Monthly Archives: February 2013

Mounting a USB drive in Ubuntu Server

Source Manually Mounting Sometimes devices don’t automount, in which case you should try to manually mount it. First, you must know what device we are dealing with and what filesystem it is formatted with. Most flash drives are FAT16 or FAT32 and most external hard disks are NTFS. sudo fdisk -l Find your device in the list, it is probably… Read more →

Installing a GUI on Ubuntu Server

Since the Ubuntu Server edition doesn’t by default install a window manager, you may want to install one yourself (if you need one). This is how to do so. Either use the tasksel command, or just directly type in (only one) of the following commands: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install… Read more →