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