I manage a small cluster at work and occasionally students get their IP address banned by entering the wrong password when logging into the cluster. I don’t fix the problem often enough to remember how to do it, so I thought I’d jot it down here for future reference.
It is possible that you still need to install g77 to compile a Fortran program on your latest version of Ubuntu, but it isn’t the repositories!! Don’t worry, it is easy.
I make this entry (at 0230) because Joe just asked me how to do it, hence someone else in the world might also want to do it. The quest is, to do something to a large group of files in linux. For example convert a folder of wma files to mp3’s (for this example you […]
Compiz is very popular on Linux, and you can do some really nice things with it to enhance the look of your desktop.
Earlier I had a quick think, and there are 10 linux programs which I can’t live without. So, I thought I would post a quick blog to make sure you know about their existence.
As I mentioned on my post about installing Spotify on a Debian based Linux machine, that if you don’t run a Debian based machine then you can install Spotify using Wine, or PlayOnLinux.
Since the BBC launched their iPlayer it has been a massive success. What puts it way above the ITV and C4 player is its ability to download programmes to watch offline. Which you can obviously do using the iPlayer Desktop program. However these downloaded videos can only be used within iPlayer Desktop and you can’t […]
If you don’t use linux then this post is probably of no use to you (unless you plan to swap OS). If you do use linux then I’m sure you will have often spent time searching the internet for information about installing a program, for a terminal commmand or for something else to do with […]
I’m sure you have heard of Spotify, it currently has over 7 million users and is great for music lovers, but not so great for musicians! Up to now Linux users have had to install Spotify under Wine (PlayOnLinux comes with a nice simple script that will download and install it) which works excellently, but […]