Wednesday, January 26, 2011

How to allow Power Users to add printers in Windows XP

For XP and greater the Load Driver privilege was removed from Power Users
for security. You can add this ability back to Power Users by following the instructions below.

-Logon with admin privileges

-Go to Control Panel/Admin Tools / Local Security Policy / Local Policy / User Rights Assignment/ Load and unload device drivers

-Add machine\power users or the specific user

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Configuring RPC over HTTP (Outlook Anywhere) in Ubuntu

At this point it doesn't exist as you might think but there is a fairly simply workaround. I've been able to simulate the same functionality as Outlook Anywhere by using Thunderbird and DavMail. The reference for this info is at .

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Configuring OpenDNS client in Ubuntu

Install ddclient in Ubuntu and configure file below.

# Configuration file for ddclient generated by debconf
# /etc/ddclient.conf

xxxxxxxx (your opendns network label)

Other helpful info:
sudo /etc/init.d/ddclient status
This checks to see whether it is running as a daemon.

sudo /etc/init.d/ddclient stop
This stops the daemon.

sudo /etc/init.d/ddclient stop
This starts the daemon.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011 not in Ubuntu affecting Citrix Receiver

Unfortunately, Ubuntu only provide the obsolete libmotif3 version and the not the current version 4 that the receiver is built against. The workaround below will get you going...

Install libmotif3:
sudo apt-get install libmotif3

Created symlink:
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/

Applications -> Internet -> Citrix Receiver = Working fine!

SSL error 61 with Citrix on Firefox and Ubuntu

This error is caused by missing certificates on Ubuntu Ica Client. The solution is : "cp /usr/share/ca-certificates/mozilla/* /usr/lib/ICAClient/keystore/cacerts/"

In other word's copy your mozzilla firefox certificates to the citrix instalation folder.

To paste into the ICA folder you may need to press ALT-F2, type the command below then click RUN.

use the command : "gksu nautilus /usr/lib/ICAClient/keystore/cacerts"

You should then be able to paste the certificates into the ICA folder.