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Set the default terminal window size in Ubuntu (Linux)

The gnome-terminal uses a termcap file for its basic settings. To change these:Code:sudo gedit /usr/share/vte/termcap/xtermNow look for a line about 1/3 of the way down the file that looks like this:Code: :co#80:it#8:li#24:\To change the number of columns, change the co# number, in this case 80.To change the number of rows, change the li# number, in […]

From 2 Windows XP machines to 3 Ubuntu machines

Around September last year I got a new work laptop – Lenovo T60.  IBM, for whom I work, gives one the choice of what OS to run on the desktop ie Windows or some Linux flavor. Oh and some people actually do run Macs also.  The Linux is either Red Hat, Fedora, OpenSuse or Ubuntu.  […]

Vodacom 3G on Ubuntu 8.10

When I was running Ubuntu 8.04 I used Vodafone Connect Driver for Linux which worked but not great.  When I upgraded to Ubuntu 8.10 I continued using this driver till yesterday when I managed to get connecting through Network Manager.  By default Network Manager picks up the card properly but did not want to connect […]

Lotus Notes 8.5 sync with Google Calendar on Ubuntu

I am looking for a solution to Sync Lotus Notes 8.5 on Ubuntu with Google Calendar.  It only needs to be an one way sync from Notes to Google Calendar. I have searched the Interwebs but have not found a suitable solution.  Have found some stuff for Windows but not for Ubuntu or even Linux […]

New Blog and First Entry

Dreamhost had this special where one gets 2 years hosting for about R200.00 so I signed up mainly to play around with Subversion and put up a new blog writing about technical things like Linux, Ubuntu, Dreamhost, Subversion, PHP etc. I have another blog called Famous last word of Marius where I mainly post photos […]