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.