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
The splash screen is shown when you boot up ubuntu.You can stop showing the splash screen and instead view details about your boot process. Follow the steps below to disable the splash screen.1. Edit grub. $ sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Locate the following line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash” Remove quiet and splashNow the line should look like this
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.
Ubuntu includes a very limited shortcut key configuration utility which doesn’t allow you to assign hotkeys to your own applications or scripts. To get around this limitation, we can use the built-in gconf-editor utility to assign them ourselves.First you’ll want to load up gconf-editor by typing it into the Alt+F2 Run dialog. Once in the
You can find many applications for windows to play many kind of codecs. Some of the windows applications are windows media player, real player, vlc, mplayer Ubuntu equivalent : vlc, mplayer, helix player To have Ubuntu playing all kinds of stuff, you need to install many codecs. Add the new repository and update your system. $