Evernote and Nix/NeverNote on Ubuntu 10.04

Evernote is a great tool. I absolutely love it. The only con, is that it’s nto available natively for Linux. So I have to run it under the Windows Emulator or wine. The installation is fairly simple. wget http://evernote.s3.amazonaws.com/win4/public/Evernote_4.5.0.5229.exe wine Evernote_4.5.0.5229.exe Obviously not running natively there is a slight performance lag. This may be attributed to my 5 year old laptop. Although it’s still usable, the slow synchronization soon becomes tiresome.

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Cisco console from Ubuntu 10.04

It’s pretty easy to set-up Cisco serial console connectivity on Ubuntu 10.04. The usual way is to use minicom. The serial ports usually called COM1-4 usually have the following address range; COM1 - 3E8 COM2 - 2F8 COM3 - 3E8 COM4 - 2E8 To complete the setup first determine the address used for COM1 (or whichever serial port you wish to use) on your machine query the kernel

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KeePass on Ubuntu 10.04

KeePass is a very popular password management software. One of my client uses this for their systems and I was given a copy of their database. Since I mostly use linux when I am working, I needed a way to get this working on Ubuntu 10.04. Instructions are widely available, but again for my benefit, I have documented them here as step-by-step guide for myself. At the time of this blog post the 2.

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