How to view realmedia streams in ubuntu hardy

$ sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/hardy.list -O \ /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list $ sudo aptitude update $ sudo aptitude install medibuntu-keyring $ sudo aptitude install w32codecs $ mplayer -playlist http://example.com/video.rm Where http://example.com/video.rm is the url to a realmedia stream.

Difference between apt-get upgrade and apt-get dist-upgrade

Imagine you have installed packages A-1.deb and B-1.deb A-1.deb depends on packages Adep1-1.deb and Adep2-1.deb while B-1.deb depends on package Bdep1-1.deb: A-1.deb | `—– Adep1-1.deb `—– Adep2-1.deb B-1.deb | `—— Bdep1-1.deb Now, there is a new package available for program A, namely A-2.deb. A-2.deb still depends on Adep1-1.deb but now it also depends on aContinue reading “Difference between apt-get upgrade and apt-get dist-upgrade”

Bridged networking with virtualbox, ubuntu and static ips

This is a little howto where I explain how I configured bridged networking for virtualbox with static ips on an Ubuntu host in order to make the virtual machine accessible from outside the host system. sudo aptitude install bridge-utils uml-utilities sudo adduser $USER uml-net Login again so the change takes effect. Modify /etc/network/interfaces so itContinue reading “Bridged networking with virtualbox, ubuntu and static ips”