This week I decided to check the screen resolutions in Ubuntu and noticed I wasnt using the highest value. I selected this and it resulted in a blank screen. You can reset it by running rm ~/.config/monitors.xml from a terminal. To access the terminal when the screen is blank press Ctrl Alt and F2 together.
Some really useful guides from HowToGeek to provide both Linux and Windows support all from a USB stick. Rescue Old, Damaged CDs with an Ubuntu Live CD Use an Ubuntu Live CD to Securely Wipe Your PC’s Hard Drive Recover Data Like a Forensics Expert Using an Ubuntu Live CD Make a Drive Image Using […]
Today I decided to upgrade my Ubuntu 9.04 Server to 9.10. I think I was to tired to make a sensible decision after attending a McAfee Access All Areas conference today. I have also done this through SSH which isnt recommended or taken any backups…Maybe I have to much confidence in the guys/girls at […]
I currently have two installs of Ubuntu server 9.04 and although I can manage them through SSL its also useful to have a GUI for making some changes. I have found Webmin to be really good for this. There may be alternatives out there but so far this does everything out the box. To install […]
I have decided to try and setup my own mail server. I think it makes sense as I have my low powered Ubuntu Server so the electric bill shouldn’t get hit to badly. I have googled around and the best guide seems to be a blogpost on Craig Ballinger’s site. The guide is to install […]
Its time for my second blog post and as promised its about my newly built Home Server. I’m fairly new to Linux so I decided to use Ubuntu Server 9.04 (codenamed Jaunty Jackalope) as it seems to be the most widely supported distribution around at the moment with plenty of resources to help on-line. I […]