Sebastian Mogilowskis Blog

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How to install OpenOffice 3.2 on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

I have blogged the installation of OpenOffice 3.1 on Ubuntu 9.04 a few months ago. OpenOffice 3.2 is not available on launchpad at the moment. Download it from the OpenOffice Website or use this direct links instead. * German 32-Bit * German 64-Bit * English 32-Bit * English 64-Bit Extract the file after download and […]

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Samba Error on Ubuntu Karmic

There is an error in the current version of Samba on Ubuntu Karmic you find in the samba log file (/var/log/samba/log.smbd) this message: [2009/12/07 12:26:26, 0] smbd/server.c:456(smbd_open_one_socket) smbd_open_once_socket: open_socket_in: Address already in use The best solution is a downgrade to version 3.3.2: wget dpkg -i –force-all samba_3.3.2-1ubuntu3.2_amd64.deb Update: Problem solved (Version 3.4.0)

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MySQL Workbench on Ubuntu

Install MySQL Workbench on Ubuntu: 1. Download the Community Edition Download the latest release from the MySQL Website. I used the 64-Bit Debian Paket for Ubuntu 9.04 it works on Jaunty (9.04) and on Karmic (9.10). 2. Installation sudo dpkg -i mysql-workbench-oss-5.1.18-1ubu904-amd64.deb 3. Use it Now you can start MySQL Workbench via your menu (Development […]

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VMWare Workstation / Player Installer 6.5.3 Hangs

The installer of VMWare Workstation (and Player) hangs on Ubuntu Karmic 9.10. “Cause: the installer runs vmware-modconfig-console which produces enough output with some kernels that the python engine deadlocks is command piplining during the compile.” You need 2 consoles. In the first one type: sudo -i while true; do killall -9 vmware-modconfig-console; sleep 1; done […]

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Google Chrome (Chromium) on Ubuntu

Installing Google Chrome browser on ubuntu: Chromium is an open source browser project. Google Chrome is a browser from Google, based on the Chromium project. First add the following sources to your “/etc/apt/sources.list” depending on your ubuntu version: For Hardy: deb hardy main deb-src hardy main For Intrepid: deb intrepid main deb-src […]

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