Monday, May 8, 2017

HowTo: Add Syntax Highlighting for Cisco IOS to Notepad++

Notes
  • If you have existing user-defined languages in Notepad++, simply append the file instead of replacing it entirely
Config
  1. Download this style definition file userDefineLang.xml
  2. Close Notepad++ if open
  3. Save to
    %APPDATA%\Notepad++\userDefineLang.xml
  4. Start Notepad++ and open an ASA config file
  5. Choose Language → Cisco IOS
  6. Your config file should now look similar to this

Thursday, May 4, 2017

HowTo: Install Gnome Desktop on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Notes
  • There are several tutorials that will tell you to add Gnome PPAs, these are no longer supported in 16.04 LTS as of 04/2017.
  • This post assumes you'll be using only Gnome, if you want to run both Unity and Gnome, choose "lightdm" as the display manager.
  • Unity will be replaced by Gnome in 18.04
Installation
  1. Update packages
    sudo apt update
  2. Install Gnome
    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop -y
  3. Choose "gdm3" as the display manager when prompted
  4. Restart
  5. After logon, you should be presented with your new Gnome desktop

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Error - mount: unknown filesystem type 'exfat'

  1. Check to see if exfat drivers are installed
    dpkg -l | grep 'exfat'
  2. If not installed, run
    sudo apt-get install exfat-fuse exfat-utils