Category Archives: Ubuntu

Upgrade LXC container from Ubuntu Lucid to Precise

Through the release upgrade process there is an error: unable to make backup link of `./lib/init/fstab’ before installing new version: Invalid cross-device link $ apt-get -f install Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree       Reading state information… Done Correcting dependencies… … Continue reading

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Ubuntu (Quantal) 12.10: window button layout (order)

For unknown reason on my desktop the default button layout has changed. There are a lot of links on the web, but they don’t look useful in Quantal. The solution is using dconf instead of gconf. In dconf-editor go to … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 + KVM + Windows XP virtio block device: “Windows could not start because of computer disk hardware configuration problem.”

With this issue Windows 7 is not affected. I installed Windows XP with virtio block device fine. After rebooting the OS cannot be started from the disk with this message: Windows could not start because of computer disk hardware configuration … Continue reading

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audio calls with skype on Precise Pangolin

I could not hear skype buddies, but I could talk to them. I fixed this by installing the a library: $ apt-get install libsdl1.2debian:i386

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hpsa: monitoring on debian/ubuntu server

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bridged openvpn

This solution is a mess, do not use it!

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kvm serial console access

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ESET NOD32 + Debian/Ubuntu + paravirtualized guest

$ apt-get install ia32-libs $ dpkg -i –force-architecture esets-3.0.15.i386.deb dpkg – warning, overriding problem because –force enabled: package architecture (i386) does not match system (amd64) Selecting previously deselected package esets. (Reading database … 16356 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking … Continue reading

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LXC on Ubuntu

This small howto describes a basic installation Linux Containers on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid (or on Debian Sid). A good howto, which describes and explains many things, but Archlinux specific: http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Linux_Containers#Host_device_access_settings

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