The button is not visible with shutdown and logout buttons. But by pressing ALT key the Shutdown button changes to Suspend/Pause button in Gnome3. No need to install a plugin to find it. Just a keystroke.
People are divided on how to log, what to log, how much to log. A never ending discussion this is. In addition many open source libraries are available for logging. Not to mention many standards. I am not going to go in details of what is available out there. Use Google to pick your poison. What I am going to discuss here is what I think makes most sense with available technology.
If you are getting following error in xming log:
Xming.exe: client 4 rejected from IP XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX
Here are two solutions.
- Secure method: Edit: X0.hosts (in the installation directory) and add the ip you want allow. e.g.
- Insecure method: Add the “-ac” option to the Xming desktop shortcut. Modify the Desktop Xming shortcut to include the arguments: “:0 -clipboard -multiwindow -ac”. The ac option accepts client requests and quells the error above. Start Xming using the shortcut you just created. Warning: This is same as “xhost +” which will grant anyone access. So only use Xming option -ac or “xhost +” on trusted networks, never on public ones. OR use the solution 1 of additing IP address of known systems on which you will be running X applications..
I moved to Ubuntu full-time a while back. See the first part Migrating from Windows to Linux. But VPN into my office from Linux remained an open issue because my organization uses Nortel Contivity. Ubuntu comes with vpn client but that does not work with Nortel. Then I found vpnc-nortel branch of vpnc open source project that can connect to Nortel vpn servers. In this series I will explain how to connect to Nortel VPN from Ubuntu. You may need to tweak few of these instructions for your favourite Linux version. I am on Ubuntu 11.10 x86_64, using vpnc version 0.5.3-481.
What would one need to move off of Windows in corporate world? A replacement for Microsoft Office Suit. Linux has LibreOffice as replacement for MS Word, Excel, Power Point etc. If you are a power user of these tools then it will be difficult to migrate to LibreOffice but hey that is a start. If for Outlook, your organization provides access via WebMail interface, then you are in clear with using any email client on Linux that supports Pop or IMAP by making use of DavMail. Though Evolution support a direct access to WebMail or even MAPI, but Evolution itself is very thick and sometimes slow. Then came out Ubuntu 11.10 which provides Thunderbird as the default email client with integration to desktop and Unity. Perfect.
Here is the list of replacements that are available on Linux. I will cover setup for DavMail and Thunderbird in another post. Continue reading
So my boss would not let me work from home. And then I had the rude awakening when I found the reason behind the whole concept of working in office!
Go to the main site by clicking the image and you can read comments by others. I specifically would like to quote one from kattywumpus.
A third form were all possible distractions must be documented, do you have a Dog, how close is the nearest coffee shop, and etc..
Google Doodle is showing and letting users play PAC-MAN today on their home page for celebrating 30th birthday of PAC-MAN. Go play on Google. Click on “Insert Coin” to restart the game. You will be pleasantly surprised to see Ms. PAC-MAN in 2 player mode (try inserting one more coin). Read more at http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/05/celebrating-pac-mans-30th-birthday.html
As usual. The first post.
What great words. Hello World! I can still recall the good old days when the first code was started with printing Hello World! Beginning of the new learning always starts with saying hello to the world. Weather it is a new language (spoken/written) or a computer language (shell, c/c++, perl or even HTML) these are the first words that bring joy to the learner. To me it brings back good old memories when I started to code my first program in Basic. Do people still remember Basic? After that Cobol and Fortran went on the same path as mainframes and dodo.
Anyway this is the start and I close my first post with the great words that someone said Hello World!