Monthly Archives: December 2008

Latest Screenshot From My Ubuntu IBM Desktop

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How to increase AIX swap space

“lsps -a” This will display something like: Page Space Physical Volume Volume Group Size %Used Active Auto Typehd6 hdisk0 rootvg 512MB 1 yes yes lv This means that hd6 is the logical volume used for paging. To increase it, use … Continue reading

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How to solve the error: 452 Error writing file: A file cannot be larger than the value set by ulimit

When trying to transfer a very big file (over ftp for example), you’ll receive the error above, this limit is a security limit in AIX and you can solve it by simply editing the /etc/security/limits file and increasing the “fsize” … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Connect to AIX V5.3 XServer

How to redirect graphical output of AIX to Ubuntu and run: 1) Go to System ->Administration ->Login Window->Security-> untick “Deny TCP connections to Xserver”2) Log out and then back in3) Type these commands in the terminal:xhost +telnet host_nameexport DISPLAY=Client_IP:0.04) Run … Continue reading

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How to restart the audio in Ubuntu

check for process pulseaudio kill it re-open it with the -D flag Audio is back 🙂

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Firefox ROCKS! Firefox Profiles

I have just disovered a feature that I needed sooooooooooo much @ work when having to access multiple networks with different proxies; this feature is ‘Profiles’. You can have many Firefoxes on the same OS :), each one with totally … Continue reading

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