Ubuntu 18.04 LTS upgrade finished. with still some time left from support point of view, I decided to upgrade to next LTS release. Upgrade went in smoothly with only a few changes required to the sshd conf. Reminder to myself, next time remove the TLS1.3 apache ppa before starting the upgrade.

Ubuntu 17.10 and VMWare Workstation 12.5

Und wieder funktioniert VMware nicht out of the box :/ sudo -s cd /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source tar xvf vmmon.tar tar xvf vmnet.tar wget -O ./vmmon-only/linux/hostif.c https://raw.githubusercontent.com/mkubecek/vmware-host-modules/b50848c985f1a6c0a341187346d77f0119d0a835/vmmon-only/linux/hostif.c vim vmnet-only/bridge.c ——————————————————————– 639c639 < atomic_inc(&clone->users); — > atomic_inc((atomic_t*)&clone->users); ——————————————————————– cd vmmon-only/ make cd ../vmnet-only/ make cd .. mkdir /lib/modules/4.13.0-16-generic/misc cp *.o /lib/modules/4.13.0-16-generic/misc insmod /lib/modules/4.13.0-16-generic/misc/vmmon.o insmod /lib/modules/4.13.0-16-generic/misc/vmnet.o rm /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libz.so.1/libz.so.1 ln -s […]

prime!

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Upgrading Ubuntu to 14.04

Hi, gestern Abend hatte ich die Idee mein Notebook (Dell E6530) auf das neue LTS Release von Ubuntu zu upgraden. Das letzte Mal gab es Schwierigkeiten mit den X-Edgers PPA, also diesmal vorsorglich ein: ppa-purge xorg-edgers durchlaufen lassen um den Nvidia Treiber von der Platte zu fegen. Im BIOS hatte ich Nvidia Optimus deaktiviert um […]