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Peter Andersson

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  Background I was with my geekfriends at a ski resort and I managed to get an Internet connection using a cellphone. Of course I wanted to share it with my friends. As geeks we brought a switch and a couple of ethernetcables.   Solution Using this script on a Ubuntu 9.10 I managed to share my connection: sudo […]

My laptop and cellular phone has both Bluetooth and it has annoyed me for a while that I have not managed to get a working Internet connection using Bluetooth. I have only managed to get it working with a USB cable between my phone and laptop.   After some Google search and reading of man pages […]

In RedHat, CentOs and Suse and probaly other Linux distributions, the way of enabling and disabling a service at reboot is by using chkconfig. In ubuntu, the way of turning on and off a services at boot is by using update-rc.d. It changes the links for the init scripts.   To start a script in […]

I have moved my blog from one system to another and at the same time upgrade to the latest and greatest WordPress version. Using the default link structure in WordPress gives links like: http://www.it-slav.net/blogs/?p=115 when a more logical link name is: http://www.it-slav.net/blogs/2008/11/17/op5-monitor-or-nagios-plugins-for-1-wire-temperature-measurement/ The more logical name gives date and title of the blog post instead […]


At op5 we are using Webex as conferance tool. I’ve been struggeling to get it running on Ubuntu 9.04 and I have finally got it to work. Just run: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras sudo apt-get install libstdc++5 and now it works perfectly well.

Filled Under: Hints, Ubuntu

This guide describe howto install and configure SNMP on Ubuntu. In an earlier article I have described howto set it up on RHES or CentOS, it is slightly different in Ubuntu.     1.Installation root@ibsen:~# sudo apt-get install snmpd Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree       Reading state information… Done The following packages were automatically […]

Part1 can be found here. Start To configure the newly installed MythTV system run: mythtv-setup The settings will we be default if nothing else is mentioned.


My MythTV systems root disk crashed so I need to reinstall it. I will keep my progress posted in this blog. The Backend hardware: IBM Desktop PIII 800Mhz 512 Mb memory 120 Gb disk Hauppauge PVR-350 The frontend hardware is an old Xbox, with XBMC. I downloaded Mythbuntu and installed it on the MythTV backend […]


I have a modern laptop with 4Gb memory so in theory I should gain from running 64 bit Linux. I installed Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop x86_64 and had som problems with: Java based webpages Flash I spend several hours with google and tested several versions av java and flash plugins. I managed to get flash running […]

I have a Ericsson P1I and sometimes I use it to connect to internet. I found an excellent how to get it running at: http://bayanijuan.blogspot.com/2007/09/howto-connect-to-internet-using-se.html It will work with several phones and many Linux flavors.

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