Other operations to the computer operating system

  • tarballed up my old home directory before pulling hard drive
  • ftp-ed tarball to my laptop
  • installed Ubuntu 8.04
  • installed vsftp to allow file transfers on to the computer
  • Configured an alias to my laptop
    • System > Administration > Network > Network settings, click on the HOSTS tab and add an new alias
  • installed and configured Synergy
  • moved old /home directory to new computer using ftp
  • tried using my webcam – did it work? No.
  • gave up, got on the train for a business trip and reviewed the EMC documentation on upgrading to ver 2.3.
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