Ubuntu 9.10


Ubuntu 9.10

by Craig Mayhew

Modifying fstab to prevent password requests before mounting a hard drive

After a fresh install of Ubuntu Karmic I found that the additional hard drives kept asking for a password each time I logged in and accessed them for the first time.

To fix the problem, simply install…

Ubuntu 9.10   pysdm   Mount  

Fix Google Earth Error: ./libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.9' not found (required by ./libgoogleearth_lib.so)

After upgrading to Google Earth 5.1 I now get the following error when starting from command line. Error: ./libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.9' not found (required by ./libgoogleearth_lib.so).

It's also worth…

Ubuntu 9.10   Google Earth  

Ubuntu 9.10 - There was an error during the CUPS operation: 'httpConnectionEncrypt failed'.

CUPS had me chasing around for a while to fix this issue. Whenever I tried to print I realized there were no printers and going to "System -> Administration -> Printing" caused the error "There was an error during…

Ubuntu 9.10   Karmic Koala   CUPS  

Slow DNS Lookups in Firefox on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

Unfortunately the IPv6 issue is still at large in Karmic Koala and will effect just about every internet application.

The problem is caused by Ubuntu requesting everything by IPv6 first even if there are no IPv6…

Firefox   Ubuntu 9.10   Karmic Koala   DNS  

Setting Up PPTP VPN in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

Ubuntu 9.10 doesn't come with VPN connectivity out of the box. So you need to install 3 packages to get it to work. Symptoms of these packages not being installed are grayed out "Add" buttons and grayed out "Apply"…

VPN Client   Ubuntu 9.10   Karmic Koala  

Installing VMware server 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala 64bit

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu Karmic Koala and fully expected this to break my VMWare server install. Sure enough I got plenty of errors when trying to compile VMWare Server with the latest kernel. Here's the…

Ubuntu 9.10   Karmic Koala   VMware server 2.0.2  

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