Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy) Notes

See also: UbuntuNotes7.04

Synaptic install logs

Fresh Install Modifications

# sudo emacs /etc/network/interfaces

# Add this: (Also add post-up/down to wired interface)

# Wireless
auto eth1
iface eth1 inet dhcp
   wpa-conf /<path-to-file>/<config-file>.conf
   post-up /usr/sbin/ipmasq
   post-down /usr/sbin/ipmasq

# sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart

## (1) Put this in  in '/etc/samba/smb.conf'

[<share name>]
path = /<path>/<to>/<be>/<shared>
available = yes
browsable = yes
#public = yes
public = no
#writable = no
writable = yes

## (2) Add a samba user

sudo smbpasswd -a <existing_linux_username>

sudo /etc/init.d/samba reload

Using 1st Generation Mac Formatted (hfs+) iPod Nano Update (2008-02-29)

Nautilus seems to run gnome-mount which seems to recognise, but not automount the device. Manually mounting and unmounting from Nautilus works.

Issue: gPodder truncates Podcasts on an iPod to one hour / 60 minutes

After uploading podcasts from gPodder to an iPod all Podcasts are truncated to 1 hour in length. The solution (in most cases) is to install python-pymad which will determine the track length accurately. More recent versions of gPodder use a default of 3 hours rather than 1 hour.