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by jsun
Tue Jan 18, 2022 4:12 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Desktop AMI users
Topic: Is there a way to automatically shutdown the VM if IDLE?
Replies: 1
Views: 40

Re: Is there a way to automatically shutdown the VM if IDLE?

The built-in power management is disabled for AWS. Rather, you can use external monitoring feature to shut down an idle instance.

See an example article below.

https://successengineer.medium.com/how- ... 3374e51090
by jsun
Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:10 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Desktop AMI users
Topic: Can´t change background image in Desktop
Replies: 2
Views: 29

Re: Can´t change background image in Desktop

What version of Ubuntu Desktop are you using? Most people are using Ubuntu 18.04 or Ubuntu 20.04. You can easily change background via Settings Manager. See more details at https://xubuntu.org/news/small-details-wallpapers/ Or you can simply right-click on the desktop and select "Desktop Settin...
by jsun
Fri May 07, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: Announcement
Topic: MyADA staking pool is alive and minted its first block!
Replies: 0
Views: 1241

MyADA staking pool is alive and minted its first block!

We are happy to announce MYADA staking pool operated by Netspectrum comes to live in Epoch 264 on May 5th, 2021. We are even more thrilled to announce that within 8 hours of its birth it has successfully minted its first block . Come and stake with MYADA staking pool! ⋅  Hosted on AWS with...
by jsun
Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Desktop AMI users
Topic: Guacamole RDP Issue
Replies: 1
Views: 1884

Re: Guacamole RDP Issue

Are you connecting to the default "ubuntu" user? If so, try to create a new user and connect using the new user login. Ubuntu user by default is always logged in via VNC channel. Many desktops including Xubuntu don't like the same user logged in at the same time. For future reference, plea...
by jsun
Thu Sep 17, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Announcement
Topic: New AMI supports Nitro-type instances
Replies: 0
Views: 2122

New AMI supports Nitro-type instances

After a long and stable running, we are happy to announce an update for the Vyatta AMI product. The primary change is to support the Nitro-based EC2 instances (e.g., t3, m5, etc). There are also a few minor changes along the way. See complete release note below: ⋅  Add ENA network support ...
by jsun
Thu Jul 23, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Desktop AMI users
Topic: Root password
Replies: 1
Views: 2864

Re: Root password

Hi, George, Please log in as the default user "ubuntu", then you can just type "sudo su" to become root. No password required. By default ssh login for root is disabled. So for practical reasons there is no need for root user, although you could certainly set one after "sudo...
by jsun
Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Announcement
Topic: Introducing Ubuntu 20.04LTS AMI
Replies: 0
Views: 2881

Introducing Ubuntu 20.04LTS AMI

We are happy to introduce Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop AMI product, 2 months after official Ubuntu 20.04 is released. This release has achieved feature parity with Ubuntu 18.04 AMI product, which was the most versatile and most user friendly desktop image in the market. Specifically ⋅  Support RDP...
by jsun
Wed Jun 10, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Ubuntu Desktop AMI users
Topic: Logout issues and Desktop choice issues
Replies: 4
Views: 9151

Re: Logout issues and Desktop choice issues

For ubuntu 18.04, the default password is the instance. For earlier releases the password is empty, which means you can just press ENTER to log in. However, sometime software upgrade would disable empty password and make it stop working. In that case, you will need to use ssh to log into the instanc...
by jsun
Mon May 04, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: FAQ
Topic: How to enable encrypted connection to AWS Ubuntu Deaktop?
Replies: 0
Views: 5095

How to enable encrypted connection to AWS Ubuntu Deaktop?

Connections to Ubuntu Desktop are not encrypted for Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04. Starting from 18.04, there are multiple ways to enable encryption: ⋅  For web browser, simply connect via "https" instead of "http" (https will also turn on websocket encryption as well) ⋅&...
by jsun
Mon Mar 30, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: FAQ
Topic: How to hibernate an desktop instance?
Replies: 0
Views: 5117

How to hibernate an desktop instance?

Hibernation is supported for the latest Ubuntu 18.04 AMI, version x86_64-18.04lts-200112-200329. Please review this page for background information on EC2 instance hibernation. Specifically please note the instance types that support hibernation. Here are a few additional notes: ⋅  Add add...

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