If you don't already have it installed:sudo apt-get install sysv-rc-confOnce installed, start sysv-rc-conf:sysv-rc-confChange services as desired then reboot to make sure the changes take.
If the fonts in your Ubuntu TTY don't meet your expectations, you can tweak them with the console-setup app. First, make sure it's installed:apt-get install console-setupThen use dpkg-reconfigure to run the config:dpkg-reconfigure console-setupFollow the prompts. Note that if you want a generic console like the one you get at POST time, you'll probably want to … Continue reading Change the Console Codepage in Ubuntu
The following exchange may or may not have actually occurred. The clerk may or may not have been a youthful British woman. The customer may or may not have been a middle-aged white guy:Clerk: [cheerfully] “Thank you... Happy Holidays!”Cust.: “Which one?”Clerk: “Sorry?”Cust.: [inquiring] “The holiday -- to which one were you referring?”Clerk: “Er, well, Christmas, … Continue reading The True Meaning of Christmahannukwanzadan
Racking my brain trying to figure out why I couldn't see any file shares on my Ubuntu box from my Macs. SMBFS is installed, and a folder was shared on the Ubuntu box, but the Mac simply refused to connect -- something about bad username or password.Too bad nothing in the documentation tells you that … Continue reading File Shares Between Ubuntu and OSX
Okay, in all honesty, I prefer Janeway -- but I'm a bit odd that way. Well, actually Janeway, Kirk, Picard, Cisco, and Archer bringing up the distant rear.1. When Data died, Picard had a funeral. When Spock died, Kirk reconstituted the body, forced it’s soul back in, and even got him laid along the way.2. … Continue reading 100 Reasons Kirk is Better Than Picard