Saturday, November 26, 2011

Howto: Remote SSH tunnelling on Ubuntu

On the server, install openssh-server

sudo apt-get install openssh-server

if you have firewall on the server, open port 22

if you want to access the server outside the router, port forward port 22 to the server's ip address also.

From the client,

ssh -Y remotemachine -l

commands issued will be started in the remote machines



Thursday, November 24, 2011

Setting up network printer in ubuntu 11.10

Oddly, the usual simple gnome printer setup application is missing from Ubuntu 11.10's interface.

One can still go to terminal, type


My printer is connected to the Asus RT-N16 router & the configuration to enter is as follow, where is the router's ip address.