Posts Categorized: Hints and Tips

Free SSL and other certs

Came across http://www.startssl.com. Actually, was referred by a co-worker. They offer free SSL certificates, as well as S/Mime. Only browsers that I’ve tested so far that does not have their root certificate installed are Opera and Konqueror. Haven’t found any other issues thus far.

New Admin user in Kubuntu Karmic Koala

So the other day I was in IRC and someone had brought up a problem where they created a new Administrative user, but didn’t have rights to use ‘sudo’.  Looked into the problem a little bit to figure out what was wrong, and it turns out that when you create a new user through the… Read more »

Ampache config in Amarok

Took me two days to figure out why my Ampache catalog was not displaying in Amarok. Turns out you need the FULL ADDRESS of the ampache server (what you would use to get to the web interface) for it to work. Amarok config for Ampache