Posts Tagged ‘Linux’

Klientdriftet bærbar Linuxdatamaskin

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

If you have a laptop administrated by IT-avdelingen, you find information for getting started in the laptop-document written by IT-avdelingen.

Access home folder from Linux

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Here I explain how you can access your home folder from a remote Linux machine. (more…)

Ubuntu 8.10 on Latitude E5400

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Here is how I installed Ubuntu 8.10 on a Dell Latitude E5400. (more…)

Installation of Ubuntu 8.04

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Here is how I installed Ubuntu on my machine.

VPN on Ubuntu

Friday, June 13th, 2008

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

Remember that username is or Gateway is either or

MS Windows server

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

The server is called

See this post for instructions on how to reach hjemmekontor from Linux, and this post on how to reach it from a Mac.

MS Windows server fra Linux

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

Flere har lurt på hvordan man kan kjøre Windowsprogrammer fra sin Linux arbeidsstasjon.

Email, Linux

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

For employees the outgiong server is and the incoming server is The LDAP server (online address book for all employees and students) is, with base DN dc=uib,dc=no and port number 389.

Very useful if you use Thunderbird as your e-mail client. Apple’s and probably many other mail programs can also make use of this.

See It-avdelingen for more details.