Who makes most of their computing devices? A person who customizes the heck out of their hardware or software, or a person who uses their devices as delivered from the manufacturer?
Although no one can use a device without no customization at all, I have recently started to prefer to use my operating systems and devices with as less customizations as possible. I have the said preference for both desktop and mobile devices, but for different reasons. Continue reading “Going with Defaults”
A problem I have encountered every time I use a USB drive as a Startup Disk, is that their block size get changed, and even
gparted reports that it can’t fix the that. The following command will fix that. Continue reading “Fix USB Drives after Using them as Startup Disks”
Bash autocompletion is disabled inside LXCs by default. This is how to enable it.
Sinhala (si_LK) is the only locale available for Sri Lanka in Ubuntu OS. While the Sinhala locale is not bad in itself, displaying “රු” in currencies, “පෙ.ව” and “ප.ව.” and Sinhala month and date names are a distraction, specially in terminal where Sinhala unicode rendering is not that good. Continue reading “Sri Lankan English Locale for Ubuntu (And other Linuxes)”
In my previous post, I told the story of buying a new laptop .
I immediately burned an Ubuntu 16.04 ISO to a USB Flash Drive and began the installing process. I tried to install it several times, but it failed at the final stage of the installation process, saying that it failed to install the bootloader. Continue reading “I switched to Windows!?”
Let’s Encrypt is a great service that provide SSL Certificates free of charge. It intends to make more data transferred through the WWW secure. Continue reading “Assigning SSL using Let’s Encrypt to Websites Running in LXCs”
Using Linux Containers (LXC) is a good way to host multiple applications in a single server with separation of resources and applications. Continue reading “Hosting Multiple Applications in a Server, with Linux Containers (LXC)”