Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Using microsoft VPN on ubuntu hardy in KDE

In the newest ubuntu, there is a package for kde to use network-manager in the tray to connect to microsoft VPN (PPTP).

sudo apt-get install network-manager-pptp network-manager-vpnc \
network-manager-openvpn network-manager-kde

Then just use the network manager app in the tray to define your VPN connections. When you are ready to connect, just right click and connect.

How to reset IIS

c:\> iisreset

This also resets the exchange services on a Small Business Server install.

Monday, June 2, 2008

How to unzip 'encrypted' zip files in linux

sudo apt-get install p7zip-full p7zip p7zip-rar

bash$ 7z e filename.zip

(it will prompt you for the password)