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To remove the text that says: “
Graph this data and manage this system at https://landscape.canonical.com/” while keeping the useful system information, edit (or add) the configuration file that controls the Landscape client:
Edit this file to include the section:
This is a better solution than editing the Message of the Day script (
/etc/update-motd.d/50-landscape-sysinfo) because it survives updates to the Landscape and update-motd packages.
Test this change by running:
It should look like:
System information as of Mon Mar 19 06:46:31 GMT 2012
System load: 0.0 ...
To run Crashplan Desktop on a headless Linux server with X11 forwarding, install Java 1.5 on the server.
I’ve installed Crashplan on my Ubuntu server (it installed its own JVM) and now I’m trying to start the Crashplan desktop client using X11 forwarding. I get:
$ cat /usr/local/crashplan/log/ui_error.log
SEVERE: Failed to launch CPDesktop; java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: no swt-pi-gtk-3448 or swt-pi-gtk in swt.library.path, java.library.path or the jar file
java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: no swt-pi-gtk-3448 or swt-pi-gtk in swt.library.path, java.library.path or the jar file
Solution: Install Java. Specifically the JRE version 1.5. Unlike this report here it has nothing to do with 32/64 bit conflicts, because it’s a 32 bit machine. If you don’t want to install Java, and ...
(Updated on 17/02/2012) with tags: Sysadmin.
As a techie type, my ears pricked up when I heard Google announce their intention to release an operating system. I like noodling around with new software when I get the chance, but my main interest in Google’s Chrome OS is not for me. It’s for people for whom the phrase, “Open Explorer and go to your Documents folder” is filled with intrigue and mystery.
These are the relatives and friends who frequently get themselves into trouble with viruses, malware and trojans because they view the Internet with innocence and optimism. I’m not at all sure that Google Chrome OS will help them find their “missing” documents (although if any company on Earth could, surely it would be Google) but this caught ...
(Updated on 17/02/2012) with tags: Solutions.
Ajaxterm is a linux terminal available in a browser.
- Go to
- Filter for
- Change the value of
true (double-click on it)
Now Firefox will prompt you when a website wants clipboard access.
(via Java Effective)
(Updated on 17/02/2012) with tags: Life.
Job replies to Eliphaz, who is chastening him for lamenting his birth after all Job’s sons and daughters were killed:
How forceful are upright words!
But what does reproof from you reprove?
Do you think that you can reprove words,
when the speech of a despairing man is wind?
(Job 6:25 – 26)
I read this as: Despairing people say all kinds of things. Don’t correct the theology of what they say – that doesn’t help them. Instead, be compassionate and comfort them instead.
Having a technically orientated brain, like mine, makes the first option so much more inviting. Telling friends what they should think is so much easier than humbling myself to walk alongside them and support them.