Linux Terminal Service Project (LTSP) Supports MANY Desktops

Ubuntu and LTSP can provide a platform for providing desktops environments in many different ways. LTSP already comes with these client scripts: kiosk – Firefox running locally on thin client. ldm – Linux desktop running remotely on local server. menu – Interactive Menu shell – Drop to root bash shell running locally on thin client. Read more about Linux Terminal Service Project (LTSP) Supports MANY Desktops[…]

How To Create Infinite Windows Cloud Desktops for Your Nonprofit with BoXenLinux©

Running Windows allows you to easily access proprietary closed source vertical market software. Using Azures Nvidia Tesla virtual machines let you run graphic intensive program from the cloud. For instance 2D and 3D CAD Drafting, Video, and 3D educational tools. Even 3D games! Coupled with open source software we can dramatically reduces the hardware, software, Read more about How To Create Infinite Windows Cloud Desktops for Your Nonprofit with BoXenLinux©[…]

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How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly

Build a chroot client The Greek Schools repository  sudo add-apt-repository –yes ppa:ts.sch.gr Grab freerdp’s key  cd /etc/ltsp sudo wget pub.freerdp.com/… Option 1 – with command sudo ltsp-build-client –purge-chroot –mount-package-cache –mirror ‘http://azure.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/’ \ –apt-keys ‘/etc/ltsp/ADD6BF6D97CE5D8D.asc, /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/ts_sch_gr_ubuntu_ppa.gpg’ \ –extra-mirror ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ts.sch.gr/ppa/ubuntu bionic main, pub.freerdp.com/… freerdp-nightly main’ \ –late-packages epoptes-client freerdp-nightly –prompt-rootpass \ OR, Option 2 – using my Read more about How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly[…]

How to batch optimize all jpgs using a bash script to speed up your site

Based on Google Insights article here: developers.googl… JPEG is a lossy format. The compression process removes visual details of the image, but the compression ratio can be 10x larger than GIF or PNG. Reduce quality to 85 if it was higher. With quality larger than 85, the image becomes larger quickly, while the visual improvement is Read more about How to batch optimize all jpgs using a bash script to speed up your site[…]

How to find any file or folder with a trailing space in it’s name, and delete the trailing space

Windows does not know how to handle files or folders whos name ends in a space. Usually Windows won’t allow you to delete these files, and other bizarre behavior. This is a simple bash command to fix that.   find . -name ‘* ‘ -exec sh -c ‘x=”{}”; mv “$x” “${x%?}”‘ \; Tags: Bash, How Read more about How to find any file or folder with a trailing space in it’s name, and delete the trailing space[…]

The status of short (3 character) .org domain names in 2016. What’s available?

All three character .com names are registered. All three letter and 3 number names are taken for .net and .org. A domain name can contain all 26 letters, 10 numbers, and a hyphen (-). You cannot start or end a domain name with a hyphen. A little known fact is that you CAN have multiple Read more about The status of short (3 character) .org domain names in 2016. What’s available?[…]

How to run a script and have it output nice logs for you in bash

It is standard when you are writing your script, to write errors to “Standard Error” ( STDERR ). Like so: echo “Unique ID and Error” >&2 Usually when you run a script it outputs both standard error and standard output to your terminal display. You can however redirect those to log files. If you want Read more about How to run a script and have it output nice logs for you in bash[…]

How to install Virtualbox Extension Pack from the command line (Bash) on Ubuntu 15.10 wily

From: forums.virtualbo… #!/bin/bash version=$(vboxmanage -v) echo $version var1=$(echo $version | cut -d ‘r’ -f 1) echo $var1 var2=$(echo $version | cut -d ‘r’ -f 2) echo $var2 file=”Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-$var1-$var2.vbox-extpack” echo $file wget download.virtual… -O /tmp/$file #sudo VBoxManage extpack uninstall “Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack” sudo VBoxManage extpack install /tmp/$file –replace Tags: Bash, How To, Ubuntu

Running Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader in Ubuntu using Virtualbox, FreeRDP, Windows 7 RemoteApp

Windowless Remote Desktop Using FreeRDP Nightly: github.com/FreeR… sudo echo “deb pub.freerdp.com/…`lsb_release –codename -s`/ freerdp-nightly main” > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/freerdp-nightly.list wget -O – pub.freerdp.com/… | sudo apt-key add – sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install freerdp-nightly #/bin/bash /opt/freerdp-nightly/bin/xfreerdp /u:<user> /p:<password> /app:”%ProgramFiles%\Adobe\Reader 11.0\Reader\AcroRd32.exe” /sound /microphone /drives /v:192.168.56.25 sudo apt-get install alacarte Using alacart add above script to the untiy menu. Read more about Running Latest Adobe Acrobat Reader in Ubuntu using Virtualbox, FreeRDP, Windows 7 RemoteApp[…]