Created on Dec,7th,2009
Firefox 3.5 settings:
Remove ubufox using Synaptic Package Manager.
Ubufox is an extension which makes it's possible to install extensions by apt. But it is said that it have some conflicts with other extensions like
Fix missing icons in search box drop down list and other menus
Reference: #29 of this post.
Image rendering problems
The image rendering in Firefox 3.5 under Ubuntu 9.10 is very bad. You can avoid it by turn off the zoom function for images in Firefox:
Synaptic Package Manager 100% CPU
It happens some time when I press reload button. You can remove the file /var/run/synaptic.socket, then it comes back
Chinese and Japanese input (IBus)
Ubuntu has switched to IBus as preferred input method framework. Unlike the previously used SCIM, IBus is under active development and fixes a number of SCIM's design limitations.
Generate key pair:
Then copy generated id_rsa.pub to server.
Add client's public key to server's authorized key file:
Set default user name on your client:
Here is a good link telling you how to use sshfs from clients.
Mount LVM2 volumes
Here is a good link telling you how to mount a lvm2 volume
You CANNOT change the hostname by just using the command of
To change the hostname, edit the /etc/hostname file, and Ubuntu will automatically change the corresponding line in the /etc/hosts file. If for some reason, the hosts file are not changed, you have to change it manually.
Clone Ubuntu Installation
I installed ubuntu on a USB HD of size 50GB. and I clone it to a USB HD of size 80GB.
Here gives a good instruction.
But there was a problem: The used space in the second disk is much bigger then that in the first disk.(the difference seems like the capacity of the disks).To solve this problem, you can just lunch the GParted in Live CD, and let it check your problem disk. It will fix the wrong mount of used space.
Mount rice storage (only for Rice University users)
Could not mount the swap partition
After the installation, I don't know why I cannot mount the swap partition. Finally I figured out that the UUID pointing to swap is different from the correct one. You can see your partitons UUID by this comamnd:
Then copy and past your correct UUID of your swap partition to /etc/fstab.