Category / Linux

  • May 11, 2012 - Warren Held

    Linux: SSH Using A Key Pair

    To manage my Amazon EC2 instance (what this website runs on), I have been using Putty for Windows. At work I use Ubuntu Linux with a Windows 7 VM (because I need to use some Windows apps for work), and I decided it would be a lot easier to SSH into my EC2 instance using […]

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  • I recently updated my Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 and I was really not surprised when it did not work at all.  The last time I updated my Ubuntu from 11.04 to 11.10 my system would not boot either.  I don’t know what the heck Canonical does to test releases and updates but they fail […]

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  • I’m sure there are probably easier ways to go about this, but this is how I configured my secondary hard drive to mount when my Ubuntu system boots. 1. Mount the drive.  Next open up a console (In Ubuntu Unity you can hit CTRL+ALT+T, or go into Programs->System->Accessories) and enter:

    My drive was mounted […]

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  • One of the problems I’ve experienced during my journey with Linux (Ubuntu) is a blank screen during the grub boot loader OS selection and while Ubuntu is booting up or down. Once Ubuntu’s desktop loads everything was fine. My monitor displayed the message “Out Of range” during boot which was a telltale sign that either […]

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