Tag: linux

Remote Desktop with Cisco VPN

Install vpnc sudo apt-get install vpnc Install rdesktop sudo apt-get install rdesktop Create vpnc configuration file sudo cp /etc/vpnc/example.conf /etc/vpnc/myconfig.conf Edit myconfig.conf Use the settings from corresponding .pcf file1.  If the group password is stored in encrypted form in .pcf file, decrypt it from here. Create a shell script in your home folder with following

Installing webcam in Ubuntu 10.04

Well, this one was easy. The method described here worked for me. Sony VAIO has Ricoh R5U870 Webcam buid into it, which I got to know from here. Simply install the following two files from here and install them in the following order: ricoh-webcam-r5u870-firmware_0.11.4-0arakhne1_i386.deb ricoh-webcam-r5u870_0.11.4-0arakhne1_i386.deb Note: I am still trying to figure out how to

How to Pronounce: Linux

Wrong: [lin-] as in “line” Correct: [lin-] rhyming with “tin” The [-ux] part is less controversial. As Linus Trovalds himself explains here in this video, there should be no doubt after this. It’s a pity that after so many years, I still come across people who still pronounce it wrong.