Ubuntu 12.04 – Canvas Install Guide

A Fast&Furious Guide to Install Canvas on Ubuntu 12.04, fresh from the start. Part of the guide is taken from the official Canvas LMS, and some tricks are from my experience and debugging. Fixing Locales.

How to fix Error opening terminal: xterm-256color unknown terminal type

Since Lion was released I encounter on my terminal the following error: ‘xterm-256color’: unknown terminal type when using nano editor or top command on ubuntu machine for example.

How to Set Up a Password-less SSH Login

Setting up passwordless SSH logins is a great way to speed up connections to regularly accessed remote Linux and Macs boxes. This is how to set everything up, it only takes a minute or so.