Norwegian Macbook Air keyboard with Ubuntu

To use the shift+4 combination to get a dollar-sign on a Macbook Air with a Norwegian keyboard, enter the following in a terminal:

To use this setting permanently, add the line to .bashrc in your home directory.

 

sauce: http://dragly.org/2012/05/10/modifying-keys-on-a-norwegian-linux-keyboard-to-resemble-those-on-a-mac/

New Battle.net Launcher with Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

So I was gonna try to play some World of Warcraft again, and realized Blizzard has come out with a new launcher for it’s games. I tried downloading the launcher and running it with Wine. The launcher showed up only to be closed again a few seconds after, creating a crash-report for Blizzard which didn’t tell me anything.

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Conky Manager

If you are like me you find conky really neat but never really bother to set it up so it looks sexy. Well, now there’s a tool for that. conky-manager.Conky

Conky Manager has several nice-looking themes already installed, so all you have to do is enable them.

To install Conky Manager on Ubuntu, add the ppa with the following commands:

Now run conky-manager and start browsing.

subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2

So I’ve been having some issues since I installed the icaclient Citrix Receiver from citrix.com for my (now) Ubuntu 13.04 installation which I’ve posted about earlier.

The error-messages were as following:

This error came every time I did apt-get upgrade, but everything worked as it should except for the annoyance every time I updated.

I finally got around to try and fix it today, and thanks to some nice people on the freenode irc network I found this forum-post.

Following Alan Burton-Woods post on the forum

Open /var/lib/dpkg/info/icaclient.postinst with gksu gedit /var/lib/dpkg/info/icaclient.postinst
Find and replace the line that says

with

NB: Note the -E after grep

Run sudo dpkg –configure icaclient

Now, run sudo apt-get upgrade and this should be the output: