How to add Chinese input method to Unbuntu 18.04?

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How to add Chinese input method, such as Pinyin, to Unbuntu 18.04? To input Chinese, first install an input method framework. Here, we use fcitx. Then you need to input the Pinyin input method. You may use fcitx-sunpinyin. Put them all together $ sudo apt-get install fcitx fcitx-sunpinyin After that, set the default input method
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Why I cannot login remote server with its root

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# ssh root@192.168.122.96 root@192.168.122.96’s password: Permission denied, please try again. Do according to [1]. NOTE: on Ubuntu, remember to restart ssh service like this “sudo restart ssh”. [1] https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/6/html/v2v_guide/preparation_before_the_p2v_migration-enable_root_login_over_ssh

How to get a server’s serial number remotely?

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How to get a server’s serial number remotely? Tested on Linux Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty > sudo apt-get install dmidecode > sudo dmidecode -s system-serial-number I tried this on several Linux boxes with CentOS 7 and it seems A physical node returns a string like System Serial Number. A KVM VM returns a string like 3fd12bba-12d4-48c7-875a-7a5f57ed8a9a.
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How to tune systems to achieve high performance in virtualization circumstances?

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Most time, we need to tune system parameters to achieve better performance but what the general parameters to be tuned in Linux systems. I think you may want to add following parameters to Kernel boot (/etc/default/grub) parameters intel_idle.max_cstate=0 processor.max_cstate=0 idle=poll intel_pstate=disable At the same time, you may also want to shutdown/open Pause Loop Exiting (PLE).
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How to change the maximum uploading size for PHP with Apache on Linux?

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How to change the maximum uploading size for PHP with Apache on Linux? PHP has parameters to control the maximum uploading size. Here, we use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS default version as an example. First, open the php.ini configuration file using your favorite editor /etc/php/7.2/apache2/php.ini Then, find the following parts ; Maximum size of POST data
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Libvirt crash when upgrade from version 1.2.2 to version 2.5.0

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If you install libvirt from ubuntu software library like this sudo apt-get install libvirt-bin The default version is 1.2.2 for Ubuntu Trusty. However, after you upgrade it to version 2.5.0 from its source codes (restart the libvirtd service), you will see following error if you want to install vm with virt-install. # ./installkvm1.sh Starting install…
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Cannot start VM with error “no network with matching name ‘default'”

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I update libvirt version and want to start VM with the new libvirt tools but I failed as follows. > sudo virsh start kvm1 error: Failed to start domain kvm1 error: Network not found: no network with matching name ‘default’ It seems that the default ‘virbr0’ is missing after I update libvirt so I solve
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Ubuntu’s GUI response is very slow

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For Dell PowerEdge T630 server, if you install latest Ubuntu desktop version (16.04) or (14.04), you will get a very slow GUI (X-window). $ inxi -G Graphics: Card: Matrox Systems G200eR2 X.org: 1.15.1 driver: vesa tty size: 205×58 Advanced Data: N/A out of X For Ubuntu 14.04.1, this problem can be solved by following steps.
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How to make Ubuntu Linux boot to text mode?

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My Ubuntu boots to GUI mode by default. How to make Ubuntu Linux boot to text mode? If you are using Ubuntu older than 16 such as Ubuntu 14.04: Edit /etc/default/grub Change GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=… to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX=”text”. Backup your old grub config`$ sudo cp -n /etc/default/grub /etc/default/grub.bak-date +%s ` Update grub$ sudo update-grub If you are using
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How to install PARSEC correctly.

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PARSEC is the most important CPU-bound benchmark for systems. It is huge and hard to install because it needs lots of 3-part libs. PARSEC download link for 3.0 version: http://parsec.cs.princeton.edu/download.htm#parsec I remembered I added the answer yesterday night but I could not see the answer currently. Anyway, let me add the answer again after I
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How to run screen on a Linux host reporting “Cannot make directory ‘/var/run/screen’: Permission denied”?

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I want to run screen on a remote host on which I do not have root/sudo privilege and screen is not installed. I can compile or copy the screen program that can run on the host. However, it reports: “Cannot make directory ‘/var/run/screen’: Permission denied” As screen is not installed on the host, the directory
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how to install older version gcc/g++ in Ubuntu (other linux distro are similar)

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When we compile some project, it needs older version gcc/g++ version. So how to insall older ones in ubuntu 16? Install older gcc/g++ version sudo apt-get install gcc-4.4 g++-4.4 g++-4.4-multilib gcc-4.4-multilib Set gcc/g++ version to be used automatically sudo update-alternatives –install /usr/bin/gcc gcc /usr/bin/gcc-4.4 50 sudo update-alternatives –install /usr/bin/g++ gcc /usr/bin/g++-4.4 50 You may need
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Printing “powernow-k8 transition frequency failed” after install XEN

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After I installed XEN hypervisor, the tty0 (CTRL+ALT+F1) prints “powernow-k8 transition frequency failed” to STDOUT continously, how to solve it? sudo rmmod powernow_k8 From https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2013/01/msg00754.html How to make the settings persistent (take effect after reboot)? 1, Create script file ‘/etc/init.d/stop_pwoerk8.sh’ as follows. harry2vera@node1:/etc/init.d$ cat stop_pwoerk8.sh #! /bin/sh rmmod powernow_k8 2, Add the full PATH of
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rtnetlink answers file exists

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When you replace dynamic IP to static IP, you may need to restart your netwrok on Debian as follows. $sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart … …. reconfiguring network interfaces…rtnetlink answers file exists … However, error happens here “rtnetlink answers file exists”. How to solve it??? Run following commands could solve this problem # ip addr flush dev
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