Tag Archives: ubuntu

Force apt-get to use IPv4 instead of IPv6

It seems that Ubuntu/Debian (or perhaps other distros as well) prefer IPv6 DNS records instead of IPv4 when applicable and some times this results in loss of connectivity or similar problems. I ran into this issue today while trying to update an old VPS with apt-get/aptitude. Specifically, security.ubuntu.com was being resolved in an unreachable IPv6… Read More »

XRDP

Install xrdp apt-get install xrdp Configure xrdp GNOME apt-get install gnome-session-fallback echo gnome-session –session=gnome-fallback > ~/.xsession Xfce (xubuntu) echo xfce4-session > ~/.xsession LXDE (lubuntu) echo lxsession -s Lubuntu -e LXDE > ~/.xsession Incoming search terms:192 168 88 1/userman

Munin & munin-node

The following examples use these addresses: Munin server: 192.184.94.230 (ramnode.advanxer.com) Munin node 1: 192.210.208.175 (bluevm.advanxer.com) Munin node 2: 54.254.177.162 (ec2.advanxer.com) Server side configuration /etc/munin/munin.conf htmldir /usr/share/nginx/www/munin # a simple host tree [ramnode.advanxer.com] address 127.0.0.1 use_node_name yes [bluevm.advanxer.com] address 192.210.208.175 use_node_name yes [ec2.advanxer.com] address 54.254.177.162 use_node_name yes # port 4950 Munin node configuration /etc/munin/munin-node.conf host_name vps.advanxer.com… Read More »