My Kubuntu workstation

Start with Kubuntu (Breezy) full installation (not the reduced server option). Install synaptic Add universe and restricted repositories. Install firefox kwin_baghira window decorations and button styles. Install kxdocker Enable dapper repositories. Perform an apt-get dist-upgrade Install gvim. Allow incoming connections (remove -nolisten tcp) For kubuntu, this is on the ServerArgsLocal line in /etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc Install mypasswordsafe […]

Ubuntu Linux faq.

http://www.ubuntu.com/support/faqParticularly relevant for newer systems: nVidia and ATI graphics cards For the latest on these popular cards click here for nVidia or here for ATI. How come I can’t use more than 900 MB of RAM? I have more than 900 megabytes of RAM, but the system only sees the first 900. Why is that? […]

Redirect stdout output elsewhere in a Java Applet

Working with 1.1.8 under Netscape Communicator 4.8: You can redirect standard output via the following, butpublic void setOut(java.io.PrintStream out) Netscape System Target, hosted by Sun.UniversalExecAccess needs to be granted for setErr, SetIn, and setOut to be allowed within an applet. PrivilegeManager.enablePrivilege(“UniversalExecAccess”)