The aim of this small article, is to offer a way of installing Adobe Reader in the 64 bit version of Debian Squeeze. You can justifiably ask, “why would you want to do that?” After all, the native evince works just fine. Well, on this occasion, I downloaded a pdf file from a bank, which has a built in capability to enable a form to be filled in, printed off and sent back. Unfortunately, evince cannot do that, so Adobe Reader was the only game in town.
How to install a Samsung ML-2525W printer on a Debian Squeeze – 64 bit system.
There's the good, the bad and the down right ugly!
So we'll start with the ugly and get the rant over with.
Samsung are pleased to embed a Linux system into their printer, but in my view, pay not much more than lip service, to helping Linux users to install the required drivers. More will be revealed.
Upgrading Version 2 Thunderbird to Version 3
If you have updated recently your version of Linux Distro in Ubuntu, Mint and others you might have hit on a couple of upgrade problems associated with the Thunderbird Version released with the distro. This howto covers the instructions needed to overcome these problems. At least one of the fixes is very simple the other is only slightly more complex.
Aptitude Updates Errors & Howto resolve them
Installing packages from anything other than the main distribution repository can be fraught with difficulties, the problem can manifests itself when you run from the command line the command
Your errors may look similar to this.
Hydrogen Drum Synthesiser Tutorial
Hydrogen is for want of a better description a Drum Synthesiser you can play drums with it. Now I am by no means a drummer or anything close to being a musician of any sought, but I rather wish I was. It is a high end application designed to create drum patterns that can be used on it's own or in conjunction with other audio products such as "Ardour".
Jack an Audio Mixer for your Desktop
Further to my page offering a "how to" on encrypting emails, this page deals with encrypting files.
There are any number of reasons you may wish to encrypt individual files, for example, maybe you have sensitive customer data, perhaps a client list or cost price tables that if they fell into your competitors hands, would amount to a gold strike.
I will repeat here, it is my belief, all company laptops should have some form of encryption. Ideally, the whole drive should be encrypted, but that is ''not'' the subject of this page.
On this page, we're going to discuss how to encrypt individual files
How to Encrypt emails in Debian Etch 64 bit, PCLinuxOS and Ubuntu Hardy Heron.
Why use email encryption?
It's common knowledge that email is not a secure medium to use for communication, but almost everyone has turned a blind eye to that and many millions of messages are sent each day, that are wide open to interception. More recently, the UK government has published plans to create a massive database of every email sent through the UK Internet system and this has raised very serious questions about personal privacy.
HSDPA Huawei E160g
Note - Since Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex, connection via a Mobile device has significantly improved in many of the later Ubuntu variants and this document is considered out of date however it contains good information possibly transferable to other system others might find useful.
Note:- If you intend to use this device with Intrepid Ibex Ubuntu Version 8.10 released at the end of October 2008 you do not need to follow any of the steps below.
SIP(Session Initiate Protocol) Phone or Voice over Internet Protocol
If you are runing X-Lite on a Dell 1521 inspiron laptop suggest you look at "sflphone" instead seems to work a bit better than X-Lite no phone book though. We would like to here from you if you are having problems with X-Lite on other equipment.