Category: Planet Ubuntu

Posts for planet.ubuntu.com

How to use NordVPN in a LXD container

NordVPN is one of many VPN services. I was asked to have a look at how to make it work in a LXD container and as a result I am writing this post. I am not advertising this service, nor do I use affiliate links, etc. Up to now, NordVPN have refused to fix their …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blog.simos.info/how-to-use-nordvpn-in-a-lxd-container/

Using ibus-typing-booster for predictive typing in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Update 16 July 2020: The package ibus-typing-booster has been accepted to Debian/Ubuntu. Therefore, you do not need anymore to use the testing PPA that was mentioned in the original post here. This post has been updated to reflect the change. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS has switched to using the IBus input framework for most (all?) languages, …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blog.simos.info/using-ibus-typing-booster-for-predictive-typing-in-ubuntu-20-04-lts/

How to setup the HUION 430P drawing tablet on Ubuntu 20.04

If you want to draw on your computer, you can always use your mouse. But if you want to really draw, you can upgrade to a drawing tablet (also known as graphics tablets). Here is one below. It is an entry level drawing tablet, has a pressure-sensitive pen that does not require batteries, and the …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blog.simos.info/how-to-setup-the-huion-430p-drawing-tablet-on-ubuntu-20-04/

A network-isolated container in LXD

In this post we see how to get different types of network-isolated containers in LXD. Even if you are not interested in such things, doing this tutorial will help you understand better LXD proxy devices. LXD container with no networking To get a LXD container without networking, you omit the networking configuration in the profile …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blog.simos.info/a-network-isolated-container-in-lxd/

How to get LXD containers get IP from the LAN with routed network

UPDATE 11 August 2020: Ubuntu 20.04 as a container did not work with the instructions in this post. There is a need for an addition to the profile in order to make it work for both older versions of Ubuntu and newer versions (Ubuntu 18.04 and Ubuntu 20.04). The addition is for on-link: true in …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blog.simos.info/how-to-get-lxd-containers-get-ip-from-the-lan-with-routed-network/

Re: 30 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (all-in-one video)

Average Linux User has created a Youtube video on 30 This to do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It is a well-prepared, high-quality, informative video. I recommend watching it. There are a couple of nitpicks though, and in this post I go into detail about them. See the Discussion below. First, here is the Youtube …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blog.simos.info/re-30-things-to-do-after-installing-ubuntu-18-04-lts-all-in-one-video/

%d bloggers like this: