My problem, making sure the wifi on a headless linux box connects at boot. This should work the same on a server install as on a desktop install, with network-manager removed (because it conflicted with this approach).
For a Gnu/Linux install recently I had a CD with Ubuntu – but it was the desktop edition. I had an old PC for this install, and I really needed the CD with the ubuntu-server install set by default. What to do ? As it turns out, it’s actually quite easy to switch over from… Continue reading Change an Ubuntu Desktop installation to an Ubuntu Server installation
I was recently trying to find out how to automatically set the date on a windows machine(windows XP, but solution here should be generic I think). I tried using the system date and time setting “Automatically Update Time”, but that failed because the date was different/wrong also (contrary to this info from MS (http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/windows_date_it_overview.mspx?mfr=true) it… Continue reading Automatically update the System Date and System Time in Windws XP (and beyond!)