How to Install VMware Tools for Ubuntu

To install VMware Tools, you must mount the VMware Tools CD image, extract the contents (VMware Tools), and then run the installer. Note: If VMware Tools is already installed, these steps uninstall and then reinstall VMware Tools. When the product updates, the VMware Tools package is also updated, so an update of the installed version of VMware Tools is required. …

How to Install Kickstart for Ubuntu

  Kickstart lets you automate most of an Ubuntu installation, including:  Language selection  Mouse configuration  Keyboard selection  Boot loader installation  Disk partitioning  Network configuration  NIS, LDAP, Kerberos, Hesiod, and Samba authentication  Firewall configuration  Custom package selection  X Window System configuration  [email protected]: sudo apt-get install system-config-kickstart  

Bug: 1236315 system-config-kickstart package

Getting this error when trying to run system-config-kickstart package [email protected]:~$ system-config-kickstart (system-config-kickstart.py:23531): libglade-WARNING **: Could not load support for `gnome’: libgnome.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory Traceback (most recent call last): File “/usr/share/system-config-kickstart/system-config-kickstart.py”, line 92, in kickstartGui.kickstartGui(file) File “/usr/share/system-config-kickstart/kickstartGui.py”, line 131, in __init__ self.X_class = xconfig.xconfig(xml, self.kickstartData) File “/usr/share/system-config-kickstart/xconfig.py”, line 80, in __init__ self.fill_driver_list() File …

Linux Refresher

Recently I’ve realised I’ve lost some of the basic linux skills I’ve learnt when I was administering my leased dedicated servers in the US. Now I realised I should’ve built on that knowledge and could’ve been a Linux Certified Engineer by now. All is not lost, it’s time to pick it up again and we begin with this website. Starting …