Archive for the ‘Ubuntu’ Category

Issues with Firefox Quantum and legacy plugins

Posted: 16th November 2017 by Jab in Ubuntu
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Like most of us we use our web browsers without thinking and without question. Until one day we log in and realize it has been updated and now our favorite plugin is not working. Some of us use Firefox for work and sometimes a plugin may not have been updated in some time and now […]

For years I have been trying to get a good application to send me sms notifications when people ping me in IRC. I think most of why this hasn’t happened is me being lazy. However I have since decided once and for all to finally figure this out and get it working. Since there will […]

Installing Java 7 on Ubuntu 12.04

Posted: 27th March 2013 by Jab in Server, Ubuntu

Installing Java on Ubuntu 12.04 – to the novice can be a not so easy task .. but thanks to my installs of this OS on my server I believe I have it down pat .. here is what I do .. and this should work for you as well .. First you just want […]

So you wanna be a hacker

Posted: 16th September 2012 by Jab in Stuff I see at work, Ubuntu
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You lose your Windows password(s) and cannot log in to your machine. If you have a rescue disk, you should be okay. If not, you might have to turn to Linux for help. The method that I describe in this tutorial can work with a Windows machine that either dual boots with Linux or does […]