Tethered Blackberry Modem on Ubuntu Karmic

Using your blackberry as a 3G (in my case) modem proved to be Incredibly simple. There are five million different methods to do this and many have you compiling stuff and editing text files. I love those sorts of things, but this is much easier. I Wish that I had …

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Linux command line bandwidth monitor

You can find out how much bandwidth your linux machine is using with a simple tool called "bwm-ng". In Debian, install it with

aptitude install bwm-ng

Then, just type 'bwm-ng' in the command line. It will give you something like this:

bwm-ng v0.6 (probing every 5.000s), press 'h …
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Pidgin OSD pop ups in Ubuntu Jaunty

You can remove or configure the Pidgin pop up's that you see from pidgin. Buddies logging on/off, and in my case, new messages. I didn't want every new message i receive to be blasted up on the desktop OSD. To control what you see there, Pull up your Pidgin …

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Installing Skype on eee 1000 running Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty

I have an eee 1000 netbook running Ubuntu Jaunty netbook remix. Installing and configuring Skype was pretty simple:

Add the Medibuntu repository:

sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/jaunty.list --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install medibuntu-keyring
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Install backupexec 12.5 agent on Debian Lenny

The path to it is

BEWS_12.5.2213_LINUX-UNIX-MAC-SAP_AGENTS.tar.gz\BEWS_12.5.2213_LINUX-UNIX-MAC-SAP_AGENTS.tar\pkgs\Linux\VRTSralus.tar.gz\VRTSralus.tar\VRTSralus-12.5.2213-0.i386.deb

Unfortunately, the Deb package doesn't specify It's dependencies. You need to manually install the libstdc++5 package.

aptitude install libstdc++5

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