Category: Washington State Ubuntu LoCo

  • Locale configuration post-Intrepid

    I was reminded this morning after a bit of chatter on #debian-cli that my previous write-up on setting one’s locale on Ubuntu is out-of-date. Instead of running dpkg-reconfigure locales and selecting your locale, the new incantation is as follows: Magic $ sudo locale-gen en_US.UTF-8 Environment Variables You’ll also want to set some environment variables. Put […]

  • Connecting to MySQL with ODBC on Mono

    We had a visitor on #mono today who needed help with his homework. It seems that Reggie is happy to have forgotten everything about using ODBC to connect to MySQL. I was curious and feeling helpful, so I figured it out. Install the MySQL ODBC driver $ sudo apt-get install libmyodbc You can also grab […]

  • PPA installation on karmic

    I don’t know how long add-apt-repository has been around, but I’ve found it very useful for installing some of the bleeding edge stuff I want to test: $ for ppa in do-core team-xbmc nvidia-vdpau chromium-daily directhex/monoxide do sudo add-apt-repository ppa:$ppa done $ apt-get update $ apt-get install chromium-browser nvidia-glx-195 gnome-do xbmc monodevelop Is there anything […]

  • SAN configuration (AoE)

    With the help of a couple of friends, we’ve put a 4.5T RAID-5 machine on our network and I’m trying to figure out how to share the storage with the rest of the hosts. In the past, I have used NFS and CIFS/Samba to provide access to remote hosts. This has generally worked okay so […]

  • Planet ubuntu-us-wa

    Hello, google. I would like to introduce you to our planet. Planet, google. Google, Planet.

  • IRC logs for #ubuntu-us-wa

    Hello, google. I would like to introduce you to our chat logs. Chat logs, google. Google, chat logs. We will discuss things here such as Mono, GNOME and Debian. We may even use it to talk about work on the DLR project stuff.