If you have a laptop administrated by IT-avdelingen, you find information for getting started in the laptop-document written by IT-avdelingen.
Posts Tagged ‘Linux’
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Here is how I installed Ubuntu on my machine.
The Network Manager program is most likely running on your Linux box. You communicate with it by clicking the symbol with two computer-screens somewhere on the toolbar. It might be wise to reboot the machine after filling in the relevant information in Network Manager before trying to enable VPN. For VPN to work you need the network-manager and network-manager-pptp program packages. See also https://studentwiki.uib.no/tiki-index.php?page=vpn_ubuntu
The command “ssh” establishes a login on remote machines. For example the command
will log you onto the server alfred. (From alfred you have access to your personal web-pages.)
If you use ssh (or scp or sshfs) a lot it will be convenient to use automatic autentification. The command “man ssh” will display information on howto do this. More detailed information will follow later. (If you have a good recipie on howto do this, please leave a comment.)
Flere har lurt på hvordan man kan kjøre Windowsprogrammer fra sin Linux arbeidsstasjon.
For employees the outgiong server is smtp.uib.no and the incoming server is imap.uib.no. The LDAP server (online address book for all employees and students) is ldap.uib.no, with base DN dc=uib,dc=no and port number 389.
Very useful if you use Thunderbird as your e-mail client. Apple’s Mail.app and probably many other mail programs can also make use of this.
See It-avdelingen for more details.