVD in your ubuntu 9.10 karmic Koala 1. Become root $ sudo su – 2. Add medibuntu repositories to your sources.list. # wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/karmic.list –output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list Now add the GPG Key:# apt-get update && sudo apt-get install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get update 3.Update your system. # apt-get update 4. Now

How to install Skype on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

The two methods  below doesn’t work now. Please see http://blog.dipinkrishna.info/2009/11/how-to-download-and-install-skype-for_3060.html for a successfull installation of skype on ubuntu. I have provided two methods. Please do comment which one is successful. Follow these steps to install skype in ubuntu 9.10 (64 bit).         First add:            deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ karmic free non-free        to your