This page gives you some hints of how to make your own Ubuntu desktop/laptop play nicely with our system if you really insist on managing your own Linux machine.
sudo apt-get install curl krb5-userThen, you need to download and install a suitable krb5_linux_v2.conf by entering the following (then press return):
sudo curl -o /etc/krb5.conf http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/it/FAQ/krb5_linux_v2.confIf you use the same username and password for your ubuntu machine as for EASE, you can authenticate using EASE by installing
sudo apt-get install libpam-krb5Next time you log in you should have a kerberos ticket.
You can now ssh into any of our managed Linux servers without entering your password
Use the file browser and open the connect to server dialog. Enter the server name as UUN.home.geos.ed.ac.uk and the name of the share, e.g. your uun. If you want to, you can create a book mark for the connection. The network share is mounted in ~/.gvfs which you can use to access the directory from the shell.
On Ubuntu 13.04 you need to edit /etc/cups/cups-browsed.conf. The file should contain the following lines
BrowseRemoteProtocols dnssd cups
workgroup = ED
realm = ED.AC.UK